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Mark D

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Profile Summary
Star Rating
Completed Orders 911
Revisions/Order 0.12
Repeat Clients 55%
Last Login 9/27/2016
Location Durham, NC
Education Masters Degree
Status By Appointment Only
Endorsements
Technology13
Blog Post12
Web Page8
Marketing7
Article4
Copywriting3
White Paper3
High Tech3
Industry
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Expertise
Experience
Summary of Experience
Mark is a highly skilled marketing and technical writer with over nine years of experience in professional settings. For the past four and a half years, he has worked as a marketing writer at IBM, where he was responsible for writing white papers, data sheets, brochures, solution briefs and email marketing campaigns. His ability to understand difficult technical information and quickly turn it into clear, easy-to-understand copy has made him a favorite of his clients.

He has performed a variety of different types of writing in the past, including proposal writing, journalism, and search-engine optimized blog writing. He has also written on a variety of different topics, including IT, healthcare, pharmaceuticals, government, law, academia, and engineering. No matter what the topic, Mark approaches each new writing opportunity with the earnest desire to learn new ideas and concepts, and then communicate those ideas and concepts in a way that connects with readers.

Mark believes that good writing can be one of the most powerful forces in the world, whereas bad writing will just annoy and confuse the reader. Because of this idea, he believes that if you're going to write at all, it's important that you write well. Good writing is more than just ink on the page: it has the ability to change peoples' lives for the better.

Mark completed his master's degree in Technical Communication from North Carolina State University in 2012. During his studies, Mark learned the principles behind effective communication of scientific and technical concepts, as well as how to manage communications projects in professional settings.

He resides in Durham, North Carolina.
Specialties
Mark specializes in writing marketing documents for technology companies.
Interests
Mark is a member of the Independent Communicator's Alliance in Raleigh, NC. His interests include cooking, nutrition, personal finance, the outdoors, and pet care.
Education
North Carolina State University Spanish Language and Literature, Bachelor of Arts

Mark's studies in Spanish Language and Literature focused on the key principles of communication in the Spanish language, as well as great works of literature from Spain and Latin America.


North Carolina State University English Language, Writing and Rhetoric, Bachelor of Arts

Mark's studies in English Language, Writing and Rhetoric focused on the essential tools of writing, communication, presentation and persuasion.


North Carolina State University Technical Communication, Master of Science

As part of his master's degree in technical communication, Mark D. studied advanced concepts of technical and scientific communication.


Projects by Industry
Hardware

Mark has worked as a marketing writer at IBM. During that time, he has written marketing content on various IBM hardware products, including IBM System z and IBM Power Systems. He has produced content for a variety of different asset types, including brochures, case studies, data sheets, white papers, and marketing emails.

High Tech

Mark has worked as a marketing writer at IBM. In that role, he has written marketing content on the complete line of IBM products and services. The content he has produced includes brochures, case studies, data sheets, solution briefs, white papers, and marketing emails. He has written on a variety of high tech subjects, including hardware, software, and technical services.

Software

Mark D. has worked as a marketing writer at IBM. During that time, he has written marketing content for the complete line of IBM software offerings, including WebSphere, Tivoli and Information Management products. He has produced content for a variety of different asset types, including brochures, case studies, data sheets, white papers, and marketing emails.

Technology

Mark D. has worked as a marketing writer at IBM. In that role, he has written marketing content on the complete line of IBM products and services. The content he has produced includes brochures, case studies, data sheets, solution briefs, white papers, and marketing emails. He has written on a variety of technological subjects, including hardware, software, and technical services.

Marketing

As a marketing writer at IBM, Mark gained an intimate understanding of the principles of content marketing. He now applies that expertise to create articles and blog posts that discuss important concepts in content marketing, such as offer development, leads generation, and landing page optimization.

Projects by Asset Type
Brochure

During his time as a marketing writer at IBM, Mark has written brochures on a variety of different topics, including software, hardware, and technical services. Mark's brochure writing has covered a wide range of IBM products and services, including the Vulcan supercomputer, which was the most powerful computer in the world at the time.

Article

Mark has written articles for a variety of different organizations, including Technician, the newspaper of NC State University, the NC State University College of Engineering Communications Department, and the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin. As a result, he has developed the ability to write articles in a variety of different fields, including science, engineering, higher education, and product liability law.

Data Sheet

During his time as a marketing writer at IBM, Mark has written data sheets on topics including analytics, e-commerce, software, hardware, and technical services. Mark has developed the ability to quickly learn difficult technical information, and then put that information into data sheets that communicate the topic effectively to readers.

News Story

Mark worked as a news writer at Technician, the newspaper of NC State University, and at the NC State College of Engineering Communications Department. As a result, he has developed the ability to write news stories in a variety of different fields, including science, engineering, higher education, and product liability law.

White Paper

During his time as a marketing writer at IBM, Mark has written white papers on a variety of topics, including analytics, e-commerce, hardware, and software. Mark has demonstrated the ability to quickly learn about difficult technical topics, and then communicate those topics in white papers that can be easily understood by IT and line of business audiences alike.

Blog Post

Mark has frequently written blog posts on a variety of different topics. The industries he has written blog posts for include technology, software, hardware, marketing, and legal. He understands the importance of producing fresh, interesting content quickly, and is familiar with SEO techniques for blog posts.

Web Page

Mark has worked on web pages for businesses operating in a number of different industries. He enjoys helping businesses connect with their customer base with clear, engaging website copy.

Email Copy

Mark has spent over four years as a marketing writer at IBM, where he worked on many multi-touch HTML email marketing campaigns. He is able to convey key messages and gain reader interest using the least amount of words possible. His email copy helps keep readers interested and involved in the sales lifecycle.

Projects By Expertise
Journalist

Mark has written journalistic articles for a variety of different organizations, including Technician, the newspaper of NC State University, the NC State College of Engineering Communications Department, and the Law Offices of James Scott Farrin. Mark's work in the field of journalism has included both news and feature stories on a variety of topics.

Copywriter

Mark has worked as a marketing copywriter at IBM. During his time there, he produced a wide variety of marketing content, including white papers, data sheets, case studies, solution briefs, and marketing emails. His copywriting skills allow him to quickly produce marketing content that helps drive customer interest in IBM products.

Projects by Writing Style
Promotional

Mark has written a variety of promotional content for IBM, including brochures, case studies, data sheets, solution briefs, white papers, and email marketing campaigns. His promotional work has covered a wide variety of IBM products, including software, hardware, and technical services. He has demonstrated the ability to efficiently produce promotional content that can get customers' attention.

Projects by Company Size
Fortune 500

Mark has worked as a marketing writer for IBM, one of the largest technology firms in the world. During his time there, he produced marketing content including white papers, case studies, solution briefs, brochures, and marketing emails. His experience includes a wide variety of IBM products and services, including software, hardware and services.

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