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Linda R

Writer #6651






Profile Summary
Star Rating
Completed Orders 37
Revisions/Order 0.05
Repeat Clients 33%
Last Login 9/1/2016
Location Philadelphia, PA
Education College Diploma
Status Available
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Experience
Summary of Experience
Linda R. writes press releases. She also writes articles for websites on a variety of topics, including education, technology, sports, photography and science. She has a special interest in history and how-to photography. She does thorough research leading up to the writing her articles, She uses authoritative sources, Since contradictory facts seem to be present everywhere, Linda R. always looks for a second, corroborating source for a fact before including it in an article.

Though Linda R. welcomes requests general-interest articles and media releases, she writes in many genres and has written hundreds of articles and news releases.
Specialties
News releases (or press releases or media releases) are not the same as articles. Is this fact an ahah moment for you and your business or organization? Then choose Linda R. to write your media release and you will have a writer who knows the difference between and article and a press release and, therefore, knows what to include in a media release and what to leave out. She knows which format to use because formats vary somewhat depending on which media outlet the news release goes to. Select this writer, who has years of writing experience, to create a press release for a new product, a big event or a milestone.


Linda R. specializes in press releases that get the attention of media outlets and that use keywords optimally. She also writes thoroughly researched general-interest articles, referencing authoritative sources. An experienced photographer, she has a firm grasp of photography techniques.
Interests
Linda R.'s interests are history, photography, home improvement and trending topics as put forth by clients. She views all client requests as an opportunity to grow as a writer by delivering copy that satisfies them and allows her to learn more about the topics that interest clients.
Projects by Industry
Other

Linda R. knows how to research articles and interview subjects. She also has an excellent command of film and digital camera techniques, having taken photos with film and digital cameras for articles and for events. Some of her photos have appeared on the covers of magazines.

She also likes to write about unusual topics. For example, she's published a piece about the dung beetle, an insect that helps the environment by eating the excrements of animals. And she has published a piece about a house that is built in the shape of a shoe.

Sports

Linda R. likes sports.Today she is mainly a spectator, although she still does bike for pleasure. Since she has attended two summer Olympic Games, readers can assume that she likes most sports. Whether writing an article about a new product for athletes or writing a profile of Serena Williams, the business and human interest of sports catches her eye.

Home Living

Linda R. has written how-to articles about small in-home projects for websites. As a teenager, her father made her his helper for his repair projects. As a result, she knows how to use many tools.

Health

Linda R. writes health articles about treatments for diseases and the signs and symptoms of them. Her articles are based on authoritative sources, which may be medical journals and/or reputable popular sources.

Projects by SEO Skill
Title/Meta Descriptions

Though placing a premium on good content, Linda R. knows that SEO optimization is necessary for online articles. She avoids keyword stuffing because search engines now penalize writers and sites for it. But it helps to think about what keywords to use before beginning to write. Then in the final writing, place keywords in the title, first paragraph, subhead and strategically elsewhere in the article. Titles are importants and Linda R. writes titles that are succint, helping readers to quickly decide what the article is about.

Projects by Asset Type
Article

Linda R. has written articles for print media and websites. Her intent is to inform through
accurate articles. Although she has special interests, there are few topics she would not want to write about at a client's request.

News Story

Linda R. brings her experience as a reporter to covering events/spot news. She can cover an event or conference and summarize what was said and identify by name, title, company or organization the individuals who spoke.

Press Release

Linda R. writes press releases/media releases for websites, newspapers,magazines and television outlets. Since the aim of a press release is to get publicity for an event, individual or cause, contact information for the client is included in the press release, of course. However, the news release must be as brief as possible while also crammed with information. In this time of the popularity of Twitter, no screener will plow through lengthly written matter.

Presentation

Meetings and weddings re just two occasions in need of a presentation.Linda R. writes them with a focus on what the presenter wants the audience to take away and the makeup of the audience, among other considerations.The presentations she writes can be a short wedding toast of a longer set of remarks for a conference.

Projects By Expertise
Journalist

Linda R. has written articles on subjects such as collecting, marine mammals, Galileo and his telescopes and dung beetles.

Research Writer

Linda believes that preparation--a study of available information--is important to non-fiction writing projects. She's done a lot of research in order to complete her assignments and satisfy her clients. She believes in substantive and not fluffy facts.

Projects by Writing Style
Authoritative

Since research online and in libraries is an integral part of many of the articles Linda R. writes, she can write in an authoritative style. Of course, some writing projects are so important that experts in a particular profession or field must be sought out. An authoritative voice also comes from the comments of and information from experts when they are added to a writing project.

Journalistic

Linda R. often writes journalism pieces in the style suggested by the "Associated Press Stylebook." However, she realizes that online articles are often "more relaxed" than the style mandated by the AP Stylebook. Therefore, she assesses the audience and intent of the article and then determines how "formal" the article should be. If it's to be "formal," she sticks to the AP Stylebook. If not, she will veers away from it. For example, writing an article for a major metropolitan daily requires strict adherence to the AP Stylebook, but an article for some websites requires less-than-strict adherence to it.

Projects by Company Size
Medium Business

Though she has worked for small and medium-sized enterprises, she has also written articles for major metropolitan dailies, magazines and websites with a large national readership.

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