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Cindy Bertram


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Good Ship Happens LLC
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840 High Ridge Drive
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A business and visual storyteller creating positive impact through stories, branding, putting a face on a company, their people and products.
Communications, public relations and media specialist who conceptualizes innovative marketing strategies, crafts compelling stories and communications, and builds highly specialized, effective content expressing the vision of leadership, raising awareness, and driving sales. Performance marketer who understands the complex nature of the buying decision. Leverage insights into key personas of the target audience in order to deliver differentiated marketing programs that maximize impact.

Talent for putting a real, credible brand on a person, business, or industry via traditional and digital marketing channels. Used marketing to shape internal and external communications targeting various audiences, increase employee engagement, promote thought leadership, improve investor relations, and engage new as well as existing customers.

Professionally obsessed with delivering a compelling experience. Storyteller, influencer, and brand ambassador. Use my expertise to develop and execute the integrated marketing plan, embrace marketing automation, and excel with niche marketing tactics. I successfully turn storytelling into ROI. A genuine relationship builder, I also have a gift for connecting great people with other great people.

My expertise and services include the following:
Diverse Content Creation, Marketing Communications and Storytelling
Public Relations
Diverse writing, online and in print - articles, press release, blogs, bios, thought leadership pieces
Ghost Writing
Videos - strategic planning, stories, preparation
Presentations - concepts, content, preparation, workshops
Assist people with preparation when being a guest speaker on different media channels.
Editing and proofreading
Book writing
Areas of social media

Branding - strategies and assisting professionals with their branding.
Avenues and ways to buidl and create loyalty.

Book author - Message from the Dog...Learning from Great Humans (2021) features well known executives I've interacted with over the years. Also, author of How Six Women Executives Steer the Cruise Industry Today (2018). Have also contributed sections to 3 different PR NEWS' Writer Guidebooks/ I've have also written special industry forecasts and am author of "A Cruise and a Promise" in Chicken Soup for the Traveler's Soul.
Master of Business Administration (MBA) Loyola University Chicago
Bachelor of Arts (BA) English, Communications, theater and performance Indiana University

"Chat GPT Artificial Intelligence That Writes for You" - Certification Stack Skills - July 31, 2023
"Chat GPT for the Absolute Beginner" - Certification, Stack Skills - July 30, 2023
"Fundamentals of Media Relations" - Certification through Muck Rack (completed March 16, 2023)
Story Building Bootcamp - Celebrity Branding Agency (completed March 2022)
Social Media Marketing Certification HubSpot Academy (March 29, 2021
Mega Branding Certificate, JT FOXX, Mega Events (Feb. 13, 2020)
Mega Speaker Certificate of Speaking, JT FOXX, Mega Events (Oct. 2019)
From Speaker to Trainer - Chicago Toastmasters (October 2019)

Member of Loyola University Chicago Toastmaster's Club (2017 - 2022)
> 20 years
  • Associations
  • Business
  • Consulting
  • Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Meetings | Conventions
  • Photography
  • Public relations
  • Publishing
  • Sales
  • Travel
  • Articles
  • Blogs
  • Books
  • Brochures
  • Collateral materials
  • Copyediting | Rewriting
  • Corporate communications
  • Direct marketing
  • E-Books
  • Editing
  • Film & video scripts
  • Ghostwriting
  • Humor
  • Newsletters
  • Press releases
  • Proofreading
  • Proposals
  • Social media
  • Speech writing
  • Training materials
  • White papers

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