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Laura Kingsbury | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Nov 18, 2014

Laura Kingsbury

Social Media Management, SEO, Blogging & Marketing
   United States
  |   Pittsburgh, PA

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $11

I am a skilled marketing professional and entrepreneur with a decade of experience in social media management, blogging, SEO, web design and general branding and marketing. Not only have I freelanced for a wide variety of clients, I have also helped create an independent real estate brokerage and a successful mobile app company with 52,000 users worldwide. It is my passion to help entrepreneurs and businesses large and small to connect with their audience, increase their online exposure and quickly grow their businesses:...

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Service Description

I offer a wide variety of marketing services, highly tailored and customized to individual business needs. My speciality is social media management that truly connects with your audience and quickly grows your following and business. I also create and execute detailed SEO plans through well-written website content, blogging, meta tags, carefully selected keywords and linking. Additionally, with a keen eye for design, I also create professional, yet affordable websites, advertisements, brochures, videos and other marketing materials to help you polish your image and impress your clients or customers.

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Employment

Forward Management
Marketing Consulting
2014 - Present
Web design and management for a property management company of 600+ units; creation and daily posting of unit advertisements; and serves as a consultant on online presence and marketing efforts as...
Keller Williams Pittsburgh East
Market Center Administrator
2014 - Present
Work as an office manager to ensure smooth operations among agents and staff; boost company image through print materials, social media, e-mail campaigns and other growth efforts; and manage the...
Wing Ma'am
Co-Owner/Director of Marketing
2013 - Present
Helped found a mobile app, currently with 52,000+ users world wide; write, promote and research blogs for a website with 40,000+ traffic; create multiple daily posts for Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr,...
Demand Media Studios
Freelance Writer
2013 - 2014
Wrote, researched and edited real estate articles for SEO content for various national news sources.
Andrew Mitchell & Company
Director of Team Support & Marketing
2010 - 2014
Started on the ground floor at this residential real estate brokerage, diving into all aspects of the business; maintained a strong visibility and online presence through e-mail blasts, advertising...
Friction Pittsburgh
Event Promoter
2013 - 2013
Promoted monthly event through designing advertisements and through social media and in-person networking; increased audience/subscriber base by 45% in two months; consulted with bar/club owners...
Pittsburgh's Out newspaper
Freelance Writer
2008 - 2012
Conducted interviews, attended events and wrote feature/news stories for the month publication. Edited all submitted material for publication.
Lender Processing Services
Quality Control Analyst
2009 - 2010
Edited and rewrote Broker Price Opinions to ensure they were logical, concise, accurate. Researched real estate markets in all 50 states.
The Penn
Editor in Chief
2008 - 2008
Led a team of writers and editors to produce a twice-weekly publication. Performed the final edit on all published material while still covering campus events.
The Penn
Managing Editor
2007 - 2008
Edited all submitted work prior to publication, working closely with writers to improve their quality. Selected wire copy, wrote twice-weekly editorial and laid out and managed the Opinion page.
Butler Eagle
News Intern
2007 - 2007
Worked as a general assignment reporter covering local news, feature stories, obituaries, calendar events, etc. Published more than 100 articles with more than a dozen appearing on the front page.
The Penn
Senior Staff Writer
2006 - 2007
Conducted interviews and wrote multiple news/feature stories weekly for the twice-weekly publication.

Education

Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Bachelor's - Journalism/Public Relations
2004 - 2008
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Facebook
blogging
SEO
Twitter
branding
marketing
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