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QuickBooks Catalog :: Intuit

During 2006, I wrote a dozen projects for the good people at Intuit, including this QuickBooks 32-page Catalog for Checks, Envelopes, Supplies and More. In fact, in 1994, I successfully introduced Quicken users to QuickBooks in the first direct mail piece ever written for this financial product that’s long been the leader in the business […]

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Fortify Software :: Data Security Website

I wrote and edited the 60-page Website for Fortify Software during 2006. This Palo Alto company offers a proprietary suite of software products that protect companies from today’s greatest risk: security flaws in their business-critical software applications. Their clients include Oracle, Wells Fargo Bank, TMobile, Charles Schwab, Bank of America, and many more.

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The Outdoor Enthusiast Next Door: Outdoor Weblog

My friend and travel-writing colleague, Terah Shelton, just interviewed me for The Outdoor Weblog, an online blog about adventure travel. Below are excerpts from the two articles… Part One… Don’t let this week’s Outdoor Enthusiast Next Door, Gil Zeimer’s job as editor of Vagablond, an stylish blog dedicated to luxury travel, fool you. He can […]

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Hooked on Phonics :: Radio Spot

A few years ago, I was asked to write a radio script and produce it for Hooked on Phonics, one of the world’s most popular reading tools for children. My own daughter was beginning to read at the time and I strongly believed in phonics being able to help young readers to read better. My […]

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PalmOne Fall 2004 Catalog

Palm wanted to create a catalog/magazine to promote its most recent SmartPhones, PDAs, handheld software and accessories. So I was hired to write this 24-page catalog for PalmOne in November 2004 to boost holiday sales. Palm printed 1,000,000 catalogs and sold advertising space to Palm-compatible software companies to offset the printing fees. Kuleana Design (formerly […]

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My Dive Buddy Wears Diapers

– By Gil Zeimer (This article first appeared in Dive Travel Magazine, Winter 1996) My dive buddy prefers warm water. So do I. Every evening around 8 p.m., we gather our gear, approach the dive site and take the plunge. Her dive conditions: Water temperature, 90 degrees; Depth, 6 inches; Bottom time, 30 minutes; Swells, […]

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BART Radio

Bridges Marketing Group of Walnut Creek asked me to write, direct and produce four :30 spots within a week in March 0f 2007. No problem. Below are the first two of commercials: “Yo Dude” and “Baseball.” Plus, a few years ago, I wrote and produced these two :30 radio spots for the agency’s tagline: “Fung […]

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