Writer #9699
San Antonio, TX
5 Star Rating
30 Love Lists
21 Clients
14,000 Words
Emily has nearly a decade of professional writing and editing experience.

She launched her writing career in journalism in 2007 after several rigorous magazine internships, though she soon after added copywriting for online and offline marketing to her arsenal.

From crafting heavily-sourced news articles to creating quick and catchy online content, Emily has done it all. She's written articles and blogged for dozens of national publications and websites, including The Huffington Post, USA Today, The Christian Science Monitor, Business Insider, Consumers Digest magazine, and About.com.

Her main areas of expertise include personal finance, marketing, lifestyle, travel, and food/dining, though she has the chops to research and write about nearly any topic. Emily is also a grammar nerd who ensures her content has correct punctuation and spelling. When necessary, Emily is skilled at subtly incorporating SEO optimization.

Highlights

Endorsements
5
Orders
23
Last Login
4/8/16
Elite Skills
2
Samples
10

Emily C's Direct Mail Product Experience

10 Projects Completed

In her marketing career, Emily has had several opportunities to work on direct mail pieces for both B2B and B2C purposes.

Industry Projects

  • Finance100+
  • Marketing50+
  • Travel50+
  • Food20+
  • Health10+
  • Non Profit10+

Summary of Industry Experience

Finance

Emily has written editorial content about personal finance for seven years. She wrote the May/June 2014 cover story for Consumers Digest magazine about credit card offers and the CARD Act. Her personal finance writing has also appeared regularly on CreditCards.com, BadCredit.org, and CardRates.com. Emily's main areas of expertise include debt, credit, budgeting, loans, and identity theft. She also has nearly a year of experience with marketing copywriting for a large credit union.

Marketing

Emily has worked professionally in marketing since 2008, writing content for both B2B and B2C purposes. She has held several full-time jobs in marketing communications, producing a vast range of offline and digital collateral for companies in dozens of industries.

When Emily worked at BedandBreakfast.com from 2010-2013, one of her duties was creating content about marketing for innkeepers. Over the years, she has also written articles and blog posts for marketing and content agencies about topics such as branding, public relations, marketing best practices, email marketing, writing tips, social media success, and more.

Travel

Emily worked professionally in the travel industry for five years, writing blog posts, articles, social media, and marketing content. She has also written articles about travel for The Huffington Post, USAToday.com, About.com, BootsnAll.com, and dozens of other websites. She also ran her own travel blog for three years.

Food

Emily blogs regularly about food and dining for LocalSugar.com, a Texas-based site focused on great dining. She has also written about the culinary scene for About.com and Envy magazine (now closed). When she ran her own travel blog for three years, her food posts were always some of her most popular.

Health

During her tenure at a marketing agency in 2013, Emily wrote marketing content for several clients in the medical and health industry. Clients ranged from fertility clinics to hospital facility management companies to probiotic manufacturers.

The content Emily wrote for these health clients included brochures, landing page content, website copy, flyers, sales sheets, and more. She also edited all press releases, emails, blog posts, and social media content for the clients in the health industry.

Non Profit

Emily has many years of volunteering and working with nonprofits. Many years ago, she volunteered with Austin Dog Rescue in Texas as a dog foster parent, but she also wrote newsletters and other marketing content for the organization.

Emily also volunteered for several years with Cancer Connection in Austin, TX, and was very involved on the gala committee in addition to visiting cancer patients in chemo wards.

In 2014, Emily began volunteering with San Antonio Pets Alive! not only by fostering dogs and assisting at shelters, but being very involved on the gala, marketing, and events teams. In addition to helping plan and execute events, has written successful content for sponsorship applications and fundraising requests. Emily is also about to begin volunteering with The THRU Project in San Antonio, TX.

Through her work with various nonprofits and assisting on both the ground level and in events and marketing committees, Emily understand the unique needs and challenges facing nonprofit organizations.

Product Projects

  • Blog Post100+
  • Article100+
  • Advertisement10+
  • Direct Mail10+

Summary of Product Experience

Blog Post

Emily first started blogging in 2007 for CreditCards.com, and over the years she has written blog posts for countless businesses and publications. While she has primarily blogged about personal finance, travel, and food, she has also blogged about everything from green funerals to selecting a college. She has done blogging under her own byline in addition to ghost blogging for businesses. She also occasionally serves as an editor for people who want to run a blog but want help from a professional wordsmith before publishing.

Article

In the past seven years, Emily has written articles for countless websites and publications on nearly every topic imaginable, though most frequently on the topics of travel and personal finance. Whether the purpose is for SEO, customer education, or simply entertainment, she can create compelling content for your subject matter.

Advertisement

Emily has written print and digital ads for businesses in travel, finance, real estate, and several other industries.

Direct Mail

In her marketing career, Emily has had several opportunities to work on direct mail pieces for both B2B and B2C purposes.

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