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Since launching Plumtree Marketing over ten years ago, Linda Coss has completed marketing writing assignments for over 350 clients in dozens of different fields. To review her extensive portfolio, simply click on the desired category below.

Writing Samples


Editing Work


Podcasts


Brochure Writing

Automotive Service Brochures

Clark's Auto Body Express – Tri-fold brochure for an independent auto body shop

 

Building or Construction Products and Services Brochures

Decorative Construction brochure - Brochure for a cabinet re-facer

Down Under Services brochure – Tri-fold brochure for a landscape maintenance contractor

K & C Design and Build brochure – Brochure for a firm that designs and builds aging- or disability-related home modifications

Neo Turf brochure Multi-page brochure for manufacturer of artificial turf

Q-railing Easy Glass brochure – Product line brochure for a railing systems manufacturer

 

Coaching and Consulting Brochures

Bodies by Bobby brochure – Small format brochure for a personal trainer

The Saddleback Strategy Group brochure – Tri-fold brochure for a business advisory firm

Transworld Business Advisors brochure – Tri-fold brochure for a business broker and franchise consultant

 

Commercial Products & Services Brochures

EcoBin brochure – Product brochure for a plastic commercial waste container

Hammerhead brochure – 4-page brochure for commercial document shredder

Janibell Nursing Home brochure – 4-page brochure about an adult diaper waste disposal solution for nursing homes and assisted living facilities


Consumer Services Brochures

Hammer & Nails | Grooming Shop for Guys – 22-page brochure outlining a franchise opportunity 

Olive Tree Mortuary – Mortuary Services


Financial Services Brochures 

Case Insurance Agency brochure – Tri-fold brochure targeted at real estate agents

Chebel Mina brochure – Tri-fold brochure for a mortgage broker

Daniel Roberts, MSFS "buy and hold" - Tri-fold brochure for a financial advisor

Daniel Roberts, MSFS "roller coaster" - Tri-fold brochure for a financial advisor

 

Legal Services Brochures

Estate Planning brochure – For attorney Paula Schaefer

 

Medical Products & Services Brochures

Cardiac Monitoring Services brochure – Tri-fold brochure for a company that offers cardiac monitoring services for physicians

The Wellness Source brochure – Tri-fold brochure for a 12 week wellness coaching program

Vitatech brochure – 6-page brochure for a contract manufacturer of vitamins and nutritional supplements.

 

Professional Services Brochures - Misc.

Blue Sky Transitions brochure – Tri-fold brochure for estate transition coordination specialists

Clear Image Background Investigations brochure – Tri-fold brochure for a local private investigations firm

Home Comfort Care brochure – Tri-fold brochure for a company that provides in-home care for the elderly

Madplanet brochure
– Multi-panel brochure for an ad agency and graphic design firm.

Patrick Neeman brochure – Self-promo piece for a (website) user experience and usability expert

 

Real Estate Services Brochures 

Kai Andersen referral brochure Small format brochure for a Realtor to give to real estate professionals in other geographic areas

Vista Del Mar Vacation Properties brochure Tri-fold brochure for a vacation property management company.

 

Trade Associations Brochures

ChoosePrint.org brochure – Oversized tri-fold brochure (11" x 17" when opened flat) brochure promoting the effectiveness and sustainability of print.

Printing Industries Association brochure – Tri-fold membership brochure for a trade association.

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Website Writing

Building or Construction Products and Services Websites

AllView Shutters, poly vinyl interior window shutters

Decorative Construction, cabinet refacing

Evolution Mechanical, commercial HVAC and refrigeration

Evolution Services, residential cooling, heating and indoor air quality

Gold Coast Pool & Spa, swimming pool construction

Infinity Plumbing Designs, construction plumbing & on-going service to these homes

Mastercraft Builders, commercial and residential construction

Stone Craft, a full-service contractor specializing in high-end home and commercial remodeling projects

 

Business Services Websites - Misc.

G2 Global Solutions, comprehensive solutions for federal, state and private sectors

Interpreters Plus, interpreting and translation service

JTANL Productions, corporate and commercial photography and videography

MadPlanet, advertising agency and graphic design firm

Rogers Marketing Services, marketing services for shopping centers

Southern California Warehousing, warehousing and distribution services

 

Coaching and Consulting Websites

Athletic Evolution SPT, sports performance training

Coach Michael Bruchet, mind, body and balance coaching

Don Welker, offering part-time CFO services

Fit For Ever, onsite corporate health and wellness programs

JHT Marketing & Business Solutions, business consultants

Orange County Coaching Services, life and career coaching for teens and college students with ADHD or Asperger's

Strategic Fundraising Solutions, fundraising auctioneer and Fundraising Advisor for non-profits

StrengthsBUILDERS, strengths-based leadership and team development consulting

SuccessQuest Coaching & Consulting, life and career coaching

 

Commercial Products Websites

Hammerhead commercial document shredder

Janibell, waste disposal solutions

 

Consumer Products (Ecommerce) Websites - Miscellaneous

Baker's Village Garden Center & Gift Shoppe, garden center

Beach Bike Outlet, beach cruiser bicycles

Bonne Foi, natural skin care products

Chubby's Cruisers, beach cruiser bicycles

Foreign Kid Unlimited, apparel (I wrote the brand statement)

GelTees, golf tees

Kevin Coss Designs designer tie clips

Liberty Grace, fashionable handbags that meet military regulations

Motormaid trash container for cars

Nana Peg's, hand made baby items

Stars N Stripes Scooters, four wheel luxury mobility scooters

The Vault Pro Scooters, retail store and e-commerce site selling pro scooters

VacationClub Manager, online tool and app for managing travel-related accounts

 

Consumer Services Websites - Misc.

Another Perfect Pool, swimming pool care and repair

Beverly Hills Photography, high-end wedding photography

Blue Sky Transitions, estate transition specialists

Blushing Bride Photo & Video, wedding photography

Grace~full Interiors, interior decorating and real estate staging

Hammer & Nails | Grooming Shop for Guys, franchise opportunity site

Leak Detection USA, swimming pool leak detection experts

Olive Tree Mortuary, mortuary services

ReferAppointment.com, car buying referral platform

Rose's Agency Home Care, assistance with the activities of daily living

Storage Valet, mobile storage services

Take It Away Junk Removal, junk removal services

 

Financial Services Websites

AccidentLending.com, lawsuit loans

Retire with Renewals, a program aimed at health insurance professionals

The Borden Group, bookkeeping and QuickBooks services

 

Food-Related Products and Services Websites

Food Allergy Books, books to help people live with food allergies

Healthy Cooking Company, healthy cookware

Palomar Pizza and Pasta, a restaurant in Vista, California

Tampico Spice Company, herbs and spices for retail, industrial and food service customers

 

Manufacturers' Websites

I-Source Technical Services, custom precision laser & CNC manufacturing

 

Medical Products & Services Websites

Capsuline, wide selection of empty pill capsules and more (I wrote many of the product descriptions)

Cardiac Monitoring Services, offering cardiac monitoring services for physicians

Dr. Jalal Taslimi Medical Center, offering primary care, surgery, anti-aging medicine and clinical trials

New You Acupuncture & Wellness Center, acupuncture physician

Precision Chiropractic, chiropractor specializing in Blair Upper Cervical Care

The Wellness Source, wellness coaching and integrative health clinic

Tres Vistas Recovery, addiction treatment and recovery center

 

Miscellaneous Websites

DisasterFree, IT network monitoring system

Printing Industries Association, Inc. of Southern California, trade group

Vid Buggs, Jr., author, motivational speaker, sports program consultant, philanthropist

 

Non-Profit Organization Websites

Project Promise, non-profit that helps at-risk youth in the Virgin Islands

Violence Research Foundation, non-profit that explores relationship between nutrition and violent behavior

 

Pet Products and Services Websites

JMS Standard Poodles, dog breeder

Paws Pet Cremation, pet cremation services

Water Rover portable pet water bowl

 

Real Estate Services Websites

Diversified Home Inspections, home inspections in Florida

Finegold Commercial Real Estate, commercial real estate broker

Keli McCall, real estate Broker Associate, retirement years specialist

Sevona Avion, luxury apartment homes (also Sevona Tranquility Lake, and Avion)

 

 

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Flier Writing

Benefit Pro flier – Flier for an employee benefits consultant

Hairdresser Career Development Systems flier – Flier promoting a seminar

iTutor Computers flier – Postcard-sized flier for a software training firm
Front
Back

Jeff the Silent Chef flier – Flier for private chef's unique gourmet oven-to-table dinners

Jenifer Baron flier – Flier for an RN who provides care management services

Midwestern Clean Energy Convention flier – Flier advertising a trade show

Rogers Marketing Services – Fliers for firm specializing in shopping center marketing
Holiday flier
Promos flier

The Wellness Source flier – "1-sheet" for a 12 week wellness coaching program

US Polymers – Sell sheet for the ShutterSMART "go green" program

Water Rover flierTrade show flier for a portable pet water bowl


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Newsletter Writing

CSP Networks Advisor – IT service provider

Downey's Chocolates NewsletterChocolates store

HVAC & Energy Insights  For an HVAC contractor

The Borden GroupBookkeeper/QuickBooks specialist

The ShutterSMART Report Shutter manufacturer, (with messaging targeted at dealers)

The Topform Data Advisor Forms, promotional products, printing and marketing services for dental practices.

 

Blog Writing

Bakers Village Garden Center and Gift Shoppe Articles about gift items and plants, written in the voice of your close girlfriend.

Church Capital Articles to help churches grow membership and funding.

Coyote Creek Consulting Articles about Microsoft and Atlassian products, contract services, remote monitoring and management and more, for an IT consulting firm.

Drucker Hypnosis Center Articles about the issues and challenges that hypnosis can help people resolve.

Don Welker, On-Call CFO Articles about business finance and operations.

Tarabyte Tips and tricks for using Quickbooks and Fishbowl.

Misc Clients  I ghostwrite blogs and newsletters for a wide variety of clients, but because these blogs are going out under their byline they have asked me not to publicize the fact that I am the writer! Over the years these clients have included an IT consulting firm, a firm that provides consulting services to CIOs, an attorney, a company that helps car dealers get more referrals, a market research company, a marketing agency, a manufacturer, a company in the dental products industry, an employee benefits consultant, a real estate investment firm, and more.

 

Direct Mail & Sales Letter Writing

Choose Print postcards – An educational campaign sponsored by a printing industry association. Each month another post card will be mailed and then added to the website. I also wrote the articles which are accessible through this page.

Clear Image Background Investigations letter There were 4 versions, each targeted to a different audience.

DuraMax VinylYard Program postcard Postcard from building products manufacturer to lumber yards

Green World Services letter Contractor's letter selling the benefits of replacement lighting

HB Contracting, Inc. letters These letters from a general contractor to two different target audiences were sent in "puffy envelopes" with a promotional item (a little brush for cleaning computer keyboards).
Architects version
Commercial building owners or managers version

Janibell postcard – Postcard selling commercial diaper pails to childcare centers.

Kai Andersen postcard – Realtor's postcard advertising a special short sales program.

Mellano & Company mailer – Self-mailer for full line wholesaler, grower, shipper and importer of premium fresh flowers and greens.

PIASC 1 and 2 – 6-part membership drive postcard campaign for a trade association.

Project Promise fundraising letter – Donation solicitation letter for a non-profit organization.

Q-railing new catalog cover letter – Cover letter for manufacturer of railing systems

Stella Frize sales letter Realtor's letter selling property management assistance to out-of-state property owners

Storage Valet postcard – Outside of personalized postcard for a school fundraising campaign. Recipients are directed to a personalized landing page, www.nosellingfundraiser.viprespond.com. As part of the program participants are also given pre-written letters to email to program participants, and for program participants to forward to their friends and family. (Note: "Your School" is being used as a placeholder for the school's actual name.)

US Polymers postcard – Ongoing postcard campaign promoting ShutterSMART window shutters to dealers and potential dealers. Additional postcards in the series include "Go Green" and "Shutters in 5 Days."

Water Rover letter – New product announcement for a portable pet water bowl

The Wellness Source introduction letters – There were 4 versions of the "introduction" letter for this wellness coaching and integrative health clinic, each targeted to a different audience.
"Doctor" version
"Friends" version


Print & Email Ad Writing

Brite Focus Nutritional Supplements – Ad targeting chiropractors

Clear Image Background Investigations – Ad for a private investigations firm, targeting lawyers

Hammer & Nails | Grooming Shop for Guys – Ad for a franchise opportunity

Janibell – Trade journal ad for a line of trash disposal solutions

Mellano & Company – Ad for a major player in the cut flower industry

Printing Industries Association of Southern California – Full page 2-sided insert for membership campaign: 2013 version and 2015 version

Q-railing – Trade journal ad for glass railing systems

ShutterSMART – Full-page ad designed for use by window shutter dealers. Half-page and ValPac versions were also made.

Storage Valet – Ad for a mobile storage company, targeting Realtors.

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Press Release Writing

Book Reveals Dangers – New product announcement for a food allergy "how to" book for parents.

Good for the Planet & Good for Golf – New product announcement for a golf tee.

"Green" Construction Services – Contractor helps property owners "go green"

Green Scene Jazz Series – General announcement for a new concert series.

Keeping Dogs Hydrated When Away From Home – National event tie-in for a dog product company.

PIASC Launches New Website – Trade association website launch.

The Back-to-School Hustle – Time-of-year tie-in for a cookbook.

The Top 10 Reasons to Establish Business Credit – General release for a financial services firm.

Webinar for Healthcare Foodservice Providers – How to cut costs without sacrificing quality

 

Video Script Writing

Cardiac Monitoring Services – Intro video, holter monitor video and cardiac event services video for a company that provides cardiac monitoring equipment to doctors

Janibell – Intro video for line of trash disposal solutions

Med-Care Solutions – 2 videos for a medical lien funding company: home page and patients page.

Printing Industries Association"Doodle video" about the values of membership in a trade association.

Shop for Orphans – 2 videos for an organization that raises funds to support orphans: home page, about us page

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Tagline Writing

Drucker Hypnosis Center
Helping you transform your life

Healthy Cooking Company
How You Cook Is As Important As What You Cook

Home Comfort Care
Because There's No Place Like Home

Investment Real Estate Company
Expertise in Everything Real Estate

Lanei Moore, Realtor
Giving You the Attention You Deserve

Motormaid Trash Container
For people who care about their car

Olive Tree Mortuary
Loving care from our family to yours

Plumtree Marketing, Inc.
Your On-Call Marketing Writer

Plumtree Press
Books to Help Your Family Live with Food Allergies

ProLogic IT
Process Improvement and Healthcare IT Experts

Sandy Crowley, Realtor
Making it Easy for You

The Wellness Source
Helping People Get Well and Stay Well For Life

Article Writing / Ghost Writing

Changing Lives One Youth At A Time

Food Network Competitor Chef Luca Della Casa Takes on Food Allergies

Jo Frost Talks About Managing Life-Threatening Food Allergies

Print Gets Consumers to Pay Their Bills

Print is Gloriously Tactile

Newspaper Ads Still Highly Effective

Reverse 1031 Exchanges: Avoiding Capital Gains Taxes In A Seller's Market

Conduits vs. Portfolios

Make the Exchange

Summing Up the 504

Land for Lease

Lending on Notes & Deeds of Trust

A Collateral Move

And many more that I do not have permission to post, on a wide variety of topics.

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Consumer Magazine Article Writing

Raising a Well-Adjusted Child Who Happens To Have Food AllergiesSupport Net

Raising A Child Who Has Life-Threatening Food AllergiesFamily Times

Navigating the Food Allergy MinefieldPediatrics for Parents

Simply Sensational Sun-Dried TomatoesHome Cooking

Picnic Salads That Can Take the HeatHome Cooking

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Book Writing

How To Manage Your Child's Life-Threatening Food Allergies: Practical Tips For Everyday Life – Detailed, step-by-step information for creating a safe and enjoyable home, school and social life for a severely food-allergic child; 208 pages; self-published.

What's To Eat? The Milk-Free, Egg-Free, Nut-Free Food Allergy Cookbook – Over 145 original recipes for baked goods, main dishes, soups and salads, side dishes, and breakfast foods; 200 pages; self-published.

What Else is to Eat? The Dairy-, Egg-, and Nut-Free Food Allergy Cookbook – 115 more original recipes for baked goods, main dishes, side dishes, soups and salad; 164 pages; self-published.

Other Writing

Annual Report for Anderson Ranch Arts Center

Holiday Card for Bright Now! Dental

Autoresponder emails for Suite Experience Group

Elliott James, bio for entertainer/production specialist

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Editing Work

In addition to editing numerous articles, direct mail pieces, print ads, brochures, letters, business proposals and newsletters for various clients, I have also edited three books:

Getting Out of the Box and Into the Spotlight by Stephen Ostrin

The Optimal Life: Empowering Health, Healing & Longevity by Dr. Stephen Bizal, D.C.

Are You Relevant? A Guide to Crafting Professional Success by Julia Arteritano and Robert Bates

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What Others Are Saying

"After Linda rewrote my ads I went from getting 1 or 2 inquiries a month to 3 or 4 inquiries a week. Now I'm booking parties everything weekend!"

Shelby Jack,
Owner, Fairytale Friends