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Craig Staufenberg | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 6, 2015

Craig Staufenberg

Content & Copy: Experienced, Reliable, Exec-Ready
   United States
  |   New York City, NY

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Overview

5+ years experience producing content and copy for top companies and brands, including Teva Pharmaceuticals (Fortune 100), Adobe, and Wix.

You name it, I've done it:

-Interviewed and created content for C-level executives.
-Produced internal communications for Fortune-ranked companies.
-Ghost written personal blogs.

Topics I specialize in include:

-Business, leadership, and professional development.
-Translating technical concepts into layman's terms.
-Personal development, mindfulness, and sustainable performance.
-Website copy...

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Oct 28, 2014|Article Writing|$705|Working
Oct 27, 2014|Other - Writing Services|$90|Completed
Dec 11, 2013|Article Writing|$5,217|Completed
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5.0
Nov 6, 2013|Ghost Writing|$3,265|Completed
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5.0

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Skills (15)

Tested
Article Rewriting
Article Writing
Blog Writing
Blogging
Book Writing
Business Writing
Communications
Content Writing
Copy Editing
Copywriting
Creative Writing
Editing
Editorial Writing
Essay Writing
Fiction Writing

Service Description

Most recent copy & content work can be found at: http://www.rainpartners.com/

My current Content Development Process:

1. Idea Generation: Identify initial thoughts and approach to the content.
2. Research: Find out what others have said about the subject. Identify their best thoughts, and best practices, and also identify opportunities for your content to outperform theirs.
3. Write a First Draft: Produce a First Draft incorporating all ideas into a cohesive piece of content.
5. Data: Find data-driven research to support claims and assertions, and incorporate this supporting evidence into the piece.
6. Review. Submit First Draft for review.
6. Write Second Draft. Incorporate feedback in second draft.
7. Final Polish: Perform a full copy-edit to ensure perfect grammar, word choice, and flow.
8. (Optional!) Outreach: Send and post the piece to relevant outlets for potential coverage.


My current Web Copy & Content Development Process:

1. Alignment: Discuss your goals and objectives with the site.
2. Gather Information: If necessary, perform short (15 minute) interviews with the company's relevant staff to determine ideas and content to include in the website.
3. Research: Review competition to identify best practices, as well as opportunities where your site can out-perform the competition.
4. Outline: Offer a "10,000 Foot View" of the content I will produce for your website. Make sure we're aligned with what you need, what you want, and how you'd like your copy and...

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Employment

Freelancing
Full time writer
2010 - Present
I have been working as a full-time freelance writer for over 18 months now, delivering high-quality content and exceptional service to my clients with a level of professionalism all too rare on...

Education

Bucknell University
B.A.
2002 - 2006

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