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Curt S

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Profile Summary
Star Rating
Completed Orders 261
Revisions/Order 0.22
Repeat Clients 38%
Last Login 9/24/2016
Location Highlands Ranch, CO
Education Bachelors Degree
Status Available
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Summary of Experience
Curt is an experienced, 5-star writer, who has written dozens of blogs, articles, e-mail promos, presentations, white papers, and speeches for a wide group of satisfied customers. His customers have relied on his SEO savvy and writing talent to increase readership and lure those cranky web crawlers.

Curt spent 25 years as a Navy administration specialist where he honed his talents in expository and technical writing. He left the service and worked for ten years as a vocational education specialist at a California college, where he also worked as an adjunct instructor in the Business department teaching computer operating systems and office software.

Curt lives in the beautiful Rocky Mountain front range country with his wife and best friend of over 50 years. Curt is retired "but not tired." He writes to keep the juices flowing and the brain synapses firing. He has the ideal combination of talent, experience, and expertise that WriterAccess clients need for great writing.

If you need something fast and nicely done, send him a solo order. He excels in technical writing and is an end-user expert in both Windows and Mac technology as well as the Cloud.
Specialties
Curt specializes in:
. copywriting for clients in the IT services field
. writing instructional pieces that promote the value of:
-- the Cloud
-- virtualization of services across computer platforms (Windows, Mac OS, Unix)
. Travel writing for clients looking to attract visitors in the vacation industry
. Mac hardware and software
. Microsoft Office computer applications -- tips and tricks
. Sports writing -- college and pro football, basketball and baseball
. Government and politics. (Political views are right of center with no political party affiliation)
. Education methods, trends and philosophies, with a focus on student-centered learning.
. Federal Income Tax provisions and advice
. Linguistics (English and Spanish grammar and translation.)
. Human resource management
Interests
Curt's interests are his daily exercise classes at the local recreation center and hiking in the Rocky Mountain foothills (weather permitting, but never in winter). During those snowy indoor periods, Curt's main passion is freelance writing on his MacPro desktop computer. Somewhat of an admitted app and gadget junky, Curt follows latest technology developments in computer world with keen interest.
Education
Sierra Valley College of Court Reporting Paralegal and Court Reporting, NA

Curt attended a four-year course in California court reporting and paralegal studies.


Chapman University College, Orange County, CA Social Sciences (emphasis on history), Bachelor of Arts

Curt completed his degree after leaving the U.S. Navy while working full time at a California community college. His course work was equal parts of sociology, psychology and American History. He wrote over 50 term papers and graduated with a 4.0 average.


Honors and Awards
U.S. Navy Meritorious Service Award Jul 1984
Awarded by the President of the United States for Curt's outstanding service at Administrative Officer for the aircraft carrier USS Coral Sea (CVA-42). Curt served as the Navy equivalent of "City Manager" for over 5,000 crew members during a time when the ship embarked on an around-the-world cruise and change of home port. As Department Head he supervised the ship's post office, police force, personnel services, print shop and general administrative offices. He also was a repair party leader and his team won first prize in the battle problem exercise prior to deployment.

Certificates
Microsoft Office Master Instructor Microsoft Corporation
Jun 2000
Curt earned this certification after completing the online certification tests for Microsoft Office -- Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook and Access. Based on his excellent teaching record in the Business Division of the College of the Sequoias (Visalia, CA), Curt was awarded this prestigious certification.

Projects by Industry
Education

Curt complied, evaluated and summarized extensive Nursing student survey results for each semester. Project encompassed programming a Microsoft Access database that averaged survey inputs and extracted qualitative remarks from each student. Survey product consisted of summations, graphs and overall assessments of Nursing Division students' level of satisfaction, recommendations for instructional development (including gripes, etc.).

Software

Curt has written several evaluations and analyses of commercial computer software. His work is from the end-user point of view with a focus on helping the layman understand the software's applicability and usefulness.

Tax

Curt has written over 40 articles on the latest IRS tax rules. His most recent work has been for a web content service provider as a freelance contributor.

Technology

Curt has many years' of experience in computer technology. He is an expert in Windows and Mac OSX operating systems and software. He has written blogs and short articles for dozens of clients, who have posted his work on their websites.

Whether you're looking for a quick summary on a trending technology issue or a piece to attract readers to your site, Curt has the talent and experience to present complex technology in terms that everyone can understand.

Projects by SEO Skill
SEO Keyword Requirements

Curt has written extensively on the subject of search engine optimization (SEO). His most recent contributions have been as a freelance writer for a national web content service.

Projects by Asset Type
Blog Post

If you're looking for fast, well-researched and nicely written web contents -- blogs of any length -- you'll like Curt's work. His most recent contributions have been as a freelance blogger for a national web content provider, where he has contributed hundreds of pieces to a growing list of satisfied clients.

Projects By Expertise
Technical Writer

Curt's freelance experience in technical writing spans a variety of subjects from e-training to computer hardware maintenance. His most recent work has been for a national web content provider where his dozens of short technical articles have added interesting and valuable content to clients' websites.

Research Writer

Curt is an experienced research writer who has the knack of absorbing eclectic material and focusing it into great copy. He has a nose for what is authoritative and what is not, and his technical writing is geared for the intelligent, but not necessarily geeky, reader.

Projects by Writing Style
Authoritative

Curt is an expert in computer hardware, software, and cloud technology. He has written dozens of pieces on both PC and Mac as well as cloud computer services on demand. If your organization is looking for technical writing on IT tips and tricks, or you need web content to convert to white papers or feature articles, Curt has the knowledge and writing skills you are after.

Projects by Company Size
Small Business

Curt has written a variety of blogs, articles and white papers in the realm of small business administration and information technology. He specializes in software and accounting IT solutions as well as business software and technology reviews and evaluation. He also has written a number of articles on tax regulations affecting small business owners as well as individuals.

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