April D. Crews

Writing | Editing | Digital Marketing

Featured Client Work

Complete client portfolio may be viewed at https://aprilcrews.contently.com

Who I Am

I help small business owners get their marketing and media relations off the ground. I love what I do, which is why for over 15 years I have successfully contributed to projects that have helped clients achieve their goals. Whether you need assistance with a political, nonprofit, or corporate campaign, I am here to make your business shine!

Why Work With Me

My skills and specialties include blogging, media relations, e-mail marketing, social media management, and technical editing. I have assisted many nonprofits with content needs, however, I am also a savvy technical writer with clients that have included the Federal Aviation Administration, National Academies of Sciences and the National Parking Association. Additionally, I have worked with CBS/Comcast to promote major brands including the Washington Capitals.

Contact Me

I meet with clients by appointment. I may be reached by filling out the form below, or you may contact me via email at adcwriter@gmail.com or by phone at (571) 660-3608. Whichever method you choose I will get in touch with you within two business days. Let’s get to work.

More About Me

I am a writer, editor and marketing consultant with over 15 years of experience as a content professional. I began my professional writing career as a public relations professional at the UDC David A. Clarke School of law in 2002 where I provided media relations for law school events. Since then, my work has been primarily editorial in nature – blogging, newsletters and social media as well as technical editing. My clients have included The Armed Services Blood Program, National Academies of Sciences, National Parent Teacher Association (PTA), National Parking Association, the National ALS Association, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African-American History & Culture.

Core Competencies: AP Stylebook CRM (Microsoft Dynamics), CMS (Joomla, WordPress), Media Monitoring (Meltwater), SharePoint, Survey Monkey
E-mail Marketing: ExactTarget, iContact, MailChimp, Informz, Constant Contact, a2z Events Social Media Management: Sprout Social, Hootsuite, iContact

Milestones: Increasing social media followers 25% in less than nine months for the Military Saves family personal finance campaign for the Consumer Federation of America (2014). Assisting the Smithsonian with policies and procedures for the 2016 opening of the National Museum of African-American History and Culture. Volunteer work with the 2014 Don Beyer (Rep. Va.) congressional campaign.

Education: Bachelor of Science in Mass Communications, Virginia Commonwealth University

View my complete portfolio at https://aprilcrews.contently.com.