Lisa R
Writer #1562
Wallingford, CT
Joined 4/4/2011
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Lisa spent 20 years in corporate America in consumer research and brand marketing before becoming a freelance writer in 2003. She knows how to write for real readers, and is an expert at writing marketing, business and general content.

Her past writing work includes providing content for magazines (online and in print), marketing copy, newsletters, product reviews, travel and dining reviews/guides, email campaigns, website content, blogs, business documentation and ad hoc content.

Lisa also maintains three successful websites of her own that have been entertaining readers since 2005.
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Lisa R's Career Industry Experience

50 Projects Completed

Lisa has written extensively on the topic of careers for the Houston Chronicle's online Career section, The Nest Woman Careers and Walden University's Think-Up project.

Specialties

Lisa is experienced at writing in writing articles, essays, reports, reviews, business documentation and guides. Her tone is professional or conversational, depending on the needs of the client, and she can always segue into edginess if needed.

Interests

Her interests are varied and include business/industry research, DIY around the home, gardening, food/cooking/catering, travel, sports (experienced in soccer, golf, figure skating), family and children, green living and the environment, new technologies, not-for-profits, trade/industry associations, adult beverages and marketing/sales/promotions for all types of businesses.

My corporate background includes 20 years of working with in top Fortune 500 and 100 companies including General Electric, Diageo and Heineken, although the bulk of my career was in beer, wine and spirits.

Education

Fairfield University

Worked toward a Bachelor degree in Journalism.

Quinnipiac University

Switched majors and completed degree in Accounting.

Hospitality

522 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

Having spent more than 20 years in the food and beverage industry, which is an integral part of the hospitality sector, Lisa is well versed in this area, specifically in restaurant reviews, guides and comparisons. Many of her articles were published by YellowPages, Travels.com, and more. She has also written many business-related articles for the restaurant and beverage industries.

Food

503 Projects Completed

Lisa is an amateur caterer and avid foodie who has extensive experience writing about all things culinary. She owns and maintains three very successful food-related blogs, and has contributed hundreds of articles about food recipes, ingredients, techniques, restaurant reviews and more to Livestrong, JillianMichaels.com, the Hidden Valley website, Rachael Ray, Cooking.com and other clients.

Marketing

501 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

With more than 20 years of experience in the field in a corporate setting, this topic is Hannah's specialty. Topics that she has written for clients include promotional ideas, marketing strategies for small businesses or online businesses, how to write a marketing plan, entrepreneurship, and more.

Travel

250 Projects Completed

As a frequent traveler (both professional and personal), Lisa learned the ins and outs of travel from a unique perspective and began writing about travel topics with great success. She has traveled to all but two states in the country, as well as Mexico, England, France, Italy, Ireland and several South American countries. She writes general travel guides as well as specific destination reviews, and her work has been published in USA Today travel, Travels.com, Orbitz, ebookers and more.

Health

206 Projects Completed

As a former athlete, Hannah is well versed in nutrition and fitness, and she is an expert on diabetes, including type 1, type 2 and other related illnesses such as congenital hyperinsulinism and hypoglycemia. She has had more than 200 such articles published by several clients, including LiveStrong.

Real Estate

167 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

As a former real estate agent, Lisa understands the real estate industry very well. Her real estate writing has been published on sites such as SFGate.com. She has also written about vacation real estate ownership for companies that include the Ritz Carlton and Starwood.

Nutrition

100 Projects Completed

Lisa has written many articles on the subject of nutrition, with most of them are focused on obesity and diabetes.

Sports

51 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

Lisa is a former professional figure skater, avid golfer and soccer mom. Her articles have been published with a variety of private clients, as well as golfing sites GolfSmith and GolfLink.

Outdoor/Recreation

50 Projects Completed

Lisa has written extensively for sites such as Trails.com, YellowPages, Travels.com or LiveSTRONG. She excels in covering topics including camping, hiking and general outdoor adventure topics.

Kids/Family

50 Projects Completed

As a single mother of three and grandmother to four, Hannah has had many articles published on the subject of teens, child discipline, foods, education, etc.

Career

50 Projects Completed

Lisa has written extensively on the topic of careers for the Houston Chronicle's online Career section, The Nest Woman Careers and Walden University's Think-Up project.

Green Living

50 Projects Completed

Lisa takes green living seriously and has had many articles on the subject published. She specifically focuses on recycling and energy conservation.

Fitness

31 Projects Completed, Elite Badge Awarded

As a former professional figure skater and mother to three children who were all very involved in sports, Hannah is well aware of how important an ongoing fitness regimen is. She has contributed many articles dealing with fitness for all levels including athletes and type 2 diabetics trying to get back in shape for Livestrong and other publications.

Article

1,049 Projects Completed

Lisa has had well over 1,000 articles published by clients such as Livestrong, USA Today, San Francisco Chronicle and Houston Chronicle (online editions), the Motley Fool, Zack's, The Nest, YellowPages.com, Hotels.com, Modern Mom and more.

Blog Post

312 Projects Completed

In addition to maintaining her own food-related blogs, Lisa has contributed many blog articles for private clients. Most of the posts were related to food, luxury real estate, small-business start-ups, particularly in the restaurant field, and health and fitness.

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