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Lynn Smith | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Jan 8, 2015

Lynn Smith

Professional Non-Fiction Content Writer
   United States
  |   Montgomery, IL
  |  11:51 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $38

I am an experienced Content Writer with over ten years of writing experience for both large and small companies. I specialize in non-fiction articles, newsletters, blogs and content for business documents, websites, social media posts, flyers and training materials. Recently I was the Content Writer for holistic pet food company Canine Caviar for two years and authored their monthly newsletter, educational blogs and other pieces of documentation. The weekly newsletter included nutritional tips, interesting articles, a featured store of the...

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Portfolio

Interviewed actor Damien Puckler about his rescued dog Roxy for the Canine Caviar blog...
This was the second blog in a two part series that featured actor Damien Puckler and...
This is an infographic that I created to explain that Canine Caviar is low on the...
This is a series of screen shots of the email newsletter called equIP that I wrote for...
This is a blog that I ghost-wrote for wedding photography studio The Nerd Bird....
This is an infographic that I created for pet food company Canine Caviar.
This sample contains a selection of slides and speaker notes that I wrote for a...

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I have ten years of experience in a corporate environment where I wrote countless pieces of documentation with the purpose of training retail store managers on the intricacies of a the college bookstore business. I am skilled at combining the explanation of business concepts with the step-by-step instructions found in technical writing. I can customize the tone of voice to suit your business needs, ranging from authoritative, instructional, neutral, customer friendly to humorous.

Past projects have included the creation and maintenance of several different knowledge centers with over fifty documents for employee reference, and a dictionary of Digital Textbook terminology and product information. I have created countless PowerPoint slides and detailed speaker notes and scripts for educational web conferences, recorded tutorials, live presentations ranging in size from 20 attendees through one-thousand attendees, and reoccurring training class sessions.

I also created and wrote a company newsletter for my previous employer that was sent to store managers of a large retail chain each week from their company home office for over ten years. Through this newsletter I shared key business updates, instructions and ideas. I also re-branded the newsletter multiple times in order to keep a fresh tone of voice and style.

I am also skilled at interviewing subject matter experts and reviewing existing documentation to learn essential background information. I am an experienced...

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Education

Purdue University
Bachelor of Arts, English Literature
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content
SEO
newsletter
Infographic
blog
social media
website
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