Lindsey D
Writer #1289
Kingston, NY
Joined 4/4/2011
6 Star Rating
100% Success
29,619 Projects
143 Endorsements
6 Elite Skills
A successful freelancer for over 10 years, Lindsey has demonstrated experience with technology, information retrieval, usability and user experience, social media, cloud computing, and small business needs.

Lindsey is a regular blog contributor, social networking maven and research professional who makes a living as a freelance writer specializing in travel, lifestyle, LGBTQ, personal finance, and web copy for small businesses. She holds advanced degrees in creative writing and information science.

Lindsey's web and print publication credits include USA Today, GardenGuides, Edible Boston, The Daily Freeman, After Ellen, Cognoscenti, The Voice of Downtown Boston, and The Jewish Advocate. Additionally, she has authored over 7,000 blog posts, newsletter articles, webpages, press releases, and product descriptions for clients on WriterAccess.

Lindsey excels at developing custom instructional and informational articles that are easy to follow, informative, and entertaining. She enjoys writing in a variety of niches, including home improvement, health, green living, technology, and travel. Her specialties include instructional blog posts, small business writing, website rewrites, SEO-rich copy, travel articles, and journalistic pieces.
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Lindsey D's Green Products Industry Experience

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.

Specialties

Lindsey enjoys writing many different types of content, but specializes in the following:

*Blog posts
*Social media posts
*White papers
*Website copy and website rewrites
*Informational content
*Instructional content
*News articles
*Product descriptions
*Research
*SEO
*Travel articles


Lindsey enjoys learning new things, researching, and applying her writing skills to improve your web content and your web presence. She can work with you to develop a content strategy for your business or write high-quality content that follows your stated goals for increasing ROI, connecting to your target audience, boosting brand awareness, and more.

Interests

Lindsey's areas of interest include food, cooking, gardening, computer troubleshooting, technology, 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

2,254 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

2,019 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

1,546 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.

Home Living

1,045 Projects Completed

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

She had written blog posts and articles on home design and decor, interior and exterior home renovation, working with contractors, and DIY home improvement.

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.

Construction

1,019 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.

Auto

770 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.

Travel

760 Projects Completed

Lindsey has written travel tips and travel reviews for USA Today Travel Tips, Golflink, Apartments.com and other sites.

Her specialties include golf travel, cruises, luxury travel, hunting and fishing trips, wildlife trips, US travel, European travel, and Central/South America travel. Lindsey has traveled extensively and is presently planning a 6-week Southeast Asia trek.

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

Legal

754 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.

Women

753 Projects Completed

Lindsey has authored hundreds of women-centered blog posts and web articles topics on topics such as health and wellness, fashion and beauty, family budgeting, pregnancy and childcare, relationship advice, and wedding planning. She uses a fun, engaging voice that appeals to hip women ranging from teens to thirties.

High Tech

733 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.

Business

608 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

467 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

426 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.

Finance

364 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.

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.

Fitness

347 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.

Search Marketing

336 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.

Career

332 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.

Marketing

323 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.

Web Development

229 Projects Completed

With a masters in information science, Lindsey has demonstrated experience with coding and programming, and has written hundreds of articles on web development. She has developed her own webpages and is familiar with many CMSs.

She specializes in translating high-tech concepts for small to medium-sized business owners. Topics covered include web security, website development, programming, CMSs, Drupal, and WordPress.

Food

183 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.

Banking

91 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

7,482 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

3,017 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

1,858 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.

Product Description

379 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

Lindsey has written many product descriptions for men's fashion, women's fashion, accessories, travel gear, gadgets, video games, furniture, and other assets. She excels at writing entertaining, accurate, and informative unique copy to meet your needs.

Facebook Post

180 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.

Press Release

86 Projects Completed

Lindsey has written press releases for tech companies, podcasts, financial institutions, software developers, and other clients. She excels at meeting deadlines and turning around content quickly for times when it is needed right away.

Newsletter Content

67 Projects Completed

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

Advertisement

64 Projects Completed

Lindsey has authored advertisement copy for small businesses, solo professionals, and artists. Capable of crafting social media ads, video/sales pitch scripts, banner ads, and other types of online advertisement, Lindsey excels at making your keywords come to life with audience-specific copy.

Email Copy

49 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

From pitch emails to fair applications, Lindsey has written emails on behalf of small business owners in technology, retail, and food industries. She offers a quick turnaround for emails, and clean, succinct copy that quickly explains what you need and why. The result is engaging, professional email copy that meets your needs.

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