Writing and Copy

From early handwritten journals and poems to modern cotent marketing copy reviewed by a team for approval, writing has proven a constantly fascinating exercise. Like marketing, it is a field which draws a lot of "armchair quarterback" input and opinion, yet is infinitely more involved than it looks.

Copywriting for Campaigns

Copywriting for Campaigns

This section will highlight examples of copywriting for promotion applied across multplie forms of media, the purpose being to demonstrate my ability to explore brevity or expound bravely depending on the needs of the outlet.

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Copywriting for Television Advertising

Copywriting for Television Advertising

This section will highlight examples of copywriting for television advertising both showing both original scripts and final completed product. TV spots always require an economy of words with a maximum runtime of 30 seconds usually. These days advertisers are working in six second increments to fit within youtube before the "Skip Ads" prompt!

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Copywriting for Direct Marketing

Copywriting for Direct Marketing

Promotional copy for direct mail pieces allows for a bit more space than most advertising outlets, but the need for clear brevity in expression of ideas remains just as crucial since the space allotted doesn't necessarily correspond directly with the amount of attention your copy receives. Every unread word is wasted labor, after all.

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imbarkus.com

Blog - Articles & Editorial

My personal blog site will contain articles & editorials that I've written of my own volition over the years.

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Bitmob aka VentureBeat

GamesBeat - Gaming Articles & Editorial

For a period of a couple of years from 2009 to 2012, I wrote gaming articles, reviews, and editorials on a volunteer basis for an site called Bitmob, which has since been subsumed by the VentureBeat brand and rebranded as GamesBeat One of my articles, "Death of the Video Game Expert" was quoted and linked by Kotaku.

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Creative Writing

Creative Writing

An adult career filled with clear and concise marketing copy was preceeded by a background of a fair amount of creative writing for personal and expressive reasons.

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