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Profile Summary
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Completed Orders 708
Revisions/Order 0.10
Repeat Clients 62%
Last Login 8/17/2016
Location Augusta, GA
Education Bachelors Degree
Status By Appointment Only
Endorsements
Blog Post3
Insurance3
Article2
Non Profit2
News Story1
Entertainment1
Health1
Real Estate1
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Experience
Summary of Experience
Christina possesses a degree in journalism and mass communications with an emphasis in magazine writing. She has 14 years of experience as a professional writer and corporate communications professional. Her background consists of experience in the magazine and newspaper industries, technical writing, general interest articles and non-profit communications.

Her experience further includes writing and editing for numerous publications and developing professionally written articles, how-to content, press releases, newsletters, marketing material, web content and more.
Specialties
Christina specializes in general interest articles, blog posts and corporate website content. She is also well adapted at developing technical and instructional content, having worked as a technical writer for software products. In addition, she has extensive experience creating how-to and knowledgebase articles as well as product descriptions and marketing collateral. Her offerings also include press releases, newsletter content and web site verbiage.
Interests
Christina has a deep interest in personal finance topics from investing to home budgeting. In addition, she is an avid gardener who loves being outdoors. She camps and kayaks on a regular basis and has been a runner for over 16 years. Her interests also translate to the home front, including cooking and performing home improvement projects.
Education
University of Georgia Aug 1996 – May 2000
Journalism and Mass Communication, Journalism and Mass Communication

Christina has a Journalism and Mass Communications degree from the University of Georgia. Her specialization was in magazine and feature writing.


Projects by Industry
Appliance

Writer's appliance experience includes helping consumers research and purchase major household appliances as well as many home repair articles regarding appliance troubleshooting.

Auto

Writer's work involves locating and evaluating reputable service-based businesses for consumers. Topics include articles on locating reputable repair professionals and the benefits of automobile membership organizations.

Banking

Christina has written hundreds of articles on banking related topics ranging from loan options, debt reduction, credit cards, payday loans, investment advice for beginners and more. She excels at introducing novice readers to basic level banking and finance topics including opening bank accounts and switching to online banks. She also has experience writing more complex topics such as the banking fee regulations and their impact on consumers.

Craft

This author's past work consists of a vast portfolio of articles documenting the creation of various crafts including sewing, children's crafts, religious crafts and household decorating crafts for DIYers.

Education

Writer has written for a variety of publishers covering a wide range of topics from the education industry. Her portfolio includes articles on assisting school-age children with common challenges and transitions as well as funding college savings plans.

Electronics

Writer has written for a variety of publishers covering a wide range of topics from the electronics and technology industry. Her portfolio includes articles on ground breaking technology and new releases that make consumer's lives easier.

Food

Writer has devleoped articles for a variety of publishers covering a wide range of topics from the food industry. Her portfolio includes articles on cooking regional cuisine as well as mastering major holiday meal preparation.

Garden

Christina has extensive experience writing general information and growing guides for a wide variety of plants, fruits and vegetables. She is also adept at writing review guides of gardening tools and implements as well as techniques for novice and experienced gardeners.

Green Living

Writer has written for a variety of publishers covering a wide range of topics from the green living industry. Her portfolio includes articles on making small and large lifestyle changes that make consumer feel good, improve health and promote conservation.

Health

Past work includes content for a variety of publishers covering a wide range of topics from the health industry. Her portfolio includes articles on screening and detection of serious illnesses such as breast and colon cancer as well as less serious conditions such as stress disorders.

Insurance

Writer has written for a variety of publishers covering a wide range of topics from the insurance industry. Portfolio examples include articles on life insurance, health insurance, publicly-funded health insurance options, as well as property and renters insurance.

Kids/Family

Writer's articles are aimed at parents and how they can cope and adjust to childhood problems or health issues.Other content includes consumer help articles, such as saving money on school supplies.

Legal

Writer has written a variety of topics in the legal area, including researching laws and explaining to readers how they apply.

Medical

Christina has produced articles for a variety of publishers within the medical industry, covering a wide range of topics. Her portfolio includes articles on screening and detection of serious illnesses, such as breast and colon cancer, as well as less serious conditions such as stress disorders.

Non Profit

Writer has written articles that are published both in print and online regarding issues facing non-profit organizations. Some of the topics include managing volunteers effectively and coordinating and planning fundraisers.

Pets

As a long-time pet owner, the writer has experience writing articles on subjects such as "Summer Safety Tips for Dogs" and explaining the differences between pure breed and mixed breed dogs. The writer has also written articles on non-traditional pets such a hermit crabs and setting up and maintaining the proper habitat for them.

Self Help

Writer conceptualizes and develops content on a variety of self-help issues ranging from time management to dealing with minor everyday issues like stress relief.

Tax

Christina has written over 50 knowledge base and informational articles specific to the tax filing industry. In addition, she was previously employed by a tax preparation company and has written numerous newsletter articles on tax-related aimed at both filers and tax preparers. She has also authored CPA educational articles for all 50 states and several U.S. territories.

Women

Writer's work includes articles on topics relevant specifically to women. Topics covered include health issues, style choices and balancing work and personal life.

Marketing

Christina has extensive experience managing corporate marketing and communications activities, which she gained working for over 10 years in corporate America. She has managed successful marketing projects for both small and large businesses including defining brand standards, directing external communications and implementing marketing strategies. She is adept at creating a variety of publications and marketing materials, including press releases, newsletters, flyers, brochures and web content.

Career

The writer has vast experience writing career oriented articles for recruiting agencies and business blogs. Her range of topics include utilizing non-traditional methods to get an employer's attention and leveraging networking to your advantage among many others. She has also written on this topic from the side of the hiring company in articles such as "Saving the HR and Recruiter Relationship".

Business

The author has written a number of business-related articles, using her background of 10 years in the fields of software, communications and non-profit industries. Small businesses topics that are of special interest to this author include B2B sales, human resources articles, online marketing techniques as well as streamlining business practices and legal concerns.

Spirituality

The writer has authored a number of pieces on the topic of spirituality and religion from the Christian perspective. Some of the specific topics she has covered include freedom of religion in America, persecution, inspirational messages and Bible-based articles and commentary.

Green Products

The writer has a solid knowledge of green cleaning methods, green living and eco-friendly services. She has the unique ability to translate that knowledge into informational articles that inspire consumers to action. She has written on topics such as the hazards of air fresheners, why many household cleaners hide their ingredients and natural cleaning methods that are safer for pets and children

Human Resources

The author has solid experience researching and writing articles on current human resources trends. She writes regularly for two online recruiting websites on HR issues as they relate to companies and to job seekers. Some topics she has covered include:
- Social Media Training for Employees
- How to Make Hiring a Priority
- Why Boomerang Candidates Matter
- The Difference Between Men and Women in Leadership

Real Estate

The author has extensive experience researching and writing articles on current real estate trends. She has performed work for several nationwide real estate companies as well as a number of independent agents. Some topics she has covered include:
- Questions that Potential Buyers Should Ask at An Open House
- Housing Market Trends that are on the Rise
- Four Dirty Jobs that Home Sellers Must Do
- The Next Generation of Real Estate- The Rules Have Changed

Projects by SEO Skill
Title/Meta Descriptions

The writer is highly skilled at developing creative Meta Titles, Meta Keywords and Meta Descriptions for any article that she writes. She is particularly skilled at emphasizing keywords in new, creative ways that mimic but don't copy the article title.

SEO Keyword Requirements

Experience identifying relevant keywords based on research and implementing them in articles in key locations without oversaturation. Author also has experience writing instructional articles and blog posts regarding how to effectively implement SEO techniques.

Projects by Asset Type
Article

Author has written both short and feature-length articles on variety of topics including gardening, home improvement, finance and money, beauty and wide variety of other topics based on client need.

Press Release

The Author has experience writing press release for a variety of software products, company services and new company announcements. She writes creative yet concise press releases that get attention. She is able to convey all necessary information in a manner that reads easily and customizes each press release to client needs.

Technical Article

Author has experience developing technical knowledgebase articles and white papers instructing readers on proper installation and configuration of software, hardware and education on technical topics. She also worked as a full-time software technical writer for 6 1/2 years.

Blog Post

Author has vast experience writing blog posts for promotional, informational and marketing purposes. She excels at writing posts that are informative, yet still have high social networking value. Posts have included a wide range of topics for companies in the financial, non-profit, business, medical, insurance, blogging and service industries. Length of posts varies based on need, but ranges from short promotional blurbs to 400 word article posts.

Newsletter Content

Christina crafts engaging and informative newsletters for both small businesses and larger corporate clients. She also highly skilled at crafting city-wide newsletters for local Chambers of Commerce. Content can include short organizational updates, president's messages, fun holiday or community articles or full-length articles on important community concepts or legislation. Whatever your need is, she can help you stay in contact with your clients.

Email Copy

The writer has extensive experience creating emails copy for a variety of clients including small businesses and local Chambers of Commerce. Email copy includes a wide range of content including internal organizational emails and external mailings sent to 1200 member organizations. Content can includes short organizational updates, community event information, and product sales and marketing pieces. She also has experience crafting organizational announcements sent to employees from company leadership.

Web Page

Writing content for web pages is where this author excels. She has the unique ability to identify the proper tone for each site and translate that into web content that reads easily and gets results. In addition to creating web content form scratch, she can also revamp existing pages in a way that matches the overall site tone but creates more impact. She is also skilled at incorporating SEO techniques and keywords into web page content to improve search engine rankings.

Projects By Expertise
Copywriter

The writer has worked as as copywriter for various online and print mediums including website content, brochure content, postcards, newsletters and a variety of other marketing related deliverables. She has worked in a variety of industries including healthcare, software development, city tourism and the banking and financial industries. Her diverse background allows her to deliver content suitable for any audience.

Technical Writer

The writer worked as a full time technical writer for over seven years. She has experience writing concise, easy to understand information for all levels of readers that breaks down complex issues. Her background includes working for consumer software development companies, a media company and a medical software company.

Projects by Writing Style
Authoritative

The writer has a background and degree in Journalism and as as result has an extensive portfolio of topics in the authoritative style. Typical articles are feature-length and revolve around community based projects such as the one provided in the writing sample. Other topics include relating nation-wide news issues to the local community base.

Journalistic

The writer has a background and degree in Journalism and as as result has an extensive portfolio of topics in the journalistic style. Typical articles are feature-length and revolve around community based projects such as the one provided in the writing sample. Other topics include relating nation-wide news issues to the local community base.

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