If your writer doesn't get you, neither will your customers.

We provide professional writing, editing, and proofreading services to businesses, nonprofits, and creative agencies of all sizes. Yet more important than what we write is how we go about it.

We understand. We listen, question, and study — then we shape messaging that speaks to your audience, solves problems, and expresses the value at the heart of your organization, product, or service.


Let us know how we can help you.
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About us.

We are John and Gie Carr. Since 2000, we've specialized in advertising and business writing as well as proofreading, naming/branding, development marketing, and internal communications. We live and work in Portland, Oregon (though our clients are all over the map).


If you're looking for...

Website copy
Print ads
Brand and product names, taglines, and slogans
Direct mail
Email campaigns
Employee, alumni, and donor profiles
Instructional books and videos
Outdoor boards
TV and radio commercials
Online ads
Academic viewbooks
Tourism guidebooks
Brand identity guides
Social media posts
B2B marketing
Cover letters
Packaging copy

We can do that for you, or make what you already have even better.


Our experience extends across a number of industries representing international brands, national universities, and local businesses and nonprofits:

Professional services
Higher education marketing
Planned giving
Annual giving
Health and medical
Tourism and hospitality
Consumer products
Economic development
Governmental agencies
Oil & gas services
K-12 education
Education technology
Sports leagues

If your industry isn't on the list, contact us anyway. A fresh perspective could be just what you need most.


How we can help?
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