I’m proud to share these stories I’ve been writing as the new Community Correspondent for the Marin Independent-Journal. If you know someone in Belvedere or Tiburon who is interesting, has an unusual hobby, or just seems like a good fit for this column, please introduce them to me at firstname.lastname@example.org. December 8, 2017 Tiburon mom […]
Author Archive | Gil
Recently, I had the pleasure of working with two amazingly savvy IT guys who co-founded Essention.cothrough a BNI referral. But they’re not just IT guys.
I’ve written thousands of projects over the past 35+ years, so it’s pretty hard to choose my favorite copywriting headlines. But here are ten of them that I presented last week to my networking group: BNI Embarcadero…
“I’m not a doctor, but I often play one on the Internet.” – Gil Zeimer, Medical Copywriter Vein Centers for Excellence of Greenville: George Hincapie, Tour de France Cyclist and “The World’s Ugliest Varicose Veins” Hormonal Clarity Diagnostics: At-Home Hormonal Testing Kit Simplified With a White Board Video Hormonal Clarity Diagnostics: VP of Research & […]
The publicity just keeps piling up for my Mom’s 100th birthday. I had sent a blurb to the Marin IJ about her centennial and their reporter for Greenbrae, Kentfield, and Ross, Mary Enbom, reached out to interview me for this story that appeared on Thursday, September 7, 2017: Pearl Zeimer just turned 100. The Greenbrae […]
My mother, Pearl Zeimer, hit the century mark this week. Here’s the photo I submitted to “The Today Show” and they put it on a Smucker’s label. (A friend now calls this “Pearl Jam”.) Naturally, my brother, sister and I hosted several parties for our Mom with our family and long-time friends to celebrate this […]
I’ve been a Comcast customer for far longer than I care to remember. But after I moved to a condo about a month ago, I finally cut cord and quit Comcast! Here are the top five reasons why I switched to Sonic and Dish TV…
On June 26, a dozen Marin Scuba Club members and friends suspended reality to see this movie about two young sisters who go shark diving in Mexico. I polled a few of the moviegoers –– all extremely experienced divers –– to gauge their responses.
In this presentation, I’m going to share the five turning points in my career… how I evolved from being an ad agency staff copywriter to a freelance copywriter… a few examples of my work… best referrals and what I cost. Now, as good as a I am today, it took me three years to attain […]
It was not a good day. My gear tried to kill me, so I ditched it…
Caro Collazos, is founder and self-proclaimed “Queen Bee” of Bee Social Group, an international social media consultancy based in San Francisco.
This website for Qure.ai was a medical copywriting project for a client based in India. that is primarily a Big Data/analytics company.
I’m proud to present this website for a Southern California construction and remodeling company. This was a referral through Organic Communications, a long-time colleague. The husband and wife team in Cathedral City, CA, from Premier Construction and Remodel, Inc. work on everything from residential projects to commercial, especially restaurants. The client wrote this about my […]
Recently, I got a call from a Marin County wealth advisor who found me on Yelp. He asked if I could edit his new website copy, as well as his draft for a white paper. I showed him my so-called “financial portfolio” of work I’ve done for Charles Schwab, Visa, Wells Fargo, Bank of America, […]
Two weeks ago (right after the 2016 Elections), I did something exceedingly selfish. For about two hours, I was weightless beneath the warm Pacific seas off the quiet west coast of Oahu vs. the hectic, traffic-clogged southeast coast of Waikiki Beach. I didn’t think about Presidential politics, my 99-year-old mother’s memory issues, my 22-year-old daughter […]
I’m very pleased to have been chosen for the Member Spotlight of the November 2016 Newsletter by the Marin Scuba Club. This is a terrific organization of hearty souls who actually dive in cold Northern California waters, with frequently scheduled trips to San Diego and tropical venues, too.
As a website copywriter, I’ve written well over 225 websites over the past 20 years. I’m proud to say that one of the best overall websites is for my friend and colleague Marty Wall, co-founder of Martin Sign Company in San Francisco.
As a San Francisco copywriter, I presented this PDF today at BNI Embarcadero to provide an overview of my services across five industries and the best referrals within each one.
I’m proud to share this testimonial about legal website copywriting through a referral from another immigration attorney.
A few months ago, a friend of mine in San Rafael called to ask if I was a “radiology copywriter”. A friend of hers who is a graphic designer in Rhode Island was searching for this extremely narrow ask for her client, a physician and part-owner of a radiology lab.
I’m very pleased to have been featured in a Business Network International Video Testimonial — and it’s now on the home p
Today, I bravely faced inclement fall Mill Valley weather (60 degrees at 8 am, bright sun, 0 mph wind, no fog) and joined about 500 intrepid hikers to tackle the Dipsea Trail, all in a good cause to raise money and awareness for ZeroBreastCancer.org. Most were on teams, but there were a few lone wolves like me. The […]