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Name Lindsey D (Writer #1289)
Star Rating 5 Stars based on 2097 orders and 993,617 total words
Last Login 8/29/2014
Location Somerville, MA
Education Masters Degree

Summary of Experience

A successful freelancer for over 10 years, Lindsey has demonstrated experience with technology, information retrieval, usability and user experience, social media, cloud computing, and small business needs. Lindsey is a regular blog contributor, social networking maven and research professional. She holds advanced degrees in creative writing and information science. Lindsey's publication credits include USA Today, GardenGuides, Edible Boston and The Jewish Advocate. Additionally, she has ghostwritten thousands of blog posts, newsletter articles, website copy, press releases, and product descriptions. She specializes in developing custom instructional and informational articles that are easy to follow, informative, and entertaining. Her specialties include blog posts, articles, website rewrites, website copy, instructional text, LMS text, SEO-rich copy, profiles, travel articles, and journalistic pieces.

Specialties

Lindsey excels at instructional and informational content that is easy to follow, informative, and engaging. Her specialties include blog posts, articles, website copy, website rewrites, instructional text, LMS text, SEO-rich copy, profiles, travel articles, and product descriptions.

Holds an advanced degree in creative writing. Areas of interest include food, cooking, education, gardening, computer troubleshooting, technology, travel, home repair, interior design, pets, beauty, fashion and DIY construction projects/home renovation.

Interests

Lindsey's interests include writing, travel, gardening, home brewing, preserving, baking, community service.

Education

Simmons College
Library Science, MLIS
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Studied library and information science with a focus on technology, digital services, and usability.


Emerson College
Creative Writing, Master of Fine Arts
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Received MFA degree in Creative Writing - fiction.


Projects by Industry

Auto

Lindsey has written on car repair, car maintenance, car buying, and green cars for a broad range of clients. Topics covered include auto body detailing, cosmetic repair, removing scratches from cars and other cosmetic tips, types of car paint, both car and motorcycle maintenance, car safety, car shopping, electric cars, hybrid cars, and celebrity cars.

Banking

Lindsey has generated informative and instructional articles on a variety of banking and business topics, including owning your own business, filing taxes, understanding tax law including tax deductible donations, understanding interest calculations, unemployment, social security, general budgeting and money saving tips, and returning to school or finding training to improve your marketability.

Beauty

Lindsey has written hundreds of beauty articles for the Tyra Banks platform TypeF.com, as well as product descriptions and product reviews. Typical topics include makeup tutorials, haircare, hair style, skincare, beauty trends, and natural beauty routines. She uses a fun, engaging voice that appeals to hip women ranging from teens to thirties.

Career

Lindsey has written an extensive number of instructional guides for exploring different careers, general work advice, and other topics. Topics covered include lists of training programs, careers that require a certain degree, apprenticeship profiles for trades, licensing requirements for careers, workplace management, employee-boss relations, and retirement.

Construction

Lindsey has written instructional, informational, and how-to articles for the construction professional and the home handyman. She excels at explaining high-level concepts in clear language. Typical topics include DIY, interior and exterior home repair, construction trades, green building, HVAC, and career pieces.

Craft

Lindsey has authored informative and entertaining articles on crafting, craft tutorials, craft supplies, and craft ideas. Typical topics include knitting, crochet, candle crafts, paper crafts, and children's toys. She has also written craft process and cleanup how-to articles for a general audience with no special craft knowledge, and articles on repainting and lacquering furniture for a more advanced craft audience.

Education

Lindsey has written extensively on education. Typical topics include pros and cons of distance education, distance education opportunities for specific careers, lists of training programs and skills needed to learn a number of professions, apprenticeship profiles for trades, and exam requirements for careers such as real estate or paralegal. She has also written website copy for institutions of higher education.

Entertainment

As an entertainment writer, Lindsey has covered video game consoles, smartphone gaming, video games, gaming accessories, game room design, movies, TV shows, and celebrity news. She has written product reviews, product descriptions and blog posts on different topics related to entertainment.

Fashion

Lindsey has written hundreds of fashion articles for the Tyra Banks platform TypeF.com, on topics ranging from how to wear a particular garment, to what shoes to wear with a dress, to product description of boutique items. She uses a fun, engaging voice that appeals to hip women ranging from teens to thirties.

Finance

Lindsey has written about finance for a broad range of audiences and authored blog and website content for financial institutions. Topics covered include owning your own business, filing taxes, understanding tax law including tax deductible donations, understanding interest calculations, unemployment, social security, general budgeting and money saving tips, and returning to school or finding training to improve your marketability.

Fitness

With a focus on natural and organic living, Lindsey has authored many articles on fitness as part of a healthy and active lifestyle. Typical topics include outdoor recreation, active travel golf, yoga, pilates, weight lifting, home gyms, and body weight exercises. She has also authored product descriptions for fitness equipment and workout clothes.

Food

A professional cook with a small food business, Lindsey is an expert in this area. She has authored informative and entertaining articles on food and cooking topics including how to cook, profiles of food-related businesses, item and equipment description, and profiles of food or food-related items for websites.

Gaming

As an entertainment writer, Lindsey has covered video game consoles, smartphone gaming, video games, gaming accessories, and game room design. She has written product reviews, product descriptions and blog posts on different topics related to gaming.

Garden

Lindsey has written extensively on gardening for several prominent websites. Her areas of expertise include planting and growing advice for vegetables, fruits, trees, houseplants, flowers, and other garden plants, drip irrigation setup guides, gray water recycling tips, and general indoor and outdoor plant care. Additional gardening topics include planting calendars for specific regions or zones, plant pest identification and control (organic and chemical), tree and plant disease identification and control, and lawn care.

Green Living

An expert on green living and green products, Lindsey has written blog posts, product description, and website copy in this area. Typical topics include understanding what is recyclable in your city, setting up rain barrels, reusing gray water, understanding green building materials, recycling building materials around the home, growing your own food, farming, using alternative energy, buying an electric car, and more.

Green Products

Lindsey is an expert on green products and environmental living. She has written informative and instructional articles on green topics including recycling, composting, rain barrel setup and rain water harvesting, buying and selling recycled and reclaimed wood, green building materials, and outdoor living. Lindsey specializes in breaking concepts down into informative, yet entertaining articles aimed at the general reader with moderate to low green living knowledge.

Green Services

Lindsey has written informative and instructional articles on a variety of green topics, including recycling, composting, rain barrel setup and rain water harvesting, buying and selling recycled and reclaimed wood, housewares, and other building materials, and various outdoor living articles. Lindsey specializez in breaking concepts down into informative, yet entertaining articles aimed at the general reader with moderate to low green living knowledge.

Hardware

Lindsey has authored many articles, help guides and reviews of different types of software with an eye toward software usability. Typical content covered includes smartphone apps, games, utilities, SaaS, antivirus software, and Windows 8. Lindsey excels at describing tech concepts in straightforward language, and at translating techie speak for a general audience.

Health

With a focus on natural and organic living, Lindsey has authored many articles on how to have a healthy and active lifestyle. Typical topics include outdoor recreation, home gyms and body weight exercises, supplements and vitamins, alternative medicine, mental health, health insurance and the ACA.

High Tech

With experience in usability, UX, and tech writing Lindsey enjoys writing about technology and has authored hundreds of blog posts, program reviews, and how-to guides. She has focused on cloud computing, SaaS, security, usability and UX. She specializes in explaining technical concepts in straightforward language so that techies and non-techies can share an understanding of the stakes involved with adopting a particular technology.

Home Living

A homeowner and landlord, Lindsey has practical experience in this arena, as well as demonstrated writing experience. Topics covered include informative articles on home design and decor, interior and exterior home renovation, working with contractors, and DIY home improvement. Lindsey has also generated website copy and marketing material for realtors, and written descriptive copy for real estate listings that target a wide audience of renters.

Kids/Family

Lindsey has authored many blog posts, articles, and webpages that offer a family perspective on everything from pregnancy and health and wellness to home improvement, real estate, sports and travel.

Legal

With experience working as a business, elder care, and real estate paralegal, Lindsey gained legal knowledge and insight. She has applied this to legal business writing, paralegal tips, instructional materials for lawyers, and law firm marketing materials including brochures, blog posts, promotional text, and websites for small and large law firms alike.

Management

Lindsey's many writing assignments in real estate, education, technology, business, marketing, and finance have touched upon the management sector. Typical topics include small business best practices, family businesses, business planning, etiquette, human resources, and business growth.

Marketing

With experience in usability, web design, and small business operation, Lindsey enjoys writing about marketing and has authored hundreds of blog posts, trend pieces, and how-to guides. Typical topics include marketing trends, best practices, social media, email marketing, SEO, and small business marketing and branding. She specializes in explaining high level concepts in straightforward language.

Medical

With a focus on natural and organic living, Lindsey has authored many articles on medical devices, medical treatments, supplements and vitamins, and alternative medicine as part of a healthy and active lifestyle.

Mobile

With experience in usability, UX, and tech writing Lindsey enjoys writing about mobilr technology and has authored many blog posts and how-to guides. Typical topics include mobile gaming, mobile apps, mobile security, and the mobile web. She specializes in explaining technical concepts in straightforward language for a small business audience.

Nutrition

With a focus on natural and organic living, Lindsey has authored many articles on nutrition as part of a healthy and active lifestyle. Typical topics include vitamins and minerals, supplements, cooking and eating fresh and natural foods, and healthy meals.

Office

Lindsey's many writing assignments in real estate, education, technology, business, marketing, and finance have touched upon office politics, office relationships, and other office topics. Sample topics Lindsey has covered include small business best practices, family businesses, business planning, etiquette, human resources, and business growth.
relationships.

Outdoor/Recreation

Lindsey enjoys writing outdoor and recreation content. Topics covered include camping, hunting, fishing, and adventure expeditions, gear needed for outdoor adventures, descriptions of outdoor and active travel in the United States and abroad, profiles of hunting and fishing expeditions, articles on golf travel, and hunting tips. She also has experience writing product descriptions for winter, adventure, and recreational sports gear including biking, skiing, snowboarding, running, and other sports.

Pets

An experienced pet owner and pet sitter, Lindsey has written many pet training and advice articles. Example project topics include pet training, pet care, pet wellness, plants that are poisonous to pets, fish tank setup, fish care, traveling with pets, pet-friendly hotels, and more.

Real Estate

A homeowner and landlord, Lindsey has practical experience in this arena, as well as demonstrated writing experience. Topics covered include informative articles on home design and decor targeted at staging your home, articles on renting vacation homes from the renter and owner's points of view, and general real estate articles. Lindsey has also generated website copy and marketing material for realtors, and written descriptive copy for real estate listings that target a wide audience of renters.

Relationships

With a focus on natural and organic living, Lindsey has authored many articles on relationships, both romantic and casual. Typical topics include dating, love romance, friendships, etiquette, LGBTQ interest, and wedding planning.

Search Marketing

With experience in usability, web design, and small business operation, Lindsey enjoys writing about marketing and has authored hundreds of blog posts, trend pieces, and how-to guides. Typical topics include marketing trends, best practices, social media, email marketing, SEO, and small business marketing and branding. She specializes in explaining high level concepts in straightforward language.

Software

Lindsey has authored many articles, help guides and reviews of different types of software with an eye toward software usability. Typical content covered includes smartphone apps, games, utilities, SaaS, antivirus software, and Windows 8. Lindsey excels at describing tech concepts in straightforward language, and at translating techie speak for a general audience.

Sports

Lindsey enjoys writing sports-related content. Topics covered include outdoor recreation, active travel, home fitness, golf travel, sports gear and accessories, and pro sports. She also has experience writing product descriptions for winter, adventure, and recreational sports gear including biking, skiing, snowboarding, running, and other sports.

Technology

With experience in usability, UX, and tech writing Lindsey enjoys writing about technology and has authored hundreds of blog posts, program reviews, and how-to guides. She has focused on cloud computing, SaaS, security, usability and UX. She specializes in explaining technical concepts in straightforward language so that techies and non-techies can share an understanding of the stakes involved with adopting a particular technology.

Transportation

As a transportation writer, Lindsey has written articles and blog posts for the oil and gas, trucking, and transportation industries. Typical topics include fuel efficiency, innovations, equipment, maintenance, and technology.

Travel

Lindsey has written travel tips and travel reviews for USA Today Travel Tips, Golflink, and other sites. Her specialties include golf travel, cruises, luxury travel, hunting and fishing trips, wildlife trips, US travel, European travel, and Central/South America travel. She has high experience authoring city and town travel guides, hotel lists, restaurant reviews and lists, and practical planning tips.

Web Development

With a masters in information science, Lindsey has demonstrated experience with coding and programming, and has written hundreds of articles on web development. She specializes in translating high-tech concepts for small to medium-sized business owners. Topics covered include web security, website development, programming, CMSs, Drupal, and WordPress.

Women

Lindsey has authored hundreds of women-centered blog posts and web articles topics on topics such as health and wellness, fashion and beauty, family budgeting, pregnancy and childcare, relationship advice, and wedding planning. She uses a fun, engaging voice that appeals to hip women ranging from teens to thirties.

Projects by SEO Skill

SEO Keyword Requirements

Lindsey specializes in working in SEO keywords without sounding clunky, explaining difficult topics in an entertaining manner, and turning work around quickly. She has additional experience explaining marketing and SEO concepts in natural language. She has written web marketing articles and blog posts that explain what SEO is and how to optimize content, and has authored website copy that works in keywords, per client request.

Title/Meta Descriptions

Lindsey has written title and meta descriptions as part of website copywriting, blog posts, and articles for a variety of clients, including automotive repair, technology, law offices, and education. She has also authored articles that explain what meta descriptions and title tags are, how to use them effectively, and the benefits of using these items.

Link Building

Lindsey has authored articles that introduce the concept of link building and its relationship to search engine ranking and website marketing. She has explained in an authoritative manner how to build links effectively, and the benefits of doing so. She has also discussed additional web marketing strategies related to link building, such as creating local search profiles that link your website.

Projects By Asset Type

Advertisement

Lindsey has authored advertisement copy for small businesses, solo professionals, and artists. Capable of crafting social media ads, video/sales pitch scripts, banner ads, and other types of online advertisement, Lindsey excels at making your keywords come to life with audience-specific copy.

Article

Lindsey has authored thousands of web and print articles for clients in a variety of industries including health, beauty, green living, gardening, technology, marketing, home, travel, and career advice. Her specialties include blog articles, news articles, newsletter articles, short tips, instructional articles, resource articles, and promotional and marketing materials.

Banner Ad

Lindsey has authored advertisement copy for small businesses, solo professionals, and artists. Capable of crafting social media ads, video/sales pitch scripts, banner ads, and other types of online advertisement, Lindsey excels at making your keywords come to life with audience-specific copy.

Blog Post

Lindsey is a technology and marketing blogger with SEO experience and familiarity with blogging in casual, breezy, informal, informative, marketing, and authoritative voices. Blog post highlights include:
* San Francisco bakery blogger for Examiner.com, with past posts breaking the "Top 5" viewed per day.
* Fashion and beauty blogger for websites including the Tyra Banks platform Type F.
* Web marketing, social media and SEO blogger for WA clients.
* Additional experience contributing to personal blogs and community-based blogs for 5+ years using blogging platforms including Blogger, Wordpress and Tumblr.

Copywriting

Lindsey has researched and written product copy for websites in the areas of marketing, fashion, beauty, outdoor living, and more. She generates technical copywriting for educational, marketing, and technology clients that need authoritative, informative, and entertaining copy. She prepares thoughtful, witty advertising and promotional copy for green living, gardening, real estate, technology, and marketing professionals.

Facebook Post

Lindsey has authored Facebook posts and status updates as part of blog content. She can create an interesting and clickworthy posts to accompany your content, and can work keywords and hashtags into Facebook content to meet your needs.

Newsletter Content

Lindsey has authored newsletter articles for small business and technology clients looking for unique, well-written, timely, and engaging content.

Press Release

Lindsey has written press releases for tech companies, podcasts, financial institutions, software developers, and other clients. She excels at meeting deadlines and turning around content quickly for times when it is needed right away.

Script/Video

Lindsey has written script and video content advertisements for small businesses. She specializes in writing natural sounding script copy that reads well both on the page and when said aloud. Lindsey enjoys crafting this type of content and looks forward to the opportunity to write more video and script content.

Technical Article

Lindsey has authored technical articles for diverse cloud computing and software companies. She specializes in documentation, technical articles, software reviews, instructional materials for specific programs, network tips, security, cloud computing, and more.

Twitter Post

Lindsey has authored Twitter hashtags and tweets as part of blog content. She can create an interesting and clickworthy tweets to accompany your content, and can work keywords into posts or hashtags to meet your needs.

Web Page

Lindsey has authored web page content for diverse companies, including automotive repair, technology, law offices, and education. She specializes in clean, user-centric, SEO-rich copy.

Projects By Profession

Copywriter

Lindsey has authored articles, blog posts, newsletters, website copy and other text for companies and sole proprietors in a variety of industries. She can work in a variety of voices, from breezy and casual to authoritative to instructional. She is skilled at meeting turnaround times and deadlines.

Creative Writer

Lindsey holds an MFA in creative writing and has published in several literary journals. She has experience copy editing for academic journal and literary journal, and blogging on behalf of a local literary journal. Works in fiction, nonfiction, and flash fiction. She holds a wide knowledge of contemporary literature including YA/teen literature.

Legal/Paralegal

With experience working as a business, elder care, and real estate paralegal, Lindsey gained legal knowledge and insight. She has applied this to legal business writing, paralegal tips, instructional materials for lawyers, and law firm marketing materials including brochures, promotional text, and websites for small and large law firms alike.

Technical Writer

With experience in usability, UX, and tech writing Lindsey enjoys technical writing and has authored hundreds of blog posts, program reviews, and how-to guides. She has focused on cloud computing, SaaS, security, usability and UX, software and hardware, and video gaming. She specializes in explaining technical concepts in straightforward language so that techies and non-techies can share an understanding of the stakes involved with adopting a particular technology.

Projects by Writing Style

Authoritative

Lindsey has written informative and authoritative instructional text on a variety of topics, including technology, software, education, gardening, home decor and design, DIY repair projects, fashion, beauty, and pet care. Her publication credits include GardenGuides, Chron.com, USA Today Travel Tips, and more. She specializes in breaking concepts down into informative, yet entertaining articles aimed at the general reader with moderate to low knowledge of the topic at hand.

Conversational

Lindsey specializes in conversational instructional writing that tells the reader how to perform a given task without dumbing it down. She is skilled at translating technical or dense language into easy-to-understand prose. She has written thousands of fashion and beauty articles in a flirty, fun voice and is skilled at using language that meshes with existing copy on your website.

Humorous

Lindsey has authored several humorous blog posts and article for clients in a wide range of industries, including fashion, beauty, lifestyle, entertainment, and LGBTQ interest. She can adopt a wide range of conversational and humorous styles and excels at creating unique and engaging content that fits with your existing blog or website.

Journalistic

Lindsey has authored web and print articles on food and lifestyles for a variety of clients. She is skilled at interviewing contributors, and then weaving their contributions into the story to create compelling text. Topics covered include yoga, travel, food, sustainability, and more. She has additional experience copy editing for a literary magazine and an academic journal.

Promotional

Lindsey has written product description, website copy, and marketing materials for outdoor/recreation gear, education services, automotive repair, retailers, and other clients. She specializes in working in SEO keywords without sounding clunky, explaining difficult topics in an entertaining manner, and turning work around quickly.