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Claire Bolgil | Elance
 
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Claire Bolgil

The Travel and Real Estate Writer
   Canada
  |   Kamloops, British Columbia
  |  10:58 am Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $30

I am a professional freelance travel writer and real estate writer with a Bachelor of Arts who has been writing for a living since 2007. Passionate about travel and all things real estate, these are the areas I have chosen to specialize in, though my creative writing skills are put to good use in many other areas too.

I am always striving to produce the best quality writing that exceeds my clients' expectations and gives them exactly what they want first time. My feedback ratings speak for themselves, as does the fact that over a third of...

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Portfolio

Feature article for Private Air Luxury Homes Magazine on The Mansions at Acqualina, Miami.
This is an article I was commissioned to write about a fellow British emigrant for the...
Written for Thrive - Sun Rivers Resort Community Magazine.
This article on Istanbul was written for a new travel website that focused on personal...
Screenshot of one of many articles written for the Canadian Renters website
http://www.canadianrenters.ca/articles/2011/making-your-rental-apartment-technology-friendly/
Article written for Emigrate Canada newspaper about my new home town in Canada. Giving...
A commissioned story on the first 'green street' in Kamloops for Construction - The...
A commissioned story on a new water park and entertainment complex that will be...
Written for Thrive - Sun Rivers Resort Community Magazine.
Article that discusses the advantages and disadvantages of renting or owning property...
http://www.canadianrenters.ca/articles/2011/renting-vs-owning-in-canadas-most-expensive-city/
Article describing the differences in rental rates and vacancies in the real estate...
http://www.canadianrenters.ca/articles/2011/rental-vacancies-and-price-comparisons-in-the-canadian-rental-market/
Two travel blog style articles written for an Australian accommodation booking website.
The Eiffel Tower and the Empire State Building are both included in this document....
One article of a series about events and festivals taking place around Europe.
My first article for the UK paper Emigrate Canada - the paper for Brits thinking about...
One of nearly 150 pages written as content for a new Vancouver travel website.
Two articles written for a Balearics based real estate agent to increase content on...
Article written for a Texas based realtor to use as content on their website and for...
Sample of five out of several hundred articles written for a South African based...
Three travel concept articles written for a new website called Examplepedia which gives...
Sample of pages written for a new website on North Cyprus tourism. Content was keyword...
Article to increase content on a new 'private sale' website in the UK.
Second article for UK private sale website.
Five articles written for a UK based Property Investment information website. The...
Complete re-write of existing web content for a company who sells overseas property....

Skills (15)

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Travel Writing
Real Estate Writing
Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

Member of the International Travel Writers Alliance and the Federation of BC Writers.

I've been writing for a living since 2007 though my writing experience goes many years beyond this in the form of unpaid writing work, and writing for pleasure.

I was born, raised and educated in England and lived there up until 2007 when I emigrated to British Columbia in Canada. Though I love going back to the UK to visit friends and family, I now consider Canada to be my home.

My love for travel, along with a degree in Tourism Management, and experience working in the tourism industry, means I am first and foremost a travel writer. Travel writing is where I excel, though there are many other areas of writing in which I shine too!

My other specialist subject is real estate writing, particularly for the UK and Canadian marketplace, and whether it's travel writing or real estate writing I enjoy doing it for any medium - web content, blogs, article writing, feature writing, creative writing and more.

Keeping an eye on the property market in both countries is a hobby of mine, so I relish the opportunity to write on this subject at any time, injecting a great enthusiasm that some other writers just don't have.

You can see some of my real estate writing work on the Canadian Renters website where I am a guest blogger: http://www.canadianrenters.ca/people/claire-bolgil/, and on the real estate pages of Professors House website: http://www.professorshouse.com/your-home/real-estate/

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Employment

CLB Writing Services
Owner and Freelance Writer
2007 - Present

Education

University of Hertfordshire
BA Hons Tourism Management
1993 - 1997
Godalming College
A Levels - Media Studies, English, Geography
1991 - 1993

Keywords

Travel Writing
Travel Writer
Travel Articles
Real Estate Writing
Real Estate Writer
Travel Article Writer
Travel Blogs
Travel Web Content
Tourism Writer
Property Writer
Realtor Blogs
Realtor web content
Real Estate Content
Content Writing
Creative Writing
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