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William B. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 3, 2012

William B.

Writing and web copy that doesn't fail
   United States
  |   Brooklyn, NY

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $20

I will write competitive web copy and articles for your business, e-commerce site, or blog. I'll make every word count.

Good writing, like a good business, is lean and confidant. Let's work together.

"Easy reading is damn hard writing."

http://wjbriggs.com/

http://www.slideshare.net/wjbriggs/

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Portfolio

This is the blog I designed and write for regularly. It focuses on leadership and...

Skills (2)

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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (U.S. Version)
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English Vocabulary Test (U.S. Version)
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Service Description

I have written web copy for Cornell University, Merrill Lynch, The Shanghai Economist, and Foster Partners since I graduated Fordham University in 2007. I also write fiction and short stories.

I currently live in Brooklyn and am a Developmental Editor at Cornell University


I can offer the following services: (non-exhaustive...)

Web copy
SEO (search engine optimization)
Article marketing
Business plans
Business articles
Blog entries, reviews, and unique articles
Technical writing
Copy & copy editing
Text content development
Material research for writing projects
Academic projects/theses
Ghost writing
Marketing material & newsletters
Project management of your writing project or Blog
Fiction/authoring books

I am also a competent copy editor and proof reader. I look forward to working with you. For more information, please contact me right away.

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Employment

Cornell University
Writer
2008 - Present
I write daily blog entries, draft chapters for future book projects, and write/edit widely distributed articles.
WTS Trading
Writer
2009 - 2009
I wrote press releases, copy, and internal check-lists
Shanghai Economist
Contributor/Editor
2007 - 2008
I wrote a variety of business related articles for this local financial magazine that had a international distribution.
Foster Partners
Marketing Manager
2007 - 2008
I wrote press releases, articles, and web copy for this international consulting company based in Shanghai, China.
Merrill Lynch
Intern/Writer
2007 - 2007
I mostly fetched coffee--but on a few occasions I had the chance to write summaries of complex financial industry reports.

Education

Fordham University
Bachelor of Arts & Science: International Studies
2003 - 2007

Keywords

blog writing
SEO
article writing
ghost writing
marketing materials
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