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Lindsey D
Writer #1289
Kingston, NY
Joined 4/4/2011
6 Star Rating
100% Success
31,648 Projects
143 Endorsements
4 Elite Skills
"Lindsey has consistently performed above and beyond my expectations. She is an excellent writer with the ability to really stretch her voice to fit her clients needs. Very impressed - I will continue to use her for future writing projects."

RATES: Lindsey charges L6 rates for blog posts and custom rates for other content assets. See the Specialties section for more information.

CONTENT SAMPLES: Lindsey is unable to provide additional content samples beyond what is in her portfolio. If you would like to see how she would handle your topic, please create a L6 solo order with instructions on what you need. This allows you to "test out" Lindsey's services and helps both parties see if the fit is right.

ABOUT LINDSEY

With 10+ years of experience in content marketing, Lindsey has an intuitive understanding of your needs as well as up-to-date knowledge in content marketing best practices and trends, from newsletter strategy to customer centricity. Lindsey's areas of focus include technology, small business, finance, property management, real estate, and travel.

Lindsey excels at helping clients target their desired audience through content that conforms to SEO best practices and explains your unique brand advantages, to help your audience along the customer journey. With SEO-rich blog posts or long-form, storytelling content that showcases your brand's mission and values, Lindsey generates high-value, high-performing content aligned with your strategic objectives.

Her writing is inspired by UX philosophy, so it always hits home with the things your audience needs to know to trust your brand and buy with confidence.

Lindsey's background is in writing and information services, and she holds two Master's degrees: One in writing and one in library and information science. She's also worked in the culinary fields, owned rental property, and opened her own small business -- just a few of the side projects she pursues when she isn't writing for clients.

CLIENT TESTIMONIALS

"I have worked with Lindsey for a few projects now. Love the way she works with words. Her writing is crisp, to the point and clean. She is also wonderful to work with. She needs little guidance, understands the context well and delivers on time."

"Lindsey is great. She is very fast and professional. Without having a legal background (if I'm not mistaken) she wrote my content for the law office, and it was amazing. Thank you so much."

"Hired Lindsey for a crowdfunding project. We have the material for her to edit. She exceeded our expectations. She knows how to use the right words to deliver the message. We will definitely hire her again. Thank you so much Lindsey."

"Lindsey is fast and effective when writing copy for our projects. She researches the topics and is quick to get it back to us with a high quality of writing."
Construction
Home Living
Travel
Twitter Post
Real Estate
Facebook Post
Web Page
Garden
Technology
Hospitality
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Specialties

Lindsey's rates begin at Level 6, but some projects cost more due to complexity, research time or creative thinking required. Her present rates are as follows:

CONTENT TYPES

• Blog posts: $0.10 per word
• Ad copy: $0.25 per word
• Email copy: $0.15 per word
• Ebooks: From $0.15 per word, to be negotiated before assignment.
• Landing pages: $0.33 per word
• Social media posts: Flat rate $3 per post
• Website copywriting: $0.25 per word
• White papers: From $0.70 per word, to be negotiated before assignment. Rate varies by length, level of complexity, and research required

MISCELLANEOUS CHARGES
• Research: Flat fee for required video or audio files that must be watched before writing of $10 for every 10 minutes of video or audio file, or fraction thereof
• Same day turnaround: Requires an additional $60 flat fee
• 24-hour turnaround: Requires an additional $27 flat fee
• Find royalty-free images/video to accompany content: Flat rate $3 per image

Interests

With content marketing, Lindsey's areas of focus include technology, small business, finance, property management, real estate, and travel.

Personally, Lindsey enjoys food, cooking, gardening, travel, home repair, interior design, and pets.

Education

Emerson College

Received MFA degree in Creative Writing - fiction.

Simmons College

Studied library and information science with a focus on technology, digital services, and usability.

Technology

2,319 Projects Completed

With experience in usability, UX, and tech writing Lindsey enjoys writing about technology and has authored hundreds of blog posts, program reviews, and how-to guides. She has focused on cloud computing, SaaS, security, usability and UX.

She specializes in explaining technical concepts in straightforward language so that techies and non-techies can share an understanding of the stakes involved with adopting a particular technology.

Lindsey holds a Masters in Information Sciences. She has performed usability tests of a Microsoft Surface at Harvard University, has trained others in conducting usability tests, has designed websites for businesses and organizations, and served as the Digital Repository Coordinator at a state academic library.

Garden

2,025 Projects Completed

Lindsey has written extensively on gardening for several prominent websites. Her areas of expertise include planting and growing advice for vegetables, fruits, trees, houseplants, flowers, and other garden plants, drip irrigation setup guides, gray water recycling tips, and general indoor and outdoor plant care. Additional gardening topics include planting calendars for specific regions or zones, plant pest identification and control (organic and chemical), tree and plant disease identification and control, and lawn care.

Real Estate

1,722 Projects Completed

A homeowner and landlord, Lindsey has practical experience in this arena, as well as demonstrated writing experience.

She has written informative articles on home design and decor targeted at staging your home, articles on renting vacation homes from the renter and owner's points of view, and general real estate articles.

Lindsey has also generated website copy and marketing material for realtors, and written descriptive copy for real estate listings that target a wide audience of renters.

Travel

1,228 Projects Completed

Lindsey has written travel tips and travel reviews for USA Today Travel Tips, Golflink, Apartments.com, Matador Network, Epicure and Culture, Roads and Kingdoms, and other sites.

Her specialties include golf travel, cruises, luxury travel, hunting and fishing trips, food and beverage, hospitality, hotels, wildlife trips, and road trips. Lindsey has traveled extensively throughout the U.S. and abroad.

She has significant experience authoring city and town travel guides, hotel lists, restaurant reviews and lists, and practical planning tips.

Home Living

1,131 Projects Completed

Lindsey's home living writing is informed by her experience as a renter, landlord, and homeowner who lives in a 180-year old house. Lindsey enjoys writing about sustainable living, home design trends, home renovation, home repair (she just learned how to install light fixtures), working with contractors, and green design.

Lindsey also helps property management companies, landlords, and real estate brokerages fill their blogs with actionable content that answers questions, drive conversions, and educates leads about their services.

Construction

1,111 Projects Completed

Lindsey has written instructional, informational, and how-to articles for the construction professional and the home handyman.

She excels at explaining high-level concepts in clear language. Typical topics include DIY, interior and exterior home repair, construction trades, green building, HVAC, and career pieces.

High Tech

986 Projects Completed

Lindsey worked as Digital Repository Coordinator at a state university, where she administered the repository, converted content across file formats, uploaded data to the cloud, and troubleshot technology problems. Lindsey also worked as a usability assistant and conducted in-field usability tests on the Microsoft Surface.

Lindsey enjoys writing about technology and has authored hundreds of blog posts, program reviews, and how-to guides. She also wrote the introductory college computing e-course for Simmons College. Her writing in this area has largely focused on cloud computing, SaaS, security, usability and UX. She enjoys the intersectionality between high tech and small business, and is herself a small business owner.

She specializes in explaining technical concepts in straightforward language so that techies and non-techies can share an understanding of the stakes involved with adopting a particular technology.

Auto

878 Projects Completed

Lindsey has written extensively on car repair, car maintenance, car buying, and green cars. Example content assets include white papers for auto parts makers, buying guides for cars, landing pages for an auto maintenance app, blog posts on energy efficient vehicles, and product descriptions for OEM auto parts.

Search Marketing

851 Projects Completed

With experience in usability, web design, and small business operation, Lindsey enjoys writing about marketing and has authored hundreds of blog posts, trend pieces, and how-to guides. Typical topics include marketing trends, best practices, social media, email marketing, SEO, and small business marketing and branding. She specializes in explaining high level concepts in straightforward language.

Legal

823 Projects Completed

With experience working as a business, elder care, and real estate paralegal, Lindsey gained legal knowledge and insight. She has applied this to legal business writing, paralegal tips, instructional materials for lawyers, and law firm marketing materials including brochures, blog posts, promotional text, and websites for small and large law firms alike.

Finance

668 Projects Completed

Lindsey has written about finance for a broad range of audiences and authored blog and website content for financial institutions. Topics covered include owning your own business, filing taxes, understanding tax law including tax deductible donations, understanding interest calculations, unemployment, social security, general budgeting and money saving tips, and returning to school or finding training to improve your marketability.

Business

633 Projects Completed

From writing about business insurance and safety to discussing small business development and technology, Lindsey has written articles, blog posts, newsletter content, and website content for businesses across a range of industries, from automotive to beauty. She has also written business and financial content geared toward a general audience and international business content.

Green Living

586 Projects Completed

An expert on green living and green products, Lindsey has written blog posts, product description, and website copy in this area. Typical topics include understanding what is recyclable in your city, setting up rain barrels, reusing gray water, understanding green building materials, recycling building materials around the home, growing your own food, farming, using alternative energy, buying an electric car, and more.

Outdoor/Recreation

469 Projects Completed

Lindsey enjoys writing outdoor and recreation content. When not writing, she is often bike riding, hiking, stand-up paddleboarding, or rock climbing.

Topics covered include camping, hunting, fishing, and adventure expeditions, gear needed for outdoor adventures, descriptions of outdoor and active travel in the United States and abroad, profiles of hunting and fishing expeditions, articles on golf travel, and hunting tips.

She also has experience writing product descriptions for winter, adventure, and recreational sports gear including biking, skiing, snowboarding, running, and other sports.

Green Services

430 Projects Completed

Lindsey has written informative and instructional articles on a variety of green topics, including recycling, composting, rain barrel setup and rain water harvesting, buying and selling recycled and reclaimed wood, housewares, and other building materials, and various outdoor living articles.

Lindsey specializes in breaking concepts down into informative, yet entertaining articles aimed at the general reader with moderate to low green living knowledge.

Fitness

422 Projects Completed

With a focus on natural and organic living, Lindsey has authored many articles on fitness as part of a healthy and active lifestyle. Typical topics include outdoor recreation, active travel golf, yoga, pilates, weight lifting, home gyms, and body weight exercises. She has also authored product descriptions for fitness equipment and workout clothes.

Marketing

369 Projects Completed

With experience in usability, web design, and small business operation, Lindsey enjoys writing about marketing and has authored hundreds of blog posts, trend pieces, and how-to guides. Typical topics include marketing trends, best practices, social media, email marketing, SEO, and small business marketing and branding. She specializes in explaining high level concepts in straightforward language.

Green Products

356 Projects Completed

Lindsey is an expert on green products and environmental living. She has written informative and instructional articles on green topics including recycling, composting, rain barrel setup and rain water harvesting, buying and selling recycled and reclaimed wood, green building materials, and outdoor living.

Lindsey specializes in breaking concepts down into informative, yet entertaining articles aimed at the general reader with moderate to low green living knowledge.

Career

341 Projects Completed

Lindsey has written an extensive number of instructional guides for exploring different careers, general work advice, and other topics. Topics covered include lists of training programs, careers that require a certain degree, apprenticeship profiles for trades, licensing requirements for careers, workplace management, employee-boss relations, and retirement.

Food

297 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

A former professional cook who ran her own food business, Lindsey is an expert in this area. Representative assets include guides on how to cook certain items, profiles of food-related businesses, item and equipment description for restaurants, culinary blog posts, and journalistic articles.

Hospitality

281 Projects Completed

A former chef and caterer, Lindsey known hospitality from the front of house and back of house perspective. She is also an AirBnb Superhost. 15 years of personal experience with events gives her the ability to write engaging content for B2B and B2C hospitality audiences, including hospitality universities, wedding planners, caterers, chefs, restaurants, restaurant supply companies, bed and breakfasts, and hoteliers.

Banking

92 Projects Completed

Lindsey has generated informative and instructional articles on a variety of banking and business topics, including owning your own business, filing taxes, understanding tax law including tax deductible donations, understanding interest calculations, unemployment, social security, general budgeting and money saving tips, and returning to school or finding training to improve your marketability.

Blog Post

8,045 Projects Completed

Lindsey is a savvy blogger with SEO experience and familiarity with blogging in casual, breezy, informal, informative, marketing, and authoritative voices. She ha ghostwritten over 4,000 blog posts for clients in industries including automotive, beauty, health care, parenting, and technology.

Article

3,170 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

Lindsey has authored thousands of web and print articles for clients in a variety of industries including health, beauty, green living, gardening, technology, marketing, home, travel, and career advice. Her specialties include blog articles, news articles, newsletter articles, short tips, instructional articles, resource articles, and promotional and marketing materials.

Web Page

2,022 Projects Completed

Lindsey has authored web page content for diverse companies, including automotive repair, technology, law offices, and education. She specializes in clean, user-centric, SEO-rich copy.

Facebook Post

181 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

Lindsey has authored Facebook posts and status updates as part of blog content. She can create an interesting and clickworthy posts to accompany your content, and can work keywords and hashtags into Facebook content to meet your needs.

Twitter Post

136 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

Lindsey has authored Twitter hashtags and tweets as part of blog content. She can create an interesting and clickworthy tweets to accompany your content, and can work keywords into posts or hashtags to meet your needs.

Newsletter Content

76 Projects Completed

Lindsey has authored newsletter articles for small business and technology clients looking for unique, well-written, timely, and engaging content.

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