Copywriter, Editor, German-to-English Translator
Welcome! I’m Lori Straus, a freelance writer and editor for the performing arts and technology industries and a generalist translator. Hiring me means you’ll have someone on your team who focuses on the details that are important to you, blends in with your processes, creates compelling content in the voice you need, and meets agreed-upon deadlines 99% of the time. Click on the appropriate box below to learn more about how I can help you.
- Copywriting for Tech & Startup Consider me an agile member of your marketing and communications team.
- Copywriting for the Performing Arts I'm a writer who knows the difference between on point and en pointe.
- German-to-English Translation North Americans don't use torches in their homes or rubbers on their pencils.
I would like to tell you how much I enjoy working with you. I appreciate your enthusiasm, your organization, and your responsiveness. These excellent qualities of yours make my life so much easier – thank you!
Lori asks me the right questions and really listens to my needs. I always feel like it is her goal to really understand what my needs are, so her work can do its best to help my business grow.
Despite the long distance between us, I feel like Lori is sitting next to me and reading my thoughts: she sees the essence of the issue, feels the tone of voice which is needed and she is always on time! Her writing involves, touches and at the same time is as structured as the foundation of a great big house. Working with Lori is great not only because of her great personal characteristics (she is an interesting person, polite, enthusiastic) and professional skills, but because she helps me to improve my English and writing skills. I will definitely will work with Lori again and highly recommend her for your copywriting needs.
Lori is a joy and a pleasure to work with. She listens to your needs and can even offer insightful tips on how to improve your requests and strategies if necessary. I am always happy with the content she delivers. It’s good to have Lori in your corner.
It was a pleasure to have Lori on my team. Her skills in organization, project management, communications, and professional writing were key in moving a number of marketing projects forward. She has a strong attention to detail and quality. Lori is able to take on different projects and jump in with both feet and more important, is quick to learn. She is a strong team player with a ‘can do’ attitude.
Lori is an incredible help to our team. Whether it is creating a simple sales email from an artist bio, or researching little known facts to create fresh and engaging content for a show, we can always count on her to deliver quality writing, on schedule.
Lori is spooky-good at writing for us. She easily understands our nitty-gritty technical details, niche audience, and critical internal requirements. After quickly demonstrating the ability to create rich, compelling copy in any length. She moved on to predicting our requirements better than an internal writer could have. Lori may be psychic, or better yet, an amazing resource for any marketing team to get great written content fast.
I worked with Lori for nearly three years and during this time, found her to be responsive, professional and able to get things done with her ‘can do’ attitude. It was a pleasure to work with someone with a great knowledge of the internal systems and what needs to be done to move projects or difficult situations forward in a positive and constructive way.
Your comments were very helpful and your engagement with the material was evident.