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Sharon Hines | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 25, 2013
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Sharon Hines

In Pursuit of Internet Marketing Perfection
   United States
  |   Piedmont, SC
  |  7:38 am Local Time

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Overview

If you're mired down in the muck--with writing or processes--I can get you un-stuck. With 2 years of Elance experience (in various categories), and 30+ years of in-person writing, consulting, and management experience, I excel at taking what you have that's already pretty good and turning it into something truly great.

My favorite places to exercise this talent are in
* writing and editing non-fiction
* improving and documenting business processes
* increasing customer traffic (especially on the internet)
* organizing: documents, manuals,...

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Portfolio

Edited an 80-page e-book on AdWords A/B Split Testing for 10-Spaces Consulting. Wrote...
Wrote policies and procedures for a single-store convenience store business. Organized...
http://www.scribd.com/doc/113633786/C-Store-Biz-LLC-Policy-Procedures-Manual-excerpts
Wrote technical paper to show typical (abridged) results of a confidential Supplier...
http://www.scribd.com/doc/93430202/Supplier-Satisfaction-Survey-Sample-Executive-Report
Co-authored technical paper published in Proceedings of the 20th Pittsburgh Conference...
http://www.scribd.com/doc/93426631/Structuring-a-Complex-Financial-Model-in-Lotus-1-2-3
Created and managed Google AdWords campaigns for 10 clients. Developed an Excel tool to...
http://10-spaces.com
Optimized on-page SEO for ecommerce site. Worked with client to develop a related...
http://designer-kids-clothes.org/page/2/
Optimized on-page SEO for consulting site. Worked with client to develop a related...
http://www.innovativefinancemarketing.com/ifm_home
Created 6-page Wordpress-based website for a church, including pages for blog,...
http://www.gvcofchrist.org/about-us
Created Wordpress-based website for Century Farm Owners Club. Wrote original content....
http://www.centuryfarm.com/
Wrote, edited and produced a 3-column newsletter in MS Word 95 for a volunteer...
http://www.scribd.com/doc/113379506/Sample-Three-Column-Newsletter-in-MS-Word

Skills (9)

Tested
Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (U.S. Version)
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Social Media Marketing
Social Media Marketing Test
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Microsoft Excel
Microsoft Excel 2003 Test
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SEM
Search Engine Marketing Certification
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Market Research
Microsoft Word
Microsoft Word 2003 Test
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Passed
WordPress
Microsoft PowerPoint
Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 Test
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Passed
QuickBooks
Quick Books Pro 2008 Test
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Service Description

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Writing/Editing Services Include:
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* Maximizing existing content via re-writes, editing, or assembling
* Research in preparation for new content creation
* Writing original blog posts, articles, or ebooks (with SEO)
* Auditing and editing existing content for SEO requirements
* Documenting business procedures
* Ad text creative for AdWords campaigns
* Easy-to-navigate, visually pleasing Excel spreadsheets and graphics
* Powerpoint presentations for in-person presenting
* Powerpoint recorded slideshows for online viewing (with voice-over)
* Autoresponder or broadcast email campaigns (writing and scheduling)

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Inbound Internet Marketing Services Include:
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* Coaching/consulting on maximizing your internet presence
* Social media strategy creation and execution (FB, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
* Online personal branding
* On-page SEO audit
* Wordpress website creation using commercially available templates
* Keyword research, primarily via Market Samurai software

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Organizing Services Include:
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* Clarifying and rationalizing business processes
* Matching people to jobs, based on employee strengths and job requirements
* Developing strategies for keeping track of documents or other work product
* Client/project management via Basecamp or similar software
* Organizing internet-based events and social opportunities...

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Employment

Century Farm Oil LLC
Owner & Chief Financial Officer
1999 - 2008
Planned, built, owned, and operated a 6,000 sq ft gas/convenience store with attached fast-food restaurant.
Hines Consulting Services
Self-employed management consultant
1995 - 1998
Executed consulting projects including Total Quality surveys (in MS Access) and Baldrige-type reviews.
Westinghouse Science & Technology Center
Total Quality Administrator
1991 - 1994
Planned and managed division Total Quality initiatives, such as process improvements, change management projects, and Total Quality reviews.
Westinghouse Science & Technology Center
Senior Engineer, Decision & Financial Analysis
1976 - 1990
Developed computer models for econometric and cash flow modeling, and for decision-risk analysis.

Education

University of Pittsburgh
Master of Business Administration
1979 - 1984
Carnegie Mellon University
Bachelor of Science, Applied Mathematics
1972 - 1976

Keywords

Content writing
editing
internet marketing
SEO
social media
article writing
ebook writing
blogging
personal branding
data analysis
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