Melissa MapesReal Big Words

Melissa is the Founder and CEO of Real Big Words in Washington, D.C. She launched Real Big Words in 2018 to fill an obvious gap: top-performing external talent in creative fields. She helps organizations build killer content and experiences with a hand-selected network of the best freelancers around. Outside of crushing goals for clients, Melissa also writes guides for When she's not wielding her pen like a sword, she's usually trying to keep her rambunctious goldendoodle, Ziggy Stardust, from stealing stuff out of the garbage.