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Jim Ardito

 

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First name
Jim
Last name
Ardito
 

Contact Information

Company Name
Ardito Creative Enterprises
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Address 1
844 Park Ave
City
Wilmette
State
Illinois
ZIP
60091
Phone (Office)
847-902-6562
Phone (Mobile)
847-902-6562
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Summary
Heavenly writing that sells like hell. Taglines, branding, messaging designed around three words: "Speak to sell." Everything I write for you speaks volumes.
Details
Hi from the Charter President of IWOC. What a joy to rejoin. I'm not a formal person, but I will post this fairly formal resume. It's written in the third person, but I'd like to be the first and last person you call.

JIM ARDITO, CONTENT WRITER, COPYWRITER, EXPERT AT MASSAGING MESSAGING

Jim Ardito has been a professional writer for over 35 years with experience at Foote Cone & Belding Advertising (now DraftFCB), on his own as President of the Right Writers and Ardito Creative Enterprises, a full-service writing and design resource for local and international clients. One of the area's most versatile writers, Jim offers skills in anything and everything electronic (Websites, e-mail blasts, blogs, e-newsletters, etc.) positioning taglines, concept and campaign development, broadcast and print advertising, videos, films, journalism, promotion, training, employee communications, positioning and brand strategizing.

He offers special expertise in website content development with SEO, including in-depth keyword research. Jim has over 25 websites under his belt for such clients as nationally-known Racconto Pasta. www.racconto.com, Spark IP Law www.SparkIPlaw.com Taylor Insurance Company www.TGIA.com and many others. See www.Arditocreative.com for more samples.

Jim has written in over 35 different mediums for industries including: legal, financial, medical another divergent area of specialization is foodservice with clients that include Burger King, McDonald’s, Sara Lee, Swift’s Premium among others. Over the course of his fun and successful career, Jim has written for over 1200 corporations and organizations internationally, extending to more than 50 of the Fortune 500. (I’ve been fortunate, indeed.) He is equally flushed with pride about writing for Pasquesi Plumbing in Highland Park.

Career highlights include writing for Foote Cone and Belding, concept development for AT&T world headquarters in NJ; writing and directing of radio commercials for Richard Daley; tagline for W.W. Grainger (“For the ones who get it done”), the basis of their branding internationally; nationally-syndicated columnist; a retainer relationship with Playboy; keynote speech for Pulitzer Prize dinner honoring economist George Stieglitz. Running hate correspondence with Isaac Asimov; writing and directing for national radio spot featuring Dale Earnhardt Jr.

Surviving and thriving as an independent writer for 30 years. Jim may be the only writer in history to turn a 90-page training manual on a potassium supplement into a riveting murder mystery called “Face in the Flambe’”
Education
Masters Advertising Copywriting
Experience
> 20 years
Expertise
  • Advertising
  • Entertainment
  • Food | Food service
  • Health | Medical
  • Lifestyle | Family
  • Meetings | Conventions
  • Sales
Specialty
  • Blogs
  • Collateral materials
  • Copyediting | Rewriting
  • Corporate communications
  • Direct marketing
  • E-Marketing
  • Humor
  • Lyrics & jingles
  • Newsletters
  • Social media
  • Web content

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