I have a degree in Advertising and Public Relations, with a minor in Journalism. I was an award winning columnist for my university paper, and wrote articles for the school's magazine as well. I am creative and love to express that. I have been writing online for the past five years specializing in areas such as crafts, entertainment, beauty and fashion, home decor, DIY, kids' activities and parties, holiday ideas, electronics, jewelry, clothing, and literature. I am also trained in copywriting, opinion articles and public relations writing. I'm a grammar and spelling lover and adore editing as well as writing and have taken copyediting classes. I have a sharp sense of humor, flawless spelling and grammar skills and I tend to work very hard but very fast. I'm experienced with social networking, HTML, Microsoft Word, SEO writing and blogging. I love coming up with ideas and being creative so my articles aren't run of the mill. I'm friendly, social and great with customers and clients as well. I was named one of Yahoo's Top Writers of 2012, and stay busy with projects ranging from social media, product descriptions, blogs, and Buying Guides to page reviews and ratings, article writing, and editing. I love the written word, especially when it's spelled properly! I'm prompt, trustworthy, and strive for excellence every day, and I enjoy becoming a better writer with each project I work on.
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I'm a gifted storyteller, dedicated to helping clients tell theirs. I say this unabashedly and with complete confidence. The proof, of course, is the words. Today, finding the right words is more important than ever, and I strive to under-promise but over-deliver. The name of my company says it all: words-are-my-biz And my philosophy is simple: The right words sell. The wrong words leave sales on the table. WHO AM I? I’m a professional writer living in Portland, Oregon with a lifelong passion for the power of the written word. I’ve written everything from novels to blogs, sales collateral to web content, ad copy to letters, business proposals to sales plans and training manuals. Not to mention a few thousand papers getting my four kids through high school and college. I love what I do. WHAT IS MY BACKGROUND? I bring more than thirty years of sales and marketing business management experience to every project, and by this I’m talking about major corporations to mid-size companies and start-ups, working in fields including software, real estate, law, publishing, advertising and services. I confess to having a particular fondness for high degree-of-difficulty challenges. JUST HOW DO I DO WHAT I DO? By asking questions, listening and considering what I hear, followed by collaborative brainstorming to develop a plan we both embrace with confidence and enthusiasm. As you seek synergy within your organization, I seek it with my clients. It pays huge dividends. The common thread is in finding the way to communicate more effectively, internally and externally, with staff, customers and prospects. The common challenge is in identifying the strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and unique competitive factors confronting each client. HOW CAN YOU LEARN MORE ABOUT ME? Visit my website, home to my novels, blog and publishing company, Old Dog Publishing.
Over the last 9 years, I have written: ad, website, brochure, and event copy for start-ups, nonprofits, and small businesses; how-to articles, interviews, and local interest stories; fiction and nonfiction for book compilations and websites; book jacket copy and bios. I have edited copy for start-up companies, nonprofits, and small businesses; and both fiction and nonfiction manuscripts. My core competencies lie in writing copy for advertising campaigns, website development projects, and editing content. I am seeking opportunities to write copy and content. I also have some experience in the following areas: InDesign, Microsoft Outlook, MS Word, QuickBooks, Wordpress.
I'm a professional multi-media journalist who can write, edit, research, produce, and design high-quality content on almost any topic and for any medium. From creating blog and social media posts to complete marketing communications plans, I have worked with clients including university programs, acupuncturists, chefs, commercial painters, e-commerce sites, news sites and forums, and more. I do not compromise my high ethical standards. Sorry, but I do not accept jobs that involve "ghostwriting" without credit, "spinning" and stealing others' copyrighted work, or other shady practices. What you get with me is a passionate, hard-working, detail-oriented, mass communications expert. What you do not get is someone who will rush the job or be a mindless "yes man" -- if I accept a job then I am committing to give you my best work effort, and that includes sometimes offering suggestions or advice -- getting you the final product you NEED, not just the one you think you want. I generally do not do Skype interviews or meetings for any projects paying less than $1,000. I am happy to answer any questions through ODesk or email, and I am happy to do a trial period for any ongoing positions. Sorry, but the reason I choose to do online freelancing is to make my own schedule and work in my pajamas; if you can't deal with that then best of luck finding someone who is a better fit for you.
I'm a copywriter and editor with a knack for crafting compelling brand stories. I specialize in web copy, often focusing on re-branding existing content or improving UX. In addition, I have experience editing dissertations for Ph.D. candidates and clients who speak English as a second language. If we're talking business, I'm at my best when I'm writing to-the-point pieces for industries with customers who appreciate wit and distrust used car salesmen. Making sure your voice and message is communicated authentically is my goal.
I am a creative, highly-qualified marketing executive with 18 years of distinguished performance, a broad-based background and an exceptional work ethic. On oDesk I have consistently secured 5-star feedback (only two exceptions out of 30 jobs!) and I own the highest possible score on the oDesk Internet Marketing test. In short, if you choose to work with me, you can expect three things: (1) You can expect my 100% attention (2) You can expect clear communication. (3) You can expect that the work will be done quickly, while I adhere to the highest professional standards. My speciality is helping business owners with their marketing efforts with an emphasis on promotional materials, direct mail, email, and online content. Here are a few of the things I can assist with: - Strategic Marketing Plan - Direct Mail (letters, post cards or emails) - Promotional materials (flyers, posters, brochures, booklets or catalogs) - Copy-writing or editing - Web writing, including landing pages, squeeze pages, and home page text - Content research and creation - Presentations - Email campaigns using tools such as Constant Contact or MailChimp - Blogging on platforms such as WordPress or Blogger - Online Account Set-up: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube - Facebook Advertising - Google AdWords - Google Analytics - Finding and supervising talented graphic designers - Training on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, Constant Contact, Mail Chimp, Word Press or Blogger My degrees are in Marketing Administration (Masters from NYU) and Communications (Bachelors from CUNY). I you choose to work with me, your marketing needs will be handled with focus, care and precision.
I am a writer with several years experience in multiple fields of writing. My first published work was a one-act play, written before I left High School and published shortly before my 18th birthday. I have also had several academic papers published, including an undergraduate thesis on Virginia Woolf incorporating Anthropological principles of Ritual Analysis. More recently, I have published a novel under a pseudonym and currently work as a content writer at an online advertising agency, writing articles and other pieces for a variety of clientele.
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Recently named a Top Rated Freelancer by oDesk, I create web-based content marketing, advertising and PR campaigns that communicate your most compelling value propositions to prospects and customers. I’ll form your brand, create your “voice,” get you found, and convert visitors to buyers. Among the strategies I manage are complete web copywriting services, content marketing, social marketing, e-mail campaigns, and journalism PR, where my clients gain credibility and visibility through thought leadership in the form of ghost-written or edited guest blogs, e-guides, and articles in targeted media forums. My goal is to keep working with serious clients who may be just starting out but who have a great business model, where an excellent communications and marketing strategy is all that's needed to propel them to success.
I am an experienced editor, writer, proofreader, and marketing professional with an excellent work ethic and "I can do" attitude. Self-motivated, organized and deadline-driven, I bring a wealth of knowledge and experience to the table gained in various settings over 30 years. I have earned a 5 star rating on oDesk and intend to keep it by using excellent research, writing and editing skills to deliver quality work for my clients. Whether I design, write and produce promotional materials for your business, SEO copy for your website, or help you polish an article, blog, short story or novel, every project receives my best effort. I am detailed, motivated, driven to succeed and take pride in my work. I will consider your project my project, and do my utmost to make you happy.
Since graduating from Southern Illinois University Carbondale with a Bachelor of Arts in English, I have established my own business that helps companies leverage the power of SEO, SEM, and emerging technologies through the creation and curating of value-added content. In simpler, less inflated terms: I am a writer and designer who has learned how to write and design for the web. I love writing website content, email marketing campaigns, blog articles, press releases, journalistic pieces and everything in-between. I'm delving deeper and deeper into developing websites and creating complete marketing campaigns. I'm excited about where the future might take me. Contact me today so we can start working on a better future together.