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Personal Details


Robert A. Moskowitz                                                                          Phone: 818-613-7348

827 Second Street, # 104                                                                        Fax: 310-656-0495

Santa Monica, CA  90403                                         E-mail:




Bachelors Degree

American Civilization

University of Pennsylvania, 1968


Graduate Work

History, Anthropology, Computer Sciences

New School for Social Research, 1971


Summary of Qualifications


Gifted wordsmith

Successful author of books, courses, articles, essays, white papers, and more

Award-winning writer of TV – film – audio programs (non-fiction, advertising, promotional)

Quick learner

Proven communications strategist

Knowledgeable audience builder, keeper

Wily marketer

Experienced interviewer and popularizer




KOCE-TV's "Dollar$ and Sense" telecourse encompassing 26 half-hour shows on personal finance; performed as the on-air host covering computer and Internet resources for personal financial management; July -September, 1998. Aired nationally through 1999 and beyond. Winner: 1998 Los Angeles Area Emmy, Instructional Programming.


Writer, director, and producer of industrial films and videos, including Time Management For Supervisors, which won the Silver Medal at the New York Film and Video Festival, 1979.


Real Estate Investors Toolbox, and Financial Planning When Your Time Is Limited (audio and workbook programs), Hume Financial Publishers, Atlanta, GA, 1985-1888.


Total Time Management, Creative Problem Solving, Effective Team Building, Assertiveness for Career and Personal Success, Personal Selling Skills, Successful Delegation, How to Evaluate Performance and Assess Potential, Using Managerial Authority, Setting and Achieving Personal Goals, Basic Business Psychology (audio and workbook programs), American Management Association, New York, 1970-1980.'s "Managing Remote IT Development Teams", and “Supporting Remote and Geographically Dispersed Employees,” two separate recorded presentations I wrote and delivered covering the respective topics, sold to Fortune 2000 IT departments on DVD and CD for training and reference, published February, 2000 and 2001.




Leading websites, including,,,,,, and many more. In various combinations, successfully ran teams in charge of business strategy, content, user experience, and marketing.


Expert and analyst, writing on strategic, marketing, business, and technical aspects of online business for websites/publications, including:’s website covering online marketing know-how, 


Books and Long-Form


How To Organize Your Work and Your Life, Doubleday, New York, 1981 (revised,1993), selected as a Fortune Book Club Alternate.


Parenting Your Aging Parents, Key Publications, Woodland Hills, CA, 1991. (Soon to be a series of television shows.)


Out On Your Own -- Everything You Need To Know Before, During, and After Leaving The Nest, Key Publications, Woodland Hills, CA, 1999.


Eliminate Your Commute -- The Official Handbook of the American Telecommuting Association, Volume 1: “How To Increase Your Personal Effectiveness and Job Satisfaction by Telecommuting”; Volume 2: “How To Increase Your Effectiveness and Satisfaction as a Telecommuter Through Advanced Techniques”; The American Telecommuting Association, Washington, DC, 1993.


The Small Business Computer Book -- A Guide in Plain English, Upstart Publishing Company, Dover, New Hampshire (a division of Dearborn Financial Publishing, Chicago, Illinois), 1993.


Knowledge Management, a one stop resource to bring readers up to speed on the valuable information assets companies possess but generally don’t exploit. Contains in depth analysis of Knowledge Management, how to implement it and value its contribution to a company. Giga Information Group, Inc., Norwell, MA, 66 pages, December, 1998.


Other Published Works


Hundreds of blog posts for various online publications and websites, including:,,,, Blogadoccio, and many more; 2000-present. 


Hundreds of articles for various online publications and websites, including New York Journal of Books,,, Art Calendar Magazine, GlobalNetFinancial’s world-wide network of investment and financial education websites, investment psychology site,’s entertainment/night-life review site,’s entrepreneurial and business management site, and many more; 2000-present. 


Hundreds of magazine and newspaper articles for dozens of national magazines, newsletters, and websites, including business publications, such as: L.A. Parent, Hemispheres (United Airlines), Investor’s Business Daily, Journal of Accountancy, Sylvia Porter's Personal Finance, Your Money (formerly Money Maker, the financial sister publication of Consumer Digest), The Capitalist Reporter, and Free Enterprise; as well as virtually all the top technology publications, like: PC Times, Computer Decisions, Datamation, Software News, Popular Computing, PC Week, ComputerWorld, InfoWorld, MIS Week, CIO; and others; 1968-2008. 


Parenting  Your Aging Parents, columns presently in syndication to various Web sites and print publications; 1999-present.


Practical Supervision, eight page monthly newsletter edited and published for front-line supervisors in some 26,000 organizations, contract, 1994-1997.


Tele-News, eight page newsletter edited and published for members of the American Telecommuting Association, contract, 1993-1999.


Computers In Marketing, Chapter in: Marketing Handbook, Volume 2: Marketing Management, edited by Edwin E. Bobrow, Dow Jones Irwin, 1985


High Profit Investing, eight page newsletter edited and published for 1,000 subscribers, self, 1981-1983


Executive Productivity, eight page newsletter edited and published for 8,000 subscribers, Newsletter Management Corporation, 1978-1981


CRM – The Online Newsletter, research and write online newsletter containing all new, original material published monthly by Personal Selling Power Inc., Fredericksburg, VA 22406, 2000-2001. 


Other Accomplishments and Activities


Speaker/Presenter (Highlights):

Vienna, Austria; April, 1994, BankAustria’s Syposium on Online Business Systems. Topic: The Future Of Telecommuting.

Vienna, Austria; February, 1995, Global Integrated Village Environment WorldWide Conference. Topic: 75 Ways To Make Money On The Internet.

Bad Kleinkirchheim, Austria; October 1995, Austria’s First Internet Conference. Topics: The Internet For Journalists, and 75 Ways To Make Money On The Internet.

America Online’s “Your Business Lunchtime Conference,” May 2, 1996, Topic: Making A Successful Business Plan; July 10, 1996, Topic: Effective Supervision.

“Virtual Radio Tours” of some 25 radio stations at a time (lists available), 1995, 1996, USA, talking about such topics as: Balancing Work and Family Life, Telecommuting, and Caring For Aging Parents


Commentator, occasional opinion/editorial appearances in the Los Angeles Times, on CNBC Television Network, and elsewhere, 1992-1998.


Founder and Past President, Public Interest Media Project, 1973-1979 – Non-profit, tax-exempt corporation actively providing promotional, media, and training services to community organizations and individuals in the Philadelphia area.


Founder and Past President, American Telecommuting Association, 1993-present – The first and largest membership association for telecommuters, actively providing educational, training, testing, and motivational materials that help employees and employers reap the benefits of telecommuting.


Teacher, Courses in Business Management, in Productivity, in Small Business Computing, in Caring for Aging Parents, in Savvy Investing, and in Communications

Temple University, Philadelphia, PA, Extension Program, 1972-1977.

America On Line, computer information service, 1993-2000.

The Internet, 1995-present

Lecturer, Caring for Aging Parents, Continuing Education Seminars, 1990-1992.


Book Reviewer, Articles in The New York Journal of Books, many of which can be seen here:


Reviewer, Articles in The Journal of Accountancy, published by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants.


Editor, half-a-dozen monthly business and management 8-page newsletters, including The President’s Letter, Sales and Sales Management, and others, all published by Executive Reports Corporation (Prentice-Hall), Englewood Cliffs, NJ, 1968-1970.


Professional Affiliations


Independent Writers of Southern California

PEN (Poets, Essayists, and Novelists)

Authors Guild

American Telecommuting Association

International Advisory Council

Professionalism Expert, NAIWE