Dan has been in business as a freelance writer/editor for decades, and has written for numerous business interests during that time. The one business with which he contracted as a writer for the longest period was a weekly newspaper. Dan did writing and editorial work for The Mountain Sun for a year and a half. Other specifically business-related articles that he has written included how-to articles, researched business histories, and informational articles on the running and management of business. He has written two instruction manuals, one for a small family-owned convenience store and one for certain staff positions at a liberal arts college. The article below was used on a website promoting (through both text and SEO) the available products and services.