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Amanda D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Mar 18, 2014

Amanda D.

Content writing and music licensing
   United Kingdom
  |  1:57 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $35

Former music licensing negotiator and publisher, who is now a full-time freelancer of web-related content with articles published on websites, blogs and as e-books. Areas of expertise include copyright law, music licensing, dental/medical, gardening, travel and product descriptions.

- High standards of work
- Thorough research
- Never take on anything I can't handle
- Never outsource
- Samples of work available on request


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Portfolio

Kindle 4000 word E-book on Starting a Band
Update and create web content.
http://www.dentaldepartures.com/
1200 word blog article relating to copyright
http://blog.kunvay.com/you-dont-own-your-logo-and-why-you-think-you-do-why-copyright-transfer-matters-copyright-assignment-copyright-agreement-copyright-form/
600 word magazine article on planting ideas for landscaping an oriental garden, with...
http://http://suite101.com/article/planting-ideas-to-create-and-landscape-an-oriental-garden-a323548
Store and product descriptions for discount voucher site
http://www.savoo.co.uk/m-Miss-Selfridge-vouchers.html?searchString=miss+selfridge
Provide or source photographs to accompany online article.

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Music Licensing and Clearances
English Grammar
English Proofreading
Business Writing
Content Writing
Microsoft Word
Online Writing

Service Description

Although music licensing is my area of expertise, I now write on a wide range of topics, and am capable of tailoring the nuances of the English language to suit specific audiences. A quick and thorough researcher, I am adept at writing all sorts of content, from academic theses to 100-word product descriptions.

Although not limited to the following topics, I have particular experience in these fields:

Copyright Law
I graduated with a bachelor of laws degree, and worked, for almost ten years, in Legal & Business Affairs, chiefly dealing with performers' rights and music copyright licensing from a contractual - not A&R - point of view. My knowledge of this area is extensive, and the skills I have acquired enable me to distill complex concepts into an understandable format.

Gardening
Gardening has been an interest for many years. I am able to provide articles on all aspects of plant care, maintenance, landscaping and design. In the past I have run my own gardening blog on WordPress, complete with my own content and photographs.

Medical/Dental
I worked in the National Health Service for a number of years and am up-to-speed with medical terminology and clinical procedures. I have written a large number of articles for dental and dental tourism websites.

Travel
I have travelled widely throughout the world, often keeping diaries of my experiences. I have written short articles for travel companies on their services, destinations and resorts, as well as more in-depth...

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Employment

British Broadcasting Company, London, UK
Freelancer - BBC Worldwide
2003 - 2004
FremantleMedia Limited, London, UK
Music Copyright Executive
1996 - 2003
Mechanical Copyright Protection Society, London,UK
Copyright Licence Negotiator
1994 - 1996
King's College Hospital, London, UK
Patient Liaison Manager
1993 - 1994

Education

North Cheshire College, Cheshire, UK
Diploma
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University of Westminster, London, UK
Bachelor of Laws
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Keywords

gardening
copyright licensing
music licensing
legal
medical
dental
travel
content
SEO
writing
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