Jennifer Billock Creative Services

Jennifer Billock Creative Services

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I CREATE beautiful words

I LIKE the Oxford comma

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SERVICES AND RATES

Jennifer Billock Creative Services offers editing, writing, and layout design to help bring your work to the next level. Specialties include developmental and copy editing for self-publishing manuscripts, travel material, recipe and cookbook writing and editing, book proposals, and magazine work of all types.

CLIENT SAMPLING

Clients include, but are not limited to, Disney Books, Yahoo Travel, Luxury and Boutique Hotels, Readers Digest, Amble Resorts, cheapOair, Midwest Living, PPI Group, F+W Media, Illinois Brass Band, JWT/Illinois Department of Tourism, Michigan State University Press, Chicago Sun-Times, Perfect Promotions, Lake County Journal, ITEM Media.

SERVICES


Editing

Conceptual, Developmental, Line, Proofreading.


Writing

Feature, Snippet, Ghostwriting, Marketing, Social Media.


Design

Magazine, Newspaper, Book, Marketing.


Consulting

Coaching, Communication Plans, Publication Direction.


Speaking

Conferences, Classes, Presentations.

RATES

Rates are based on the Editorial Freelancers Association rates chart. Please contact me for a detailed discussion of your needs.

TESTIMONIALS

Amanda Rooker, Amanda Rooker Editing: “Just wanted to say thanks so much for your edits – freely cutting/reworking was exactly what was needed.”

Rachel Kowalczyk, Amble Resorts: “Jen has a knack for communicating the distinct qualities of a place and its people through her vivacious travel writing. And she delivers unique content with an engaging variety of professionalism that makes working with her especially rewarding.”

Dan Bolton, Tea Magazine: “Jennifer presents her story ideas with the forethought of a seasoned editor. Her insights into what readers expect combined with her thorough research and storytelling skills place her among the top writers that I have hired.”

PORTFOLIO

Marriott-MIT Partnership Redefines Social Networking – FlyerTalk

Marriott-MIT Partnership Redefines Social Networking – FlyerTalk

Published October 20, 2014

Trump Toronto Review – Luxury and Boutique Hotels

Trump Toronto Review – Luxury and Boutique Hotels

Lovers’ Landmarks – Yahoo Travel

Lovers’ Landmarks – Yahoo Travel

Published September 12, 2014

Brew Tasty Tea Beer – The Daily Tea

Brew Tasty Tea Beer – The Daily Tea

Published September 11, 2014

Abbyson Living Press Release

Abbyson Living Press Release

Published August 20, 2014

Restaurant Day – Yahoo Travel

Restaurant Day – Yahoo Travel

Published August 13, 2014

Ad-Lib Geocafe – Daily Herald

Ad-Lib Geocafe – Daily Herald

Published May 30, 2014

Liège, Belgium: The City on the Steps – World Travel Buzz

Liège, Belgium: The City on the Steps – World Travel Buzz

Published April 23, 2014

Winning Over Customers for Infini-tea – World Tea News

Winning Over Customers for Infini-tea – World Tea News

Published March 24, 2014

Dominican Hotel Review – Luxury and Boutique Hotels

Dominican Hotel Review – Luxury and Boutique Hotels

Planting a Pet-Friendly Garden – Northwest Quarterly

Planting a Pet-Friendly Garden – Northwest Quarterly

Published Spring 2013

World Travel Buzz

World Travel Buzz

I am the Managing Editor of World Travel Buzz.

Images of America: Keweenaw County (May 2014)

Images of America: Keweenaw County (May 2014)

A history of Keweenaw County in Michigan's Upper Peninsula. Published by Arcadia Publishing.

Let’s Throw a ParTEA – Tea Magazine

Let’s Throw a ParTEA – Tea Magazine

Published July/August 2013

Celebrating Military Families

Celebrating Military Families

Designed the entire “Celebrating Military Families” magazine and wrote several of the articles

Designed pages for the Lake County Journal

Designed pages for the Lake County Journal

Special designed section in the newspaper

Illinois Brass Band Marketing Collateral

Illinois Brass Band Marketing Collateral

Marketing materials for the Illinois Brass Band including concert posters and a tri-fold brochure

Kraft Foods SHARP’n UPPS Newsletter

Kraft Foods SHARP’n UPPS Newsletter

One of a series of newsletters for Kraft Foods

Kraft Foods STARS.Com Newsletter

Kraft Foods STARS.Com Newsletter

One of a series of finance newsletters for Kraft Foods

Kraft Foods eLearning Course

Kraft Foods eLearning Course

One of many eLearning courses designed for Kraft Foods, March 2010

Spice Restaurant and Lounge review: Daily Herald

Spice Restaurant and Lounge review: Daily Herald

Published Dec 2013

Spa Profile: New Moon – DAYSPA Magazine

Spa Profile: New Moon – DAYSPA Magazine

Published Oct 2013

Market Your Work Like a PR Pro – Songwriters Market

Market Your Work Like a PR Pro – Songwriters Market

Published Oct 2013

Wine Buzz – Broughton Quarterly

Wine Buzz – Broughton Quarterly

Published Spring 2012

The Good Health Guide to Belize – The Ambler

The Good Health Guide to Belize – The Ambler

Published Sept 2012

Plan Bee – Tea Magazine

Plan Bee – Tea Magazine

Published Jan/Feb 2013

How to Survive in the Belizean Rainforest – World Travel Buzz

How to Survive in the Belizean Rainforest – World Travel Buzz

Published Feb 2013

Sea Kayaking in Belize – The Ambler

Sea Kayaking in Belize – The Ambler

Published Dec 2011

Free Falling – World Travel Buzz

Free Falling – World Travel Buzz

Published Dec 2012

Kneaded: Life Skills – Taste of Home Magazine

Kneaded: Life Skills – Taste of Home Magazine

Published April/May 2012

Miscellaneous Travel Photos

All images ©Jennifer Billock 2014

Miscellaneous Travel Photos

Ireland 2011 Gallery

All images ©Jennifer Billock 2014

Ireland 2011 Gallery

Maui 2009 Gallery

All images ©Jennifer Billock 2014

Maui 2009 Gallery

Metro Milwaukee Guide

Metro Milwaukee Guide

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