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Profile Summary
Star Rating
Completed Orders 69
Revisions/Order 0.38
Repeat Clients 31%
Last Login 2/24/2015
Location Indianapolis, IN
Education Some College
Status Inactive
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Summary of Experience
Content Writer, Web Page and Purchase Tester, Reputation Management
Boost Software
June 2013 to December 2014

Duties as a Content Writer included writing articles in LSI, comment marketing, writing reviews. As a web page and purchase tester, Brandon would view multiple web sites in multiple browsers and check for errors in content, layout, and multiple page elements such as download screens and upsellits. In reputation management, Brandon viewed alerts from several engines using industry specific keywords, deliver DMCA takedown and cease and desist notices in incidents of copyright infringement and libelous misinformation.

Astrologer
Astrology Answers
August 2014 to present
Respond to customer questions with astrological reports, tarot readings, I Ching casting.

Entrepreneur, SEO Content Writer, Editor, Data Team, Virtual Assistant
Scandalous Industry Marketing
March 2010 to Present

Duties as an Entrepreneur have included acting as a client liaison to establish continuity of project specs and client satisfaction, financial management and project supervising.

As a writer, Brandon W.'s work has focused on using latent semantic indexing (LSI) rather than excessive keyword density to increase search engine rankings for our clients' domains.

Brandon W. is generally put to task on projects that require more intensive research or formatting requirements, rushed or emergency projects, or those that demand more expert use of the language.

Brandon W.'s duties as Data Team have included acting as a client liaison to establish continuity of project specs and client satisfaction, bookmarking, keyword research and social media management including profile creation, social media research and posting/editing of content on blogs and article directories.

SEO Content Writer, Editor, Data Team
Ranking Edge
Managers: Brad Carroll, Erin Walsh
August 2010 to May 2011
Articles
Blogs
Press releases
Information Products
Article Spinning

As a writer for Ranking Edge, Brandon W.'s work has focused on using latent semantic indexing (LSI) rather than excessive keyword density to increase search engine rankings for our clients' domains. His writing is considered high quality for Internet Marketing and Search Engine Optimization, and he is a choice writer in those niches. Brandon W. is generally put to task on projects that require more intensive research or formatting requirements, or those that demand more expert use of the language. Brandon W. has also done article spinning using the spinning syntax, but prefers not to.

Editorial duties include project management, ensuring the smooth transition of content and information between writers, management and clients, as well as light copy editing, plagiarism checks and working one-on-one with writers to ensure that clients' project specs are satisfactorily met.

Miscellaneous duties as Data Team have included acting as a client liaison to establish continuity of project specs and client satisfaction, bookmarking, keyword research and social media management including profile creation, social media research and posting/editing of content on blogs and article directories.

SEO Content Writer, Virtual Assistant
Content Divas
Manager: Heather Sneed, Co-owner
September 2008 to May 2011

Articles
Blogs
Press releases
Information Products

As a writer for Content Divas, Brandon W.'s work has focused on using latent semantic indexing (LSI) rather than excessive keyword density to increase search engine rankings for our clients' domains. His writing is considered high quality for Internet Marketing and Search Engine Optimization niches. Howie Schwartz, Matt Bacak and Shawn Casey are examples of SEO clients that Brandon W. has written content for.

Brandon W. is generally put to task on projects that require more intensive research or formatting requirements, or those that demand more expert use of the language. He is also a top-of-the-list "emergency" writer.

Miscellaneous duties as a Virtual Assistant have included acting as a client liaison to establish continuity of project specs and client satisfaction, project supervising, keyword research and social media management (Facebook and Twitter) including list building and content posting.

Freelance Activities
2009 to Present

In addition to his work with Content Divas and Ranking Edge, Brandon W. has worked in a similar capacity for clients in the adult market, writing promotional materials for the gentlemen's club and adult novelty industries and the exotic smokes market under Scandalous Industry Marketing.

Brandon W. has also written landing pages and blogs for Headway Marketing and SEO consultation for Element Content. Some of his SEO-related articles can be found at http://www.suite101.com/profile.cfm/corvus93. To fill the time, he sometimes writes for Text Broker.

Domain Holdings
June 2011 to February 2013

As a writer for Domain Holdings, Brandon W.'s work has focused on using latent semantic indexing (LSI) rather than excessive keyword density to increase search engine rankings for our clients' domains. His writing is considered high quality for Internet Marketing and Search Engine Optimization, and he is a â€Å"choice” writer in those niches. Brandon W. is generally put to task on projects that require more intensive research or formatting requirements, or those that demand more expert use of the language. He has frequently been praised for the quality of his writing being able to drive a client's website to Google's page one in highly competitive niches.

Sky Publishers
Web Publisher
August 2011 to May 2013

Brandon W. creates social media profiles using interlinking strategies to maximize the client's web presence and boost the ranking of their business home page.
Specialties
Brandon W. writes in a variety of styles and voices. His experience includes news articles, press releases, blogs, ezine style articles, landing pages, reviews, and product descriptions. He also published client biographical information on social media sites, along with keyword tagging, meta tagging, and linking strategies to optimize their web presence.
Interests
Brandon W. has a wide variety of interests, both within and without the professional sphere. These include philosophy, astrophysics, legal services, health and wellness, paranormal phenomena, martial arts, yoga, technology and SEO strategies.
Education
Kaplan University Apr 2007 – Jun 2008
Business Management, nearly completed BS

Focus was mainly on business management in the context of a large corporate structure and global industry. Between the "Great Recession" in 2008 causing my school to change lenders and my previous student loan debt, I was not approved for student loans having only two semesters to complete.


University of Phoenix Apr 2006 – Apr 2007
Business Management, path to Bachelor of Science

Focus was mainly on business management in the context of a large corporate structure and global industry.


University of Arkansas Aug 2002 – Apr 2007
prerequisite courses, undergraduate

Completed general education.


Honors and Awards
National Honor Society

National Dean's List

National Society for Collegiate Scholars

BSA Award for Academic Excellence

Projects by Industry
Education

Brandon W. wrote several projects for online colleges and universities for one client. The content was primarily in the blog style, but there were occasional articles in the ezine style. Content included the pros and cons of online schooling, how to maintain focus, juggling work and school, and mapping a career path.

Entertainment

Brandon W. wrote several projects for various clients on online exotic dancing lessons, adult novelty websites, herbal smoking websites, gaming review websites, electronic cigarettes, online gambling, online dating, and podcast websites for several clients. The content was primarily in the blog style and in a salesy voice, but there were occasional ezine style articles and salesy product descriptions.

Finance

Brandon W. wrote several projects for stock investing, real estate, securities, investment strategies and financial law for several clients. The content was primarily in the blog format in third-person neutral journalistic style, but there were occasional articles in the ezine style. The content was primarily reports on recent news in the industry with occasional generic industry specific posts.

Gaming

Brandon W. wrote a one time article on "A Brief History of Mortal Kombat." This content was in the blog format in third-person neutral journalistic style. It was a very brief article, approximately 150 words long total. Mainly, this article was chosen because the idea of writing a Mortal Kombat article sounded like fun.

Health

Brandon W. wrote several projects for gastric bypass supplements, weight loss supplements, P90X, mood supplements, chiropractic and veterinary medicine for several clients. The content was primarily in the blog format and ranged from third-person neutral journalistic style to personal and sales style, but there were occasional articles in the ezine style.

Medical

Brandon W. wrote several projects for malpractice, home health, retirement homes, chiropractic and veterinary medicine for several clients. The content was primarily in the blog format and written in third-person neutral style, and occasional light sales style. Also included ezine style articles and landing pages. Some content included advice on franchising, legal and health issues, history and "why choose us" posts.

Music

Brandon W. wrote several projects on "The Beamz" laser music system for a client. The content was primarily in the blog format and written in a sales voice. Landing pages, Facebook and Twitter posts were also included in these projects. Content included product descriptions, notable events in the industry, highlighting celebrity endorsements, and holiday announcements.

Search Marketing

Brandon W. wrote several projects covering nearly every aspect of SEO and SEM for a wide variety of clients. The content was written for article directories, blogs, and social media platforms. Several "how to" ebooks were also written for clients. Voices included journalistic, sales, humor, and instructional. In fact, the individual voices of the clients were mimicked.

Spirituality

Brandon W. wrote multiple projects on astrology, ceremonial magick, wicca, Thelema, egyptian mysticism, fraternal organizations such as the OTO and the Golden Dawn, zen buddhism, gnosticism, tantra and zen buddhism. Some of these were non-paid, some were affiliate commission sites, and I helped write a homeowner's guide to paranormal activity that I get royalties for.

Fitness

Brandon W. wrote several projects for P90X, The Diet Solution, atkins diet, testosterone diet, Ironman triathlon for several clients. The content was primarily in the blog format in third-person neutral journalistic style, but there were occasional articles in the ezine style. The content was primarily reports on recent news in the industry with occasional generic industry specific posts.

Real Estate

Brandon W. wrote several projects for localized real estate searches, and real estate arbitration for two clients. The content was primarily in the blog format and written in third-person neutral journalistic style. Content included neighborhood profiles in Las Vegas NV, rationales to buy Las Vegas real estate, and legal issues.

Software

Brandon W. wrote several projects for Antivirus, antispyware, registry repair, and pdf protection companies. Some have been blog posts and ezine articles, others have been lists of different malware types and descriptions of what they do. The content was written for article directories and blogs. Voices included journalistic, sales, humor, and instructional.

Legal

Brandon W. wrote several projects for malpractice attorneys, arbitration attorneys and mediation lawyers for several clients. The content was primarily in the blog format and written in third-person neutral journalistic style. Content included financial, real estate and contract arbitration, workplace, divorce, child custody mediation, and malpractice. E cigarette articles (listed in entertainment) occasionally focused on legal issues related to that industry.

Green Services

Brandon W. wrote an article on CNG vehicle use in Oklahoma City and Tulsa for a local magazine. This content was written in third-person neutral journalistic style, the parties mentioned were interviewed either in person or on the phone. These included state and local officials. It was an interesting experience, but not worth the pay.

Projects by SEO Skill
Link Building

Brandon W. has implemented link building strategies for the Scandalous Marketing website, as well as several hundred personal and business social media linking and bookmarking projects.

SEO Keyword Requirements

Brandon W. stays on top of the evolving Ezine keyword standards. At this point, he currently includes no more than 5 keywords (each no more than 2 or 3 times) per content piece. The primary keyword placement is typically in the title, first 190 characters, in the subheaders (if any) and in the last paragraph.

Title/Meta Descriptions

Brandon W. is fully proficient in title, keyword and meta descriptions. The title itself is no longer than 65 characters, there are usually no more than 5 keywords, and the meta description contains a summary of the article and a strong call to action within 190 characters. This is to disallow truncating of the title or meta description in the SERP results.

Projects by Asset Type
Article

Brandon W. has written multiple articles on a wide variety of subjects. These include SEO, SEM, Reputation Management, Astrology, Legal Arbitration and Mediation, Electronic Cigarettes, Self Help, Health, Medical, Legal Smoke, Adult Toys and Novelties, History, Computer Memory Modules, SD Cards, Gaming, Pets and much more.

The article content has included "how to" articles, "review" articles, "news updates," product descriptions, informative content and "Top 10 lists."

Blog Post

Brandon W. has written multiple blog posts on a wide variety of subjects. These include SEO, SEM, Reputation Management, Astrology, Legal Arbitration, Litigation and Mediation, Electronic Cigarettes, Self Help, Health, Medical, Legal Smoke, Adult Subject Matter, History, Computer Memory Modules, SD Cards, and much more.

The blog content has included "how to" articles, "review" articles, "news updates," product descriptions, informative content, statements of opinion, and "Top 10 lists." The voices Brandon W. has tended to use most are 3rd person neutral, and humorous authoritative.

Book

Brandon W. wrote 10 ebooks for Howie Schwartz' "Conversation Domination" product, which illustrated a particular social media linking strategy--each ebook illustrated specific profile building strategies for individual social media sites.

Brandon W. also wrote part of the first draft of "How to Catch Your Cheating Spouse," an ebook to see if one's spouse is having an affair, and what to do about it.

Brandon W. assisted significantly on his wife's ebook, "A Homeowner's Guide to Paranormal Activity," an ebook on how to prove/disprove hauntings, illustrating different haunting types, and what to do next.

Press Release

Brandon W. has written press releases on mixed martial arts training, a storage shed company's anniversary, and 2 press releases on an Internet marketing/self-help course

Copywriting

Brandon W. designed flyers for a visiting speaker in Northwest Arkansas named Lon DuQuette.

These flyers were created in photoshop and displayed an aerial view of the city with a 900 foot tall image of "The Christ of the Ozarks" floating overhead, with Lon DuQuette's face transposed over the "Christ of the Ozarks'" face.

Projects by Writing Style
Authoritative

Brandon W.'s history with authoritative style has primarily been in relation to Search Engine Optimization, Search Engine Marketing and Social Media Marketing. This style has also been implemented in Legal-oriented works, mixed martial arts, health and wellness, electronic cigarettes, adult toys and novelties, and several other niches.

Brandon W.'s use of the authoritative style also implements various mixtures of Conversational, Humorous, Journalistic and Promotional, depending on the client's desired voice.

Conversational

Brandon W.'s history with Conversational style has primarily been in relation to Search Engine Optimization, Search Engine Marketing and Social Media Marketing. This style has also been implemented in, mixed martial arts, health and wellness, adult toys and novelties, and several other niches.

Brandon W.'s use of the Conversational style also implements various mixtures of Authoritative, Humorous, Journalistic and Promotional styles, depending on the client's desired voice.

Humorous

Unless specifically asked to write in "third person neutral," Brandon W.'s content almost always has some element of humor to it, whether the dominant tone is Authoritative, Conversational, Journalistic or Promotional. It is his belief that this is a hallmark of quality content writing and essential for the content to "go viral."

Brandon W.'s blog has a generally humorous tone about Internet Marketing, and in particular, about writing content for adult products. He has been requested to write specifically humorous articles from time to time.

Journalistic

Brandon W. has since 2011 written primarily in the journalistic style, reporting on news in the Legal Arbitration, Mediation, Malpractice Litigation and Electronic Cigarette industries. He is currently preparing to write journalistic articles in the SD Card industry.

Promotional

Brandon W. has written promotional material for a wide variety of industries including self-help, health and wellness, search engine marketing and affiliate marketing strategies, electronics and computer components, swords and many others.

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