We engaged Tom to write the marketing materials for a large and important product launch. It was one of the best decisions we made in the entire process.

Candace Chapman, Commerce Guys

Latest work

Writing with Impact

There’s no such thing as generic “good” writing. Writing quality—and impact—comes from how well it fits its purpose. This course shows how to give all your writing more impact, regardless of its purpose. Writer and journalist Tom Geller helps you find …

Presentation/Video for LinkedIn, lynda.com

Blog posts

In praise of business travel

16 November 2017


Yes. Yes, it is.

Travel ennobles, emboldens, and improves. Business travel is expensive, exhausting — and often irreplaceable. Yes, virtual reality is getting better, …

Untried techniques? Budget extra time.

26 May 2017


Screencap from the upcoming trailer

I’ve been busy working on a 45-second teaser trailer for my documentary-in-development, Almost a Brain. Here’s a 10-second sneak peek …

Freelancers: You, too, can work at LinkedIn Top Companies

22 May 2017


They're big, but they don't have to be scary.

They’re big and well-established, but they need our nimbleness On Thursday, LinkedIn released its list of 50 “top” U.S. companies, …

When business travel goes wrong: location, location, location

22 March 2017


Protip: This small community in New York is not home to Europe's largest port.

To get something accomplished, first make sure you’re in the right country. According to an article in the Dutch newspaper …