Published Writing Samples

Tom Kosiec Writing Portfolio

I’m a content writer with 9+ years of experience. I have a background in journalism and content marketing. Below are some of my writing samples for clients and links to the articles.

Client List-  Instacart, Doordash, BOCA Communications, CoWorkers, The Big Bold, Bevov, Socialhaus, Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival, Paige and Paxton, Blue Stacks, VentureBeat, TapSense  Socialhaus, Nichols Research, Vonage, Agilone and Jitterbit.

  1. TapSense eBook

TapSense is a leading mobile programmatic ad platform connecting top-tier brands to over 1 billion global in-app audiences.

Worked with VP and Marketing Manager to write an eBook on video game monetization. Wrote two articles and edited three articles along with gathering research for advertisers. Book featured on VentureBeat website alongside the GamesBeat 2014 event and the Game Developers Conference 2015.

eBook

https://tomkosiec.files.wordpress.com/2020/04/tapsense-mobilegame.pdf

VentureBeat article plus GDC ebook

https://venturebeat.com/2014/09/15/tapsense-unveils-an-ebook-with-5-tips-for-monetizing-mobile-games-with-ads/

  1. VentureBeat

Founded in 2006, VentureBeat is the leading source for news and events that provide the deep context to help developers, enthusiasts, and business leaders make smart decisions.

Wrote eight articles for the GamesBeat community page. I had one featured on the front page of VentureBeat and another picked up in the weekly news roundup.

Secret of Mana article featured on the front page of the website. https://venturebeat.com/community/2014/03/06/the-year-of-the-mana-tree/

  1. BOCA Communications

Founded in 2007, BOCA is a public relations agency dedicated to the highest quality service. BOCA has a passion for image creation, cultivation, and communication.

Completely overhauled the company blog. Worked with CEO and senior content strategists to create weekly blog posts. Highlighted unique work culture by profiling staff members with “Introducing the new faces of BOCA” which still runs on the blog. Wrote news roundups, heavily researched blog posts, productivity tips, and recruiting/event posts. Collaborated with Vonage, Agilone and Jitterbit for press releases and bylines. Also, I used Hootsuite to promote client news and company updates on Twitter/Facebook.

Blog post on how past skills transfer over to PR. https://bocacommunications.com/learning-how-to-be-a-better-pr-pro-from-other-jobs/

Press Release for Agilone with client Dylan’s Candy Bar.

https://finance.yahoo.com/news/dylans-candy-bar-selects-agilone-130000735.html

Social media post example.

#SiliconValley evolves! @google names Ruth Porat as CFO. @gild @sheeroy tells @business why #tech lures #wallstreet. http://bloom.bg/1IvbKiZ

  1. DoorDash

Founded in 2013, DoorDash is a San Francisco-based technology company passionate about transforming local businesses and dedicated to enabling new ways of working, earning, and living.

Collaborated with a senior content strategist and lead manager to create and edit content for the Consumer, Dashers, and Merchant section. Edited faq website, and critiqued agent messaging to be more empathetic to emails. Used Jira, Salesforce and uploaded content on the agent message board and Slack. 

Updated FAQ Help Center style and tone for Customer, Dasher and Merchant sections.

https://help.doordash.com/consumers/s/?language=en_US

Example article on updating bank information.

https://help.doordash.com/dashers/s/article/How-do-I-add-or-update-my-bank-account-information?language=en_US

  1. Instacart

Instacart is the North American leader in online groceries and one of the fastest-growing companies in e-commerce.                             

Wrote training articles for core workflows. Took notes on the user experience of receipt auditing. Created writing to identify issues in LaFromergerie, Wegmans and Shoprite auditing issues. Co-wrote master research document covering all grocery retailers in 50 states plus Canada.

Website list of many of the grocery chains I researched for writing documents.

https://www.instacart.com/retailers

  1. Socialhaus

Socialhaus is a physical lounge space designed with the purpose of encouraging social gatherings within the local and international community.

Created research reports and decks from pilot sessions, user interviews and focus groups. Worked with CEO on user research questions and strategy.

Click link below for a preview of the full case study.

Socialhaus- Case Study Preview

  1. Nichols Research

Nichols Research is considered a leader in the San Francisco Bay Area with a reputation for excellence, professionalism and quality at all levels of the research process.

Did extensive note-taking writing on how research studies went for 30+ research clients. Completed 330 surveys for leading public transit services in Bay Area and 73 for a market leader in restaurant change.

Click link below for a preview of the full case study.

Bay Area Public Transportation Case Study Preview

  1. Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival

The Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival (NCCBF) is one of California’s most prominent celebrations of Asian traditions. Each year, over 200,000 people attend this dazzling display showcasing the color and grace of the Japanese culture and the diversity of the Japanese American Community. 

Created a press release and a survey. Compiled survey market research data into a slide deck and presented information to stakeholders.

Click link below for a preview of the full case study.

Northern California Cherry Blossom Festival Case Study Preview

  1. Coworkers

CoWorkers purpose is to enhance the professional and personal lives of its members by giving them another place to work and network in order to get things done.

Content featured on the website, including photos with 10 interviews with entrepreneurs and creative professionals.

https://coworkersllc.com/blog/countless-hours-and-dollars-saved-michael-clarke/

  1. Bevov

Bevov is a new all-in-one recruiting platform. It uses machine learning, sourcing and automated testing to find the Top 5 candidates.

Worked with CEO to do projects that include. Three blog posts, datasheet, white paper, conference proposal, reviewed CEO emails, social media.

​​https://blog.bevov.com/top-5-ways-bevov-helps-you-recruit-quality-candidates-faster/

  1. Big Bold

Wrote two blog posts on Cryptocurrency.

https://tomkosiec.files.wordpress.com/2022/05/tom_kosiec_crypto-blog-posts-pdf.pdf

  1. Amplify

Part one of a 2021 life insurance trends article I wrote.

https://www.getamplifylife.com/knowledge-center/blog/2021-life-insurance-trends

  1. Paige and Paxton

I wrote an article about an event that focused on the benefits of children learning STEM(science, technology, engineering and math early.

https://www.paigeandpaxton.com

  1. BlueStacks

Wrote a blog post on Star Wars mobile game.

https://www.bluestacks.com

  1. LinkedIn articles

Did a series of blog posts on job search and productivity tips.

https://www.linkedin.com/in/tomkosiec/recent-activity/posts/

  1. UWM POST college writing

Collection of articles I wrote.

https://tomkosiec.com/category/uwm-post-newspaper-articles/page/2/

  1. College writing projects

Collection of articles I wrote for Journalism classes and a Japanese film class.

https://tomkosiec.com/category/uw-milwaukee-school-projects/

  1. More writing samples on my WordPress Blog

https://tomkosiec.com

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