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  Jason Compton
 
Professional/Personal Overview
  I quickly assimilate a client's unique voice, vocabulary, and messages. More importantly, I am not afraid to challenge clients when they stray from their own stated goals. My career is built on ambition--I muscled my way into an online (pre-Web!) column at the age of 16 and never looked back.

With hundreds of articles published on customer relationship management (CRM) alone, I am a specialist in sales, marketing, service, and commerce. I am also a leading cloud computing author, with hundreds of published articles and content marketing items. Other focus areas include cloud storage/backup, call center/contact center management, and back office business process outsourcing/optimization.

Possibly the first to cover virtualization for a mainstream audience, I went on to write the first independent guide to VMware (VMware 2 for Linux). I have served as trusted ghostwriter for an NYSE-listed corporate CEO. Under my own name my work has appeared in over 40 publications.
Work Info
 
Expertise
Editor 4 Years
Reporter 20 Years
Writer 20 Years
Specialty
Medicine 1 Year
Business (general) 15 Years
Technology 20 Years
Total Media Industry Experience
20 Years
Media Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Direct Marketing News (11+), PRWeek (3-5)
Corporate Client List (# assignments last 2 yrs)
Mozy (11+), NetSuite (11+), NICE (11+), Central Desktop (6-10), Gigya (6-10), TDS Telecom (3-5), Act-On (3-5), Adecco (1-2), Autodesk (1-2), Responsys (1-2), 4Thought Marketing (1-2)
Other Work History
Executive Editor, CRM Magazine (2004-2005)
Author, VMWare 2 for Linux (Prima Tech)
Computer Skills
My relevant skills are geared towards writing the blog posts, bylines, articles, white papers and eBooks you need to publish. I program just enough to be dangerous.
Other
Northwestern University (BA Economics, Mathematical Methods in Social Sciences, 1994-1998)
Medical simulation actor specializing in doctor/patient communication
Freelancer Availability
I freelance full-time. I live near Madison, WI. I am willing to travel anywhere. I have a driver's license. I have access to a car.
Work Samples
 
(Central Desktop Blog, 8/14/2014)
game shows teach valuable lessons about the value of true collaboration, and the perils of being too obtuse, too difficult, and too inflexible to win big. And the rules of the game tell players whether they should be helpful and giving, or cynical and obstructive.
(TDS Telecom, 7/16/2014)
The computer games business has moved online, and in a hurry. Digital delivery straight to your computer is the new normal, both for brand-new, top-tier games and the classics of yesteryear, and there are plenty of places to buy.
(Central Desktop Blog, 6/4/2014)
Successful businesses don't stop the brand voice discussion at the walls of the marketing organization.
(Central Desktop Blog, 5/28/2014)
The CIO's role has long been one defined and driven by crisis and panic-first Y2K, then the drive to control costs and automate processes in the dot-com collapse, and again a few years later in the global credit crunch.
(Direct Marketing News, 3/1/2014)
Digital marketing can enhance the reach and precision of a direct mail campaign. Direct mail can spice up an otherwise intangible digital campaign. Whichever approach marketers take, blending the two disciplines can improve performance[...]
(NICE, 2/12/2014)
White paper for call center/back office optimization client NICE. Presents detailed strategies to improve performance and efficiency in financial industry back offices.
(Direct Marketing News, 2/1/2014)
Developing a buying relationship means approaching the prospect from a variety of angles, and delivering messages which resonate best with a customer's understanding of their needs and preferences. Yet according to the Content Marketing Institute, barely four in ten B2B marketers[...]
(NICE, 1/12/2014)
White paper for call center/back office optimization client NICE spelling out challenges of Dodd-Frank financial reform legislation for prospects and clients.
(Mozy, 1/1/2013)
Case study (customer testimonial) for online backup provider Mozy on Itron, a global energy producer.
(Direct Marketing News, 1/1/2013)
As one of the world's largest conglomerates, it would be easy to assume that 3M is full of data silos and communications blind alleys. Yet the global brand has been able to keep its high-tech and data-driven outreach relevant to the entire business because of its tradition of internal cooperation.
(Direct Marketing News, 1/1/2013)
The time has come to make peace with data. What was once a beautiful partnership has become contentious. Like the repair of any relationship, turning the page requires taking stock of how the problem started[...]
(PC Gamer, 2/1/2007)
Feature on sponsor-driven competitive video gamers.
(Maximum PC, 1/1/2003)
How to crush the junk e-mail onslaught. (believe it or not, some of the information is still quite relevant!)