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Lauren Nelson | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 10, 2012

Lauren Nelson

Weaving Words that Work
   United States
  |   Carol Stream, IL
  |  6:31 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $22

“Good communication is as stimulating as black coffee, and just as hard to sleep after.”
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh, American Writer and Aviator

It doesn't matter if you're talking about ad composition, blog posts, newsletter text, website copy, blog design, white papers or press releases- your end goal is to communicate your value to the public. That requires listening to and understanding your public, ultimately crafting your response in a manner that will best connect with its target audience.

My background in communication and passion...

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Portfolio

Quantitative and qualitative analyis
Religious, controversial, conversational
Product description, bulk work
Sales copy for a daily deal site
Conversational, informal, informative
News and quantitative analysis specific to finance

Skills (5)

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Speech Writing
U.S. Public Speaking Test
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Social Media Marketing
Social Media Marketing Test
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Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Analytics
Analytical Skills Test
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Service Description

WRITING

Sometimes finding the right words can seem like a mountain of a task. Whether you're looking for a quick and witty blog post or a lengthy and technical white paper, I'm glad to take the burden from your shoulders. With a background in both academic and financial research, your content will always be chock full of reliable, valuable information. As a stylistic chameleon, I can write in any voice you need. My experience includes:

Blog posts
White papers
Articles
Profile content
Website copy
Marketing copy
Press releases
Internal company content (manuals, onboarding materials, etc.)
Correspondence templates
Resumes
... and more

DESIGN

If a picture is worth a thousand words, in today's fast-paced world, your first impression as a company can be worth thousands of dollars in missed (or acquired) business. Whether you're looking for a new logo, stationery set, email marketing template, blog layout, or optimized landing page, I can help you visually realize your potential.

SOCIAL MEDIA STRATEGY DEVELOPMENT AND EXECUTION

Social media is more than a buzzword- it's a massive business opportunity when used properly. That being said, listening to a "social media expert" can result in dollars and time wasted as you pursue a cookie cutter strategy. The only way a social media strategy can work for you is if it is custom tailored to your needs. Not every business needs to be active on Facebook, and not every company should laugh away Pinterest. Add to that the use of...

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Employment

Investment Brokerage (Confidential)
Director of Communications
2011 - Present
Marketing, Public Relations, Content Creation, Social Media, Internal Documentations, Compliance Monitoring, Research
Prayables.com
Consultant
2010 - 2010
Wheaton North High School Speech Team
Coach
2009 - 2010
Western Kentucky University Forensics
Coach and Competitor
2005 - 2009
Extensive research, writing and public address experience in the fields of politics, economics, critical theory and more.

Education

Western Kentucky University
Corporate and Organizational Communication
2005 - 2009

Keywords

writing
ghost writing
blogging
wordpress
press releases
resumes
social media
social networks
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