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ABOUT Laura Bergheim

The founder and CEO of Wordsmithie, Laura has more than two decades of experience as a journalist, author, content creator, agency owner and creative strategist. She founded Wordsmithie in 2010 after leaving Google, where she was a senior content strategist and senior editor for monetized products such as AdWords.


Why We’re Grateful This Year

Not long ago we celebrated our fifth birthday. I waxed lyrical about our half-decade of existence in a blog post; if you missed it, I shared a lot about what we’ve learned as an agency in the past five years. I’m grateful for all those lessons. They’ve helped Wordsmithie transform in to what it is today, and will […]


ABOUT Laura Bergheim

The founder and CEO of Wordsmithie, Laura has more than two decades of experience as a journalist, author, content creator, agency owner and creative strategist. She founded Wordsmithie in 2010 after leaving Google, where she was a senior content strategist and senior editor for monetized products such as AdWords.


Celebrating Wordsmithie’s First Five Years

This summer, Wordsmithie celebrated its fifth anniversary, and what a wild joy ride it’s been. As we roll back to work after the well-deserved Labor Day holiday, I’ve been thinking a lot about how we’ve grown as a company, how I’ve changed as a founder and coach-player, and how our team has evolved into an […]


ABOUT Laura Bergheim

The founder and CEO of Wordsmithie, Laura has more than two decades of experience as a journalist, author, content creator, agency owner and creative strategist. She founded Wordsmithie in 2010 after leaving Google, where she was a senior content strategist and senior editor for monetized products such as AdWords.


Working With a Distributed Team

Wordsmithie works internationally, which also means we’re much more widely scattered than many agencies our size. We have ’smithies not only all across the United States, but also in Europe (Madrid) and Asia (Singapore). We routinely collaborate on projects that have us talking and collaborating with people all across the globe—from Norway to New Zealand, […]


ABOUT Jim Leeke

Widely experienced in journalism, marketing communications and advertising, Jim has worked with top creative agencies to deliver print, Internet and interactive projects to Fortune 500 companies. His expertise ranges from technology and healthcare/pharmaceuticals to defense and veterans issues. Jim is also the author/editor of six books, writing extensively on the Civil War and baseball. In addition to his Wordsmithie role, Jim is Co-founder and Creative Director of Taillight Communications.


Collaborating with Wordsmithie

At Wordsmithie, we’re always looking for ways to work more efficiently with each other and our clients. One way we communicate smoothly with clients—from our introductory call, through scoping the project, assigning a copywriter and delivering the finished work—is through Google Apps.

Wordsmithie doesn’t have a dedicated IT department, so we need a solution that’s […]


ABOUT Debbie Leight

A Silicon Valley native, Debbie has spent her career in software, including seven years at Google as a part of their Sales and Marketing team. With a knack for helping people understand technology and its benefits, At Wordsmithie, she serves as a studio director, helping clients and creatives work together to achieve great things.