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Sara K. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Apr 7, 2014

Sara K.

Editor, Writer, and Content Development specialist
   United States
  |   Edmond, OK

Overview

Working for a website design company for 3 years allowed me to gain many skills needed to thrive in this field. Along with user end training and tech support, I was also responsible for content development, editing, product databases, e-commerce, sales, social media content, SEO, webinars, proposals, presentations, HTML editing, and customer service. Other duties were included on an as needed basis.

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Proof read! Proof read! Proof read! Proof reading is a necessary yet tiring task involved in any writing. Suggesting someone proof read their works may be deemed as that, simply a suggestion. It should be highly stressed that proof reading and editorial contributions must be a top priority for any work that will be shared or made public.

Perhaps you've experienced incompetent work. Perhaps you've discovered an editor that is inadequately educated. Education is usually equated to a higher than average ability to produce properly written content. While that may be a desired position, one must realize that education does not always equal competent grammar and writing skills. A keen eye, however, critical and logical thinking, and attentiveness are as important if not more than education. Works not seen through a writer’s eyes usually lack the engagement needed by a reader. Simply writing content without engaging the reader to actively participate in the work is a work destined to be sub par.

Most of the writing we see today has a tendency to be redundant. Writers and editors should strive to be wordsmiths. With a larger vocabulary, an editor should be able to bring that redundancy to a close. A reader will flow through the reading, instead of having to reconstruct areas that are hard to follow, if the work is properly edited. Using critical and logical thinking, an editor can reconstruct those areas for you, leaving your reader free to read without interrupted flow...

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Education

Oklahoma State University
Associates in Enterprise Development
- 2012
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editing
website content
web content
editor
content writing
article writing
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