Welcome to Doug Spak Writes

Does your business have a story to tell?
If so, let me help YOU find the right WORDS to tell it.

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People buy based on emotion, not facts. The best way to create emotion is by telling stories about your business or service. What story do you need to tell? READ MORE


I’ve written stories for myriad businesses, organizations and individuals. I’m grateful for their willingness to share their experience here. READ MORE


I thought the best way to give you a feel for my writing is to share examples from across the spectrum of business and personal projects. READ MORE

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OMG!! Is Doug Wearing A Speedo?

Inspired by America’s domination in Olympic swimming, I imagine thousands of Americans are now flocking to department stores to buy the latest in ultra-tiny, ultra-skimpy Speedo swimwear. Sales of Speedos spike following both the 2008 and 2012 games. This year, roughly 9 out of 10 gold medal swimmers wore Speedos. The lone holdouts wore either […]


Is It Time To Change Your Story?

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us.” Marianne Williamson I was stuck. It was that kind of stuck common to many wanna-be entrepreneurs. You think you’re moving in the right direction, but […]

designers workplace with drawing material and tools

Like What You Do

We often associate friends with certain moments in our lives, special events such as a cross-country road trip or our first concert or a particularly nasty one-night tequila bender. I will always associate Lori Wellinghoff with 9/11. Lori was part of the leadership team with Local Marketing Corporation,


To The Moon. And Beyond?

I looked at the moon a few days ago during a pre-dawn walk with my dogs. Have you looked at the moon recently? I mean, really looked at it and wondered? This moon was not full, the kind of full moon that inspires artists and poets, lovers and dreamers. This moon was in the one-quarter […]