Winning words change the circumstances you’re in, into the circumstances you want.
Build your brand. Convert your browsers into buyers. Generate leads. Validate your value.
Evergreen copy can last for decades. Although you pay for it only once, it continues to serve you and pay for itself many times over for as long as you use it. And you can use it in so many different ways: on your website, in flyers and brochures, in emails, during marketing campaigns…and more. You never have to fix it, change it, or refresh it as long as it keeps working.
+ Great Design
Great graphics, photos and web design can combine to catch the eye at first glance. But it’s the copy on every page, site, and document that seals the deal.
= Stunning Success
I weave words into wealth by putting your ideal customers and target audiences into a ‘waking trance’—the willing frame of mind that convinces them that nothing else on earth is more important than what they’re doing right now.
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Need conversational, captivating copy? Call Kris!
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Use a brochure to tout the benefits of your product, service or cause while encouraging your readers to take the action you want them to take.
Use landing pages to target a specific audience to promote your product, service or cause and leave your competition slack-jawed with awe.
Maintain top-of-mind awareness and prominence by engaging with your customers in ways they’ll love, remember, and thank you for.
An easy-to-navigate, welcoming, attractive, responsive website is crucial. Without one, you’re leaving money on the table.
A blog helps you build relationships with existing and prospective customers, showcase your expertise, and gain credibility as the only logical provider in your niche.
Throw a spotlight on your successes. This is the ideal place for your true stories of customers helped and problems solved. Engage your target audience at this level to win their trust.
Website Content & Copy
Your website must rivet your target audience into place within eight seconds, so it’s no place to skimp when it comes to enlisting the service of a competent copywriter.
When you have the talking points, the outline or the first draft in the bag, copy editing & enhancement can make the difference between “meh” and “marvelous”, between “Sorry!” and “SALE!
Few websites can be considered complete without a captivating video.
Do it right=no worries. Do it wrong= get your site flagged and de-listed.
Online and off, sales letters maintain their status as top producers and should be a regular part of your marketing plan.
What’s new and newsworthy with you? Tout a new product or service, throw the spotlight on an award you’ve won, or report on special outreach events in ways that media moguls will snap up and distribute to your target audience for you.
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Catch the wave here: http://yellowballoonpublications.com/ Since I’m semi-retired now as a copywriter, I’m focusing more on my author career. I’m still available for short-term copy/content/features writing and editing projects, but my focus these days is on leaving a lasting legacy as a writer on things that I can claim as my own–like books, features articles,[…]
I have not abandoned this blog…well, not entirely… It’s just that I’ve started another blog at my new website, YellowBalloonPublications.com, and I’ve been concentrating on getting that populated with sufficient blogs to let the search engines find it and to let people know I’m going to be active there… YellowBalloonPublication.com is my[…]
I’ve just read a fascinating, compelling book: A Complaint-Free World. Written by Will Bowen, it’s about his campaign to turn complaining on its head… and it’s working in literally millions of lives. What’s intriguing about the book’s value is that even people who consider themselves largely “complaint-free” can’t get through a single day[…]
In less than 48 hours I’ve landed five podcast interviews, four of them Trek-related, one of them westerns-related. I don’t have dates and times locked in yet, but I’ll fill in the details as I get them… Here are the two podcast interviews with confirmed dates and times (in chronological order) Wayne[…]
I’m feeling let down. I’m sure it’s post-excitement blues, like what happened after Christmas when I was a kid. All of the anticipation of appearing on NEW DAY NORTHWEST held me in a heightened state for so long that “normalcy” seems anti-climactic. The worst news is that the interview, although it went[…]
Yelm Writers’ Circle leader Sara Steinberg has invited me to share my writer’s journey at the Timberland Library in Yelm on Thursday, August 25th from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. During the time, I’ll be talking about book writing, copy and content writing, self-publishing, and what’s been done to market my books. I’ll[…]
Audio Book Version of ‘DeForest Kelley Up Close and Personal’ Debuts Braille Institute employee’s request is finally fulfilled Seattle, WA (Yellow Balloon Communications) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today Yellow Balloon Communications announced the debut of an audio book version of Kristine M. Smith’s title DeForest Kelley Up Close and Personal: A Harvest of Memories from[…]
NEW DAY NORTHWEST Here’s the link to my New Day Northwest TV appearance. Please enjoy and share, especially if you know people in the entertainment industry (TV, radio, podcast hosts, etc.) who are looking for in-the-know people to interview during Star Trek’s 50th anniversary.! http://www.king5.com/entertainment/television/programs/new-day-northwest/an-inside-look-at-an-orignal-uss-enterprise-star/286157912 The host of New Day Northwest, Margaret[…]
My Star Trek convention banner arrived a few days ago. Here’s a photo of it, although De’s face looks distorted because I had just rolled it out and the vinyl was puckering there and in a few other, less-distracting place. The actual image itself looks fine! I will have this at every other[…]
Today I’m alternating between feelin’ frantic and feelin’ groovy. Feelin’ Frantic for two reasons: An upcoming TV appearance on New Day Northwest (a talk show) on Tuesday The new website (YellowBalloonPublications.com) still isn’t live. We’re waiting for Amazon Web Services to confirm my account so we can test the audio book delivery system.[…]
Everything is in readiness for next week’s TV appearance on New Day Northwest and the upcoming Starkane convention. Lisa is getting the pay portal squared away this evening so she can take Yellow Balloon Publications LIVE. We’re testing everything to make sure it’s all working and doing the right things. I’ve burned fifty[…]
MEDIA RELEASE Getting Down to Earth with the REEL McCoy DeForest Kelley’s former personal assistant will appear on New Day Northwest August 2nd SEATTLE (Yellow Balloon Publications) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Today Kristine M. Smith confirmed an upcoming August 2nd appearance during a segment of KING5 TV’s morning talk show New Day Northwest. The segment will[…]