Editing & Design

“You don’t have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.”
― Ray Bradbury

Binghamton University Creative Writing Conference in New York

As entrepreneurs, the Keils established a design firm in 2006 in Scottsdale, Arizona. They use their technical background to partner with corporate and non-profit organizations. They utilize Adobe Creative Cloud (Photoshop, Premiere, InDesign) software with the Adobe digital color wheel to design innovative pieces. As a team, they develop websites, logos, and create strategic marketing campaigns. They have used graphic, web design, and social media skills to enhance organizations’ visibility in the community. They provide Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and site analytics via Google Developer. They adhere to Chicago and MLA writing standards. They have served as editors to scholarly publications. They have been on blind review boards to analyze authors qualifications for various publications. They are familiar with online distribution and publishing house practices.

Let 70 Degrees create a complete marketing plan for your organization. They offer all service marketing campaigns from logo design, web development, e-commerce, and social and e-mail campaigns. They have written press releases for exhibitions, book publications, and community events. Our network extends to print and online publications. They can ensure your message is expressed cohesively and to the targeted audience. They contact the media to announce your events and increase awareness of your organization. The Keils enjoy designing your newsletters, flyers, and social media campaigns. They can schedule these messages to post in advance and create a social media manager system that will reduce your need to fill this position in your organization.

The Keils have taken college level computer science and graphic design courses and online continuing education classes. They are proficient in HTML and CSS. As UCI approved vendors, they are creating a website and publication for the Illuminations Magnifying Generative Imaginaries Undergraduate Student Project under the faculty supervision and advisement of Dr. Ana Elizabeth Rosas. They are working on Virtual Reality and app based projects with community partners.

The Keils are the designers of the Laguna Woods History Center (LWHC) website. They refreshed the look and created an easy-of-use to navigate this community’s online hub. The collections are digitally accessible through the site. They helped the LWHC create a social media presence and extend their community online.

Jennifer designed the Southwest Oral History Association’s news blog, Fall/Winter 2018 & Summer 2018 newsletter, and social media accounts. You can subscribe to the newsletter via the WordPress blog. She organized the SOHA poster session at the Center for Oral and Public History on April 30th, 2016. As the 2018 Conference Chair, she designed the tote bags based on Fullerton citrus crate ephemera. Follow #SOHA2019 for oral history updates for the upcoming joint conference with the Oral History Association. Jennifer is serving on the OHA 2019 Conference Marketing Committee. It will be held on October 16-19, 2019 at the Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah. The theme for 2019 is Pathways in the Field: Considerations for those Working In, On, and Around Oral History. The registration portal is now open. Jennifer is serving on a 2019 OHA award committee. Cindy will be chairing a panel and Jennifer will be presenting.

When Jennifer served as the Volunteer History Consultant for Balboa Island Museum, she implemented social media products such as their Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, YouTube, and Twitter accounts. As the organization’s former Museum Director, she helped edit print and digital tools such as volunteer handbooks, exhibits, education programs, and marketing materials. She managed the website and social media campaigns. She instituted the Square selling platform for the Museum Store in order to manage and market the exclusive line of goods. She wrote the product description and marketed it to the community at large. As part of the marketing team, contributed articles to the quarterly newsletter and helped edit the content. She created e-mail marketing campaigns that distribute the newsletter which contain information about special events and Museum Store products.

Cindy has been an anthology editor for scholarly publications. This includes an anthology that was physically printed and distributed electronically.

Cindy participated in The Writers’ Circle, UCI’s creative writing club . She had her work published in its annual publication, Sins & Taxes. When Cindy was studying at CSUF to receive her masters, she volunteered to help edit the English department’s newsletter The Anecdote. She wrote and edited articles for this publication. As a freelance editor, she has worked on anthologies and magazines.

As the V.P. of the CSUF European Studies Society, Jennifer organized community events and created fundraising activities. She managed the documents with cloud-based technology in order to distribute information to board members and students. This club is no longer active since the university moved the European Studies program into a different department. Jennifer developed the Facebook page. Cindy served as the Graphic Designer of European Studies Society. She provided editing and design services. Hundreds of community members and university students attended the following functions: Center for Oral and Public History 2013 Hansen Lecture for Professor Portelli on “Harlan County, Kentucky: Thirty Years of Field Work”; “A Journey through European Martial Culture” in March 2013; “Life at the Crossroads of Europe and Asia” in December 2013; “Present and Future Perceptions about Germans and Germany” in April 2013; “Britain’s Historical Participation in the Olympic Games” in November 2012; “Traveling and Studying in the European Periphery” in October 2012; “European Debt on the Crisis and the Future of the European Union” hosted by Wolfgang Drautz, the German General Counsel, in April 2012.

As the Managing Editor of the Welebaethan, the national award winning history academic journal, Jennifer worked with a team of dedicated students. She helped revise graduate and undergraduate articles. She served as the 2012 Welebaethan graphic designer and created the covers and formatted over 350 pages of research in InDesign for print. Keil created proofs for each of the editors to review and approve for final production. She has since volunteered for the bi-annual review board with faculty.

70 Degrees offers editing, web, and graphic design services. Contact them for a quote. They would enjoy the opportunity to work with you.