About George Duncan
George Duncan is an award-winning marketing copywriter and consultant in Peterborough, NH. From 1960 to 1976 he held senior copy and promotion manager positions with such leading direct marketers as Esquire Magazine, Ziff-Davis Publishing, Columbia House and Xerox Education Publications. Turning freelance in 1976, he was quickly numbered among the country’s top direct marketing writers including eleven years (1998-2008) as sole copywriter for Kennedy Information (Kennedyinfo.com) There he helped the company transition from print to electronic media, writing B2B sales letters and brochures, email promotions, landing pages and Web sites. His book, Streetwise Direct Marketing, was published in January 2001. He has had numerous articles published in marketing and trade publications and on leading Web sites.
George's work has been recognized nationally by The Direct Marketing Association’s Echo Leader Award, the John Caples Award (2), the Folio Magazine Direct Mail Award, Circulation Management Award (2) MASA's Wright Cup, the Newsletter Gold Awards for 2002 and 2007, plus regional awards by the New England Direct Marketing Association (2) and New Hampshire Ad Club. In 2003 he was honored with a Lifetime Achievement Award by the Vermont-New Hampshire Direct Marketing Group.
In 2010, following a successful 50-year marketing career, George has stepped back from working with clients to pursue other interests. He continues to provide copy and consulting on a limited basis to selected individuals and nonprofit organizations.