Manual Writing: RedBeacon Home Guides

Home Depot-owned, RedBeacon, is a premier contractor matchmaking utility, offering access to a team of experts in their Ask an Expert department. * September, 2015 — Present – Home Guides: Tips and Tricks for a Better Home – Author, JB Bartkowiak Areas of Coverage: – Carpentry – Plumbing – Bathroom – HVAC – Exteriors   […]

Quality Assurance: a2z Event Management

Testing credits include: SpecFlow-driven Selenium Automation Native mobile app testing for iOS and Android Responsive testing for Admin and Public facing sites. To learn more about my Quality Assurance background, please visit my resume page on this site.

Social: Building Moxie

Wearing the hat of Social Media Marketing Specialist, BuildingMoxie.com boasts these numbers: Twitter: 8600 Followers. Facebook: 2580 Likes. Pinterest: 1770 Followers. YouTube: 200 Subscribers. 200k Views. To learn more about Building Moxie on YouTube, please visit the Video page in this portfolio.

Content Marketing: Media Tours

Member of various Media Tours, which included product focused events and in some cases factory tours. In most cases, each tour was followed with a brand/product spotlight. Here are some highlights: * Dig This! AMES Tools Built America. :: The Tool School Media Event * How We Run :: Building Moxie Tours John Deere Horicon Works […]

Video: Building Moxie

JB maintains a set of YouTube channels accounting for 200+ Subscribers and over 200k+ views. * Building Moxie Official On YouTube. * Spotlighted Videos

Content Marketing: Building Moxie

Various paid content marketing opportunities negotiated. While core messaging was part of contract terms, creative dominion fell to Building Moxie.  Here are some highlights: * Pressure Washing Basics :: Cleaning with “House Wash” from Krud Kutter *  DIY Home Improvement Essential Skills :: How to Install a Wire Nut * The Benefits of New Roofing :: GAF […]

Project: ECHOtape

A US manufacturer of tape products, contributed project, photos and post for ECHOtape‘s TAPED blog. * June 10 2014 — TAPED by ECHOTape :: MASKING TAPE HELPS RESTORE ORIGINAL VINTAGE WOOD WINDOW SCREENS

Project: Built By Kids

Built by Kids is a premier destination dedicated to engaging children early with building things. In 2012, partnered with my six-year-old daughter to produce this simple redo. * Apr 18 2012 — Built by Kids :: Transform a Trash Can into a Recycling Bin

Project: Black + Decker

A project & piece for global tool manufacturer Black + Decker.  Contributed a build, photos and post in 2015. * May 2015 — Black + Decker:: Build a Cedar Box for Storage  

Feature: BuildDirect

BuildDirect is a leading online warehouse for building products. In 2011, contributed a two-part series on staying sane while remodeling. * Feb 8 2011 — BuildDirect Blog :: Home Remodeling Sanity, Part 2:  Questions to Ask Yourself   * Feb 1 2011 — BuildDirect Blog :: Home Remodeling Sanity, Part 1: The Dastardly Ds

Manual Writing: American Standard

In 2014, American Standard, a global leader in plumbing fixtures, invited me to review and consult on the installation instructions for their Saver (Curved) Shower Doors (Model AM00495.400). Documented on BuildingMoxie here: * On Writing Instructions & Reading Instructions

Quality Assurance: Cision / Vocus

With 10+ years working for global leaders in PR Automation, Vocus,  provided end-to-end functional manual testing as well as management of automated testing efforts for this SaaS product. Lead ad hoc new feature project teams responsible through, among other things, bug capture and reporting, production support gating and successful product deployment on a 3-week cycle. Writing credits […]

Editorial: Building Moxie

BuildingMoxie.com boasts a UVPM = 50+k. Since its 2010 redesign, it has seen 200+ contributors and has served over 1 million pages: http://bit.ly/BMoxie_MediaKit. JB served as both primary content producer as well as editor. Here are some highlights – Web Content Production: * Behind Every Great Man Stands a Woman Rolling Her Eyes || How […]