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Tracii H

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Profile Summary
Star Rating
Completed Orders 71
Revisions/Order -0.21
Repeat Clients 44%
Last Login 5/7/2016
Location Las Vegas, NV
Education College Diploma
Status Inactive
Industry
Asset Type
Expertise
Experience
Summary of Experience
After a brief stint as a reporter for her city newspaper in 2006, Tracii began her freelance career in earnest, contributing simultaneously to an online music publication (Groundlift Magazine) and health website (Wellsphere). From there, she went on to work for Remilon, LLC--an SEO company that produces education articles--for a little over 2 years. She is currently employed by Demand Media Studios, producing articles that appear on LiveStrong.com, eHow, TypeF (Tyra Banks Beauty and Fashion) and Answerbag.

In her professional writing career, Tracii has covered a variety of topics, many of which fall under the 'health and wellness' category. Much of Tracii's writing experience is in the field of psychology and includes informational articles on Autism Spectrum Disorders, Anxiety, Depression, Addiction and Recovery, Substance Abuse and Psychopharmacology to name a few.

Tracii also has professional experience covering a number of alternative health topics, such as Herbal Supplements, Environmental Illness, Nutrient Deficiencies, Toxins in the Diet and Autoimmune Disease.

Self-help and personal empowerment are another area in which Tracii excels. From Relaxation and Stress Management to Assertiveness Techniques and Interpersonal Communication, she continues to expand on her personal knowledge in this area while contributing unique pieces on these topics.

Tracii's work experience spans the spectrum from authoritative/informational articles to conversational pieces like blogs and editorials. She is skilled in self-editing and prides herself on her ability to spot spelling and grammatical errors quickly in any style of work.
Specialties
Tracii's work has appeared in a number of publications, including websites, blogs, social networking sites, magazines and newspapers. She is knowledgeable in topics ranging from psychopharmacology and medicine to pop culture and fashion.

In addition to writing, Tracii is skilled in conducting online research, editing, SEO and social media marketing and blog design.
Interests
When she's not perusing medical journals or reading about the latest scientific breakthroughs, Tracii can be found enjoying the local art and music scene in downtown Las Vegas. She also enjoys traveling, being outdoors and spending time with her two cats.
Education
Southwestern Oklahoma State University Aug 2002 – May 2006
Communication Arts, English, Bachelor of Arts in Communication Arts

Completed elective courses in the areas of News Editing, Linguistics, English Grammar, Abnormal Psychology, Creative Writing, Script Analysis, and Women's Literature.

Attended the American College Theatre Festival 3 years for playwriting, dramaturgy design, critics' institute seminar, and acting at the state level. Performed secretarial duties for college credit in the school's English department and provided tutoring and essay editing services for students enrolled in English courses.


Honors and Awards
Featured Writer Feb 2009
After less than a week on the job, Tracii was nominated "Featured Writer" on Sazze.com. This honor included having her articles featured prominently on the site's homepage for a week.

Projects by Industry
Education

Bisk Education: Writing informational articles covering many aspects of different careers, such as educational requirements and annual wages. SEO work and online research required.

Remilon, LLC: Writing informative articles for leading adult education websites including Degree Directory, Education Portal and Diploma Guide. Online research, Wiki formatting and SEO work required.

Health

LiveStrong.com: Articles covering mental health, alternative medicine, nutrition, fitness and self-help subjects. Online research, in-text referencing, keyword usage and link text involved. Informative/authoritative voice.

Wellsphere.com: Articles on alternative health and fitness topics. Provided informational pieces for the company's Beta site in 2007. Responded to feedback and posted daily questions to encourage community participation.

Music

Album reviews, artist interviews, and special feature articles for the Chicago-based online music publication, Groundlift Magazine (www.groundliftmag.com). (Genres included downtempo, jazz, R & B and hip hop).

Submitted album reviews and artist polls on Sazze.com. Authored a personal blog focused on Top 40 "pop" music and current events in the music industry.

Career

Wrote career-related articles for career information websites, including Ask The Professor and DegreeDirectory.com. Articles followed strict SEO guidelines and required in-depth statistical research using sites like The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (www.bls.gov) and PayScale.com. Used Wiki format for all work.

2 years' experience and numerous articles completed.

Fashion

TypeF: Ongoing paid assignments on topics like skin care, hair styles, clothing and accessories for Tyra Banks' website, TypeF.com. Articles were informational in nature with a conversational tone.

Sazze.com: Product reviews and polls covering a variety of beauty and fashion items including cosmetics, personal hygiene products and women's clothing and accessories.

Medical

Original articles about health conditions, conventional and alternative treatments, nutrition, disease, and medical technology for leading health websites LiveStrong.com and Wellsphere.com. Articles required independent research and citing of reliable medical sources, such as medical journals and studies.

Submitted consumer reviews on various health-related items for Sazze.com, such as over-the-counter medications, thermometers, nutritional and herbal supplements.

Projects by Asset Type
Article

The majority of Tracii's writing experience is in the form of articles for informational websites and publications. She has produced articles for a variety of well-known companies, including Remilon, Demand Media and Wellsphere among others.

Blog Post

Over the course of Tracii's career, blogging has served as both a personal hobby and professional gig. She currently runs her own blog and has contributed original pieces to a few others, including The Fresh Scent.com and Trazzler.

Projects by Writing Style
Authoritative

The majority of Tracii's work has been in the authoritative style and includes articles for websites including LiveStrong.com, eHow, EducationPortal and TypeF.

Journalistic

After receiving her Bachelor's Degree in Communication Arts in 2006, Tracii worked briefly as a news reporter for her city's newspaper. Duties included conducting interviews and research, composing articles and proofreading the final copy of the paper before publishing.

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