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Gil Zeimer, Speaker at Scuba Show 2023

Featured Speaker at Scuba Show 2023

I was so pleased to be one of about two dozen featured speakers at ScubaShow.com in the Long Beach Convention Center during the weekend of June 4 and 5, 2023. It drew over 10,000 scuba diving, snorkeling, and travel enthusiasts. This is the largest consumer convention in America and my topic was entitled “Blogging About […]

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Warm Memories of Hypothermia

Three tanks. One boat. One day. 11 Celsius. These were the last dives I ever took in cold Northern California waters. Mark Twain once said, “The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco.” The same might be said about a three-tank, one-day boat dive in Monterey, California, about 90 miles south […]

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SF Bay Area Freelance Copywriter Spotlight on Thumbtack.com

Thumbtack.com isn’t like typical local search directories that simply display business listings with ratings and reviews. Instead, Thumbtack gives you the ability to vet, contact and book service professionals the moment you find them. I’ve had a listing as a San Francisco Bay Area freelance copywriter on Thumbtack for a few months now so I […]

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BNI Visitor’s Day Recap

By Gil Zeimer, BNI Embarcadero Member, BNI Ambassador & Freelance Copywriter We had them at “Wilkommen.” From the moment Herr Richard Reinholdt started singing “Wilkommen”, the audience of 90 members, visitors, and guests on October 28th was enraptured. One visitor said, “I’m ready to drink the Kool-Aid now!” Our Visitor’s Day to celebrate BNI Embarcadero’s […]

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Zeimer’s NewZletter, Vol. 1, No. 2, July 2009

1. Welcome Message 2. What’s New? 3. A Recent Success Story 4. Featured Blog Article 5. My Tropical Dive Trip To Kosrae 6. Recycled Creativity 7. Humor Is A Funny Thing 8. Why I Love Referrals 9. Ad Trivia Welcome Message Hi there, As a freelance copywriter, I received a terrific response to my first […]

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How To Get Clients :: April 23, 2009

(Graphic reprinted courtesy of Orma Design.) Gil Zeimer and Zeimer’s Advertising Shoppe were just mentioned in a story in the SF Examiner: How to Get Graphic Design and Copywriting Clients: Drop the mouse and step away from the computer by Stephanie Orma. For the creative industry, in which 99.9% of the time is spent interacting […]

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How To Market & Promote Your Business During A Recession

On February 26 in the Executive Board Room of First Bank in San Francisco, Sharon Schanzer, freelance graphic designer at Red Letter Day Graphic Design and Gil Zeimer, freelance copywriter at Zeimer’s Advertising Shoppe, offered a complimentary presentation to a full room of executives hungry to learn “How to Market And Promote Your Business During […]

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Working With Celebrities

I’ve had the good fortune of working with many celebrities and locally famous people over my ad agency and freelance copywriting career. These include: Wolfman Jack, Joan Baez, Slim Pickens, Henny Youngman, Paul Winchell, Sally Kellerman, Pernell Roberts, Country Joe MacDonald, Don Pardo, and all the KRON-TV NewsCenter 4 broadcasters in the early 1980s. Most […]

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