Writer #1268
Palm Harbor, FL
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6 Star Rating
918 Love Lists
504 Clients
1,400,000 Words
Lara S. excels at creating quality content for inbound marketing blogs. If you are looking for a consistent voice and compelling marketing content, contact her to discuss solo orders.

Lara began working as a copywriter in the late 90s, writing direct mail pieces, catalogs and newsletters. She has since edited a niche magazine, written for hundreds of specialty websites in areas that include finance, insurance, credit and nutrition and created content marketing materials for clients in a wide range of industries.

If you are looking for a writer who can offer quick turnaround on the weekends, she's the one you want. She typically is available Tuesday through Sundays. Mondays and Tuesdays are usually her days off. But, she often makes exceptions for clients with a deadline or for projects that capture her interest.

Highlights

Endorsements
84
Orders
2,950
Last Login
12/7/16
Elite Skills
10
Samples
32

Lara S's Beauty Industry Experience

35 Projects Completed

Lara has written a number of articles on cosmetics, skin care and other beauty topics. She is well-versed in current cosmetic trends, natural and organic beauty products and high end luxury brands.

Industry Projects

  • Relationships1,000+
  • Health500+
  • Entertainment500+
  • Marketing100+
  • Finance100+
  • Insurance100+
  • Real Estate100+
  • Business100+
  • Nutrition100+
  • Fitness100+
  • Travel100+
  • Food100+
  • Music50+
  • Legal50+
  • Search Marketing50+
  • Electronics50+
  • Non Profit50+
  • High Tech50+
  • Green Living50+
  • Humor20+
  • Beauty20+
  • Politics20+
  • Fashion10+
  • Gaming10+

Summary of Industry Experience

Relationships

Lara was a staff writer at a dating agency for one year, penning hundreds of columns on topics including single parent dating, first date tips, online dating and more. Before that, she wrote a sex and relationship column in a monthly magazine and dozens of articles for the same publication.

If you are looking for a relationship writer who is compassionate and willing to take on topics that range from the fun and whimsical to the sensitive and serious, Lara S. is your girl.

Health

As a health writer, Lara has penned articles, blog entries, infographics, quizzes and ebooks about chronic illness, substance abuse and recovery, surgical procedures, sexual health, medical weight loss and home care for various ailments.

She specializes in taking complex medical jargon and breaking it down into engaging, plain English that average people can understand.

Entertainment

When you work with Lara S., you hire an entertainment writer who is passionate, knowledgeable and fun.

Lara was a staff writer for an entertainment website. While there, she reviewed movies, music and television. She reported on industry news and gossip. She attracted regular readers and wrote some of the highest traffic posts in the history of the site.

Lara has written extensively about movies, music, television, and other areas of pop culture. She is a fan of horror, sci fi, and cable TV drama. She has a great deal of knowledge about classic television and film, which gives depth to her writing about entertainment.

List and "best of" articles are a specialty because of her wide-ranging knowledge, particularly in the areas of geek, sci-fi and genre movies and TV.

Marketing

Over her years as a freelance content marketing writer, Lara has gained extensive knowledge of online and offline marketing. She has written many how-tos in this area to help others increase their skills in effective marketing.

She is a frequent contributor to the WriterAccess blog, helping businesses learn new ways to market themselves on the web.

She holds an Inbound Marketing certification from the esteemed marketing resource HubSpot.

Finance

Lara S. has written about student loans, credit cards, personal finance, frugality, investing, bankruptcy, credit repair and other financial topics.

She is a finance writer well-versed in consumer credit rights, credit legislation and FTC regulations.

She enjoys breaking complicated financial concepts down into easy to digest bits. She am a strong proponent of spreading financial literacy, and she is proud to help people improve their financial lives by increasing their understanding of how money works.

Insurance

Lara has written about many areas of the insurance industry, including health insurance, car insurance, homeowners insurance, life insurance and commercial insurance.

She has closely studied the changes in healthcare law brought on by the Affordable Care Act and can write knowledgeably about Obamacare.

She has developed web copy, articles and blog posts for a number of insurers and insurance brokers to help educate consumers about their options.

Real Estate

Lara has written dozens of articles and blog posts for real estate agents. She is the author of an ebook guide for those wishing to invest in commercial real estate.

Business

Lara has written blog posts, articles, white papers and infographics for and about business. The topics she has covered include marketing, your business and social media, managing business finances, business insurance, inventory, business continuity and a number of other topics.

Nutrition

As the mother of a vegetarian and the spouse of a Crohn's sufferer, Lara S. has gained experience crafting nutritious meals for those on restricted diets.

She believes that food should be as pleasurable as it is nourishing. In keeping with that philosophy, Lara writes with a focus on fresh, flavorful foods that are enjoyable to eat.

She is passionate about continuing to expand her education. In 2013, she completed the Human Health - Diet and Nutrition Certification from ALISON.

Fitness

Lara has written about exercise and fitness for a number of clients. Her specialties include helping readers manage to fit in fitness when lifestyle constraints ranging from travel to small children to underlying health issues prove challenging.

She is well-versed in health and nutrition and can give readers a wealth of well-balanced information.

Travel

Travel is one of Lara's passions. She has visited most American states and several Caribbean countries.

She has an eye for travel deals and can help your readers find the best in discount travel.

Her articles about travel have appeared on dozens of websites. Hire this travel writer for list of must-see attractions, tips for getting travel deals and advice on the best way to get there.

Food

Lara has been an avid home-cook for decades. She is well-versed in many cuisines from around the world, and enjoys writing about cooking. She has written many pieces on cooking with calorie restrictions, cooking for just one or two people, and cooking for romantic meals.

Music

For one year, Lara was on the staff of an entertainment website that covered new music and emerging stars. She has interviewed dozens of new artists about their craft.

As a child, Lara studied the violin. This led to a lifelong love of music in all sorts of genres from classical to jazz to punk rock to hip hop and EDM.

She has a love of learning and is always eager to share new musical discoveries with fellow fans.

She has written on music and music-related topics that include reviews, concert promotion, sales of musical instruments and many other areas.

Recent projects include musician bios, blog posts for hip hop artists and articles on promotion as an independent artist.

Legal

Lara has written about many areas of law including divorce law, personal injury, criminal law, DUI and other legal subjects.

Her experience includes crafting blog entries, news briefs and articles to educate people about their rights and options.

Search Marketing

Lara S. has written extensively about SEO and SEM. She has also run pay-per-click search marketing campaigns for her own businesses.

Lara is skilled at creating persuasive ad text, crafting high-conversion landing pages and targeting ad campaigns. She keeps informed regarding changes in best practices for both SEO and SEM.

Electronics

Lara enjoys taking complex technical topics and breaking them down into easy to understand bites for your readers.

She is well-versed in a number of areas of the electronics market including laptops, cell phones, Android devices and others.

Non Profit

Lara S. has written blog posts, press releases, ebooks and giving guides for a number of non-profits. For a little over a year, she covered celebrity charity stories for an entertainment website; during that time she frequently worked with entertainers and non-profits to tell their unique stories and spur giving and participation.

High Tech

Lara has written dozens of articles about high tech topics that include network security, cloud computing, mobile technology and more.

She started her career in the marketing department of an IT education firm. She helped distribute the company's informative reports and market monthly conferences.

Green Living

Lara is a member of the Education Subcommittee in her city's Stormwater Advisory Committee. In this role, Lara helps educate the public about ways to keep coastal waterways and groundwater clean.

She has written about green practices for both businesses and the home. Her work has appeared in Eating Well Magazine, AOL's Green Daily and a number of other publications. She is familiar with the latest green technologies and best practices.

She also adheres to green practices in her home, including purchasing foods from a local co-op, recycling, driving a fuel-efficient vehicle and choosing durable goods over disposables when possible.

Humor

Lara has written a number of humorous articles for sites that include MadeMan, ScreenJunkies and others.

Beauty

Lara has written a number of articles on cosmetics, skin care and other beauty topics. She is well-versed in current cosmetic trends, natural and organic beauty products and high end luxury brands.

Politics

Politics and current events are both personal and and professional passions for Lara. Her work has appeared in The New Standard and Clamor Magazine. She most often covered civil rights and civil liberties issues.

At USF, she received the journalism department's Excellence in Reporting award for her article on the establishment of the school's first LGBT advocacy group. She is an active member of her city's Stormwater Advisory Committee.

Fashion

Lara has written for a number of high end brands. While her personal look tends toward classics and vintage-inspired gear, she stays abreast of current trends.

Gaming

Lara has written extensively about the growth of casual and mobile gaming. In her role as a staff writer at an entertainment site, she devised a number of drinking games that were shared extensively on social networks and garnered tens of thousands of hits for the site.

Product Projects

  • Blog Post1,000+
  • Article100+
  • Web Page100+
  • Direct Mail100+
  • Newsletter Content20+
  • White Paper20+
  • Book20+

Summary of Product Experience

Blog Post

Lara has written hundreds of blog posts for companies large and small in the following fields: dating and relationships, medical procedures, general health and wellness, legal topics, personal finance, marketing, SEO, business management and many others.

She is a keen researcher and skilled at making your complex subject accessible to the average reader.

Article

Lara has written informative articles on a number of topics. She enjoys research, and can craft enjoyable articles on any number of subjects. Past projects include everything from surgical procedures to the history of air conditioning.

Web Page

Lara S. has created engaging web page content for companies in a wide range of industries. Her experience includes landing pages with strong and persuasive calls to action, About Us pages that eloquently convey the values and mission of a business and service pages that describe businesses' offerings.

Direct Mail

Lara got her start in copywriting creating direct mail pieces. Even in the internet age, direct mail remains a powerful tool for reaching new and existing customers. Lara is skilled at writing powerful sales letters, brochures and catalogs that persuade people to buy. She is experienced in both B2B and B2C direct mail marketing.

Newsletter Content

Lara wrote, edited and designed a monthly marketing newsletter for over three years. Additionally, she publishes a sporadic email newsletter that curates the best tips on social marketing published in the prior week.

She creates newsletter articles for customers in industries that include technology, real estate and insurance.

White Paper

As a longtime content marketer, Lara recognizes the need for more sophisticated B2B content offerings.

Lara has written white papers for industries that include real estate, food service, energy, music, education and others.

She takes pride in an ability to break complex topics down into engaging and easy-to-read bites.

She is a strong researcher who has familiarity with a wide range of topics. Contact her today to discuss your white paper.

Book

Lara has ghost-written ebooks on subjects that include marketing, credit repair, personal finance and real estate investment. Her relationship anecdotes and advice have appeared in a series of self-help books.

She is a contributor to an upcoming ebook that will provide tips to new freelance writers and other professionals who work from home.

Lara's research and organizational skills make her a strong candidate for your next book project.

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