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Tamara M. | Elance
Last Sign-in: Aug 28, 2015

Tamara M.

Engaging Brand Journalism & Shareable Content.
   United States
  |   Sullivan, IL
  |  7:43 pm Local Time


Minimum Hourly Rate $33

TAMARA McRILL is a social media manager, journalist and freelance writer who began her career writing for newspapers over a decade ago. Using this valuable experience she transitioned to publishing news and articles on some of the most popular online verticals, as well as providing quality copy for business websites and blogs.

Leveraging her journalism, research and editing skills--along with her ability to spot search trends--Tamara produces content relevant to your business, industry and customers. All done in the voice exclusive to your...

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Aug 10, 2014|Article Writing|$30|Completed
Jul 31, 2014|Copywriting|$25|Completed
Jan 11, 2014|Other - Writing Services|$55|Completed
Sep 8, 2013|Web Content|$125|Completed

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Wrote the copy for this landing page for “Conversion Rate Optimization: 5 Strategic...
Designed and wrote the copy for this whitepaper on social media optimization, as well...
2011 will long be remembered as the year the Chicago Bulls reinserted themselves as...
Without a doubt, social media branding now plays a vital role in business, no matter...
Do you know the purpose of your brand? If “I” is anywhere in your answer and “serve”...
Blogging helpful tips and advice for caring pet owners, sponsored by CANIDAE Natural...
Have you been trying to positively reinforce good behavior in your dog by treat...
It can be cute watching your dog tug on backpacks and careening for the door once...
Those mournful wails and yips let loose by our sleeping dogs tug on our heartstrings so...
'll be the first to admit we spend an inordinate amount of time vacuuming, shampooing,...
There are brands that struggle to find their footing and there are those brands that...
Finding your brand’s sweet spot is to locate your brand’s unique competitive...
Do you have a sound new product and are aiming your sights on a successful brand...
Sure the top brands on Klout have millions of fans across their networks, but there are...
Looking for a new place to flaunt your brand’s logo and spark a viral marketing...

Skills (10)

Business Writing
Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
My Score
English Proofreading
English Punctuation
English Spelling
Quark Xpress
Google Analytics

Service Description

Tamara is adept at anticipating client needs and delivering in a quick and friendly manner. Client feedback and suggestions are encouraged.

Areas of Expertise

While Tamara writes about many topics, her areas of expertise are branding, social networking, business, content marketing, real estate, lifestyle, pets, sports and politics. She has written hundreds of articles and other works on these topics.

Tamara is particularly passionate at helping small businesses and sites grow their online presence.

Writing Services

Whether you need articles, press releases, eBooks, case studies, video scripts or web page content, Tamara has you covered. Services provided include:

- Articles.
- Website Content.
- Ghostwriting.
- Nonfiction writing.
- Book proposal packets, query letters, synopsis and outlines.
- eBooks.
- Brochures and newsletters.
- eNewsletters.
- Press releases.
- Whitepapers.
- Video scripts.
- Case Studies.

All content is written in a voice to match the tone of your business or website. Writing is researched and follows Associated Press style.

Linking to related content within your site and to references is done upon client request, as is a sheet of references used to source the topic.

Content Marketing

Tamara is social media enthusiast and loves to help her clients gain exposure. She takes written and visual content and uses best practices to spark content marketing campaigns. Content marketing services (in addition to producing content) include:

- Social...

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On-Target Content Marketing
2011 - Present
Through website content, blog posts, case studies, social networks and more, Tamara provides businesses and personalities with an engaging online voice that drives traffic to their sites. Her...
Yahoo! Contributor Network
Freelance Writer
2009 - Present
Writing news, sports, lifestyle, business, real estate and personal finance articles for some of the most popular online destinations. In addition to other assignments, Tamara is a frequently...
Freelance Writer
Freelance Writer
2000 - Present
Pitching, writing and editing on and offline content. Work has appeared on ABC, Good Morning America,, NoiseCreep, Examiner, CANIDAE Pet Food's Responsible Pet Ownership Blog...
NewsProgress (Best Newspapers)
Sports Editor
2000 - 2001
Managed coverage of area sports teams. Reported on sporting and local events and news. Took photographs for publication. Met daily deadlines.
Overview  |  Job History  |  Portfolio  |  Resume/C.V.


article writing
content marketing
social media
social media marketing
press release writing
white papers
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  • 12 months
  • Lifetime
Per Client
Member Since
May 2012
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