Amy Bell

  • • 15+ years of professional journalism, copywriting and ghostwriting experience and founder of WritePunch Inc.
  • • Writes compelling content for an array of publications, ad agencies and companies across the globe and has ghostwritten six published books.

Experience

Amy Bell is a freelance copywriter, journalist and founder of WritePunch Inc. Armed with nearly two decades of professional writing and marketing experience, Amy has a knack for crafting compelling copy that captivates readers and drives audiences into action. She tackles copywriting projects for an array of ad agencies and companies across the globe—from Tampa, Florida to Atlanta, Georgia to Los Angeles, California to Zagreb, Croatia and beyond.

Amy also contributes insightful articles to a variety of publications and websites. With tons of research, writing and interview experience and a genuine passion for the written word, she can produce riveting content about practically any topic. She has also ghostwritten and/or edited eight published books.

Over the years, Amy has written for cable TV networks, financial companies, colleges and universities, real estate clients, luxury hotels, veterinarians, software developers, agricultural pubs, parenting websites, technology startups, insurance trade pubs, architectural firms and even the funeral industry. Her client list includes Cartoon Network, TNT, TBS, The Weather Channel, Robert Half, Babble, Michigan State University, Chase, Oglethorpe University and more. She works hand-in-hand with clients to create impossible-to-ignore websites, articles, blogs, print ads, radio and TV spots, brochures, billboards, direct mail pieces and social media campaigns. A self-professed word nerd, Amy relishes every day as a freelance writer, and she takes on each and every writing project with enthusiasm.

Education

Amy graduated from the University of Georgia with a BA in Journalism and a minor in English in 1999.

Quote from Amy

"I genuinely enjoy writing about finance to help consumers make smart financial decisions. My goal is to break down even the most complex topics into an easy-to-understand, entertaining narrative. After all, finance doesn't have to be boring!"

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