April Klazema | Elance
Last Sign-in: Feb 9, 2016

April Klazema

PR, Writing, SEO Content and Online Communications
   United States
  |   McKinney, TX
  |  1:23 pm Local Time


Ranked #17 worldwide in the entire ?Writing & Translation? category among 100,000+ others on Elance.com

If you need high quality writing at reasonable rates, contact me. I?m capable of following strict directions and adhere to agreed timelines and milestones. My services and your satisfaction are backed by my 98% recommendation rate on Elance.

I offer MOST types of writing work and have written for clients all over the world, including those based in United States, United Kingdom, Germany, Israel, Australia and The Netherlands. While my core competence is SEO focused article and blog style content, I also offer outstanding PR, eBook writing, and web copywriting services.

As a communication professional with 7 years of experience I have honed my online skills by working as one of 5 worldwide administrators for a community with 50,000+ members. I and the team that I have on call when needed are dedicated, committed and goal oriented.

Service Description
I assist companies that are in need of an individual to develop and execute on a wide variety of SEO content writing services ranging from short and catchy SEO optimized articles ready for submission to cleverly worded pages for your website. In addition to working with clients and sites directly, I do offer outsourced content creation services for SEO, social media and online marketing agencies that want to maintain control over their client but want to outsource the content creation component of their service offering.

Services can include:
* Articles of any size, although typically I write them in the range of 200-1000 words
* Blog posts and blog post series
* Rewriting of blog posts for SEO optimization purposes
* Creation or rewrite of product / service descriptions optimized for existing or new key word strategies

I assist companies that are in need of an individual to develop and execute on a wide variety of online and offline communication and PR tasks and projects. In my most recent two corporate PR positions, (Newell Rubbermaid's technology brand DYMO and W.J. Deutsch, importer of [yellowtail] wine), I gained significant experience and aptitude in writing, proofing and editing, distributing and tracking press releases as well as managing and building media relations. This experience I now leverage for my own clients.

Services can include:
* Development of message points that fit into an overall communications strategy.
* Creation of and updates to your press kit, including company and personal bios, fact sheets and backgrounders.
* Monitoring and analysis of editorial calendar topics used by publishers to determine what theme is planned for each month.
* Writing press releases.
* Building of a media contact list specifically for your company, brand or service.
* Media pitching, relations and outreach.
* Increasing exposure of new product and services launches using non-traditional approaches.
* Web copy and article writing for your website, blog or social network profile pages.
* Acting as a spokesperson.
* Development of a long-term strategic PR plan

A small but growing part of my businesses consists of providing experts and authors with ebook copywriting services spanning from basic and advanced editing to complete chapter and book writing support.

* Landing page development
* Homepage content
* Creation or rewrite of product / service descriptions optimized for existing or new key word strategies
* White paper development

I can be reached morning, afternoon and evening as I usually spread out my work across the day. This means that projects get completed in a timely manner, and I can accommodate clients in a range of time zones ensuring that their needs are met when they need them met.

InHolland University - University of Amsterdam
International Communications Management - Bachelor of Arts
2001 - 2005
WJ Deutsch and Sons, Ltd
Public Relations Coordinator
2007 - 2009
Community Manager- Administrator
2007 - 2009
Dymo Corporation
Public Relations Coordinator
2005 - 2007
Payment Terms
Payment is accepted only via Elance escrow. For projects under $500 I will start the work once the Escrow account is 100% funded. For larger projects a 50-percent deposit in escrow is required. Assuming you are satisfied, I expect escrow funds to be released within three days of completing the project or agreed payment milestone.
April Klazema | Elance

April Klazema