$91,222.42 from a list of 200

I just wanted to take a moment to share some of the results I helped bring in for United Way of Northern New Mexico.  I wrote a fundraising letter (signed by a board member) that went to their list of 200 previous donors. We included a colorful two-sided newsletter written by the executive director and also […]

Because I’m too Young for the Senior Discount

Just when I thought I would never catch a break and be able to collect random discounts for no reason… I got this baby in the mail. My student ID from Penn State! They sent it to me with a big reminder to use it to get student discounts wherever I go. Don’t mind if […]

Here is an Article I Wrote for an Upcoming Art Show

Tonight, one of my clients is hosting a reception to kick off an art exhibit in her gallery.  These events are good for her business, because it gives people a reason to come in and mingle, look at the art, and buy. Here is the article.  If you have an event coming up, or want to […]

Are You Being Strategic?

What I love the most about my first Strategic Communications class is the amount of planning that goes into each campaign. I’ll be the first to admit that I haven’t done that much planning in my career as a copywriter.  My biggest takeaway from the class is that you start by doing research into the […]

See How Easy it is To Raise Money on Your Birthday

I spent a week over the summer working with the high school marching band, and it was a fun and fulfilling experience. The kids were amazing. In a matter of days they memorized a great deal of music, improved their marching and are on a great start for the season.  I wanted to do something […]

Working with clients – Jenny Thompson’s advice to copywriters

Jenny Thompson is the Founder and CEO of SafetyPIN Technologies, a tech startup that lets you pre-screen people that you might hire online (like dog walkers, baby sitters, and housecleaners) so that you can establish mutual trust. Before starting SafetyPIN, she had a successful career with Agora and was the President of New Market Health. […]

Monster Mice Interview with James Newcomb

In this episode of Monster Mice, my guest is James Newcomb. James Newcomb is a trumpeter and specialist in entrepreneurship for musicians. He founded Trumpet Dynamics in January, 2016 as a podcast where he interviewed trumpeters of all ability levels and experiences and from all over the world. It has since evolved into a resource […]

Can you tell these are fake?

Call me old fashioned, but I’ve always thought that they were full and lush enough already. I’ve certainly never considered having them enhanced in any way. Never thought I needed it. But when I was getting ready to have my pictures taken, the photographer felt that something needed to be done to make the picture […]

These emails gave the whole sales team a boost

Early this year I wrote a series of emails for a solar company. The sales manager explained that he is completely confident making the sale once he gets the prospect on the phone. The problem is getting them on the phone.  People are so busy and overwhelmed these days, and nobody likes being sold… even […]

Monster Mice Interview with John Forde

John Forde is a copywriter who has made millions for his clients in the financial, health and travel industries and trains copywriters for companies like Agora. He is the co-author (with Michael Masterson) of Great Leads; The Six Easiest Ways to Start any Sales Message. I this interview John reveals some of his writing and […]