Colleen D. specializes creating informative content that empowers your reader, drives traffic to your site, and provides value to your bottom line. She has written thousands of articles on subjects such as:
Writing, in all its various forms and genres is a lifelong passion for Colleen. When not writing, in her spare time, she enjoys painting, writing and performing music, and volunteering at her local animal shelter. She also is an amateur chef and can usually be found in the kitchen baking bread. Colleen holds a Certificate in Plant Based Nutrition, is a certified Master Gardener and is a member of the American Herbalists Guild.
Studied Fine Arts, Literature, Journalism.
Studied journalism and reprographic arts; edited the Rampage newspaper.
Colleen's background in banking, business, pharmacy, health, the Arts, and publishing, as well as her education and life experience, make her a well rounded writer capable of writing about nearly any topic. Colleen has written thousands of articles, blogs and other online content, and has covered subjects as diverse as cosmetic surgery, HVAC, environmental issues, ethnic food, relationships, and current events for physicians, veterinarians, law firms, contractors, educators, retailers, non-profit organizations, and major corporations.
Colleen’s work has been published on hundreds of online sites, including GardenGuides, TeaBrews, Amazon, Houzz, Splash Magazine, American Apparel, Young Upstarts, Healthy Solutions, The Museo Art Academy, Kennett National Bank, and Power and Mobility, among others. If you are looking for a talented writer who provides clean, original, error-free copy on any topic imaginable, and can deliver readable and enjoyable content, then Colleen is the writer for you.
From plumbing, to HVAC, landscaping, interior design or remodeling, if it involves home comfort, Colleen has written about it. An avid DIYer, Colleen D writes about diverse topics such as how-to tips on interior decorating, luxury decor, the use of color and texture in interior design and landscaping, and the art of creating a welcoming home atmosphere.
Colleen D. has a vast knowledge of art and antiques, and deep love of healthy food and cooking. She loves entertaining, and is a fan of both large parties and intimate dinners. The writes about include:
-Natural Stone Flooring
-Indoor Air Quality and Pollution - causes and remedies
-Increasing Real Estate value through home improvement
-Outdoor Living areas - Expanding your home by using your yard
-The use of design, color, and textiles to improve indoor living spaces
-Hobby rooms and craft spaces
Colleen D. has written gardening articles for a variety of clients, including GardenGuides, SFGate, and has written hundreds just in the "how-to" genre. She writes knowlegeably about annuals, perennials, evergreens, shrubs and trees, sun exposure and cold hardiness zones, composting and ecofriendly practices, soil health, drought tolerance, garden design and planning, and wildlife gardening.
Topics have included landscaping design, sprinkler installation, outdoor living spaces, plant care, tree care, pruning and trimming, household plants, organic pest management, growing ornamentals, growing vegetables, composting, soil amendments, fertilizers, and other interests such as:
Gardening with Kids
Sustainable Farming and Agriculture
How to garden with children or physically challenged adults.
Whether it's management support, employee relations, growing your business, using social media and technology to gain industry visibility, or increasing your blog viewership, Colleen can produce copy that will enhance your business' bottom line.
Colleen D. has written extensively about anything and everything related to appliances. Topics have included selecting energy efficient models, understanding efficiency ratings, and comparing Energy Star models, as well as understanding the care and maintenance requirements of specific appliances. Additionally, she writes about interior design and remodeling with upgraded appliances in mind.
Colleen uses her experience having managed a pharmacy and a health food and supplement store, and her knowledge about nutrition and the health industry to write extensively about a variety of health and nutrition topics such as diet, exercise, nutrition, diseases, conditions, herbs, vitamins, minerals, dietary supplements and insurance considerations.
She writes authoritative content for physicians, massage therapists, osteopaths, podiatrists, cosmetic surgeons, pediatricians and elder care facilities.
Colleen D. is an experienced real estate writer who has produced hundreds of articles, blog posts and web pages for the real estate industry designed to attract readers and build clientele. Her specialties include light remodeling, project planning, mortgage basics, lending procedures, marketing, neighborhood guides, and how to select a real estate agent. Other topics have included buying and selling a home, packing and moving, inexpensive upgrades, and improving home values. She enjoys creating compelling, informative, SEO-optimized MLS real estate descriptions designed to attract potential buyers. She writes authoritatively about all stages of real estate sales, purchasing, renting and managing, such as:
- Property selection
- Pricing negotiation
- Escrow and inspections
- Tenant selection
- Rental management
- Establishing a sales price
- Property staging
Colleen D. is very familiar with most types of insurance policies, including:
She writes informative, understandable and SEO friendly insurance-related blog posts, articles and web pages for insurance companies and agents from across the U.S. She has written about such diverse topics as slip and fall, pedestrian liability, teen drivers, elderly drivers, flood insurance and term limitations.
Colleen D. has crafted blog posts and home pages for numerous legal websites. She specializes in writing SEO-rich attorney and law firm blogs and articles. She writes articles for their client's perspective rather than detailed legal content that the average person can't understand. She is adept at translating legal speak into conversational content that is easily understood and written to the target audience. She excels in helping lawyers fill their sites with relevant, readable content.
Topics covered include:
She has also written extensively about legal topics such as:
-Custody, parent rights, grandparent rights, and human rights.
-Personal Injury – slip and falls, vehicle accidents, wrongful death, violent crimes, victims rights.
-Financial Legal Content – bankruptcy, debt collection, debt relief, labor law, and franchise tax law.
Colleen D. has researched and written numerous articles about traditional and alternative medical care, including:
Mental Health Care
Addiction and Recovery
She is knowledgeable about traditional treatments for neck and back pain, carpal tunnel syndrome, sciatica, peripheral neuropathy, and sports injuries.
She writes articles and blog posts for clinics, physicians and medical treatment facilities, and is familiar with many common diseases and ailments, from glaucoma to diabetes to cancer interventions.
Colleen D. holds a professional cosmetology license and has been involved with the beauty industry for over 25 years. She has worked in salons as a stylist, model, and freelance makeup artist for photographers. She has been employed by high-end specialty shops such as I. Magnum and Macy's, in the cosmetics, clothing and merchandising display departments. She regularly writes about trending fashion and style for a variety of clients from designers to organic cosmetic companies.
Colleen has ghostwritten hundreds of blogs for a wide variety of industries and business, including HVAC, real estate, finance, and product manufacturing companies.
From environmental issues to health, real estate animal welfare or crime, if it's been in the news or is a trending topic, Colleen has written about it.
Colleen D. has provided detailed, inspiring product descriptions for a variety of online sites, including companies such as American Apparel, Amazon, and BedBathBeyond. From home furnishings to electronics, pet care items to personal care, there probably isn't a product she hasn't described. For example, a recent website project involved providing individual descriptions of fire pits, fire tables, and outdoor furniture for the company's entire inventory. Other products have involved providing home furnishing, dietary supplements, and apparel descriptions.