Writing & Editing

The "write" stuff. Use Philip Tobias for your important writing and editing. You get clear, concise technical writing and editing. You also get marketing communications with sales sizzle. Nationally published since 1975, bylines or credits include magazine articles, marketing collateral, reviews for the trade and computer press, plus all types of technical writing.

Technical Writing & Marketing Communications

For high-tech corporations, Philip Tobias creates documentation for users or software developers, e-learning or classroom courseware, multimedia programs, online help systems, installation cards, ReadMe or release files, white papers, along with complete Web sites. Technical, tutorial, and training writing appears in many books, discs, and publications worldwide. Philip Tobias provides expert technical writing.

Writing & Editing sample

- Technical marketing whitepaper.
Copywriting and electronic publishing by Philip Tobias.

Clever copywriting for over twenty-five years means you also get effective advertisements, brochures, cards, coupons, direct mail or direct response. Also newsletters and online publications, press releases, sales presentations, plus video and audio scripts. Words that work for you. Philip Tobias provides you with compelling copywriting for all types of marketing communications.

Comprehensive Capabilities

Count on the writing you need, no matter the product or service. Experience includes magazine advertisements for a leasing software developer, as well as brochures, sales sheets, and user manuals for a telecommunications provider. Other recent projects include a variety of marketing materials, along with both application programming interface (API) and end user documentation for a geographic information system (GIS) developer. See writing samples.

"Great work on the Sales Order Entry CD-ROM.
This is the kind of thing that will reduce training time,
reduce mistakes, and
free up resources for concentrating on
system implementation and improvement."
- Users Group V attendee in Orlando, FL

A leading enterprise software development corporation used Philip Tobias to author their multimedia e-learning courseware. This included the development of four computer based training (CBT) programs: Sales Order Entry 1, Sales Order Entry 2, Sales Order Entry 3, and Receivables & Payables. The corporation's other writing projects included online help and technical documentation, advertisements, news and press releases, plus copywriting and code for an intranet and the Web. Sales Order Entry 1, Sales Order Entry 2, and Sales Order Entry 3 each won awards from the Society for Technical Communication.

Writing & Editing sample

- Award-winning e-learning courseware series.
Multimedia authoring by Philip Tobias.

The world leader in electronic publishing software hired Philip Tobias to edit Windows & Mac OS documentation. For Quark Inc., Philip Tobias also created, coded, and compiled the online help files for both computer platforms. The help projects involved consultation on their extensive foreign-language localization. Editing included Quark's international advertisements, brochures, online files, user manuals, and other publications.

"The Press Release looks very good to me...
Your compliments go mainly to Phil Tobias who is the original author...
Great work, read like a MacWeek article... MacWeek ran our story!"
- Reflex Plus Orphans Association,
members' comments from America Online

Writing bylines and publishing projects also include MacGuide Magazine, The MacHonor Bulletin, Rocky Mac, The Rangefinder Magazine, The Pace Newsletter, and Solutions International Newsletter, among others.

Photography & Electronic Publishing

Publish with impact. Add professional photography and graphic design to your publishing projects. Photographs by Philip Tobias appear in ads, annual reports, books, cards, magazines, newspapers, posters, press kits, public relations, record covers, on television, and on the Web.

"You are one of the very few professionals,
from all over the world, to be part of the book."
- Central Readers Service, Ltd., Canada

A digital publishing pioneer back in 1984, Philip Tobias has continued at the forefront of electronic publishing. While running his own communications business, Tobias provided publishing services to Westside Printing in Denver for five years. Services to their clients included copywriting, graphic design and typesetting, editing and proofreading. With all of this experience, and clients from all industries, you can depend on Philip Tobias. Depend on a complete solution - from brainstorm to bindery.

Writing & Editing sample

- Nationally published four color advertisement.
Copywriting and prepress by Philip Tobias.

Versatile & Professional

Today, Philip Tobias lives in beautiful Boulder, CO, extending his versatility in Business/Communications. Writing and publishing is done on either Windows or Mac OS computer systems, the Mac complete with dual monitors, film and flatbed scanners, and more. Software licenses include the Adobe Creative Suite (Adobe Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash, Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop), HelpLogic, Microsoft Office, QuarkXPress with many XTensions, and numerous other applications. Tobias is also an expert user of Adobe FrameMaker, which he often chooses when writing long, complex technical documentation.

"Outstanding... a joy to see... followed guidelines perfectly... thank you for your promptness."
- MacGuide Magazine

The Rocky Mountain Chapter of the Society for Technical Communication has frequently used Philip Tobias as an Online Publications Competition judge. Philip Tobias served as the 2001 President of the Boulder Writers Alliance, and still serves on the organization's steering committee.

Contact Philip Tobias for professional technical writing or marketing writing in Boulder and Denver, Colorado.