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Leigh G
Writer #10566
Centreville, VA
Joined 4/3/2015
4 Star Rating
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2,656 Projects
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Leigh began her online writing career in 2007. Today, her freelance work covers a broad spectrum, but her primary focus is on providing clients with quality content related to careers, staffing, business, technology, personal finance, legal, education and U.S.-based travel. She has authored thousands of articles and blog posts geared toward both B2C and B2B audiences. Leigh pays careful attention to detail and prides herself on her research skills. She has never missed a deadline.

Leigh's work has appeared in Washington Post Jobs, Washington Post Magazine, Forbes and local newspapers. She has also written articles and blog posts appearing on the websites of attorneys, online colleges, education magazines, private schools, financial companies, and numerous businesses in various industries.

In an earlier life, Leigh worked in a variety of administrative support roles in a community college. She has a strong interest in higher education and absolutely loved working with students. As an adult, Leigh returned to school herself to pursue the Associate's Degree she had not previously finished. After a terrific academic journey, Leigh earned her MBA. It was during these years of doing research-intensive papers on diverse topics, Leigh was bitten by the writing bug. Her niche writing areas include:

• Careers - job search, career management, staffing, resumes, recruiting, interviews, soft skills, setting a career track, branding, office conflicts, and more
• Business - marketing, content marketing, social media, HR, management, leadership, corporate/organizational culture, branding, data, breaches, cybersecurity, outsourcing, integrating technology, employee relocation and more (just ask!)
• Tech - mobile, IoT, artificial intelligence, infosec, tech trends
• Personal finance - identity theft, money management, debt, credit, real estate and (some) retirement planning
• Legal - various topics, but mostly related to personal injury
• Education - college topics, online degree programs, distance learning and more (pretty much everything from admissions to graduation and anything in between!) She is also highly knowledgeable about special education subjects and IEPs from elementary age to college level.
• Travel - specializes in Washington D.C., Virginia and New York state but can also competently write about many cities she has visited in the U.S. or general travel tips.

What some Writer Access clients are saying:

"Leigh was an absolute pleasure to work with. Her enthusiasm for our project won me over at the very beginning. She was easy to communicate with and quick to respond to questions/feedback. She delivered the project ahead of schedule and her writing exceeded my expectations. I look forward to working with Leigh again in the future!"

"Leigh's writing consistently exceeds our expectations. Very good at what she does."

"You are fantastic! I hope that we can work with you on future projects!"

"Hit it out of the park again Leigh. Thank you!"

"Thank you so much! Love the flow of the article. :-)"
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Specialties

Leigh has written extensively on various topics for both B2B and B2C audiences. Specialties of Leigh's include blog posts and informative articles (with or without a call to action), along with promotional pieces and balanced ("newsy") style content. She is also highly skilled at incorporating current trends, studies and events into any type of content. She loves to read up on and research the latest news in the tech and business sectors. She has a high interest in the societal effects of technology and how it has touched all facets of life.

Interests

Leigh loves to take photos, especially in her local surroundings. With her high interest in history, living in the D.C. area provides many opportunities to explore the area with her camera. She is an active blogger and runs a business blog, one that highlights the broader DC Metro area, a personal finance blog (including identity theft) and a fourth that is dedicated to her photography.

Education

Westchester Community College

Leigh earned an Associate's Degree in Liberal Arts/Social Sciences, however, many of her electives were business and technology courses. As a result, she also pursued a one-year Help Desk Certificate from Westchester Community College after graduation.

Empire State College

Having returned to community college as an adult to finish her associate's degree, Leigh immediately took this degree and transferred to a 4-year program at Empire where she could continue her education, putting a focus on business, management, and technology.

Keller Graduate School of Management

After completing her degree at Empire State College, Leigh took a six-month break and then jumped back into learning in 2007. She graduated from Keller with an MBA with a concentration in Information Security in 2010.

Travel

318 Projects Completed

Leigh has written hundreds of articles on various travel topics for clients (primarily US-based). Much of her other experience in travel has been written for her blog and published on various content websites. She has taken many travel-related photos in her home region of Washington D.C., along with other places she has visited and enjoys sharing these with her written experiences.

Business

177 Projects Completed

Data breaches, B2B, marketing, social media, content marketing, cybersecurity, finance, organizational behavior, outsourcing and strategic tech are just a handful of the topics Leigh has covered in her business writing. Most of her articles have been ghost-written for companies and hundreds of others have been hosted on various content sites.

Staffing

175 Projects Completed

Staffing is one of Leigh's favorite niches. From B2B advice to writing job descriptions to just about any topic hiring managers or recruiters would be interested in, she has written hundreds (or more!) of articles over the years that relate to all things staffing.

Legal

165 Projects Completed

Legal topics Leigh has written about include motorcycle and auto accidents, traumatic brain injury, divorce, immigration, railroad accidents, DUI, foreclosures, traffic infractions, debt settlement, mesothelioma, bail bonds, general attorney pages, blog posts and much more. She has written for independent attorney websites and for major referral legal websites on the web. Many of her clients request her to weave specific keywords to increase SEO value which she has become skilled at doing. She has also written about the federal and state laws associated with various legal issues.

Career

131 Projects Completed

Careers is a topic Leigh enjoys researching and writing about for both recruiter/hiring manager and job seeker audiences. She has written on an assortment of topics, including job search, interviews, resumes, office conflicts, job market trends, job-hopping, measuring your online reputation, cover and resignation letters and dozens of other career-related topics. Other subjects she has covered include different types of career opportunities (and the education needed to get there), along with topics geared towards hiring managers.

Home Living

109 Projects Completed

Home living is the newest subject added to Leigh's writing portfolio. To date, she has ghostwritten several articles about home security, real estate and HVAC, along with other informative articles related to home living on miscellaneous topics.

Technology

90 Projects Completed

Over the years Leigh has frequently written about technology, primarily on new trends and how tech affects society. She also has a high interest in the ways businesses use technology for strategic advantages, along with considering the ethical implications of using certain types of tech. Topics she's written about include artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, biometrics, cybersecurity, mobile marketing and more.

Finance

83 Projects Completed

Leigh has written and ghostwritten numerous articles over the years relating to finance, including identify theft, credit theft, credit cards, buying a home, various fraud topics (business and consumer), ATM skimming, reducing debt, credit scores and other miscellaneous topics related to personal finance. In the past, Leigh worked on long-term projects where she fact-checked articles related to credit cards and banking, including one for a prominent credit website. She also manages a personal finance blog where she writes about various topics related to money.

Education

81 Projects Completed

Leigh really enjoys writing about higher education subjects. Between her own college experiences as an adult student and her professional background of working in a community college, she has used acquired knowledge along with supplemental research to cover numerous topics which include college accreditation, MBA degrees, online schools, scholarships, STEM, IT degrees, liberal arts and gen ed, college majors and the FAFSA process. Her work has appeared on college websites, in educational magazines, and in promotional emails.

Marketing

73 Projects Completed

Over the years Leigh has studied and researched many aspects of marketing as it's a topic she enjoys following and/or learning the latest trends. Her marketing writing experience ranges from content marketing to social media to tradeshows and much in between.

Real Estate

41 Projects Completed

In her writing, Leigh has covered several aspects of real estate and related topics targeted to both homeowner and home buyer audiences. She's also written a few geared towards real estate professionals. In a year-long assignment, she also has ghostwritten articles about retirement communities and topics that would be of interest to this audience.

Health

26 Projects Completed

Leigh has ghostwritten several health-related pieces for medical websites (i.e. urgent care) and for companies that provide special needs services. She also has written numerous articles about traumatic brain injury. As a caretaker, she has first-hand knowledge of the challenges and milestones people with head injuries experience. She also has experience writing about autism, health news (i.e. studies) and trending topics which were written for clients or hosted on various websites.

Blog Post

672 Projects Completed

Wrote 30+ blog posts, supplying content for a content marketing company for the company blog. Additionally, Leigh has ghostwritten hundreds of blog posts for various other types of industries, including but not limited to, legal, staffing, content marketing, B2B, travel and health.

Article

273 Projects Completed

Leigh has written hundreds of informative articles for various clients and agencies. She loves to do research and likes to include statistics, fun facts or other details in her articles to enhance the value of the information she's presenting.

Web Page

242 Projects Completed

Leigh has written web page content for companies of various industries, including legal, tech, home living and staffing, to name a few.

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