Writer #15508
San Diego, CA
4 Star Rating
4 Love Lists
12 Clients
5,000 Words
Although she calls the United States her home, Amanda Taylor lived internationally in Germany, South Africa and the UK for most of her adult life. Living abroad, an eclectic work experience and formal communication education enables Amanda to bring a fresh perspective that displays in her writing.
When graduating from the University of Maryland European Division with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Business Administration and a minor in Communication, Amanda lead her class as the European Representative. Academic writing has been an integral part of Amanda receiving her Master of Arts degree in Communications and Leadership at Gonzaga University May 2016.
Just this last semester, Amanda completed a course in quantitative and qualitative research methods. Understanding research methods is vital to writing for topics across multiple fields. Research and content curation is one of Amanda’s areas of expertise and it allows for optimizing content to create a high level deliverable. Regardless if it is a field she is already familiar with or new territory, Amanda’s experience in research and communication serves her very well in her writing practices.
Amanda also received her Finishing Touch Program (International Etiquette) certificate at Minding Manners, Limited in London, England. She received her certification to teach etiquette to teens and children from the International School of Protocol in Maryland. Utilizing this training, Amanda has written several blog articles which speak to social etiquette practices. This writing involves keyword research, SEO best practices and style guide execution.
Having spent the last ten months at a start-up marketing automation company, Amanda has intensively studied marketing techniques including inbound and outbound marketing, SCRUM method, and keywords. This also included writing and designing blog articles, whitepapers, EBooks, reports, webinars, infographics, etc. that increases qualified lead traffic to various landing pages. Seeing these content pieces through assisted Amanda in gaining a broader perspective of the whole process.
Amanda currently lives in Vista, California and enjoys the beach. She continues to enjoy reading, writing and researching.

Highlights

Orders
13
Last Login
11/25/16
Samples
6

Industry Projects

  • Education100+
  • Marketing50+
  • Hospitality10+

Summary of Industry Experience

Education

Amanda has worked and written for higher education in the capacity of student, marketing consultant and employee. As a student, Amanda has submitted and presented papers at the Western States Communication Association and wrote a curriculum on Interpersonal Communication and Social Etiquette practices which was accepted to teach at a predominate organization. Working for a non-profit accrediting body for engineering and technology programs, Amanda oversaw governance documents and constructed drafts of minutes for the Board of Directors and several other committee meetings. As a marketing consultant, she composed many EBooks, blog articles, landing pages and other various documents for her client in the online education space.

Marketing

As a marketing automation manager for a start-up marketing agnostic company, Amanda was in charge of many projects. Amanda has intensively studied marketing techniques including inbound and outbound marketing, SCRUM method, and keywords. This also included writing and designing blog articles, whitepapers, EBooks, reports, webinars, infographics, etc. that increases qualified lead traffic to various landing pages. Seeing these content pieces through assisted Amanda in gaining a broader perspective of the whole process.

Hospitality

After having received her Finishing Touch Program (International Etiquette) certificate at Minding Manners, Limited in London, England and certification to teach etiquette to teens and children from the International School of Protocol in Maryland, Amanda wrote several blog articles for various audiences. She has also composed a curriculum on Interpersonal Communication and social etiquette practices that looks at hospitality foundations such as hosting a dinner party, setting the table, setting up a guest room, etc.

Product Projects

  • Blog Post50+
  • Advertisement10+
  • White Paper5

Summary of Product Experience

Blog Post

Amanda has both written and managed the writing of many blog articles. This included blog articles written on many different subjects including education, etiquette, digital marketing, household, family, video games, crafts, etc. She has refined the qualitative research and materials synthesis process which results in a high level end product.

Advertisement

Amanda employed the inbound approach to advertising and in doing so designed many landing pages with content offerings. She made sure these advertisements drew others in by first designing their customer persona and strategically understanding what content they would be searching for that would meet their needs. In this way she would meet the client where they were instead of asking the client to meet the organization where it is.

White Paper

Amanda has produced and overseen production of several white papers. She believes that the most inportant characteristic of a white paper is to present data in an organized fashion. The main industry Amanda has produced white papers in is education.

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