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What People Say About Dan


“Dan is a great idea guy and a disciplined professional. Whatever he's writing about, he gets to know his subject thoroughly and delivers work on target with a refreshing, new perspective. Dan's award-winning copy has always made me smile.”

Wayne WaaramaaAssociate Creative Director at Keiler & Company

 

“Dan Brown is a serious writer, but no too serious. He's dedicated to his craft and the clients he serves. Plus he's a pleasure to work with, unless he's having a bad hair day.”

Tom MonahanPresident at Before & After, Inc.

 

“We had very good writers at Pagano Schenck & Kay, so I rarely used freelancers. But when we did need help, Dan was one of the first I called. And he always delivered.”

Woody KayManaging Partner, Chief Creative Officer at Arnold DC

 

“Dan is a seasoned professional. There's very little preparation needed. He can jump into a project and bring his considerable experience to solving the problem quickly and with a great creative edge.”

Peter MarcionettiChief Creative Officer at Duffy & Shanley

 

“Dan was the embodiment of the ‘creative professional’ you always wish you could find when you have a need. Dan writes with intent and meaning, bringing creativity to the product that you did not know you could expect. I would happily work with Dan again.”

Lisa Diesel, Marketer, Innovator

 

“Dan Brown is the ultimate creative professional. His creative writing skill is among the best in the industry, from concept to finished delivered product. Dan brings talent and insight to all his creative assignments, and will provide a surprise or two that brings extra and real value to the idea. His personal integrity is of the highest order and he is a total professional committed to assisting his clients succeed in selling products and services. We have been professional partners for a number of years and he continues to be a trusted friend and extraordinary marketing and creative person.”

Peter A. Kostopoulos, Marketing and Advertising Consulting

 

“Dan has all the qualities you look for in a creative resource. He combines serious strategic problem solving with a human touch that works across all media. He’s responsive, responsible, reliable and easy to work with. And when you give him a project, you aren’t going to lose sleep. He’ll give you solutions that may surprise you, but will never let you down.”

Jeff BilligWriter/Creative Director/Brand Strategist

 

“I don’t know whether Dan is a creative guy who outthinks the brand strategists or a marketing guy who gives creatives copy envy. Either way, he gets it and delivers the vision...and the inspiration.”

Bob NewbertAdvertising Agency Executive

 

“I have collaborated with Dan over the years many times and I can say he is one of the most creative writers I have ever worked with. Great strategic creative concepts, easy to work with, call him! I highly recommend Dan.”

Jon OlsonOlson Creative Solutions

 

“I have hired Dan on several occasions for copywriting and always been pleased with the results. He is a good collaborator and hits the target without the need for a lot back-and-forth. He has written both informative copy and creative headlines for us and is versatile enough to pull off both with great results.”

Brian BarrusPresident & Creative Director at Studio Element

 

“Why should I write a recommendation for Dan Brown, when we might be up for the same job some day? Maybe it's because I know from experience that Dan is a talented CD/copywriter who consistently does excellent creative work. Maybe it's because I know he's a fine writer who can work in any medium. And maybe it's because I know he's also a good person to work with - committed, caring, and fun. I guess it really doesn't matter why I recommend Dan...only that I recommend him whole-heartedly. Unless he gets the job we're both up for.”

Doug GoranssonCW/CD at Agency to Be Named Later

 

“I have worked with Dan numerous times to develop compelling advertisements targeting multiple industries. His thinking is clear, his creativity is vibrant, and his execution is always on-time and on-budget. If you're planning a marketing campaign and would like to access top-level talent at affordable rates, you should call Dan Brown.”

David FrancoeurChief Marketing Officer at Genscape, Inc.

 

“Although it has been a few years since I have worked with Dan, viewing his work brings a smile to my face as it reminds me of his incredible talent and sense of humor. Dan is indeed a rare talent that gets inside the essence of the human spirit and it shows well in his work. Oh, and he is really great guy on top of it.”

Rick EnderCreative Director at Frederick Swanston

 

“I still don't understand all those meshuggeneh ideas my Danny comes up with or why on earth people pay him and give him awards for doing it. I just wish he could spare a little time every week to call. A few seconds…is that too much to ask for? Just to make sure I’m still breathing.”

Estelle BrownMother

 

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