Jean Railla is the founder of Railla/Forrest, a boutique copywriting agency where she produces compelling copy for Estee Lauder, Vivre, and Scandia Down. She was also the writer behind R/GA's award-winning NIKE Goddess website and the associate creative director on Walmart's My Holiday iPhone app.
In addition to her copywriting career, Jean created getcrafty.com, which is largely credited with sparking the hip crafting trend. In 2004 she published Get Crafty: Hip Home Ec and appeared as a judge on the Style Channel's Craft Corner Deathmatch. Her writing has appeared in the Utne Reader, Bust, Craft, and Babble.com and she is a regular contributor to NPR's Word of Mouth. View her work at jeanrailla.com.
Jean Railla's Courses
Jean believes in her students and has built an inviting, friendly atmosphere. No matter what level you enter her course at, you will leave a stronger brand analyst, social media marketer, and web copywriter. Guaranteed. -- Thomas Francis
"Jean's warm and creative personality made for an open and energetic class. She was helpful in providing answers and setting projects for us to work on to build out our portfolios. I would happily work with her again. Loved her!" -- Ashley Johnson
"Jean is extremely knowledgeable about web writing and leveraging social media. She gives great feedback and has a wealth of knowledge and tips. She's also smart and funny, which adds to the enjoyment of being in her class. Highly recommended!" -- Erika Dunham
"Jean is extremely generous with suggestions for improving work and unleashing creativity. As a rookie in all things interactive, I felt very comfortable about my level of knowledge relative to others -- all thanks to Jean!" -- Kathryn Manuelian
"I learned as much and had more fun in this course as in many of my graduate school marketing classes. I highly recommend Jean.' -- Anne Hollyday
"Jean puts together a dynamic, informative class on digital copywriting. Filled with practical how-tos and best practices, her course gives you the tools to get started." -- Zhanna Veyts
"Jean is awesome! Her extensive experience, combined with her quest to master what's new in web, advertising, and interactive, allows you to gain a solid understanding of copywriting. I couldn't have asked for a better teacher!" -- Claire Zahm
"Jean's experience, knowledge, and candor put the growing world of digital copywriting in layman's terms. After her course, I feel confident taking the next step in my career." -- Monique Gramby