John Rugh
Copywriter and Content Marketing Strategist
Want To Tell Your Story, Win New Leads and Make More Sales? I Can Help You!
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My happy clients can vouch that I deliver solid written work and bend over backwards to provide them with outstanding service. I have a history of delivering what I promise and then some. Want to see more testimonials like these? You can find them in the Recommendations Section of my LinkedIn profile.


Client Testimonials


"Your subject line increased my open rate by 1% and doubled my click through rate. Great Job! Even my CEO paid it a compliment." Susan Andrus, Marketing Manager, McElroy Translation / Chair AMA SIG, Austin, TX


"John is an incredibly skilled and dedicated copywriter. John can turn some of the most mundane content into an engaging and interesting work of art. He consistently produces content above and beyond our expectations and always in a timely manner. His expertise and dedication have proven to be a valuable asset to our team and I would highly recommend him!" Jory Hutchins, Senior Director, Creative & Technology at HiP B2B


"John is one of those rare writers who intuitively understands B2B content strategy and how to express the desired message with minimal briefing and direction. His deep experience with digital media and passion for his craft consistently shine through in his work. He follows through to the end of a project and always goes the extra mile to deliver quality copy, even under tight time constraints. Highly recommend!" Nicole Thomas, Editorial and Content Director, Elevation Marketing


"John is a fantastic resource for small business blog content. He is fantastic to work with and creates high-quality content in a timely manner!" Allie Fryrear, Social Media and Content Manager, Hatchbuck Software


"I collaborated with John for website content for a B2B client. John delivered phenomenal copy, that far exceeded what I had envisioned for the project. With little guidance, John was able to take the background information on the client and turn it into wonderful, compelling copy. All in the same week. I'm certainly going to be looking to work with John on future projects!" Wes Mills, Business Intelligence Specialist, Rackspace


"Succinctly put, John is a great copywriter and an agile business resource for any business." Brett Smith, Agency Founder and CEO, HiP B2B


"I love how John takes the ideas my staff and I give him and turns them into great written content. He has a flair for taking the features of a software product and turning them into very desirable benefits. He is also a pleasure to work with and consistently submits finished projects well ahead of schedule!" Nancy Medica, Communication & Marketing Manager, Making Sense Software


"John was a valuable asset when it came time to rewrite our website. I would recommend him" Joe Cerney, President, JMC Technologies, Inc., College Station, TX


"John has been a great asset to us at HiP. He has helped us address a wide assortment of copywriting needs. In his time working with us, John has moved through several roles and succeeded in all of them. We always know that we can count on John to turn out high-quality writing and do so in a timely manner." Matt Leap, VP Marketing, HiP B2B


"I've worked with John on a number of projects now, including blogs, whitepapers and landing pages, and I can strongly recommend him. He's quick to grasp style and understands how to write copy that engages with the audience, to drive action and results. Plus he's not missed (or had to extend) a deadline yet!” Pete Roythorne, Content, PR and Communications for the Security and Tech sectors


"In a world filled with B and C players, it's not often you connect with an A player that takes not only pride in the work he produces, but ownership as well. John works as if he was part of your organization to product high quality written content in a timely fashion, delivering outstanding customer service. I have given him numerous projects for varying clients, with equally different deliverables. John came through with great work product every time." Nick Cavalancia, Techvangelism


"John's content is delicious, I absolutely love it! I host roundtables for the Austin AMA. When John's talents are utilized in reconstructing my bullet-point event descriptions into a tale of career enhancing experiences and wonderments for email distributions, we experience significant increases in response rates." Susan Andrus, Marketing Manager, McElroy Translation / Chair AMA SIG, Austin, TX


"John is a pleasure to work with, and we've been loving his content!" Jessica Lunk, Digital Marketing Manager, Hatchbuck Software


"As an established PR professional, I know a number of very fine copywriters. I have chosen to use John Rugh for all of my marketing projects. In additional to his considerable copywriting skill and business acumen, John is a pleasure to work with and is dedicated to helping his clients succeed. I highly recommend you contact him when you need first-rate marketing collateral." Dave Manzer, Dave Manzer Create Relations / Founder PR Over Coffee, Austin, TX


"John Rugh is a very talented copywriter with a solid understanding of online marketing strategy. His content is engaging, informative and a pleasure to read, and he goes above and beyond time and time again to deliver great service.” Fernando Florez, Marketing Manager, LanderApp


"As an established PR professional, I know a number of very fine copywriters. I have chosen to use John Rugh for all of my marketing projects. In addition to his considerable copywriting skill and business acumen, John is a pleasure to work with and is dedicated to helping his clients succeed. I highly recommend you contact him when you need first-rate marketing collateral." Dave Manzer, Founder, Swyft


"Thank Goodness for John! As the email copywriter and content specialist for the Austin Chapter of the American Marketing Association, John has increased our open rates, readership and ultimately our event attendance. His writing is crisp, informative, interesting, and fun." Melanie Brenneman, Vice President, Communication, Austin, TX Chapter of the American Marketing Association


"John Rugh is a fabulous copywriter. Each time I've asked John for help he has show up with everything he's got and done a great job in a very timely fashion. It is my pleasure to recommend him." Mitch Stephen, Author, MY LIFE & 1,000 HOUSES, San Antonio, TX


"John, this is a very powerful and well-written letter!...Thank you; you're a great writer!" Mindy Gomillion, Executive Director, BookSpring, Austin, TX


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These marketing and business professionals are thrilled they chose me to help them accelerate their marketing and sales results.

Want to join them? Contact me today, and let's talk!