Writing, editing, proofreading and content development for businesses, professionals, consumers, and students
There’s a saying in the marketing world: “Content is king.” But many business owners are too busy running the business to sit down and write about it. Who has the time?
Perhaps your website copy is tired and badly needs updating. Or your competitors get all the love and attention from local press. Well-written press releases and newsletters could drum up media attention and more sales. A brochure could help market your product. An inviting, informational, fun-to-read blog can draw in new business and help you stay in touch with existing customers.
Your business has a story to tell and a compelling product or service to market.
I can help with your content needs, including:
I am Maryann Hammers, an award-winning writer, editor, and writing instructor. I’ve handled external and internal marketing/PR communications and won top awards from organizations such as the International Association of Business Communicators, Publicity Club of L.A., and American Society of Business Press Editors. To learn more about my experience and background, please click here.
Rates: My standard rate for marketing and public relations writing/editing is $65/hour, but may vary according to the project’s scope and complexity. Tell me more about your project — the first consultation is absolutely free, with no obligation. To get the ball rolling, you can fill in the form on this page.
“Maryann’s skill as a writer and her understanding of the public relations function make her a PR agency’s dream. She asks the right questions, takes direction, delivers on time, interfaces well with both clients and agency and never misses the message. Maryann writes like a journalist but can think like a publicist. — Jennifer Barry, owner, The Barry Group Public Relations
“Maryann Hammers has written brochures, website copy and other marketing materials for my clients — from global pharmaceutical companies to national hardware chains — for the past 10 years. She quickly grasps the nuances of each project, and customizes her writing style to meet the needs of very different audiences. Her work is consistently good and fast, with great follow-through. I know I can count on her to deliver.”— Vari MacNeil, consultant/chief communications officer, Commonwealth Group
“I’ve worked with Maryann Hammers on several PR writing projects. She is professional, effective, proficient and timely with her work. — Aimet Oberhausen, partner, Oberhausen Marketing & Public Relations