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Karen Swim

Karen Swim is a Public Relations | Marketing | Communications Consultant at Words For Hire

Utica, Michigan
Public Relations and Communications
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Karen Swim is many things but clients agree that she is genuine, hard working and cares deeply about their personal and professional success. With a firm belief that success begins with a solid and comprehensive plan, there is never a cookie-cutter approach to PR and Marketing. Depth of expertise in PR | Marketing strategies and communications, customer communication and engagement strategies, sales and business development, and branding strategies. Client work has appeared in Forbes, Law Technology News, Business Week, Venture Beat, MarketingProfs, CPA Journal and more.
Public relations (PR) and marketing communications specialist with extensive corporate background in healthcare sales and marketing leadership. Works with small to medium sized businesses to identify, articulate and leverage their brand distinction. Also supports Public Relations and Marketing Agencies, and internal marketing departments with branding, marketing and content development. Broad experience in business to business communications, technical writing, and integrated marketing strategy. Customized, practical Public Relations | Marketing solutions developed for your goals and objectives.

Call (586) 461-2103, Ext. 2. email, or tweet @karenswim

Specialties: Public Relations | Marketing Communications, Integrated Marketing Strategies, Social Media Strategies, Branding and Copywriting. Developing strategies and tactics that support marketing that engages, inspires and motivates to action. Strategic positioning, branding, messaging


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Volunteer Experience & Causes

Opportunities Karen is looking for:

  • Joining a nonprofit board
  • Skills-based volunteering (pro bono consulting)

Causes Karen cares about:

  • Children
  • Economic Empowerment
  • Health
  • Human Rights

Organizations Karen supports:

  • Blessings in a Backpack
  • The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
  • Forgotten Harvest
  • Gleaners Community Food Bank of Southeastern Michigan


  • Feature Writing
  • Press Releases
  • Pitch Letters
  • Marketing Communications
  • Public Relations
  • Messaging
  • Copywriting
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Marketing
  • SMO
  • Feature Articles
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Integrated Marketing
  • Facebook
  • Brand Management
  • B2B
  • Editing
  • Online Marketing
  • Creative Direction
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Social Media
  • Newsletters
  • Content Development
  • Social Networking
  • SEO
  • Content Management
  • Web Content
  • Blogging
  • Content Strategy
  • Marketing Research
  • Email Marketing
  • Management
  • Leadership
  • Strategic Communications
  • Business Development
  • SEM
  • Digital Marketing
  • Publicity
  • Corporate Communications
  • Media Relations
  • Internal Communications
  • Google Analytics
  • Online Advertising
  • Lead Generation
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