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Charles W. Davis | Elance
 
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Charles W. Davis

Travel and Scuba Diving Specialist
   Philippines
  |   Olongapo, Zambales
  |  9:56 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $50

American Writer, Traveler & Diver Based In The Philippines.
Writing about travel and scuba diving has a requirement not found in many other fields. That requirement is passion and I have that Passion for travel and scuba diving.

"Fantastic, intelligent, excellent work that was consistently on time and budget. I would without doubt use Chasdavis again; great research skills, no change too much trouble, well laid out copy and importantly, all original top notch content. I am 100% satisfied - thank you for your efforts on my ebook.”
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Portfolio

I am the author of this book. 80% of it is my original material. Publisher was...
A retirement guide to the Philippines. Researched and wrote this book, including taking...
A sample of past work, includes: marketing material, Press Releases, Blogs, Travel...
A short collection of photographs along the Zambales coast of the Philippines. All are...
A feeder website to direct target users to main site. Top 5 in google search for four...
This book is similar in content as the "Subic Bay Travel and Dive Guide"....
A sample travel Photograph from a collection of Photographs of Temples in Thailand.
Photograph used in travel article

Skills (15)

Tested
Scuba Diving
Travel consulting
Hospitality Management
Travel Writing
Copywriting
Ebooks
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Article Writing
Article Writing
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Internet Marketing
Internet Marketing Test
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Photography
Photography Certification
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Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO)
Search Engine Optimization Test
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Search Engine Marketing (SEM)
Search Engine Marketing
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Search Engine Marketing Certification
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Travel
Tourism
Blogging
Blogging Best Practices
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Advertising
Advertising Skills Certification
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Service Description

Niches served:
Scuba Diving and Diving Related Travel Content
Consumer Travel Content
Travel and Dive Marketing
Destination Management

Many writers believe and have convinced others that they can write on any topic. When it comes to these topics they are wrong. We,the experienced travelers and scuba divers,can tell the difference and it can reflect poorly on your credibility. As you look for someone to supply your or your clients requirements you need someone who is a subject matter expert.

Personal travel is not about seeing places, you can do that on television. It is about creating memories, memories based on the emotions that are experienced. Emotions that watching television just can not trigger. To the scuba diver, we have the same emotional reactions as we explore a new shipwreck or dive with a whale shark larger than a bus. The experienced traveler and the scuba diver have a passion for their interest. A burning desire for the next trip or the next dive.

When I write content for you, you are insured that you are getting a subject matter expert. The material you receive with be well written, on time, up to date and written in a tone that your client, potential customers or website readers can relate to. You will become to be considered a reliable authority on the topics being covered. As an authority, your target audience will turn to you for further information or purchases. You will be seen as one of us, and we stick together.

When it comes to these niche...

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Employment

Subic Bay Dive Association
Member Board of Advisors
2007 - Present
The Subic Bay Dive Association is a not for profit organization whose members are managers or owners of the areas dive centers and resorts. The organization's purpose is to promote scuba diving and...
Self Employed
Writer and Content Developer
2003 - Present
Turned a long time passion for writing and photography into a small business. My first book "Subic Bay Travel and Dive Guide" was accepted in 2006 and published in 2007 by Asia's largest travel...
Seahorse Tours
Owner
2006 - 2012
Owned and managed an inbound travel agency, responsible for all aspects of the business. Maintained website of the company plus feeder sites. Provided marketing services to a number of local travel...
Arizona International Hotel
Member Board of Directors, Company Officer
2000 - 2012
Served as a member of the board and as Vice President for six years and Treasurer for three years. These were an as need requirement. Created and implemented a limited budget marketing plan from...
Best College of Subic
Facility , Marketing and English
2010 - 2011
A small college located in Subic Philippines. At the time the college was preparing to convert from a two year school to a four year program. I taught marketing courses and sophomore English.
Greater Subic Bay Tourism Bureau
Marketing Director, Board of Advisors
2007 - 2011
Volunteer Organization made up of local leaders in the tourism industry. Was a member of the Board of Advisors and was the Marketing Director. As Marketing Director was responsible for all...
Independent Contractor
Consulting services
1999 - 2006
Did ad hoc consulting services primarily in the call center industry. Focus was in business development, operational management and customer service.
Sweet Winds Travel
Owner
1999 - 2003
A travel agency specializing in cruise and vacation packages
America On Line
Senior Project Manager
1994 - 2000
A dream position working at AOL near the beginning of that company's start and just before the Internet explosion. For six years I worked in that high pressure environment , opening customer...
Dundalk Community College
Faculity
1994 - 1995
A part time positon teaching electronics and electricity. Two courses and a lab a week. The courses were a part of a Employer / Union program to train workers for new positions.
US Army
SFC
1972 - 1993
I spent twenty years in the US Army that included time living in Korea and Germany. My military career was around communication electronics and had assignments that included management of...
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Keywords

Scuba
Diving
Travel
Travel Planning
resort
Destination Management
Tourism
Hospitality Management
cruise
tours
tour management
tour guide
content management
marketing
travel marketing
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