Barb has a background in marketing, including seven seasons as the Marketing Director for the Illinois Shakespeare Festival. As a marketing professional, Barb wrote content for newsletters and brochures as well as the scripts for both television and radio commercials. She has written press releases, grant applications and feature stories for promotional purposes. Barb H. has received Industry Elite status in Marketing at WriterAccess.
After leaving her position in marketing to become a stay-at-home mom, she kept her writing skills honed by creating the written publicity content for her county's Relay for Life chapter, the local P.T.A. and her town's M.O.P.s (Mothers of Preschoolers) group. Those preschool days are past and today, she's parent to a full-time college student. Barb has been a full-time freelance writer for almost a decade now, providing content for various sites.
As a professional copywriter, Barb shares her expertise in multiple fields such as real estate, automotive, DIY, health, entertainment and travel as well as lifestyle topics that include cooking, recipes, weddings, fashion, beauty, family and parenting. Barb also has written product descriptions for different industries that include fashion, home goods and jewelry. Barb H. is a U.S.-based writer with more than 20 years of writing experience.
Clients have said,
"Barb H. has a great, natural style of writing. Easy to read without any fluff. I will certainly use her again in the future."
"Barb had a fast turnaround time. She delivered exactly the article I asked for in the tone I wanted. I would definitely endorse her for similar articles and will probably request her in the future."
"I have been very pleased with Barb's work. Her words stand out and look very professional. I would use her, without hesitation on my other projects."
Barb H. specializes in copywriting and content articles tailored to fit the client's specifications and target audience. Barb understands and is proficient at SEO but also has the ability to allow her personality to shine through while conveying essential details. She has a talent for research and knows how to quickly and efficiently find an authoritative primary source. Barb H. has extensive experience working with editors and has a solid reputation for meeting deadlines.
Barb enjoys spending time with her husband and son, especially at professional soccer games, car shows and hiking in state parks. She loves Disney World and writing about her family's experiences there as well as their travels throughout the U.S. Barb is passionate about books and she reads everything from contemporary thrillers to classic mysteries and paranormal Y.A. literature. Barb H. is an adventurous cook and has had several of her original recipes appear on various blogs.
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