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Profile Summary
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Completed Orders 284
Revisions/Order 0.09
Repeat Clients 39%
Last Login 9/30/2016
Location Lawrenceville, GA
Education Masters Degree
Status Available
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Blog Post2
Entertainment1
Home Living1
Hospitality1
Travel1
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Experience
Summary of Experience
Chrysta is a professional freelance writer with more than a decade of experience writing for magazines, newspapers, websites, businesses, newsletters, blogs, and other social media sites. As a freelance content provider, she has written over 1,000 articles on a wide variety of topics, including technology, business, travel, decorating, lifestyle, entertainment, and more.

Chrysta holds a Master of Arts Degree in Professional Writing, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mass Media Communications, and an Associate of Arts Degree in English. In addition, she is always improving on the craft of writing by regularly taking continuing education courses in technical writing, magazine writing, social media marketing, and television production.

Prior to working as a full-time freelancer, Chrysta worked in higher education as a student affairs coordinator, English teacher, and GED examiner. She also worked several years in the magazine publishing industry as an editorial and advertising production coordinator.

In addition to freelance writing, Chrysta is also proficient in website design, WordPress blog creation, and social media platform development. She is adept at creating and maintaining content and design materials for Twitter, Facebook, Google+, Pinterest, YouTube, Instagram, Vine, and other popular sites.

Chrysta offers a wide variety of other full-service freelancing options, such as blog art and infographic design; social media header creation; audio transcribing and voice-over work; scriptwriting for audio and video; fiction and non-fiction research assistance; and professional ghost writing services. Basically, she can assist you with all aspects of your written and spoken communication needs.
Specialties
Specialties include writing articles that are 100% unique and thoroughly researched based on client requests and expectations. From 100 word product descriptions, to 500 word SEO blog posts, to 1000 word articles on a wide range of topics, Chrysta is able to meet your professional writing needs.
Interests
Professionally, Chrysta is interested in social media marketing, educational training, international travel, home interiors, entertainment, and technology. Personally, she enjoys writing science fiction, producing podcasts, making short films, and playing Texas Hold'em tournament poker.
Education
Kennesaw State University Mass Media Communications, Bachelor of Science

Chrysta majored in mass media communications and broadcast journalism with a focus on creative writing and literature. She was the chapter president of the Lambda Pi Eta honor society and graduated with cum laude honors.


Kennesaw State University Professional Writing, Master of Arts

Chrysta majored in creative and applied writing styles. Her graduate thesis consisted of a full-length novel of short stories that were connected by science fiction and musical themes. She graduated with magna cum laude honors and became a full-time freelance writer upon graduation.


Certificates
GED Examiner Department of Technical and Adult Education
Chrysta is a certified GED examiner and has taught grammar, writing skills, and test preparation classes.

English as a Second Language Kennesaw State University Continuing Education
Chrysta has taught ESL classes for more than a decade, including grammar, essay writing, and test preparation.

Craft of Magazine Writing Kennesaw State University Continuing Education
Chrysta continues to update her skills by taking additional training courses to broaden her range of writing skills, such as Magazine Writing.

Technical Writing Fundamentals Kennesaw State University Continuing Education
Chrysta continues to update her skills by taking additional training courses to broaden her range of writing skills, such as Technical Writing.

Projects by Industry
Travel

Chrysta has experience writing travel and tourism articles. She has written historical pieces on national locations, such as Alcatraz Island and the Oregon Vortex. She has also written tourism articles on exotic locations, such as Croatia, Israel, and England.

Design

Chrysta has experience writing design and decor articles. She has written extensively on the topic of design, including home decorating tips, furniture placement, organizational decor, style theory, interior inspirations, and DIY craft instructions.

Hospitality

Chrysta has experience writing hospitality articles. She has written lifestyle articles for the public, business articles for managers, marketing materials for owners, and training manuals for hospitality education.

Education

Chrysta has worked in higher education as an instructor, GED tester, and student affairs manager for more than a decade. She writes instructional materials for online courses and informational articles for many of the top educational sites. She has also developed training manuals for many industries, such as TESOL, spa management, and the travel industry.

Projects by SEO Skill
SEO Keyword Requirements

Chrysta understands the value and best practices of modern SEO keyword placement. The SEO game has changed dramatically over the last decade and many writers/clients don't understand that the SEO practices of just five years ago are no longer acceptable. In fact, SEO techniques that were commonly used to increase search rankings a few years can now hurt a site's search ranking. Chrysta always strives to provide clients with content that uses SEO keywords in a natural and responsible way that improves page ranking without distracting the reader. As with all SEO practices, she believes in providing valuable, informative, and entertaining content as the number one technique to achieve online marketing success.

Link Building

Chrysta understands the importance and power of responsible link building. As a writer, she always strives to create engaging, shareable, link-worthy content that encourages the kind of natural linking that search engines look for through site analysis. As a site creator, she is familiar with the modern SEO techniques that can improve search ranking results. Chrysta believes in responsible link building practices that are best achieved by providing valuable, informative, and entertaining content.

Projects by Asset Type
Catalog

Chrysta has experience writing descriptions for print and online catalogs. She has written long-form descriptions that feature multiple products, short-form descriptions for individual items, and creative descriptions that read more like stories than catalog copy. From furnishings, to fine wines, to Halloween costumes, Chrysta can write catalog descriptions that turn views into click-throughs.

Newsletter Content

Chrysta has experience writing content for print and online newsletters. She has designed layouts, written articles, and distributed newsletters for private and public organizations. She can write newsletter content on topics that promote specific products or services, as well as general topics that can be used multiple times on different platforms and for a variety of marketing purposes.

Product Description

Chrysta has experience writing descriptions for products and services. She has provided content for website product pages, industry periodicals, customer newsletters, product promotional materials, marketing sites, and blogs. Chrysta has written descriptions for a wide range of products, including costumes, fashion, decor, furnishings, wine, holiday items, medical equipment, electronics, and more.

Blog Post

Chrysta has been writing blog posts for more than a decade on a diverse range of topics, including Amish life, Christmas decor, conspiracy theories, gaming, Halloween products, home decorating, medical procedures, office training, real estate, spa management, travel, weddings, wine, and many more. She has provided regular blog content and site development for individuals, small start-ups, and large corporations. Her blog posts are always 100% original, thoroughly researched, SEO optimized, socially engaging, and delivered on time.

Article

Chrysta writes short and long form articles that are always 100% original, thoroughly researched and engaging to read. She publishes print and online articles on a variety of topics that are written in a persuasive, informative, and entertaining style. From lifestyle pieces to how-to articles to business profiles, Chrysta can provide clients with interesting articles that are written in any style, mood, or genre.

Press Release

Chrysta can write press releases for your company that will attract customers to your website, social media pages, or storefront business. She has crafted professional press releases for small online businesses, as well as large brick-and-mortar companies. She can also write press releases for individuals who are announcing new books, wedding announcements, or a brand new blog.

Web Page

Chrysta writes copy for webpages, including about pages, company information, product descriptions, and service features. She can create professional webpage content from scratch or update preexisting pages that need a fresh look for the modern reader. She also uses the latest SEO techniques that will give a dead website new life in Google, Bing, and Yahoo searches.

Advertisement

Chrysta can write advertising copy for your business that will get noticed. Whether you need written copy for publications or audio scripts for radio and TV spots, she can meet all your advertising needs. Chrysta will write advertising copy that is clear, concise, creative, and meet the strict word counts that are necessary for advertising purposes.

Projects By Expertise
Research Writer

Chrysta has experience providing unique, relevant, and professionally written content on just about any topic imaginable. She has written articles, blog posts, and marketing materials for various industries, including dental, medical, technology, decorating, hospitality, entertainment, gaming, lifestyles, education, retail, business, media, travel, and much more.

Copywriter

Chrysta is a copywriter who has produced hundreds of print and online marketing materials for a wide range of industries, including wedding, decorating, medical supplies, furniture, luxury living, and retail products. She can create engaging copy for your blog, website, direct mail, or print materials. Chrysta also has experience writing press releases, audio scripts, and long-form advertising copy.

Journalist

Chrysta is an experienced magazine and newspaper journalist who has written for local, national, and international publications. As an investigative journalist, she has written articles on a wide variety of unique and interesting topics, including local scandals, conspiracy theories, and a popular series on haunted locations across the country.

Technical Writer

Chrysta can produce documents that make sense out of technical materials for the everyday reader. She has written documents explaining how technologies, products, and industries work in a clear and organized manner for the education, electronics, and technology companies. In addition to a master's degree in professional writing, she has also earned a post-graduate Technical Writing Certificate.

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