Writer #14073
Gansevoort, NY
4 Star Rating
14 Love Lists
43 Clients
53,000 Words
Mark O. is a freelance writer who has published short fiction and creative essays in a variety of print and online publications including The Cortland Review, 3rdBed, 5_Trope, Ducky Magazine, Elimae, Tarpaulin Sky, Eyeshot.net, Pindeldyboz, Locus Novus, Exquisite Corpse and Smokelong Quarterly. Mark has also been active as a content provider, ad writer and direct response copywriter for a variety of online marketing agencies.


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Industry Projects

  • Legal100+
  • Other20+
  • Spirituality5

Summary of Industry Experience


In his work for SEO companies, Mark has written literally hundreds of articles about various aspects of legal practice. These articles were primarily for personal injury practices who concentrated on auto accident litigation, medical malpractice and workers compensation law. Though the personal injury field has been the main area of practice among the clients for whom he has written, Mark has also had the good fortune to write articles for criminal defense attorneys, family law and divorce attorneys. In the sample below you will find a paragraph describing the basic benefits of seeking compensation in an accident case.


In his work writing content for am online marketing agencies, Mark has written numerous articles on a variety of subjects. One area of interest that he has experience writing about, and personal experience working in, is the retail industry. Mark's direct experience of the retail industry allows him clear insight into the way the retail world works and allows him to explain complex matters quite clearly and effectively. Mark is personally familiar with all kinds of retails systems including inventory management, POS software and other applicable retail business systems, and he has written numerous articles about them for online marketing agencies. Below is an excerpt from one such article.


Mark O'Neil has written a number of articles for SEO clients and magazines highlighting his spiritual interests, particularly Buddhism and Taoism, and the practice of meditation and yoga. The excerpt below is from an article entitled "The American Doublebind," published by Exquisite Corpse: A journal of Letters and Life. In his writings for SEO clients, his writings have features the more practical side of spirituality, such as finding the right yoga teacher, taking up a meditation practice to reduce stress or the best way to find the right clothing and accessories for your yoga practice. In the excerpt below, the actual practice or meditation is discussed, including the aim of meditation and the difference between Buddhist practice and western religious aims.

Product Projects

  • Article500+
  • Advertisement50+

Summary of Product Experience


Mark has been writing content for SEO purposes for the past three years. He has written literally hundreds of keyword rich articles on a wide variety of topics. These articles are written more for marketing purposes than as informational resources. However, with that being said, the content of the articles must be relevant to the topic and clearly written. Mark has written on a wide array of topics including real estate, legal practice, online marketing, yoga and just about anything else you can imagine. For instance, in the paragraph below, Mark writes provides a clearly written explanation of how shaving creams and gels actually do more to irritate skin than sooth it.


Mark has performed work as an ad writer for ad optimization companies for several years. In this work, Mark became familiar with the 'Google Adwords' platform and the Microsoft 'Bing ads' platform as well. In this work, he has relied on his understanding of direct response copywriting gleaned from his training as an AWAI member. This training has been instrumental in helping Mark create eye grabby headlines and interesting copy within such limited space constraints.

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