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Stephen B
Strategist #46365
Oakland, CA
Joined 6/8/2016
6 Star Rating
1,903 Projects
Stephen became involved in brand and content strategy during his time as a copywriter at ad agency Digitas in Boston, where his strategic acumen was recognized by brand planning leaders who invited him to contribute to key projects as a strategist. Since that time, Stephen has driven copywriting, as well as brand and content strategy for companies such as Quantcast, Frog Design, Oppenheimer Funds, Triple Aught Design, Symantec, Net Impact, Uber, HP and Charles Schwab. Stephen is a creative leader who is adept at merging smart strategy with creative ideas and copywriting.
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Speech
Entertainment
Direct Mail
Marketing
White Paper
Hospitality
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Interests

Stephen is a devoted music and film lover of virtually all genres. He's also an avid reader of fiction, history, politics and economics. In his spare time, he writes children's books (an outgrowth of the storytelling he does with his daughter), cycles, hikes and spends time at the ocean where he lives in the San Francisco Bay Area. In a previous life, he was a skilled tennis player with wicked ground strokes.

Education

Aberdeen University

Earlham College

University of Southern California

Marketing

100 Projects Completed

Stephen has been creating marketing content across numerous industries for more than 15 years.

High Tech

50 Projects Completed

Stephen has worked with many companies in the high-tech world of digital startups and on high-tech projects for established companies.

Banking

30 Projects Completed

Stephen has extensive experience creating brand/content strategies and ads for banks and investment companies.

Finance

30 Projects Completed

Stephen has worked with numerous financial institutions, including both established investing firms and startups in the growing world of digital marketplace lending.

Hospitality

20 Projects Completed

Stephen has worked on ad and marketing content for hotels such as InterContinental, Holiday Inn Express and Crowne Plaza.

Entertainment

10 Projects Completed

Stephen started his career in the film industry , where he worked as a script analyst, marketer and typically underesourced film-maker.

Education

10 Projects Completed

Stephen has created content strategy, ads and content for graduate schools and educational networking organizations.

Hardware

5 Projects Completed

Stephen has helped to market hardware such as solid state drives.

Green Products

5 Projects Completed

Stephen has worked on projects with solar companies, as well as companies that make the technology that helps solar panels work.

Non Profit

5 Projects Completed

Stephen has worked with nonprofits as a strategist and content creator, including the Center for Effective Philanthropy's well-regarded YouthTruth project.

Outdoor/Recreation

3 Projects Completed

Stephen has worked with a growing outdoor apparel company on its brand strategy and online presence.

Advertisement

300 Projects Completed

Stephen has created countless ads over the course of his career.

Banner Ad

300 Projects Completed

Stephen has been creating banner ads since the year 2000.

Web Page

300 Projects Completed

Stephen breathes digital content. He's almost always working on someone's website.

Email Copy

300 Projects Completed

Stephen has written more marketing emails than he can possibly remember.

Direct Mail

100 Projects Completed

Stephen began his marketing career doing direct mail and he knows the tricks of the trade.

Facebook Post

75 Projects Completed

Stephen understands social media and has been called on to create Facebook posts consistently for several years.

Newsletter Content

50 Projects Completed

Stephen has created newsletters for many of the companies he's worked with.

Brochure

40 Projects Completed

Stephen has created many short- and long-form brochures.

Presentation

30 Projects Completed

Stephen is an adept storyteller and is skilled at both creating and delivering presentations.

Data Sheet

30 Projects Completed

Stephen has created data sheets for many different companies.

Mobile Content

25 Projects Completed

Stephen has worked on mobile content for many startups in the Bay Area.

Script/Video

20 Projects Completed

Stephen got his start in the film world and is a very talented video script writer.

Twitter Post

20 Projects Completed

Stephen is often called upon to write in 140 characters. He even spent some time working for Twitter directly.

White Paper

15 Projects Completed

Stephen has written several white papers and knows how to make them engaging.

Speech

10 Projects Completed

Stephen has ghost-written speeches for a number of executives over the years.

Other

10 Projects Completed

Stephen has added infographics to the wide array of products he creates.

Article

10 Projects Completed

Stephen is a skilled blogger and long-form writer.

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