The words you use are pivotal to your effectiveness and, at Wordsmith Associates, we help ensure that your words are the best ones – thoughtfully crafted, creatively combined, and professionally presented. As communication experts working at your direction, our goals are to enrich your engagement with others, extend the reach of your impact, and enhance your brand & reputation.
At Wordsmith Associates, we help clients become more effective communicators by focusing on their words and putting quality control in place at the source. In original writing and editorial work, we attend to word selection, grammar, factual integrity, stylistic consistency, creative motifs, and internal organization – all critical contributors to what we regard as precision in preparation.
After the basic language work is done, Wordsmith delivers power in presentation by blending state-of-the-art technical proficiency with seasoned creative judgment. The objective is to bring a form to the work that renews and extends the effectiveness of the words themselves.
See our Services discussion for details on the full-range of Wordsmith communication & publication service offerings. We flex our organizational talents as needed to meet the demands of each client engagement.
These days, the communication-excellence bar is high, and it is becoming increasingly difficult to have a distinctive voice. This challenge favors a firm like Wordsmith Associates, where commitment to quality is our top priority.
We use a network model for resourcing client projects, matching our best talents to your specific needs. This ensures resource efficiency and cost effectiveness and enables us to scale to projects of any size. We welcome the opportunity to discuss how we might best accelerate your progress and advance your goals.
Contact Us to discuss how Wordsmith Associates might advance your communication priorities. We expertly handle the diverse communication needs of our clients – ranging from individuals to small businesses to large organizations.
Wordsmith Associates is a sole proprietorship registered in Kane County, Illinois. It is located at 1400 Sherwood Lane in the City of Geneva, Illinois, approximately 40 miles west of Chicago.
Wordsmith Associates was founded in 1992 by Rod Mebane, a former university treasurer, foundation director, chief learning officer, and consulting partner, with degrees from Swarthmore College (B.A.) and the University of Pennsylvania (M.A. Communication). As Managing Editor of Wordsmith Associates, Rod is frequently a key service provider on client projects but involves associates with various expert skill sets as needed to assist in the work.
Rod is a man of letters and has developed master wordsmith capabilities. He is broadly published in the fields of education, finance, and professional development. An independent publisher, he has also helped numerous individuals bring “the book inside” them to life. As Rod’s published portfolio attests, he is committed to leveraging editorial, design, and technology talents in work that delivers important, enduring impact to his clients.