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Mikel B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Feb 20, 2016

Mikel B.

Experienced writer/editor/information architect
   United States
  |   Woodland Park, CO
  |  11:47 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $65

Mikel Bowman has more than 15 years of professional writing and editing experience and his work has appeared in leading online and offline publications. He is particularly skilled at targeting messages to influence reader behaviors and attitudes and deliver results.

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Portfolio

Interviewed Sasha Cohen and her coach and wrote the article, which appeared on the US...
http://www.usfigureskating.org/event_story.asp?id=27108
Wrote the content and worked with a graphic designer to design the layout of the page.
Performed background research, interviewed the subject and wrote this bio which was...
http://freddieawards.com/history/
Wrote from scratch a series of user manuals for a custom pension management system used...

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Mikel specializes in writing about travel, sports, social media/online communities, retirement planning and blogging. He has managed the launch, development and administration of some of the web's largest and most successful travel content communities, including FlyerTalk.com, BoardingArea.com, and Milepoint.com. He also authors a very popular blog on the BoardingArea Blog Network - ThreadTripping.com - and served as a writer and editor for InsideFlyer magazine and InsideFlyer.com for several years.

Mikel is adept at writing in a host of formats and styles: blogs, marketing materials, white papers, technical manuals, SEO-optimized website content, PowerPoint presentations, brochures, and much more.

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Employment

InfoPros
Technical Communication Project Manager
2013 - 2015
Planned, executed and delivered technical communication projects according to specific schedules and budgets. This included managing project teams, coordinating client communication, ensuring...
Frequent Flyer Services
Director, Strategic Development
2007 - 2013
Responsible for the management and strategic direction of the organizationís online initiatives. This includes Web development oversight with focus on traffic growth, advertising trafficking and...
Frequent Flyer Services
Critical Content Manager
2005 - 2007
Responsibilities included information architecture design for a variety of informational and social networking Web sites, community administration, content creation and editorial oversight. Also...
US Figure Skating
Web/Publications Coordinator
2004 - 2005
Wrote and edited content for U.S. Figure Skating website and monthly print magazine and served as a Web editor, writer, photo editor, and media relations coordinator on event coverage team.
Frequent Flyer Services
Editor
2000 - 2004
Wrote and edited copy for internationally distributed business-travel magazine, as well as company-produced websites. Performed website updates and maintenance using content management tools and...
The Retirement Concepts Group
Technical Writer
1998 - 2000
Composed training materials, technical user manuals and white papers for pension management software and government managed pension systems.

Education

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi
Bachelor of Arts - Communications
1996 - 1998
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blog
website
content marketing
SEO
technical writing
copy editing
travel
social media
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