ABOUT

Meet The Grammatic Artist

Always on the cutting edge of technology and a noted iconoclast, Donald J. Claxton, the author of three-full-length novels, is a leading developerĀ of Interactive Books for the iPad, designing innovative database solutions in FileMaker Pro, and Website and Video Production.

As a spokesman for two former Alabama governors and the communications director for the 12th largest school district in the US, Mr. Claxton has experience doing hundreds of live and taped TV, radio and newspaper interviews on CNN, MSNBC, The BBC, and national, state and local news outlets. In fact, Tucker Carlson once tried to promote him from spokesman of the Dallas Independent School District to superintendent. Mr. Claxton declined.

He has almost 30 years in working in public relations for government, school districts, and corporations.

While in political office, campaigns, and while working for public school districts, he gained valuable experience in market research projects including focus group moderation, recruiting, and telephone polling.

Extensive use in social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, WordPress and LinkedIn.

While state computer services officials were still debating the value of an IBM System 36, he launched the state of Alabama’s Website in August 1995.

He has worked with numerous brands online including EA SPORTS, Chevrolet, Whrrl, Snickers, and Gillette.

Specialties: Interactive books for the iPad, iBooks, iBooks Author, Public Relations, media relations, crisis communications, brand management, social engagement tools: blogging, Twitter, FaceBook, book promotions, business model design, and corporate naming. Also have worked extensively in market research.

Skilled in the use of:

Photoshop
iBooks Author
FileMaker Pro Advanced 14
FileMaker Server 14
Wordpress
OrganizedThemes.com Templates
Illustrator
InDesign
Premiere Pro
Audition
After Effects
CINEMA 4D Lite
Pages
MS Word
MS Excel
MS PowerPoint
iBooks Author
Hype
Scrivener
Aeon Timeline
Scapple
Lightroom
Transmit
TextWrangler

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