James Allen Willis James Allen Willis (“Jim”), is a husband, father, marketer, blogger, copywriter and speaker living and working in beautiful Upstate New York (Broome County).

Jim started a blog/news site called Marcellus Drilling News in 2009–as a hobby. Within a few years the site went from avocation and hobby, to full-time occupation. Each weekday Jim scours the news for items of interest to those with an interest in shale drilling in the Northeast. Jim also wears the hat of marketing and advertising consultant for NGI – Natural Gas Intelligence.

Jim’s previous positions include vice president of marketing for A-Team Group, a UK-based news and information service for financial technology executives; director of marketing for Knovel Corporation, an online e-book subscription service for scientists and engineers; and manager of electronic marketing for Waters Information Services (now part of Incisive Media).

Jim once worked as an intern and later as a staffer in the Ronald Reagan White House and for a Member of the U.S. Congress, Helen Bentley.

Jim loves to write–blogs, copywriting, articles–anything! He also loves marketing and figuring out who a good prospect is, and how to present a compelling message to that prospect.

Jim is on the board of several local non-profit organizations.

You may reach Jim at: jim@jameswillis.net.


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