Blake Snow

content advisor, recognized journalist, bodacious writer-for-hire

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Resume: Blake Marriott Snow

blakeroundAs an independent contractor, I help Fortune 500 companies find their voice, tell their story, and reach millions. Maybe I can help you, too.

EXPERIENCE


Content director, Fortune 500 companies
Contributor to half of the top 20 U.S. media including NBC, CNN, Fox, Wired Magazine, and dozens more in the top 100. Content consultant to a handful of Global 100 companies and dozens of Fortune 500 ones, including Google, Dell, American Express, Cisco, Nike, Adobe, Marriott, Sony, Kawasaki, Pepsi, and Microsoft to name a few. Reached 15 million readers in a single day, thanks to social media. Boosted client traffic, engagement, and click-throughs as follows: 15% in a saturated/declining market, 4X for Dell, was the second most popular tech writer for NBC News during my two year tenure as a columnist, according to Adobe Analytics. 75% of my CNN feature stories are top tech stories for 24 hours or longer. Boosted a .gov traffic x 20 in two years. 95% of my clients re-up with me after the first project. Many clients engage me for 3 years or longer. (Dec ’05–present)

User experience manager, Griffio LLC
User experience designer and project manager helping national companies such as ADT, Thomasville, and dozens of some of the coolest little guys I know to help architect, build, and deploy compelling online products. Completed 92% of projects on time and 84% under budget—well above the industry average. (Jul ’03–Dec ’06)

Web producer, Brigham Young University
Product manager of online usability and desktop interface designer for BYU Broadcasting. Successfully deployed a web audit system that increased employee productivity by 75%. (Apr ’03–Aug ’04)

SKILLS


Really good content guy, feature writer, voice finder, articulator, and brand storyteller. Master headline writer. Fluent in critical reviews and objective writing, marketing automation, XHTML/CSS, information architecture, user experience research and behavioral analytics. Accomplished blogger. Proven podcaster. Proficient in copy editing, Photoshop, if/then statements, GarageBand, iMovie, pre-market evaluations, and popular operation systems.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science (with honors), Brigham Young University, School of Business Management

PERSONAL


Practicing husband and father. Two-time marathoner. Aspiring author. Top 96% chess player. Avid snowboarding and hiker. Traveler of four continents, many countries, several mountains, and dozens of national parks. Reader of 8-10 books per year. Amateur chef. Lover of food. Moderate technophobe. Excellent YouTuber. Liver in the present. Believer in the afterlife. Perpetual student. Ferocious appetite for life. See also: 7 reasons you should hire me

Last updated May 27, 2016