As a freelance writer, in the last four years, I have developed a strong sense of professionalism. My greatest strength as a writer is a lifetime of self-employment, political activism, and personal growth.
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I have written grant proposals, press releases, and research papers over many years. I have written for local print newspapers, as well.
Writing on the widest possible subject range, I combine personal experience, formal education, and research creating unique and useful content. I have written on real estate, health, fashion,...
Dec 2, 2012|Article Writing|$110|Completed
Sep 4, 2012|Press Releases|$33|Completed
Aug 23, 2012|Press Releases|$44|Completed
Jul 30, 2012|Technical Writing|$53|Completed
Customer service is key in my work. Reasonable requests for editing are always welcome. Attention to detail, combined with accurate information, is what creates excellent content. Every piece is proofread several times for punctuation and accuracy. I develop angles and themes that are ordered and hold interest.
I have years of experience with search engine optimization (SEO). In the early days of the Web, simple “rules of thumb” worked. One could repeat key words and add inconsistent terms to draw search engine listing and rank. Today, with increasingly sophisticated algorithms, overuse of key words and poor choice of terms hurts rankings. Unique well-written content is now readily detected improving rank; the days of “gaming” SEO are over.
The Bing and Google algorithms seek to favor writing that is professional; plagiarized content is rejected, and simple re-writes are tagged for low ranking.
Press releases have changed dramatically over the years. Twenty years ago, traditional media was hungry for stories. A simple announcement would draw attention. With competition from the Internet, getting the attention of real journalists is almost impossible.
Press releases, today, must be interactive with high quality content and media. News journalists will respond to newsworthy and lead oriented press releases; with many releases crossing their desks and screens, only standouts earn attention.
Quality research demands the time and effort to present a subject...
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Local Examiner, Calif. Central Coast
2009 - Present
I continue writing local news for www.examiner.com. My articles are researched, relevant, and based on contact with newsmakers. I have written over 200 articles to date.
2009 - Present
I have produced over 100 SEO Internet content writings. These ghost written articles are sold to marketers, manufacturers, Internet developers, and professionals in many fields.