About Us

Professional Copywriting at Your Service Professional copywriting services

StarrGates Business Communications (SGBC) is your one-stop shop for all your copywriting needs. Putting pen to paper—or fingers to keyboard—we create promotional copy for advertising, marketing and public relations campaigns. We strategize PR angles and write, pitch, and distribute press releases; write ads, scripts, and jingles; and create collateral materials from brochures to posters to table tents. Recognizing the rapid evolution of today's communications platforms, SGBC is keeping apace of the online opportunities presented by social media outlets such as blogs and social and business networking sites.

Promoting Diverse Products and Services for 30 Years

Promotion and advertisingAt the helm of StarrGates Business Communications is professional copywriter Caryn Starr-Gates, whose career spans more than 30 years. Her experience includes writing retail fashion copy; promoting the launch of CNN; ads, radio, and TV spots for Anheuser-Busch, Ralston-Purina and ABC Television; ad campaigns, jingles, and new product concepts for a diverse array of national packaged goods brands, banks, travel and entertainment accounts, and Turner Broadcasting.

Today, SGBC serves a range of clients from the lifestyle, education, life safety, food service, retail, financial, and professional services fields. These businesses come to SGBC for sales and marketing materials, newsletter columns, articles, press releases, print and online ads, and website and social media content.

Finding Self-Expression through Community Involvement, Organization Memberships

Caryn Starr-Gates has been an active member of the New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners (NJAWBO) since 1998; she served on her chapter and regional board for many years as well as the NJAWBO state board. Caryn was honored twice by the Bergen chapter with NJAWBO's Teal Heart award for service "above and beyond" her area of responsibility and was its first Beacon of Light award winner for inspiring others to support and build the organization. In 2010 she was named the Bergen chapter's Business Woman of the Year. Caryn is also a member of the Association of Women in Communications/New Jersey, NJ Creatives, and the Business Marketing Association-NJ.

Outside of business, Caryn is an avid volunteer in her synagogue. She has held several board positions, is involved in various committees, and is the synagogue's publicity chair. Caryn was honored by the NY/NJ region of the Jewish Reconstructionist Federation in 2003 for her work with temple youth. She served on the Synagogue Leadership Initiative Advisory board for the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey and volunteers as a weekly driver for Kosher Meals on Wheels in her town; in 2010 she was honored as Volunteer of the Year by Jewish Family Service of Northern New Jersey.