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Polished Professional Marketing

Know what you want to say...but not quite how to say it? Need help polishing your listing presentation, personal brochure or bio? Planning a workshop or event and want to publicize it?



Author – non-fiction, fiction, children, cookbook (stories & recipes)
Columnist – Real Estate, Advice, Chatty/What & Who, Fashion
Hard News
Feature Stories
Ghost Writer
News Releases
Consumer Information
Profiles – brochures, websites
Photo Story
Postcard Teasers
Website – editing, content writing

Real Estate – existing homes, new homes, commercial, land
Realtors, Realtists & their associations
Home Loans & Refinancing
Property Management
Safety (Home, Office, Personal)
Home Insurance
Fundraisers (non-profits)




News Releases
$50 (interview, research, writing and 1-2 pub submission)* Submission does not guarantee publication**
$25 (re-submit with minor changes, date, etc.) (1-2 publications)
$35 (re-submit with minor changes, date, etc.) (3-4 publications + $5 added for each additional publication.)
$50 (re-write, includes cost of 1- 2 pub submission)*

Professional Profiles
$50 (interview + writing, for website, speaker intro, bio)

$75 (interviews, research, consultation and writing)

$50 (writing) Editing
$25/hour (1 hr. min. - presentations, letters, speeches, etc.)

Logo Design
Quotes as needed

$50 (includes submission)

*If submission is not requested by month end, an invoice for the full amount will be sent and an additional submission charge will be added when submission is requested (see re-submit)
**Submission does not guarantee publication. This is free space and availability for publication is the sole discretion of the editor.
***Estimates given. Work is billed at the end of the month via e-mail invoice, payable upon receipt. Payment is owed for all work even if unpublished. First time clients pay half, up front, before work begins.
****Publication verification and tearsheets are the responsibility of the client.


Kitty Cole referred me to Bobbie Reid. I was so very, very pleased with the editing job she did on my Business Portfolio. I would recommend her to anyone who needs writing or editing help.” Betty Sun Wong, Prudential California Realty and Past-President of Women’s Council of Realtors San Francisco Chapter.

“Bobbie came to the rescue and helped us promote a New Home development. I credit the overwhelming buyer response to her writing and professionalism.” Betty Moore, Realty World-Coliseum Realty and Past-President of the Associated Real Property Brokers.

“Bobbie’s editing skills were invaluable when it came to building our website. Her expertise has been a benefit to my company, Open House Staging & Organizing.” Lavon Martel, Founder/Owner OHSO.

CLIENT LIST (Past & Present)

REMap.com – Editor, REMap Report E-Newsletter
REMap.com – website content

OHSO Staging – Lavon Martel, Owner Website editing

Oakland Association of Realtors – Colleen Porter, Executive Vice President News releases, articles, photos

Oral Lee Brown Foundation – OAR Task Force Committee Chair (Lois Harris, 2005) News releases, photos, articles

Associated Real Property Brokers – DeAnna Baldridge, 2005 president (minority real estate professionals/Oakland)

Women’s Council of Realtors – Alameda County East Bay Chapter & Tri-Cities Chapter News Releases, articles

Gallagher & Lindsey Realtors – Realtor Pacita Dimacali with the 11-member “Our Home Team Advantage” real estate team News releases, photos, article

Lawyers Asset Management, Inc. (LAMI) – Lloyd Kendall, Owner & Kathleen Greeley, Marketing Director News releases, news article, photos, magazine article

City of Oakland – Jackie Campbell, Real Estate Department News Releases

Keller Williams – Rick Geha, Owner (four offices) News releases, profiles

Olympia Funding – Bill Hogarty, CEO (sixth largest mortgage company in the nation) News releases, profiles, articles

Vintage Mortgage – Laura Raney, Broker/Owner (four offices) News releases, articles

Tri-County Appraisal – Stephen Bowman, Owner/Appraiser News Releases, Profiles

Kitty Cole Productions - Kitty Cole, real estate business coach (editing for her clients)

Alliance Title Company – Tina Hand, County Manager News Releases

Curves – Union City, Smith Road New release, photos, newsletter

GCV Investments – Steven De Lucchi, Owner (property management) News releases, flyer

Century 21 Mission Bishop – Alan Bishop, CEO News releases, articles

Century 21 Oliver Jackson – Dick Oliver, Dorothy Jackson, Brokers/Owners News releases, articles

First Security Loans – Bill Ormond, CEO (largest East Bay Mortgage Broker) News releases, articles

Chicago Title Company – Fran Baskin, President News Releases

JCP Geologists – Chanette Duplessis, Vice President (hazard disclosure company) News Releases

Black Oak Custom Homes – Joe Houston, Owner/Contractor News Releases


“I’ll provide the polish. Together we will make you shine.”

“I’ve been a writer since I was ten,” commented Reid. “I started writing for newspapers in 1980 and never stopped.” She writes a real estate column for ANG Newspapers and Hills Newspaper Group. In 2000, she started REID Writing&Marketing offering writing and editing services.
From "Women In Business", San Leandro Journal

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