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Completed Orders 1,859
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Repeat Clients 57%
Last Login 9/30/2016
Location Rexburg, ID
Education College Diploma
Status Available
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Blog Post5
Health3
Copywriting2
Web Page2
Home Living2
Direct Mail1
Facebook Post1
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Summary of Experience
Andrea has a degree in Magazine Journalism from the University of Oregon and has done many kinds of writing over the last 16 years. She has five years of experience in technical writing for two different software companies, plus several years experience writing SEO marketing copy for the web, direct mail campaigns, blogs, press releases, etc. She has written for clients in a wide range of fields from health, nutrition and alternative medicine to pets, home improvement, outdoor clothing and equipment retailers, and cooking.
Specialties
Technical Writing: making technical subjects easy for a normal person to understand.

SEO and Marketing copy writing: crafting benefit-focused copy for a wide range of topics including software, health, fitness, nutrition, pets, veterinary care, chiropractic, home improvement, clothing and outdoor equipment retail, water quality, event planning, travel and food.

Editing: news and various projects for ESL and TESOL students and businesses.
Interests
Family, books, music, hiking, travel and food.
Education
University of Oregon Sep 1988 – Jun 1996
Journalism & Communication, Bachelor's

Andrea earned a B.A. in Magazine Journalism, taking time out in the middle of the degree to travel through Europe. She also speaks fluent German and has a lot of ESL teaching experience in Germany, Switzerland and South Korea.


Projects by Industry
Health

Andrea has written hundreds of SEO web content pages, press releases and blogs for chiropractors, massage therapists and acupuncturists across the country. She has written many pieces discussing how chiropractic care works, the history and practice of acupuncture, as well as the benefits of massage therapy. Andrea has also written extensively about several different nutritional programs, physical therapy, exercise, whiplash, allergies, car accident injuries and more.

Construction

Andrea has written web content, blog articles, press releases and social media updates for residential and commercial construction companies. She has covered topics ranging from basement remodels, lighting installations, tenant improvement projects, green construction trends and kitchen remodeling to bathroom renovations, security lighting installation, electrical panel upgrades and more.

Software

Andrea worked as a technical writer for two different software companies for five years and completed numerous "quick reference guide" pamphlets, complete user guides, and online, electronic help files geared toward end users of two large, complicated software systems. One of the systems was a time and attendance tracking package for human resources. The other was a system used by medical laboratories to record and communicate lab results back to doctors. She also wrote technical guides for system administrators.

Outdoor/Recreation

She has written hundreds of SEO-focused online product descriptions for an outdoor clothing and equipment retailer. These were basically catalog descriptions about various products from a wide variety of adventure clothing manufacturers. She has written about jackets, parkas, tents, socks, camping pants, mosquito-repellant clothing, bicycle lights, watches, boots, shoes, shirts, sweaters, running pants and ski caps.

Hobby

Specifically, Andrea has written many press releases, blog articles and SEO web marketing pages for veterinarians, veterinary hospitals and animal hospitals around the country. She has covered topics ranging from vaccinations and spay and neuter surgeries to training, common pet emergencies, plants that are toxic to pets, boarding, laser surgery and even pet acupuncture.

Manufacturing

Andrea wrote a major business report requested by a German auto parts manufacturing company that was interested in doing business in the United States. This involved a heavy amount of research into the automotive industry, market trends and U.S. legal considerations for foreign companies interested in doing business in the United States.

Projects by SEO Skill
SEO Keyword Requirements

Andrea is able to work SEO keywords very naturally into all kinds of copywriting projects. From blog articles about exotic pets in Pasadena to web copywriting about Winnemucca whiplash sufferers, she follows keyword requirements provided by clients very easily. She even works them skillfully into press releases designed for online distribution.

Projects by Asset Type
Blog Post

Andrea has written well over 100 blog posts for chiropractors, veterinarians, travel websites (specifically about Germany) and health-focused websites (about nutrition vs. disease and recipes).

Andrea also kept a very engaging blog that had many readers while she was traveling through South Korea one summer. Although the blog has been taken down since then, it garnered a faithful following at the time and was praised by her Korean hosts for helping to spread cultural understanding about Korea to European and American people.

Copywriting

Andrea has written hundreds of pieces of marketing copy for a wide variety of clients. Her main focus over the past few years has been SEO web copy for chiropractors, veterinarians, acupuncturists, massage therapists, construction companies, event planning companies, water filter companies, electricians, outdoor clothing retailers and even barge cruise companies in Europe

Technical Article

During Andrea's five years as a technical writer with two different software companies, she wrote numerous end-user guides for complex B2B software packages. She also wrote several technical guides for system administrators. She was also in charge of writing and organizing three large online help systems for those software packages.

Press Release

Andrea has written hundreds of press releases (with SEO tweaks) for chiropractors, veterinarians, dentists, event planning companies, electricians, construction companies, web developers, water treatment companies, furniture repair companies and others. With her education in journalism, she is uniquely suited to taking a marketing message and turning it into a news item.

Newsletter Content

Andrea has written many online newsletter articles related to health and wellness, yoga, dermatology, massage, acupuncture, allergies, foot health and more.

Projects By Expertise
Copywriter

Andrea has written SEO web marketing copy and blogs for chiropractors, veterinarians, residential and commercial construction companies, exotic fish retailers, outdoor clothing and camping gear retailers, water treatment companies, wedding and event planners, electricians, antique furniture repair companies and many others.She has also written several direct mail pieces for chiropractors and B2B software companies.

Technical Writer

Andrea worked as a technical writer for two different software companies for five years and completed numerous "quick reference guide" pamphlets, complete user guides, and online, electronic help files geared toward end users of two large, complicated software systems. One of the systems was a time and attendance tracking package for human resources. The other was a system used by medical laboratories to record and communicate lab results back to doctors. She also wrote technical guides for system administrators.

Projects by Writing Style
Conversational

Andrea has written a number of blogs in a more casual, conversational style for a number of clients, as well as her own blog about traveling through Korea. She has written about veterinary emergencies, massage therapy, planning weddings, catering, home renovations, traveling through Germany and yoga retreats in this style.

Journalistic

Andrea earned her B.A. in Magazine Journalism at the University of Oregon, and although she has written many other styles over the years (including technical and marketing copywriting), she enjoys writing press releases and more in-depth articles about a wide variety of topics. Most recently, she has written a number of press releases about veterinary health issues and nutrition.

Promotional

Andrea has written hundreds of promotional pieces of website copy for chiropractors and veterinarians. All of it has been SEO-ified and tailored for the individual clients. She is happy to work with individual clients on finding the style and voice that they like best in their promotional copy.

Projects by Company Size
Medium Business

Andrea is part of a team of writers that handles a heavy workload of copywriting for a web development company that specializes in creating websites for chiropractors, veterinarians, dentists, acupuncturists and massage therapists. She writes SEO-focused web page text, press releases and blogs.

Small Business

Andrea is the copywriter for a small web development company that creates and retrofits small business websites. In this capacity, she has written blog articles and press releases for wedding planners, companies that manufacture pet supplies, water treatment companies, construction companies, electricians, furniture repair companies and more.

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