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Pearl Zeimer: Centenarian Honored in Marin IJ

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 […]

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How My Mom Survived, Thrived and Is Still Alive at 100

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 […]

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How NOT To Become A Client From Hell

The blog below first appeared on May 28, 2015 on indiforce.com… When you’re an established freelance copywriter like me, you’re offered a wide variety of opportunities with an even wider variety of clients. Some of these folks may find you through http://www.indiforce.com or keyword searches to your website; others can come through word-of-mouth referrals or […]

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Hospital Articles Copywriting

As the top-rated “healthcare copywriter” on the major search engines, I’m very pleased to be a contributing writer to a hospital in the South Bay. Below are just a few of the hospital articles that have appeared in the Tri-City Voice.

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My Headshot Was Featured on Scott R. Kline’s Blog

The following blog was written by my friend and creative colleague, Scott R. Kline. Should I wear glasses in my headshot or portrait? by scottrkline on April 1, 2014 Copywriter Gil Zeimer of Zeimer’s Advertising Shoppe proudly wears his glasses in this headshot. Should you wear glasses in your headshot? Yes. If you normally use […]

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My Connection To The Beatles: Lindsay Olives

It was 50 years ago today that The Beatles first starred on CBS-TV’s “The Ed Sullivan Show” to a live national audience of 74 million people. I was one of them, sitting on the floor of my parents’ bedroom with my twin brother and older sister. Listen to "Yoo Hoo" Lindsay Olives Radio Commercial [ […]

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Barcelona Walking Tours

I didn’t write Discover-BCN.com, a travel website penned by my PR colleague and friend, Phil Siegel, and designed by the talented Manish Champsee. But I can highly recommend Phil’s Barcelona Walking Tours because he spent two full days with my family last year. Whether you’re gay or straight, he provides a fabulous tour of the […]

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From Writer to WordPress Article

This blog appeared originally on 2/7/11 on the Intuit Small Business Blog. Let’s say you’re a successful travel writer, but your exotic travel days have ended because you and your wife are raising two young boys. How would you go about changing gears? Bradley Charbonneau of Likoma, in San Francisco, went from writer to webmaster, […]

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Blog: Born On The Fourth Of July – Fireworks Story

I wrote this article a few years ago for Intuit Small Business Blog. Since it’s so topical this week, I’m showing an excerpt of it and a link to the actual article… The Fourth of July conjures up images of booming, skyrocketing, jaw-dropping fireworks displays that light up the night sky. If you’re lucky enough […]

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Travel Writing Discussion for Marin Scuba Club

Zeimer marin scuba_may15 from Zeimer’s Advertising Shoppe I was the featured speaker last night at Saylor’s Restaurant in Sausalito for a Marin Scuba Club presentation on travel writing. I discussed some of the hundreds of articles I’ve written for dive magazines and travel blogs — and told the stories of my inspiration for each article. […]

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eBook: Get on Google’s 1st Page

I’m very pleased to have edited my first eBook. “How To Get on Google’s First Page Fast” was written by my colleague, Vitold Chrzanowski, founder of EnLocalDC.com, a top-notch Online Marketing company that specializes in engineering and building Google Local Search Listings now referred to as Google +Local Listings in conjunction with optimizing YouTube videos. […]

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