Wordsmithie — Here, There and Everywhere

As Laura wrote in her recent post, Wordsmithie is a rapidly growing organization. Although our home base is in San Jose, near several of our Silicon Valley clients, we’re a widely scattered bunch. Many of our ’smithies operate in the Bay Area, but several live and work on the East Coast. We have others in […]


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.


A New Site for an Evolving Agency

When I started Wordsmithie in June, 2010, I wasn’t sure where we were headed—but I knew that the task of finding great content creators was bedeviling everyone I met in Silicon Valley. Even my marketing colleagues at Google (where I worked from 2005-2010) were struggling to find great writers and editors for everything from UX […]


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 Wordsmithie

You might remember an old tagline from a burger chain: Have it your way. It’s the same way in our business. Every client is different, with unique needs, experiences and expectations. There is no single, approved way to handle a project. Each one is different—and although we have standard processes, we usually tweak them to […]


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.