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J Luke S

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Completed Orders 6
Revisions/Order 0.33
Repeat Clients 0%
Last Login 4/29/2016
Location Denver, CO
Education Some College
Status Inactive
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Summary of Experience
In 2012 Luke S. branched out from bar management and songwriting to professional web content writing. In addition to 8 studio albums of punk rock and folk music, he has written dozens of SEO articles on subjects ranging from workplace integrity to LED light bulbs to indie rock music. He self-published a collection of poetry in 1993 call The Thief in the Night. He is currently writing a novel about being raised religious in violent and unpredictable Albuquerque, New Mexico. Luke S. has also been a staff writer for Modern Drunkard Magazine since 2001. His articles have covered a broad range of topics from tipping etiquette, to breakup recovery to boozing through the holidays.

Luke S. has considerable experience in keyword research. He uses specialized software to determine which keywords for a certain product or service are being searched the most while being marketed to the least. The two programs he uses are Keyword Evolution and Market Samurai. These tools along with a natural knack to orchestrate words have allowed him to submit numerous quality SEO articles to the satisfaction of his clients.

Prior to writing as a career, Luke S. spent over 17 years in the service industry which allowed him to develop an affinity for managing and maintaining healthy interpersonal work relationships. This experience also gave him valuable insight into the ways in which profit and loss are affected by employee morale, as well as a vast knowledge of saloon etiquette and mixologist lore.

Additionally, he has performed live with his rock band, and as a solo act hundreds of times. He has played in many settings nationwide including large theaters, dive bars and coffee shops.

Luke S. adheres to a personal philosophy that observes a stern code of self-reliance, personal integrity and hard work. His many years of martial arts experience has given him the discipline necessary to be a self-starter who enjoys a life of self-employment. Luke S. has 21 years of training. He holds a black belt in American Kenpo Karate, which is a derivative of Chinese Kung Fu. His main area of study involves kickboxing and combat sports.

Luke S. has owned and operated several different businesses ranging from primary care veterinary clinics, to bars, restaurants and martial arts schools. This experience has given him a keen appreciating for the simplicity of working online as opposed to a "brick and mortar" business that carries a high overhead. Lightweight and streamlined wins over big, clunky and inefficient. Having operated small and medium-sized businesses, life as a one-man army is a welcome change.
Specialties
Luke S. specializes in essays about human behavior and SEO articles based on specific keywords provided by a client. He also claims expertise in lyrical composition for songs in the areas of love, betrayal, healing and personal triumph.
Interests
Luke's interests are songwriting, guitars, live music, martial arts/self-defense, psychology, anthropology, dating and relationships, holistic nutrition, extreme sports and internet marketing.
Education
Bill Howey Acting Workshops Oct 2000 – Aug 2002
method acting, n/a

Luke S. studied method acting under Bill Howey for almost 2 years. His simultaneous and subsequent auditions won him work in commercials and independent films. Luke S. participated in a total of 6 commercials and 9 movies.


American Kenpo Karate Academy, San Diego Kenpo, Colorado Self-Defense, Chi-Life Denver Aug 1986 –
martial arts, karate, kickboxing, combat sports, MMA, hand held weapons, Black Belt

Luke S. has studied martial arts for 25+ years in 3 different cities under 5 different masters. He specializes in passing his knowledge of self-defense along to those who require it. He is a qualified authority in Karate, personal protection, kickboxing street-smart awareness and time-efficient training.


Honors and Awards
Member of 1990 Graduating Class Honor Roll May 1990
Luke S. maintained an honor-roll worthy GPA in high school, attending enriched biology and honors English classes.

Projects by Industry
Search Marketing

Luke S. has written SEO articles for several different websites on a wide variety of topics. Some subjects include alternative careers for teachers, kettlebell training and protein shakes. His experience with marketing in the analog world as well as online make him an excellent writing candidate in this area.

Entertainment

Luke S. writes articles based on the entertainment world when required by assignment or goaded by over exposure. His extensive experience in this area qualify him to write about actors, musicians, authors, music, television and film. 20 years in rock music and intermittent stints as an actor have given him insight into the underbelly of a rarely seen world.

Projects by SEO Skill
SEO Keyword Requirements

Luke S. conducts research on the products, services and subject matter indicated by the assignment's keywords. He then crafts an informative article with the keywords woven into the language as often as requested by the client. These pieces of writing consist of a summary, a body and a conclusion.

Projects By Expertise
Creative Writer

Luke S. writes creatively when the spirit moves or when required by job parameters. The results can come from personal observations, interviews, experiences, research and ideally all of the above. Some creative writing is done for SEO based assignments. Other projects require an objective eye to pinpoint and explain to the public exactly what a business is offering.

Projects by Writing Style
Authoritative

Luke S. writes articles in an authoritative tone based on personal inspiration and requests from editors. At times an assignment may coincide with personal experience, lending immediate volume to the article's voice. When this is not the case research via investigation and interviews provide the amplification necessary to broadcast the message.

Conversational

Luke S. utilizes a conversational writing tone when directed to do so by a client. This style allows for an informed voice to appeal to the do-it-yourself crowd. It allows some technical terminology but is especially effective in conveying information to the layman. This style allows the piece to educate the novice without deterring the uninformed.

Humorous

Luke S. writes humorous articles, some based on request from a publication's editor and some based on a personal inspiration. He most often submits work of this nature to Modern Drunkard Magazine, which was once distributed in print and now thrives online. He has several submissions in this category currently pending. For humorous impact Luke S. focuses on irony, scathing sarcasm and cerebral self-deprecation.

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