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Laurie Jo Miller Farr | Elance
 
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Laurie Jo Miller Farr

Lifestyle, Hotel, Destination & Travel Writer -SEO
   United States
  |   San Francisco, CA
  |  12:24 am Local Time

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Overview

Awarded Yahoo 2013 Contributor of the Year with 4+ million views on travel and lifestyle. Contributor to USA Today Travel.

I produce compelling content that's as interesting for humans to read as it is for Google algorithms to trawl. Some articles have earned more than 100K views.

I wrote the popular quiz, "Can You Pass For a Proper Brit?" for USA Today. Happy to write in British or American English, having spent half-a-lifetime in a travel career on both sides of the pond.

Contributor: USA Today; CBS, eHow, AXS.com (Anshutz...

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Oct 23, 2015|Web Content|Private|Completed
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Sep 24, 2015|Copywriting|Private|Completed
Sep 10, 2015|Article Writing|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

Content and photos, approx. 1K shares in first 24 hours
http://sanfrancisco.cbslocal.com/top-lists/best-day-trips-from-san-francisco/#
Content on Romantic Weekends - Chicago
Contributor, USA Today
http://traveltips.usatoday.com/long-weekend-travel-ideas-usa-110290.html

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Service Description

Award-winning writer
Never missed a deadline...so far!
Engaging, conversational content
Grammar geek and spelling wizard
Research-driven fact-checker
On trend in attractions, food & wine, hotels, destination marketing
Five-star style
British/American English
Social media savvy
Self-starter who takes direction
Easy to work with

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Employment

Bay City Guide
Content writer
2014 - Present
Writing the original content -- neighborhoods, restaurants, sightseeing, attractions -- for San Francisco's most widely distributed visitor magazine for a website re-launch.
North American Journeys / eTourism Summit
Consultant and writer
2013 - Present
Covering the intersection between digital marketing and tourism promotion: writing, marketing and strategic planning for 16th annual eTourism Summit.
Coyle Hospitality
Content writer
2013 - Present
Website content and blogging for a NYC-based B2B global hospitality consultancy.
CBS, USA Today Travel, Yahoo, eHow, Visit Britain
Freelance writer
2010 - Present
Domestic and international travel, destinations, fine hotels, food & wine, shopping, events, travel tips, lifestyle, digital tourism promotion, hotel mystery shopping services, residential real...
Central Coast California
Content writer
2014 - 2015
Research and all original content for new wine country website: restaurants, wineries, tasting rooms.

Education

London Hotel School
Senior Lecturer, Hospitality
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The New School, NYC
Adjunct Faculty, Graduate School of Urban Studies
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Northeastern University, Boston
B.A., International Business/Languages
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Keywords

Travel and tourism
hotels
food and wine
destination marketing
cities
attractions
content writing
Europe and USA.
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