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Steven Symes | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: May 22, 2015

Steven Symes

Writer
   United States
  |   Salt Lake City, UT
  |  11:08 pm Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $42

I have been writing for over ten years. My experience includes writing well-researched articles for both online and print publications, both on technical and social subjects. I have also edited large documents, such as training books and policy manuals for businesses. My main areas of expertise are automotive and business, particularly in marketing and organizational management. My degree is in English, and I took numerous courses on writing, grammar and English usage. I also minored in business management with an emphasis in marketing.

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Portfolio

There are many great racetracks out there, but this article names off the ten greatest....
Automotive performance enthusiasts are always looking for ways to improve their...
Ferrari's new supercar has a pretty uninspiring name even though the car itself is...
People believe some interesting things about cars, many of which are not founded in...
Green technologies are becoming more common, especially solar panels. This article is...
This is an article I wrote for my local NBC station. The article talks about the...
http://www.ksl.com/index.php?nid=1009&sid=18415599
This is an article I wrote for a local family-focused magazine. It is being run in the...
This is a piece I did for a knowledge site. It gives basic information about the...
http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-handwriting.htm
This is another knowledge site article. The subject of this article is econometrics,...
http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-spatial-econometrics.htm
This is another encyclopedic article about zero coupon bonds. I explain to the layman...
http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-a-zero-coupon-bond-formula.htm
This is a medical piece I wrote for an online knowledge piece. The copy provides a...
http://www.wisegeek.com/what-is-an-intramedullary-rod.htm
This is a short technology-related article that appeared on Salon.com. I briefly...
http://techtips.salon.com/types-internet-service-high-speed-not-available-11711.html
This is a post for a Mercedes blog I own. As you can see from this post, I have a good...
This article explains the potential insurance costs of either constructing a green home...
Barn finds are old cars that have been hidden away and sometimes forgotten about for...
This is a vehicle description of Subaru's BRZ. Readers learn about the various features...
This article teaches readers with little to no medical knowledge about the condition...
Most people do not know what agoraphobia is or anything about the condition. This...

Skills (4)

Tested
English Grammar
U.S. English Grammar Test (For Writing Professionals)
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Translation English Spanish
Spanish To English Translation Skills Test
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English Spelling
English Spelling Test (U.S. Version)
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Technical Writing
Technical Writing Skills Certification
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Service Description

I write web content of various types. My areas of expertise include anything automotive, marketing, organizational management and cultures. In the past my work has involved using only primary sources, such as interviewing experts in a certain field, as well as leveraging a wide variety of secondary sources. My own business ventures have provided me with practical, real-world experience with social media and other forms of modern-day marketing.

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Employment

Self
Freelance Writer/Editor
2002 - Present
Work with a number of clients on limited and ongoing writing or editing projects of various types. Involves managing marketing campaigns for some clients, including online social media marketing.

Education

Brigham Young University
Bachelor's in English
- 2003

Keywords

content writer
marketing
editor
social media
automotive
cars
blogger
business
technical writing
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