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INTELLIGENT OCTOPUS serves YouTube channel owners, e-commerce businesses and course creators by editing your videos to connect as you intended, plus provide email support for those videos, so you can connect with your audience with greater consistency, and multiply your marketing impact.

Communication feels like it SHOULD be easy, and yet…

Often it’s hard to say things the right way, find the distance to create YOUR message well, or just plain show up consistently.  

It doesn’t have to be when you have extra hands!

You know your message.  You LOVE your message.  It just needs a little polish to make the impact you know it can… but with what time?

You just need an extra brain, or maybe some extra hands!  

Well, you’ve just found them.

    You are so confident in your messaging, store, store or idea!  

    People are buying, connecting, and a community forming.  But it’s getting harder to keep up with all the things it takes to keep this going.  

    You know you should be more consistent… 

    But it takes time!  Time you don’t have every week, or month, even when you TRY to batch your content.  


    If only…

    • You could record your content, and <poof!> it came back a little bit later as a polished video, ready to post PLUS repurposed to make a month of email content.  

    • All of your existing content could finally get those little tweaks to turn it into the consistent email marketing you’ve been meaning to start.  

    When you hand off that raw video, you get your time back, more consistency, and professionally polished content.

    • Video editing for YouTube, courses, and one-time projects

    • Email provided to promote your video content

    • Record and send raw content in batches

    • Accountability and added confidence included!


    Bundled Video & Email

    Video Services

    Email Marketing

    Let’s Change Intention to Action.

    You know you need to be consistent with your message, but it’s hard to find the time, or the confidence, or well….you just don’t WANT to put in the time anymore.  

    You need extra hands, extra hours or an extra brain to get all of this the way you know it could (or should) be.  

    Intelligent Octopus is your “extra”.  

    This is the extra time, polish and brilliance you know your message needs.  

    Hand it over, 

                  take a deep breath, 

                                      and take care of what you love… 

    Knowing that your message is being polished and repurposed, so that your brilliance is getting out into the world consistently, increasing your visibility and opportunity!


    Where would you like to start? 

    Erika Jones Copywriter and Video Editor

    You know the things you SHOULD do for video and email marketing…

    You just need someone to step into that gap and start taking over some of the things!  

    My name is Erika Jones, and I’m the brains behind Intelligent Octopus.  

    My first love is writing, ever since I had a story “published” on a Pizza Hut placemat way back in elementary school.  

    Then there was that fateful day in college, when I volunteered to help my InterVarsity chapter with a little drama skit.  Next thing you know, I’m being shown the only video editing suite on campus.  Most students didn’t even know it existed.   I was hooked.

    After 15 years in the corporate world, bouncing back and forth between my two loves, and sometimes even combining them, I’ve moved into the online realm.  Email, website copy, course creation, YouTube.  All the things in one place?!? 

    Yes, folks, you are meant to have help with “all the things”.  And I love being those extra hands to fill your gaps.

    Those time consuming details between:

    • Your YouTube footage and your email marketing.
    • Your rough recording and your polished course.  
    • Your idea of consistent videos and actually getting them recorded, uploaded and promoted.

    Giving you the confidence to record and write knowing your audience will only see your gaffes when (and if!) you WANT to provide the bloopers reel, and NEVER the typos.

    Let’s get that polish on your raw brilliance, so that your message reaches out clearly and consistently, and helps you change your corner of the world.

    Erika Jones Copywriter and Video Editor

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    praise & testimonials

    Uplevel My Email Marketing

    Erika completed a copy editing project for me to help me to uplevel my email marketing copy. When I was reviewing her suggestions, I kept having moments of thinking “that’s so smart!” and “oh my gosh, why didn’t I think of that?!” Her suggestions were totally on brand and sounded just like my voice which is very impressive considering she only had a 5 email sequence to go off of! I have no doubt that her suggestions will help to skyrocket my email open and click rates!! Thank you, Erika!

    Jessica Skelton

    Delivered As Promised!

    Erika wrote my email sequence for an opt-in on my website and did so in such a timely manner.  With very minimal guidance and only a few instructions, she spoke to the pain points of my readers, incorporated all topics that I wanted to be covered, and included perfect examples that every parent faces.  Erika delivered as promised and was VERY easy to work with.  If you want to take the stress out of your business, I recommend you hire Erika!

    Laura Lynn LaPointe, M.S., BCBA, LBA
    Laura Lynn LaPointe

    Copy Writing Skills Are Top Notch!

    I needed another set of eyes to look over the copy for course sales page I had designed and Erika gave me some amazing suggestions! She really helped me make the message more clear and powerful. Her copy writing skills are top notch! I definitely recommend her for your content writing needs.

    Courtney Ibinger
    Courtney Ibinger Instructional Designer

    HIGHLY Recommend!

    Erika Jones is excellent! She works well with little direction and her turnaround time is AMAZING! I will definitely continue to use her. If you need support in anyway for your business I HIGHLY recommend Erika, you will not be disappointed.

    Dalaina Knight
    Dalaina Knight
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