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David Gargaro

Toronto
I provide writing, editing and consulting services. My goal is to ensure the accuracy, clarity and integrity of your message.
Introduction
About Me

David Gargaro has over 25 years of hands-on experience in the business arena. In 2018, he penned “How to Run Your Company… into the Ground,” drawing insights from his direct involvement in small business operations. His practical guide covers a spectrum of topics, including strategic partnerships, product development, hiring and expansion strategies.

Gargaro has also developed toolkits for startup founders, assisting them in navigating the complexities of entrepreneurship. He is a professional speaker as well, addressing audiences on topics such as the customer experience. Additionally, Gargaro’s expertise in sales, marketing and financial planning has been featured in publications like Advisors Magazine, Moody’s Analytics and VentureBeat.

Business Description

I provide writing and editing services, solutions and support. I can help with companies to produce and edit a wide range of content, including (but not limited to) articles, websites, newsletters, sales and marketing materials, educational content, books, emails, press releases and more.

Experience
Mathematics Editor at Self Employed
June 1993 - Present

I write and edit content for mathematics textbooks and related materials from grade 5 to grade 12. I have worked with publishers in the US and Canada on a wide variety of materials, and I also manage projects for publishers (coordinating writers, managing schedules, tracking projects, etc).

Managing Editor at Permacharts
October 1995 - June 2002

As Managing Editor, I was responsible for determining titles to be developed, assigning titles to freelance writers, editing manuscripts, working with Design Manager to produce title, hiring freelance writers and editors, writing content, updating website, and administrative duties.

David's Activity
Complete Guide to Understanding the Sales Funnel - thumbnail
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Complete Guide to Understanding the Sales Funnel
A sales funnel is the step-by-step process that a prospect follows to become your customer.
Updated March 23, 2023
What Is SMS for Business? - thumbnail
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What Is SMS for Business?
Use SMS messaging in text message marketing campaigns to reach customers on their mobile devices. Learn the types of SMS messages and how to use them.
Updated February 02, 2024
Complete Guide to Building a Sales Process - thumbnail
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Complete Guide to Building a Sales Process
A sales process helps you convert leads into customers and earn consistent sales in your business.
Updated November 15, 2023
12 Proven Ways to Increase Sales - thumbnail
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12 Proven Ways to Increase Sales
Growing sales is crucial for small business success. Learn proven ways to increase sales and help your small business grow.
Updated April 10, 2024
Guide to Employee Bonuses - thumbnail
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Guide to Employee Bonuses
Employee bonuses are any compensation paid in excess of an employee's base salary or hourly wage. Learn how to structure and implement employee bonuses.
Updated January 04, 2024
What Is General Liability Insurance? - thumbnail
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What Is General Liability Insurance?
If a third party gets hurt at your workplace, they can sue you. Here's how to protect your company.
Updated January 11, 2024
What Is Errors and Omissions Insurance? - thumbnail
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What Is Errors and Omissions Insurance?
Errors and omissions insurance guards your business against lawsuits brought by dissatisfied customers.
Updated November 07, 2023
Business Insurance Guide - thumbnail
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Business Insurance Guide
This guide to business insurance can help you understand the policies available to your small business and determine which policies are right for you.
Updated February 14, 2024
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12 Best Ways to Use Business Texting
Text message marketing can be a big benefit to a business. Learn 12 ways to use business texting to streamline operations and the benefits of SMS marketing.
Updated April 01, 2024
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10 Ways to Generate More Sales Leads for Your Business
Sales leads are important to your business. Here is how you can generate more leads and manage them better by choosing the best CRM system for your needs.
Updated October 30, 2023
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Business Owners’ Guide to Workers’ Compensation
If your business has employees, nearly every state requires you to have workers' compensation insurance. Learn about what it covers and how much it costs.
Updated November 07, 2023
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What Is Professional Liability Insurance?
An insurance policy that service-related businesses need is professional liability insurance. Learn about what it covers and protects against.
Updated November 07, 2023
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Using Form 941 to Pay Quarterly Payroll Taxes
Businesses must file Form 941 quarterly to report the total taxes withheld from employees' paychecks. Here's everything you need to know about Form 941.
Updated October 23, 2023
What Is a Discretionary Bonus? - thumbnail
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What Is a Discretionary Bonus?
Learn about discretionary bonuses and their regulatory and tax implications, as well as the bonus structures that best avoid triggering additional taxes.
Updated October 13, 2023
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How to Write an Executive Summary for a Marketing Plan
An executive summary of your marketing plan provides an overview of how you’ll reach your target audience and drive conversions. Here is how to create one.
Updated November 16, 2023
7 Ways to Use Text Messaging for Customer Service - thumbnail
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7 Ways to Use Text Messaging for Customer Service
Businesses use texting to support customer service strategies and boost customer satisfaction. Learn seven ways to use text messages for customer service.
Updated April 10, 2024
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Employee Expense Reimbursement
Learn how to implement an employee expense reimbursement plan that clearly communicates protocols, navigates tax rules and keeps costs in check.
Updated November 02, 2023
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How to File Employee Payroll Taxes
This guide to filing payroll taxes can help any business with employees manage their payroll and meet their tax obligations.
Updated February 14, 2024
Do You Need Product Liability Insurance? - thumbnail
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Do You Need Product Liability Insurance?
Product liability insurance is needed for businesses that make, sell or distribute products. Learn about what it covers and how much it costs.
Updated November 07, 2023
What Is SUTA Tax? How Do You Calculate It? - thumbnail
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What Is SUTA Tax? How Do You Calculate It?
The State Unemployment Tax Act (SUTA) is a required payroll tax employers must pay. Learn what SUTA taxes are and how to understand, set up and pay them.
Updated October 23, 2023