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Clients & Former Employers
Websites     Publishers     Direct Mail Catalog Companies     High-Tech Companies     Institutions / Organizations     
Mid-Size Companies     Periodicals (editorial: articles, columns)     Books (author, editor)          
amb.io (travel tools)
boulevards.com  (destination travel info: see www.bear-valley.com)
cfdconsultantsinternational.com  (computational fluid dynamics consultant)
digidesign.com  (audio software; e-store)
g2comm.com  (public relations consultants)
hellodirect.com  (direct mail cataloger’s e-store)
illuminations.com  (candles, gifts)
shutterfly.com  (digital photo services)
650and408homes.com (Silicon Valley realtor)
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Addison-Wesley, a division of Benjamin Cummings  (college textbooks)
IDG Books Worldwide  (computer and how-to books; imprints now owned by Wiley & Sons, NJ, 
     e.g., …For Dummies, Frommer’s Guides, Webster’s New World reference guides, Betty Crocker cookbooks, etc.)
Mackenzie Smiles  (children's book publisher)
Thomson Learning  (college textbooks)
Wadsworth Publishing Company  (college textbooks)
Woodall's Directories  (motor travel guides)
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Direct Mail Catalog Companies:
(consumer catalogs, unless indicated otherwise)
Attitudes  (upscale gifts)
Bell South  (telephone productivity accessories)
Fisher Scientific  (scientific products / educators, industry, consumers)
Harry & David  (gourmet food gifts -- wrote a company history)
Hello Direct  (telephone productivity accessories)
Inmac  (computer accessories and supplies / B2B)
KidSoft  (educational kids’ software)
More Now  (advertising agency specializing in catalogs)
Power Up!  (software)
Real Goods  (environmentally friendly products)
Red Rose Collection  (personal growth-related gifts and apparel)
SelfCare  (health and beauty products)
Sharper Image  (high-tech specialty products)
Wood Knapp Direct  (videos, audiobooks)
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High-Tech Companies:
Digidesign, a division of Avid Technology  (digital audio production software)
FMC Corporation, Corporate Technology Center  (engineering technology)
Ray Dream  (3D software)
Smith Micro Software  (communications software for the wireless industry)
WebEx  (virtual meeting space provider)
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Institutions / Organizations: 
Holy Names University  (writer and editor, annual report; editor, biannual alumni magazine)  
Northern California Innocence Project, Santa Clara University  (writer; editor)
San Francisco Museum and Historical Society  (marketing consultant; newsletter article contributor)
Stanford Alumni Association Travel/Study Group  (marketing consultant; copywriter; editor)
Stanford MBA Graduate School of Business  (web content provider)
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Mid-size Companies:
Apparel Arts  (Building Patterns: The Architecture of Women's Clothing by Suzy Furrer, Fall 2008; 
     handled marketing campaign for book) 
Carroll Services, Inc.  (creator of annual online trade show for el-hi food services industry and school food service directors)
C.O.R.E.  (Consortium on Reading Excellence; teacher proficiency tools)
Global Heritage Fund (archaeology preservation)
The Hayden Group  (strategic marketing and creative services agency)
Infotel  (mystery shopping service provider)
LedEngin, Inc.  (LED lighting manufacturer)
Polyphony Branding (branding specialist)
Silver Bullet Group  (sales efficiency seminars)
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(editorial: articles, columns, blogs)
Parenting on the Peninsula  (contributor, wintersports articles)
San Francisco Chronicle  (contributor, outdoors section)
San Francisco Examiner  (weekly wintersports columnist, sports department; California Living Sunday magazine section)
San Jose Mercury-News  (contributor, outdoors section)
Skiing magazine  (assistant editor, NYC; West regional editor, SF)
Via  (formerly Motorland) CSAA-member magazine (contributor, travel articles)
www.liftopia.com  (blog for skiers)
www.mountaingetaway.com  (regional editor for Tahoe, Mammoth, Taos, Telluride, Steamboat Springs; summer 2009)
www.seniorsskiing.com  (e-magazine for senior skiers)
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(author, copy editor)
Angelo J. Rossi: The Florist Mayor  (historical biography of a San Francisco mayor; in progress; author)  
Beyond Genius, Innovation, & Luck  (J. Allan McCarthy, 2011; copy editor)
Building Patterns: The Architecture of Women's Clothing  (Apparel Arts, Fall 2008; developmental/copy editor) 
Castle in the Sky: George Whittell Jr. and the Thunderbird Lodge  (Thunderbird Lodge Press, 2002; copy editor) 
​Lady Freedom: Heart of a Nation (Katya Miller, forthcoming, developmental/copy editor)
Laying Down Arms: Healing the Rift between Biblical Creation and Evolution  (Gary Fugle, 2012; copy editor) 
The Leading Edge: 5 Essential Leadership Qualities for the Family Office  (Chris Harsdorff, 2012; copy editor)
Marketing Strategies That Really Work  (Insight Publishing, 2007; ghost writer of a chapter) 
Play Hard, Rest Easy: Northern California  (originally Walkabout Press, pub date TBD; author) 
Razing Men: Redemption of the Masculine Core  (Phaedrus Publishing, 2011; copy editor) 
Ruffen Escapes to Loch Ness  (Mackenzie Smiles, 2009; editor--rewrite, book jacket copywriter) 
Travels with John and Gwen (Bricktower Press, 2022; developmental/copy editor)
What If: The Entrepreneurial Answer  (Ted Stokes; 2011; developmental/copy editor) 
Wine Bar Reveries  (Outskirts Press, 2006; developmental and copy editor; book jacket copywriter)
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 © 2022 Rose Marie Cleese, San Francisco, California   415-702-9797  /  650-341-2773   RoseMarie@cleesecreative.com 
J. Stitt Wilson: Socialist, Christian, Mayor of Berkeley (Berkeley Historical Society, 2021, copy editor)
Travels with John and Gwen: A Combat Medic and His Wife Explore the World after WWII (iBooks, 2022, ghostwriter)