John Garvey, MBA

Copywriter, Blogger, Storyteller

I write entertaining, helpful and reliable stories, business profiles and marketing copy that moves readers. Editors enjoy working with me, readers enjoy my style, and I treat deadlines religiously. Learn more at www.garvingtoncreative.com.

"Stories are not just stories; they are the best invention ever created for delivering mental models that drive behavior." - Daniel Coyle

RELIABLE, ENTERTAINING CONTENT

Portfolio

Company Week - Business Profiles

Dynamic Group Circuit Design | Company Week
CEO Christophe Febvre is driving growth with custom printed circuit boards and quick turnaround.
Hotbox Roasters | Company Week
Founder Dale Katechis is roasting 10 kinds of coffee and canning a cold-brewed recipe that packs a serious caffeine kick.
Summit Hard Cider & Perry Company
by John Garvey on March 6, 2018, 02:52 pm MST www.summithardcider.com Fort Collins, Colorado Founded: 2012 Privately owned Employees: 14 Industry: Brewing & Distilling Products:...
SiILion | Company Week
The startup is working to significantly improve lithium-ion batteries for use in the electric vehicle (EV), consumer electronics, and niche aerospace industries.
Confluence Energy | Company Week
Founder and CEO Mark Mathis is turning beetle-kill pine and unwanted scrap wood into eco-friendly absorbents, heating pellets, and other products.
Solid Power | Company Week
CEO Doug Campbell is developing breakthrough batteries for electric vehicles and other markets. Just announced: an extensive joint development agreement with BMW!
Vartega | Company Week
Founder Andrew Maxey pioneering a chemistry-based process to recycle carbon fiber scrap into new material that's on par with virgin carbon fiber.
Prieto Battery | Company Week
Founder and CEO Amy Prieto's brainchild is a Lithium-ion battery technology which may prove a game changer due to its versatility and performance.
Sol Coffee | Company Week
Restaurateur Darren Wurtzburg, consultant Andrew Michler, and visual artist Frank Stanley launched a mobile coffee bar that's powered by solar energy.
Colorado Teardrop Trailers | Company Week
Founder and COO Dean Wiltshire manufactures four models of teardrop trailers, including a pair that are off-road capable, as well as offering rentals and custom builds.

Content Marketing/Blogging

The Growing Importance of Terpene Literacy - Anthea Powered by RCS
Have you ever seen someone sniff a nugget of cannabis like it's a glass of Malbec? It happens. Just as a wine snob might try to pin down the region and type of grape a wine...
8 Proven Tips Keep Your Customers Coming Back - RCS - Blog
There are several reasons you should prioritize retention over new customer acquisition. Harvard Business Review reports that "acquiring a new customer is anywhere from five to...
4/20 Mussings - Anthea by RCS - Blog - Cannabis POS - Seed to Sale
Today is the fifth 4/20 holiday since recreational cannabis was legalized in Colorado and Washington with the passage of Amendment 64 and Ballot Initiative 502. Colorado's...
Why Technology Matters to the Legal Ecosystem - Berbay Marketing & PR | Los Angeles CA
How Law Firms and In-House Counsel Are Navigating Changing Technology Nat Slavin, Partner, Wicker Park Group "Navigating" is the perfect term for discussing legal technology...
9 Sustainability Tips to Reduce Waste - Retail Control Systems - Blog
We're going to be real candid here. Most things marketed as "sustainability" efforts are more accurately "waste reduction" initiatives. What follows are some proven insights on...
Mastering Marketing Technology - Berbay Marketing & PR | Los Angeles CA
Scott Brinker, VP of Platform Engagement, HubSpot Program Chair, MarTech The legal marketing landscape is changing faster than anyone could have anticipated ten years ago,...
Best Practices for Dealing with Negative Customer Reviews - RCS
Whether you're a retailer, restaurateur, tour guide or museum director, your first negative review can make you feel like a donkey kicked you in the stomach. Don't go all...
By the Numbers: Using Data Analytics to Build Smart Content Strategies - Berbay Marketing & PR |...
Susan Kostal Principal, Stet Consulting Adrian L├╝rssen Vice President, Co-founder, JD Supra John Page Director of Communications, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, LLP "Oh great,...
LMA Tech West Conference Recap: 10 Marketing Moves to Make Now! - Berbay Marketing & PR | Los...
The LMA Tech West Conference, held Jan. 31 - Feb. 1 in San Francisco, featured a tremendous volume of thought-provoking discussions. Hats off to conference chairs Eric...
Questions to ask when shopping for a POS system - RCS
What does the term "point of sale system" mean to you? For many, it may simply mean payment processing, but if you're a merchant you have a lot more on your mind. You don't just...
How to Ride Out Seasonal Revenue Fluctuations - Retail Control Systems
Retailers face unique challenges and opportunities each holiday shopping season. Ditto for other peak buying times, as well as cyclical retail sales slumps. Both challenges and...
8 Ways to Be Great in Law, Leadership & Legal Marketing: A Recap of the LMA Southwest Region...
The LMA Southwest Region Conference, held October 26 - 27 in downtown Denver, virtually flew by due to the quality of presentations. This recap features key takeaways for those...
Libations to keep you warm through the winter! - Retail Control Systems
Around the time of the first snowfall, do you notice that certain drinks take on a new appeal? Just as kids associate cold weather with hot chocolate, adults associate certain...
How to keep your garden center successful in the slow season - RCS
Hatch green chilies are all the rage in the late summer and fall, but try the Colorado chilies at Denver-based Country Fair Garden Center and you might become a convert for...
Why Workplace Dogs are a Good Thing - Retail Control Systems
For practical guidelines about office pets, the Society for Human Resource Management just published a helpful guide on " How to Be a Pet-Friendly Employer." There are many...
How to Convince Your Manager They Need a New POS system - RCS
Whether you're a store rep, server, bookkeeper or buyer - not having an up-to-date point of sale (POS) system means you have to grapple with issues you'd just as soon avoid....
Top 10 Restaurant Trends for Restaurateurs
The dizzying number of restaurant industry trends can be exciting, inspiring, anxiety-provoking or just confusing, depending on your perspective. Tech and economic trends,...
Streamlined inventory management + awesome service at The Cupboard
I'm pretty sure the feeling many adults get walking into The Cupboard is like the thrill children feel inside toy stores. The specialty retail store in downtown Fort Collins, CO...

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