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Brett B. | Elance
 
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Brett B.

Experienced and Versatile Writer
   United States
  |   Los Angeles, CA
  |  6:02 pm Local Time

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Overview

My diverse portfolio of work as a web content writer, blogger, and creative writer demonstrates my ability to move skilfully between different industries and formats without losing the essential spark of great writing: clear, compelling sentences that engage, inform, and persuade.

Experience, expertise, and a strong work ethic make me an ideal candidate for any type of writing/editing project. My knowledge of SEO enables me to write high-quality web content that appeals to site visitors and search engines. My catchy style makes for dynamic...

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Aug 26, 2015|Creative Writing|Private|Completed
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5.0
Jun 2, 2015|Children's Writing|Private|Completed
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May 13, 2015|Other - Writing Services|Private|Completed
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5.0
Feb 26, 2015|Copywriting|Private|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

This is a blog post I wrote for an accounting/tax consultation website, instructing...
This is a how-to article about avoiding common pitfalls when choosing an auto mechanic....
This is a blog post that I wrote for an online car buying site ranking the 5 most...
This is a local landing page I wrote for a car title loan website targeting the city of...
This is a press release I wrote for Trading Financial Credit LLC, a car title loan...
This is a research article I wrote for an HVAC company's industry blog. The article...
This is an article I wrote for a tech/media blog about the launch of Google+ and it's...

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English
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Service Description

WEB CONTENT & SEO: I have written compelling content for websites in a variety of industries, including finance, real estate, industrial services, media, art/entertainment, and technology. I understand the essential principles and best practices of Search Engine Optimization and I can produce content that appeals to both site visitors and search engines. The content I write helps my clients improve their rankings and generate more leads. With my excellent research skills and wide-ranging interests, I am able to write for sites in any industry or niche. Hire me to write for your website and watch your rankings and leads increase overnight.

BLOG POSTS & ARTICLE WRITING: My writing is characterized by a distinctive voice and a catchy style that makes me a natural when it comes to blogging and article writing. I have blogged on a variety of topics, from financial tips to art/movie reviews to real estate market news. I can write concise blog posts or more in-depth articles. When you hire me, you can expect superior content and a detailed, knowledgeable point of view.

CREATIVE WRITING: I am a published writer with an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of California-Riverside. My short fiction and creative non-fiction have appeared in several online publications, including Connotation Press and Danse Macabre. In addition, my plays "Colleagues" and "The Gordon Game" have won festival awards and received full productions in New York City, Los Angeles, Chicago,...

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Employment

Trading Financial Credit LLC (Los Angeles, CA)
Director of Marketing
2011 - 2014
After starting out as a copywriter at Trading Financial Credit, a consumer finance company in Los Angeles, I was promoted to Director of Marketing in July 2012, a position that I held until leaving...
The Haverford School (Haverford, PA)
Teacher
2006 - 2011
I taught World Literature, American Literature, Film/Media Studies, and Latin to students in grades 9-12. In addition, I advised the Debate Team, the Weekly TV News, and the Film Club, and I...
Intern Exchange International (London, UK)
Administrator/Teacher
2007 - 2008
I administered Media & Design programs (Film, Photography, Journalism, Fashion Design) at Cavendish College for high school interns, and taught a class in Film Production.
Institute of Reading Development (El Paso, TX)
Reading/Writing Specialist
2005 - 2006
I taught reading skills, writing skills, note taking, and vocabulary retention to students aged K-Adult.

Education

University of Pennsylvania
MA English
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University of Georgia
BA English
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University of California-Riverside
MFA Creative Writing
2011 - 2013
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