Freelance Writer

Freelance Writer

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HIRE ME AS YOUR FREELANCE WRITER – HERE’S WHY:

• A self-starter who can deliver amazing results for print and digital work with minimal direction. Strong organization and time management skill

• I enjoy working flexible hours, and I am always available by text, email, or phone. Plus, I always follow through with all the work, on-time

• 20+ years creative copywriter for blogs, websites, travel articles, social media, newsletters, advertisements, product packaging and descriptions

• Proven track record of handling projects such as websites, creative writing, digital and print media, maintaining style guides and brand identity

• 6+ years experience ghost writing  sponsored blog posts, online articles, marketing pieces, web content, pay per article, social media posts, and newsletter columns

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FREELANCE WRITING SKILLS

• AP Style, Creative, Descriptive, and Conversational Styles

• Working behind the scenes assisting various creatives, individuals, agencies, and companies around the world with writing projects of all kinds

• Write and ghost write blog posts, online articles, marketing pieces, web content, pay per article, and newsletter columns

• Revise written material to meet company standards for clients, publishers, directors, or online producers

• Choose, pitch, and create subject matters to express personal feelings or client marketing to narrate stories or events

• Plan project outlines, research, and organize material accordingly

• Proofing and editing skills

• Write stories/photo based articles and handle several assignments at once

• Responsible for handling guest feedback on social media

• Write, edit blog posts to include easy to understand highlights, reviews, tips, narratives, raise awareness

• Maintain time lines/deadlines/quality/style lines

• Create Print and Digital Marketing/Branding Pieces, Newsletters, Logos, Direct Mail

• Develop relevant and special themed content to attract readers, blogging across topics such as hotel, airline, and rental car reward programs as well as detailed hotel and restaurant reviews

• Capacity to meet tight deadlines efficiently, prioritize appropriately, cope well with change, and maintain composure under pressure

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SKILLS

• 8+ years WordPress, SquareSpace, HTML/CSS

• 7+ years hands on experience in social media marketing, and e-newsletter marketing Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Twitter, Social Media Content and Art, HootSuite, Hubspot, Google Analytics, Keyword Research

• Design and/or improve website design with SEO/keywords, and managed updates

• Photography, Photo Retouching, Adobe Photoshop, LightRoom, Sketch, Capture, Spark Page

• Proofing and Editing, using Basecamp for correspondence

• 7+ years E-Newsletters, Constant Contact, Mail Chimp

• Hootsuite Experience, Social Media brands (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter,  Pinterest, Youtube, Snapchat)

• Conduct research to obtain current photos, details and factual information. Hire photographer if needed

• Prepare works in appropriate style guide format for digital or print publications, and send to publishers or marketing teams

• Follow procedures to obtain copyrights for photos

• Compile database links for client projects

• Convert articles into PDFs or JPGs

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DESIGN SKILLS

• 20+ years/excellent knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Sketch, Acrobat, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint/KeyNote

• 20+ years of photography, photo retouching, and 4 years video experience

• Design, develop, and resize digital graphics / images including banners, landing pages and social media assets

• Format, upload, resize and edit pictures and blog posts