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Chris S. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jul 20, 2015

Chris S.

Copy that Kills and Gets Readers to Take Action
   United States
  |   Lafayette Hill, PA

Overview

I've been a professional writer and author for 25 years, having served as everything from a speech writer to Web copywriter for my own sites and the sites of clients. I'm a published author, experienced in all areas of writing, editing, etc. and ALWAYS deliver top-notch copy that drives action.

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Jan 19, 2015|Copywriting|Private|Working
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5.0
Dec 18, 2014|Copywriting|Private|Working
Dec 15, 2014|Sales Writing|Private|Completed
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5.0
Nov 24, 2014|Copywriting|Private|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

Used to reach out to distributors to convince them to pick up a popcorn brand to carry...
Conceived, wrote and designed this direct-mail piece, which was designed to attract...
Wrote a blog post/article for a manufacturer's rep to stress company values and build...
Developed concept, wrote copy, and designed the layout for a sales piece pitching...
Wrote a blog post/article for a consumer-products distribution broker to persuade...
Used to generate leads and sales for an online informational product focused on online...
Used to generate sales and opt-ins for a specific course sold online.
Wrote a blog post announcing a business partnership between two consumer products and...
Wrote a post describing the benefits of a new consumer product being introduced into...
Designed and wrote all copy for a website to serve as a lead generation vehicle for a...
Wrote the script, researched and found appropriate "B-Roll" footage, edited...
Edited video testimonials from client, chose background music, added call to action and...
Researched and wrote a 900-word article on the health benefits associated with learning...
This was used as a lead generation device for a husband-and-wise Christian marriage...
Polished this report for a time-management consultant in Australia to be used for lead...
Edited and produced the introductory video, wrote the short-form copy for an opt-in...
http://www.forekidsjrgolf.com/sq/28616-forekids-summer-golf-academy
Edited and produced this video for a husband-and-wife marriage counseling team using...
Wrote a sequence of direct response email messages promoting a lead generation and...
Researched Thai culture and cuisine, tested and prepared recipes, and wrote this...
Wrote and designed an online sales letter for an affiliate of a financial services...
Wrote the script for this video for an upcoming crowd-funding campaign.

Skills (10)

Tested
Internet Marketing
Internet Marketing Test
My Score
avg
Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
My Score
avg
Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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avg
Copywriting
Copywriting
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avg
Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Certification
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avg
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Passed
Speech Writing
U.S. Public Speaking Test
My Score
avg
Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Search Engine Optimization Test
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avg
Article Writing
Article Writing
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avg
Marketing
Marketing Methods and Techniques Test
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Passed
Content Management

Service Description

Multi-faceted skill-set focused on marketing, communications and sales. Experienced in both online and offline marketing, advertising and direct sales. Expert communicator and copywriter, experienced in direct-to-consumer and business-to-business sales; creating, executing and managing marketing and direct-sales campaigns; lead generation; pay-per-click direct-response sales campaigns and brand-awareness advertising.

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Employment

Distribustore, LLC
VP & Brand Evangelist
2012 - Present
Overview: Responsible for bringing new and emerging products into the national marketplace and gain national acceptance and brand awareness. Specifics: ** Responsible for acquiring and promoting...
Internet Marketing Entrepreneur
Owner
2002 - Present
Overview: Self-taught Internet-marketing expert. Created and partnered with other content creators to develop and sell online information products direct-to-consumer. Acted as an affiliate...
Book Marketing Update/Radio-TV Interview Report
Managing Editor/Copywriter
1997 - 2006
Overview: Crafted media strategies and “hooks” for hundreds of authors and entrepreneurs seeking national publicity. Managed and edited an international trade publication for the publishing...
Freelance Writer
Freelance Writer
1996 - 1997
Publications & Overview: Wrote and published numerous articles and a book mainly focused on personal finance, wealth management and career advancement. *** Books: How to Start Your Own Car-Wash...
Independent Political Consultant
Communications & Policy Director, Media Consultant
1992 - 1996
Overview: Oversaw the complete communications policy, including media contacts, for numerous candidates for statewide and local office, as well as non-profit associations. Also acted as...

Education

University of Pennsylvania
Masters of Government Administration
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Villanova University
Bachelor of Arts
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Keywords

copywriting
seo
article writing
speech writing
ghost writing
blogging
internet marketing
lead generation
sales
marketing
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Identity
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thecopyguru
Type
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Member Since
March 2013
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