I seek interesting project work, preferably as an editor, but not exclusive to that line of work. A successful editor and writer (including technical writing) and technical analyst, I possess a wide range of related experiences. My published works include a book in the "Dummies" series, regular column in The New York Times, articles, a reference CD-ROM, training courses, and manuals. My web experience ranges from developing and maintaining the highly acclaimed philatelic reference site AskPhil.Org, to two different sites on the Bank of America Intranet, to a short-lived webzine some years ago. As a former public relations practitioner, my experience ranges from PR director of a small, liberal arts college to spokesman to the major media for a hobby industry. I have a Six Sigma Green Belt, Green Belt with DFSS, and Public Relations Society of America accreditation.
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I enjoy motivating people and have a varied business background. As a result, I have a deep well of resources to draw from when working on particular projects. I have authored two books and love the the creative side of that process. I plan on becoming an accomplished author and speaker; traveling the country, inspiring people to reach their dreams. The potential is there for all of us to become something spectacular. With that stated, I would love to help you with your project needs. I possess a strong command of the English language. I will not be satisfied unless you are. I took my last business venture to 22 million dollars living by that very simple principle. Customer service is an art as much as it is a science. I look forward to serving you.
Creative web writer and content strategist who specializes in rewriting websites to better support client needs. Skilled in taking complex ideas and information and conveying them in concise, plain language. Fluently bilingual in English and French. Secret security clearance (Government of Canada). Particular subjects of expertise: history, national symbols, outdoor recreation, yoga, travel, tourism, major events, monuments, festivals.
I am an audiovisual archivist and am always excited to be involved in research and, particularly, restoration projects of this nature. I have undertaken and successfully completed projects for clients ranging from independent artists to national academic institutions - ON TIME AND WITHIN BUDGET! I further specialise in development and optimisation of your online presence, with particular emphasis on convergence of audio, video and other media content with information technologies. I also focus strongly on structure and content. I have worked on a range of projects, from development of small blogs to management of large multimedia projects. I am seeking opportunities to build long-term relationships with small to medium businesses looking to improve their online visibility and profitability. I also have experience in: * Audio, video and image editing * Research and creation of quality original web site content * On- and off-page search engine optimisation (SEO) * Technical writing, particularly focusing on development and creation of user guides, instruction manuals and troubleshooting guides * Editing and/or translation of English and Afrikaans articles
I enjoy writing and/or editing to create effective content for users. I strive to use the fewest words to achieve the clearest meaning and ensure consistency and accuracy in my work. Find my work experience at www.linkedin.com/in/sarafeldman. My experience includes writing and editing in a variety of settings: --Software Documentation --Process Documentation --Knowledgebase Content --Instructional Web Copy --Online Form and Cart Messaging --User Experience Initiatives --Internal User References --External B-to-B and B-to-C Users --Academic Writing --White Papers My skillset includes a variety of tools and practices: --HTML --Search Customization --Content Management --Knowledge Management --Audience Analysis --Web Analytics --Application Integration --Localization Best Practices --Standard or Custom Style Guides --SharePoint Admin
Over the last 20 years, I successfully translated and transcribed an enormous number of projects from English to Arabic and vice versa. I've professionally and successfully translated and completed big projects; samples of such projects are shown in my Portfolio.
I am a freelance writer and adjunct professor; I was a trial attorney until 2010. I have a BA and an MA in social sciences and each course of study was writing intensive. I have a JD from Columbia Law School. I have an LLM in biotechnology and genomics (thesis outstanding). My academic training and current teaching roles have given me expertise in AP, MLA, Chicago, APA, and other style guides. I have written a weekly column in a local online magazine, I write and manage several large business blogs, and I have managed and produced social media for several organizations. I have demonstrated editorial judgement and a superior command of the English language. I have years of teaching experience with adults and children. I have experience providing voice talent, especially for technical businesses (please see sample below). Finally, I have years of experience with training and course development. I am based in Phoenix, Arizona. PUBLICATIONS AND PRESENTATIONS Online portfolio: https://karlalant.contently.com Sample Press Releases: Live Casino Partners: http://www.pr.com/press-release/467632 Victoria Milan: (All English language press releases by Karla Lant) http://www.victoriamilan.com/press/ Sample Web Copy: Visualized Arts: http://visualizedarts.com/ Au Lac Gallery: http://aulacgallery.com.au/about/ Academic reference projects: Multicultural America, eds. Cortes, Carlos Eliseo and Golson, J. Geoffrey, 2014, multiple sections. Golson Media project: Encyclopedia of Emerging Markets, ed. Golson, 2014, multiple Industry Profile sections. Graphic World projects: Marketing Handbook (article on Social Media) and Business Law Handbook (article on Global Business Law), 2014. Lifestyle/Humor: Victoria Milan US: http://www.victoriamilan.us/blog/ Smiles for All: http://www.smilesforall.com/author/karla-lant/ http://www.smilesforall.com/three-surprising-things-wont-kill-laptop/ Professional Publications: “Are You Competent to Argue Juvenile Competency?” For The Defense, Vol. 15, Issue 01, Page 1, 2006. Lant, Karla. SEO Dos, Don'ts, and Must Haves. 11-04-2013. http://www.amazon.com/SEO-Donts-Must- Haves-Karla-Lant-ebook/dp/B00GJWJ3EW Book Reviews, Academic Work: “Review: ‘Recommendations for revisions to the Declaration of Helsinki,’” [International Journal of Feminist Approaches to Bioethics, “Commentaries” section, Fall 2007.] “Book Review: 25 Months” [American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Feminism and Philosophy, issue on clinical biomedical ethics]. “Book Review: The Socialist Feminist Project,” Association for Feminist Anthropology, 2004. http://www.aaanet.org/sections/afa/?book-review=the-socialist-feminist-project-a-contemporary-reader-in-theory- and-politics “Book Review: Death Is That Man Taking Names,” POLAR: Political and Legal Anthropology Review, Spring 2004. “Breeder at Law,” Columbia Journal of Gender and Law, Spring 2002. http://heinonline.org/HOL/LandingPage?collection=journals&handle=hein.journals/coljgl11&div=9&id=&page= Zombie Nation: Racism, AIDS, Haiti and Horror, University of Alabama, 1998. Books: Lant, Karla. The Candida Diet for Weight Loss Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Lant, Karla. The Paleo Diet for Weight Loss Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Lant, Karla. The Mediterranean Diet for Weight Loss Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Lant, Karla. Mediterranean Slow Cooker Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Lant, Karla (co-author). Candida Diet and Cookbook. Callisto Publishing. 2014. Editing projects: Please request samples http://www.nacdl.org/Champion.aspx?id=1659 Musical Theater: http://www.intransitthemusical.com/#!meet-the-writers/vstc2=karla-lant
I possess impeccable editing, proofreading and writing skills with the ability to effectively rewrite your content in a way that will capture the reader’s attention and clearly deliver your message to your target audience. I am especially adept at helping clients whose first language is not English, improve the grammar, punctuation syntax and overall flow of technical and non-technical documents. I am passionate about the quality of work I produce and take great satisfaction in delivering the highest quality final product.