John S
Writer #14403
San Diego, CA
Joined 3/21/2016
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John S. initially discovered blogging was more than just a hobby when he was hired to write about online strategy video games while attending college. His diverse class selections included courses on writing, programming, and web design, so it was an easy fit. From there, he developed his marketing skills at GMR marketing while paying the bills as a bartender in the restaurant industry. He has worked for large corporations like Cumulus Media, where he created and managed content for 5 different radio stations, including daily blog posts, weekly promotional emails, and even wrote advertisements read on-air by the talent. He has also worked for smaller, more targeted marketing agencies like Storkey Media based out of London. There he wrote blogs and ebooks for companies in diverse industries, including law firms, accounting, construction, and custom software programming.
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John S's Blog Post Product Experience

167 Projects Completed

John S. writes SEO-based blog posts designed to do more than get clicks. By utilizing inbound marketing techniques, the end result is to turn readers into clients.

Specialties

Blogging, ebook writing, SEO, research, editing, social media, marketing strategy, fiction, graphic design, web design, Photoshop, Illustrator, Wordpress, HTML5, CSS. Subjects include custom software, the restaurant industry, tech, video games, game design, marketing, and promotion.

Interests

Writing! If it's not blogging it's writing fiction. Craft cocktails and craft beer. Sports, specifically basketball and football. Video games and building computers to play them. Software modifications, hardware overclocking. The beach.

Education

California State University Channel Islands

John received a multidisciplinary education that branched out in different areas while remaining centered in English and Writing. The plan was created with direct involvement from the head of the department, the idea being to develop knowledge in areas like literature and creative writing while combing them with subjects like graphic design, computer science, and the humanities and to be able to confidently write about them.

Search Marketing

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John S. works for digital marketing agency Storkey Media. He has been contracted to write articles providing marketing insight for many different industries. These articles are typically designed to provide legitimately useful information while at the same use SEO based keywords to get them ranked higher on search engines.

Entertainment

0 Projects Completed

John S. has worked for Cumulus Media, the second largest operator of radio stations in the U.S. While there, he worked on marketing emails and blog posts that focused on promoting businesses, bands, and musicians.

Software

0 Projects Completed

John S. has written for different software consulting firms as well as custom software companies. Specific topics he has covered include Office 365, Sharepoint, Big Data, POS systems, automated marketing software, SaS, Salesforce and other CRMs.

Blog Post

167 Projects Completed

John S. writes SEO-based blog posts designed to do more than get clicks. By utilizing inbound marketing techniques, the end result is to turn readers into clients.

Email Copy

75 Projects Completed

John S. has extensive experience in writing promotional emails for Cumulus Media. These emails served to inform and entertain listeners who chose to sign up for them. In addition, he has written inbound marketing email chains designed to elicit customers to take action, i.e. make a purchase of software or a service.

White Paper

10 Projects Completed

John S. has written white papers as part of an inbound marketing strategy. He had to become an expert on a specific topic, like deploying Sharepoint in a corporate office. From there, he had to hit a designated word count, usually between 3000 and 5000 words.

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