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Marcia Layton Turner

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About Me

I'm a professional freelance content creator and ghostwriter who specializes in topics related to business, entrepreneurship, marketing, retail, and personal finance. I've authored, co-authored, or ghosted more than 50 nonfiction books. I have an MBA in marketing and corporate strategy from the University of Michigan.

In addition to writing book-length pieces, my work has appeared in Businessweek, Entrepreneur, Black Enterprise, Woman's Day, REALTOR, Health, Every Day with Rachael Ray, and dozens of trade journals. Online you can find my work at Forbes.com, where I'm a paid contributor, US News & World Report, CNN Money, AmEx OPEN Forum, and many others. Corporate clients have included Wal-Mart, Staples, Vistaprint, ADP, Chase Bank, PNC, The Hartford, and Prudential, to name a few.


Industries I Write About

Banking

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Retail

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Higher Education

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Public Relations

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Real Estate

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My Writing Samples

How One Woman Makes Millions Reselling Designer Clothes on eBay

Forbes profile of successful eBay reseller.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/marciaturner/2017/02/08/how-one-ebay-millionaire-makes-a-living-selling-designer-clothing-shoes-and-accessories/#38f2f92a2287

Saving for Retirement: What if you want to pay for college too?

Chase Bank piece on balancing retirement saving and college expenses.

https://creditcards.chase.com/slate-credit-card/all-about-credit/saving-for-retirement

8 Ways to Get More LinkedIn Profile Views

Forbes post on how to improve your LinkedIn profile to attract more attention.

https://www.forbes.com/sites/marciaturner/2017/02/28/8-ways-to-get-more-linkedin-profile-views/#7cb6808952cb

How your business plan might be holding you back

Entrepreneur article with advice about your company's business plan.

https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/224460

Experience

Director of marketing communications

Responsible for managing resources and talent for a B2B division of Kodak.

Company: Eastman Kodak Company

I worked there from 7/1989 until 5/1994

President

Founder and owner of editorial consulting firm that provides content creation, ghostwriting, editing, social media material, and publishing counsel.

Company: Layton & Co., Inc.

I worked there from 5/1994 until now

Executive director

Founder and manager of professional organization for aspiring and experienced ghostwriters.

Company: Association of Ghostwriters

I worked there from 6/2010 until now

Content I Write

Ideas and Pitches I Wrote

Outsource property maintenance and boost your revenue

The article would demonstrate how, by outsourcing property maintenance tasks, owners can make more money from a well-kept property and reinvest their time in more important tasks (to make more money). The article would summarize how many hours per month, on average, can be recaptured through outsourcing. We'd then break down typical tasks that property owners handle, assign a typical minute or hour investment required, multiply it by an hourly rate to represent what the owner's time is worth.

Content type: Article

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