Shirley founded The Write Word, a Chicago area communications business, in January 2008. She is a freelance writer who helps small- to mid-sized businesses tell their story. Her goal? To uncover and compose the compelling message that not only engages your targeted audience, but also converts them to raving fans. Formally trained in journalism, Shirley has written newsletters, magazine articles, brochures, newspaper stories, web content, email campaigns, white papers, success stories (case studies), sell sheets, video scripts, and countless press releases.

Networking Tips

Stand Out In A Crowd

“When you are going to a face-to-face networking event, make certain to wear something worth commenting about. For women, a statement piece of jewelry is a great conversation starter. Men, think about an interesting tie or shirt. (And no, it needn’t be expensive jewelry and definitely stay away from controversial shirts!). Shirley Mott – The Write…