I have lots of experience writing for multiple mediums, including various forms of social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, etc.), blogs, and writing copy for websites and ads. I am well versed in AP style and understand how to grab a reader's attention with creativity and poise. I can also help with internet marketing, research, and image management.
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I apply a solutions based approach to solving complex puzzles, and achieving successful systems improvement. I have a natural talent for "out of the box" creative strategies that solve complex puzzles. I love looking at systems and finding ways to improve them, and I also love using my conflict management skills, analytical abilities, critical thinking capabilities, and interpersonal skills to cultivate cross-cultural relationships. Today, this combination is more important than ever. The world is becoming smaller and smaller and people need to be able to reach across cultural divides to solve complex issues that affect the world we live in. Nowhere is this more true than in the healthcare arena. I am currently using my extensive experience as "problem solver extraordinaire" with the Laboratory Informatics Institute where I evaluate and develop training programs for apps in the SciCloud. I work hard to define requirements, plan implementations, and provide superior on going support/training so that you don't have to. I specialize in EHR, LIMS, LIS, HIS, and HL7 apps to name a few. I also specialize in things like regulatory compliance and auditing. I am a one stop solution shop for all your HIT problems. I have spent many years learning, practicing, and finally honing this unique skills set and now I am ready to solve your puzzle. You have a puzzle and I have a solution!
First and foremost when you work with me, you'll receive a unique perspective and creative vision. I'll listen to your goals and work within that paradigm. We're partners, after all. I enjoy working with small businesses, nonprofits, creative artists and other business professionals by: * Marketing and building brands (offline and online) * Copy writing print and collateral materials * Designing websites * Creating content for Social Media platforms (such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, et al.) Since 1991, I've had the privilege of working with some amazing companies and nonprofits in various sectors including: Corporate: General Electric, Mercury Records, Discovery Studios Nonprofit: Big Brothers, YWCA, Job Corps Education: University of Washington From 1998-2001, I lived in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and was the account manager for Fortune Promoseven, the leading PR agency in the Middle East, where I was responsible for managing the PR and corporate communications activities of Fortune 500 companies such as Lucent Technologies, UPS, Xerox, Gillette, and the World Wide Fund for Nature. AREAS OF EXPERTISE (but not limited to): * Advanced knowledge and experience of MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, Publisher) * Creating effective business and sales presentations with graphics, animations and transitions * Advanced knowledge and experience creating eBooks and writing content from scratch and proper formatting (including images, cover pages, etc) * Highly skilled with Social Media platforms including: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, LinkedIn * Editing, managing and updating content for online websites, blogs, and social media accounts * Conducting market and online research * Email Marketing with Aweber, Constant Contact, GraphicMail * Creating aesthetically appealing print and collateral material, PDFs, brochures, flyers, etc. * Writing press releases * Creating media kits * Speech writing * Article Writing & Submissions * Web analytics and reporting * Self-starter, goal-oriented and able to handle multiple tasks * Able to adapt, learn and implement new information quickly * Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and communication skills * Excellent time management and organizational skills * Can Type 60+ wpm In terms of web design and ecommerce, I have developed a wide range of websites and redesigns for startups, small businesses and personal brands. I work on platforms that are easy for clients to manage and edit on their own such as: * Wix * Square Space * Imcreator * MoonFruit * Volusion * Big Commerce * Shopify Most importantly, my expertise is constantly expanding as I feel it is important to keep up with the latest trends in technology.
I've studied Pharmaceutical Sciences at Oporto University and later I completed (ended among the top 5 students of my year) an MBA at Porto Business School which is one of the top 3 business schools in Portugal. During a career of over than 20 years, I've worked as technical director of a pharmaceutical laboratory and warehouse, nevertheless most of my experience is based in an International set up and related to marketing and training. Lately I have done some review of academic writing which I really loved. In the marketing area I've started as Product Manager and Trainer, after what I became a Sales&Marketing Director at different Portuguese selective perfumery distributors. Since these were small companies these functions included a wide array of tasks, such as producing the training materials, procurement and negotiating the international contracts. Since very young that I've pursued varied interests and I've practiced a lot of different activities: scouts, volunteering and in the artistic area (Dance and Music). Because, along with my studies, I've worked since I’m 16 years old, I was lucky to be able to travel a lot. This combined experience made me a positive person, that adapts very easily to new situations and enjoys changes. I’m a hardworking person and basically a problem solver. Presently I’m not happy with my current professional situation and being so I’m looking for a change.
I write for a living!!... I'm an advertising creative director, scriptwriter, integrated marketing communication consultant, and writer for all reasons!!... Also, a part-time faculty teaching multimedia writing, script writing, advertising, public relations, marketing communication, strategic and brand management to name a few at Asia Pacific College - my way of paying it forward!! :)
I was born and raised in the Tampa Bay area. I am a University of South Florida graduate with a B.A. in mass communications, specifically magazine journalism. I have freelance writing and copywriting experience. Writing is a natural gift that has always come easily to me, and one which I have always found fulfilling. I enjoyed every moment of my undergraduate journalism degree, and was always excited when we got to work with social media, as I believe it is the future of the industry. Good storytelling and social media are destined to be forever intwined, and I am eager to be a part of that. Probably the number-one skill I can offer is blogging. I specialize in being able to adapt my writing to fit any voice and appealing to any audience; I can make it fun, professional, a mix of both, or whatever you'd like. I have several examples of my published blogging, listed here under "publications." I have also recently delved into the world of content marketing: creating and curating content, developing social media strategy, etc. Finding relatable content to increase clients' customer base is something I really enjoy, as well as interacting with their followers on Facebook. I also have experience in running clients' Pinterest boards
I have 19 years of experience in global public relations, corporate communications, media relations, marketing, marketing communications and copy editing. I have extensive experience in the financial services industry--almost my entire career. I wrote over 1,000 press releases per year while at A.M. Best, an insurance ratings company, while maintaining exceptional quality with zero margin for error. I also have experience in marketing communications, so I can be a creative copywriter as well.
Based in the Tampa, Fla. area, I am a versatile and charismatic writer, editor and publicist with 24 years of professional experience in journalism and PR/media relations. I write journalistlic-style press releases and bios, develop newsworthy story angles, generate significant media coverage, and author and maintain blog, website, Facebook and LinkedIn content. I also write magazine features and author books. With my dual experience in journalism and PR, I understand how to craft press releases and story angles that generate media attention since I worked as a reporter and editor for newspapers and magazines before embarking on my own in 2005.
For 30 years I have been a communications producer and a consultant with a focus on guiding clients in crafting strategic sales, marketing and media programs and campaign’s. While I am best known for my un bounding energy I like to think that my creativity, interpersonal skills and pragmatism has helped me to to maximize the impact of marketing budgets and achieve measurable results, while crafting innovative solutions for my clients. My consultative approach to solving client problems and prescribing solutions is as follows: Provide clients with strategic counsel to ensure they are presenting their brand and business properly. Analyze current sales, marketing and media assets and make recommendations based on a marketing and communications audit as needed. Develop a plan for these recommendations and coach client or implement the plan. I also specialize in cause and social issues marketing. I have specific experience in the following: Branding and Promotions Public Relations Execution Marketing Advertising Materials Development/Placements Sponsorship & Promotions Program Development Partnership Marketing Interim Marketing & Communications Staff Cause/Social Marketing Communications and Outreach Needs Analysis Multi-Media Materials Development
In recent years I have worked in the field of Editing, Event Planning, Public Relations and Communications, Translation, Social and Media Marketing. This includes various projects in an educational organization, and in a book publishing company. I am also experienced in Administrative Assistance, Office Management, and Customer Support, due to my previous work for several years. I am experienced in customer service, including online, over the phone and in person. Also for the period of three years I had been working as an Economist Organisation&Management in a leasing, marketing, consultancy and management company. I was preparing the current and specialized statements and reports – daily reports, weekly reports, statement expenditures, rent tables, marketing activity tables, trial balances etc. My work there included interpretation and translation as well. I am responsible and I feel strongly about finishing a job in time, professionally and of good quality. I'm a team player with very good communication skills who is opened to share knowledge and to support colleagues. I have professional attitude and orientation to detail as well as a strong attention to organize and structure. I have a strong willingness to learn and develop. I'm a quick learner and can take on several responsibilities at a time. I'm enthusiastic and look forward to working with you as a Social Support Agent & Event Planner or on other projects you need assistance with and I'm capable for.