Leslie J. Thompson

Dynamic Writer and Speaker with a Background in Journalism, Marketing Communications and Ghostwriting

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Financial Writing

February 17th, 2015 ·

I have been writing for the financial services industry for more than 15 years, both as a marketing writer and a journalist. I have ghostwritten three books related to financial planning and entrepreneurism and for many years was a regular contributor to Horsesmouth.com and AdvisorMax.com, two of the top online resource centers for financial services professionals. As a journalist, I have written about the world of financial services for Registered Rep, TICKER, and Multexinvestor.com (now Reuters), among other media outlets. As a copywriter, I have written newsletters and white papers for numerous CFAs and investment advisory firms.

Here is a brochure I recently created for D.R. Saur, a local financial advisory firm.

Here is a blog article I wrote targeting insurance agency owners who want to sell their business.

Here is a magazine article about the direct selling industry for Success from Home.

Here is a white paper on outsourcing employee benefits administration.

And here is a website bio for a financial advisor in Montana.

A few of my recent (and less recent) financial articles are posted below. (Some are under my maiden name, Leslie Rosenberg.) I can send newsletter samples upon request.

Need a project quote? Please email me at leslie@lesliejthompson.com.

Financial Articles

Horsesmouth.com – Coaching Insights from an Award-Winning Manager

Horsesmouth.com – Secrets to a Successful Support Staff

Horsesmouth.com – 10 Time-Saving Strategies for Branch Managers

AdvisorMax.com – Serving the Middle Market

AdvisorMax.com – Hiring the Perfect Advisor to Complement Your Staff

AdvisorMax.com – 5 Best Practices to Increase Client Referrals

Registered Rep – Remember My Values, Not Just My Wealth

MultexInvestor.com – The Big Squeeze

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Writing Samples

September 6th, 2011 ·

My writing experience spans a wide range of industries. Please use the links below to see examples of both B2B and consumer-focused content. If you do not see an example of the type of project with which you need help, please call me at 214-704-6661 or email leslie [at] lesliejthompson [dot] com. I have hundreds more samples, and if I don’t have experience in your type of project, I likely can refer you to someone else who can help.

To request a quote on a writing or editing project, call Dallas freelance writer Leslie J. Thompson at 214-704-6661.

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Education Articles

March 17th, 2008 ·

Here are a few articles I have written related to current trends in education–specifically, reading and math. You can find additional samples of my education writing in the Marketing Collateral section.

To get a quote on a project, please email me at leslie@lesliejthompson.com.

Education articles 

Repairing a Broken Foundation: Solutions to Help Middle School Students Who Struggle with Math

An Agent of Change: How Getting Teacher Buy-In Can Improve Results for Reading Intervention

One Man’s Simple Plan to Change the World (Profile of Dr. Roland Goode, Creator of DIBELS)

Educational Reforms in Philadelphia

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