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Lucas McMillan | Elance
 
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Lucas McMillan

Clean and creative copy.
   United States
  |   Des Moines, IA
  |  1:50 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

Insurance. iPhone apps. Fork lifts. Fajitas. What do these subjects have in common? I've written about all of them professionally.

My writing is adaptive (see above), but not at the cost of losing its voice. I believe that goal-oriented writing and creative writing do not have to be mutually exclusive.

I studied Magazine Journalism at Drake University and, upon joining the real world, promptly entered marketing. This combination of the creative and the client-focused is at the heart of my writing. Business shouldn't be boring.

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Nov 13, 2013|Article Writing|$25|Working
Oct 10, 2013|Article Writing|$345|Completed
Apr 16, 2013|Article Writing|$3,381|Completed
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Jan 16, 2013|Article Writing|$150|Working

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Portfolio

This is an example of a newsletter I wrote for Welland Laike Communication, dealing...
https://letamericaknow.com/view_newsletter_ms.php?orderid=39&issue=1110
This was a piece I wrote for Drake Magazine Online, covering the double standards of...
Howard Orloff is a Chicago-based luxury car dealer whose website I've done SEO...
http://www.howardorlofflandrover.com/site/

Skills (2)

Tested
Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (U.S. Version)
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Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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Service Description

I have extensive experience writing for clients, delivering concise and accurate pieces in the voice they want to hear.

Article writing
Blog writing
Creative writing
Proofreading
SEO copywriting
Marketing communications
Email marketing


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Employment

Farmes Mutual Hail Insurance
Communications Specialist
2012 - Present
Writes copy for sales manuals and company newsletter, as well as email marketing campaigns, blog posts and social media.
Blue Traffic Internet Marketing
SEO Copywriter
2012 - 2012
Wrote web content for commercial companies seeking to increase their web presence and search engine traffic.
Welland Laike Communication
Copywriter
2011 - 2011
Researched and wrote newsletters for Let America Know, a publication distributed to trial lawyers and their clients dealing with various civil lawsuit issues like drunk driving, tort reform and...
Meredith Integrated Marketing
Editorial Apprentice
2009 - 2010
Wrote and researched for several Meredith Corporation Integrated Marketing publications, including Publix Family Style, Publix GreenWise and At Home with Century 21.

Education

Drake University
Journalism & Mass Communication, Bachelors Degree
2007 - 2011

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Grammar
Creative
Copy Editing
Copy Writing
Blogging
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