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Completed Orders 7,994
Revisions/Order 0.18
Repeat Clients 51%
Last Login 9/28/2016
Location Towson, MD
Education College Diploma
Status Available
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Blog Post40
Web Page16
Technology16
Article15
Marketing10
Business9
Health9
Real Estate9
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Summary of Experience
Stephen L earned his Bachelor of Arts in Film and Video Production at the University Of Toledo College Of Performing Arts in Toledo, Ohio. In addition, he also worked for a big box electronic retailer for three years specializing in high definition audio and video equipment as well as computers and software. He has created almost ten thousand pieces of SEO-driven content for various online clients on topics ranging from the entertainment industry, electronics, computer operating systems and general technology.

Though the overwhelming majority of that content production has been in the topics of computers and general electronics, he has used his higher education as well as real world experience to write in a variety of other areas with the same passion and high level of standard. His number one goal is to create well written, highly informative content that can draw visitors to a website and keep them there. He takes a great deal of pride in being able to take topics that interest him and turn them into well written content for a variety of outlets.

Stephen also maintains several of his own personal websites with content on topics that range from desktop and laptop computers, Apple iOS devices like the iPhone and iPad, as well as general entertainment industry topics like hot television shows and movies, general film theory and criticism and the proper formatting a person has to adhere to when writing a short or feature-length screenplay. Stephen's average typing speed is 108 words per minute.
Interests
Stephen L's hobbies and interests include collecting things like comic books, as well as DVD and Blu-ray releases of films and television shows. Stephen's own personal DVD and Blu-ray collection has over 1100 unique titles, and his comic book collection is comprised of over 10,000 individual issues obtained over twenty five years.
Education
University of Toledo Film and Video Production, Film and Video Production

Stephen wrote, directed and edited his own short films and the films of others on a variety of different high definition cameras. In addition, he gained experience shooting and editing on 8mm and 16mm film. Film was edited manually and video was edited on a combination of Avid and Final Cut Pro systems.


Honors and Awards
2014 Quarterfinalist Jul 2014
Stephen L placed in the third-round quarterfinals at the PAGE Awards international screenwriting competition in 2014. This placed his feature comedy/horror script "Welcome to Bird Lake" in the top 10% of over 6,000 scripts submitted in that particular year.

2013 Quarterfinalist Jul 2013
Stephen L placed in the third-round quarterfinals at the PAGE Awards international screenwriting competition in 2013. This placed his feature comedy/drama script "Born in the USA" in the top 10% of scripts submitted in that particular year.

2012 Quarterfinals Jul 2012
Stephen L placed in the third-round quarterfinals at the PAGE Awards international screenwriting competition in 2012. This placed his feature comedy/drama script "1971" in the top 10% of over 5,600 scripts submitted in that particular year.

Association Memberships
American Film Institute Thanks to a lifelong passion for film and the entertainment industry as a whole, Stephen L joined the American Film Institute in 2011.

Projects by Industry
Electronics

Stephen L has written thousands of articles on a variety of different pieces of electronics equipment, from HDTV sets to home stereo systems and everything in between, for a variety of clients. Knowledge was gained through a combination of personal experience as a hobbyist and professional experience working with an electronics retailer for several years.

Entertainment

Stephen L has always been interested in the entertainment industry and, thanks to both a lifelong hobby and a college degree, can start putting that interest to good use. Topics of expertise include screenwriting, film making, film theory, film criticism and more. This can include things like episode breakdowns for television shows and reviews for shows and films.

High Tech

Stephen L has been building and tearing apart computers in his own home since the tender age of ten-years-old. Additional experience includes selling computers and other types of electronic hardware to casual customers and businesses alike at an electronics retailer for several years, as well as a deep passion for the topic in general.

Software

Stephen L has experience with software on all major operating systems including Windows, Mac OS X and Linux. He has computers running all three operating systems available at all times and enjoys tinkering with new programs in his spare time so he can bring that first-hand knowledge to his clients.

Hobby

Stephen L's hobbies include collecting things like comic books, as well as DVD and Blu-ray releases of films and television shows. Stephen's own personal DVD and Blu-ray collection has over 1100 unique titles, and his comic book collection is comprised of over 10,000 individual issues obtained over twenty five years.

Other

Stephen L has written thousands of articles on a variety of different topics. Knowledge was gained through a combination of personal experience as a hobbyist and professional experience.

Marketing

Stephen has been writing about both traditional and digital marketing channels for a wide variety of different clients. Topics covered range from analytics to SEO to social media advertising and more.

Business

Stephen has done a large number of different projects related to business, both in analysis of various industry-related topics and for businesses themselves.

Banking

Stephen has written a large number of pieces in all areas of banking, from discussions of the benefits of credit unions to personal finance and more. His clients have ranged from banking industry professionals to those who are looking for more analytical-style pieces regarding topics in this area.

Projects by SEO Skill
SEO Keyword Requirements

Stephen L has spent the last several years focusing exclusively on SEO-driven content for a variety of sources. Articles are optimized for search engine efficiency, but not at the expense of the information contained within or the authoritative tone that is used to present said information.

Projects by Asset Type
Article

Stephen L has worked for several years providing paid, high-quality, SEO-driven articles to a variety of clients.

Email Copy

Stephen L has worked for several years providing paid, high-quality email copy to a variety of clients.

Newsletter Content

Stephen L has worked for several years providing paid, high-quality newsletter content to a variety of clients.

Product Description

Stephen L has worked for several years providing paid, high-quality, product descriptions to a variety of clients.

Projects By Expertise
Technical Writer

Stephen L has spent the last several years creating thousands of SEO-driven articles, most of them technically oriented, for a variety of clients. Topics range from simple "How to" articles to detailed breakdowns of various pieces of equipment.

Projects by Writing Style
Authoritative

The vast majority of SEO-driven articles written by Stephen L in the last several years have been authoritative in tone. These articles range on topics from electronics to general technology as well as the entertainment industry (including film and television reviews) and more.

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