Hi there. I’m Nelle. I’m a writer, content marketer, and UX nerd in Columbus, OH.

I build businesses with words.

I’m a writer and communication strategist, landed in the (amazing) flyover city of Columbus. Words are my day job and my 6:55 AM obsession. I produce fantastic, shareable content for startups, brands, and web outlets.

Content writer. UX writer. Writer writer.

My specialty? Creating readable, human content for FinTech/InsurTech startups. And I’m skilled at writing app screens and other UX flows. I also write articles and personal essays about culture, religion, identity, and (occasionally!) food.

The writer that startups hire.

Sure, words are my weapon of choice. But I started building businesses when I was five. I did my Dad’s accounting when I was twelve. So basically? I’m the creative on the marketing team and the marketer on the creative team. I go to poetry readings  and SEO conferences. I think like an entrepreneur. I don’t slap together words; I solve problems.

Okay. What else?

I have an extremely large thesaurus that I am not afraid to use. Don’t cross me.

Here’s what I can do.

For businesses, brands, and startups:
On religion, culture, tacos:
(Hey, this is just a sampling. Want more examples? Find more work here.) Thanks for reading along. You can talk to me about your favorite lost cause—or hire me for your project—at nelle at nellesmith.com. (LinkedIn | Twitter)