*Home improvement writing
*Arts and crafts writing
*Small business writing
*SEO article and blog writing
*Product description writing
*Outdoor recreation writing
In her free time, Vickie enjoys doing home improvement projects, traveling primarily throughout the southeastern states and her home state of Florida. She also enjoys camping, antique porcelain and china collecting, flower and vegetable gardening, southern cooking, creating crafts, and oil painting.
She is an avid reader with mysteries, spy novels, historical biographies and science fiction her favorite genres.
Vickie has been writing poetry for many years and has had content published in a poetry book anthology.
Her love of nature led her to creating a friendly environment for an array of wildlife in her yard which was certified as a wildlife habitat by the National Wildlife Federation.
Vickie graduated from Leto High School, June, 1967. In her senior year, she participated in the work/school program which allowed her to take her full workload of classes half a day, and work the second half of the day.
This opportunity through the school system allowed Vickie to begin her career in the business world with her first job working in a local bank for the next five years. The experience resulted in valuable experience that has served her well throughout her working career.
Having worked for a major software company in Atlanta for 6 years as a software tester and then as the software librarian responsible for creating system and application discs, Vickie took, and completed, 60+ hours towards her Associates degree in computer programming. She has taken courses in Cobol programming, flowcharts, and software applications. Vickie plans to continue with additional courses focused on creative writing and marketing.
Vickie has an extensive writing portfolio of articles dedicated to travel content covering hotels, hostels, restaurants, attractions, points of interest, things to do, and more. She has covered numerous cities in the U.S. from coast to coast, Canada, Mexico and the Caribbean. Vickie has also written travel guides to locations in Germany, Chile, South Africa, Israel, Scandinavia, France, London, Indonesia, Poland, Bali, and more.
Vickie has covered many areas when it comes to entertainment for adults, singles, and family activities in the U.S. and abroad. From ski resorts and nightclubs to annual food, music and craft festivals and theme parks, Vickie puts the right "spin" on each piece.
She has composed a over 1,000 pieces of content covering many areas of real estate. Articles have included descriptions of neighborhoods in multiple cities and states in the U.S., apartment living, architectural design ideas and renovations, landscaping and staging.
With over 18 years of writing, Vickie has written on multiple topics about outdoor recreation. From covering a weekly motocross motorcycle blog and writing over 300 articles for outdoor activities for RVers to canoeing down the Chattahoochee River or hiking the trails in North Carolina, Vickie writes using a combination of research and when applicable, her own outdoor experience.
Vickie has written webpages for multiple clients covering a variety of topics from specifics for particular makes and models to general information including sales specials, financing options, and care and maintenance services.
Vickie has written extensively in the construction area creating city and state guides for homeowners looking for in-depth information about the process of having new and replacement roofing, windows, solar panels, and HVAC systems installed. Information also included the advantages and disadvantages of different roofing materials, types of windows, requirements for solar panels, and the different types of heating and cooling systems.
Vickie has also written 100+ articles about plumbing for homeowners in need of information about issues such as leaking faucets, replacement water heaters, creating drain fields, what to do about clogged septic systems and more.
Vickie has contributed numerous pieces on the subject of DIY and how-to home improvement projects and renovations and ideas for home decor. Her hands on experience when it came to renovations to her own home along with working with her brother on various remodeling projects has provided Vickie with the first-hand experience that she incorporates in related articles. Areas she has written about for multiple clients include HVAC, plumbing, solar panels, window replacement and roofing.
From smartphone applications and managing cash flow to marketing mistakes and sales tips, she has written content covering a variety of topics aimed mainly for small business owners interested in information and techniques to secure new customers and retain existing clients.
Vickie works with creating silk and dried flower crafts. She has done this for several years as a hobby and a small cottage business selling original pieces at craft shows, flea markets, yard sales, and co-workers. She currently is working on a new website to showcase and sell her work.
Vickie has written many informative articles as well as product descriptions covering a variety of pet-related topics including food, diet, flea medications, health care, boarding, grooming, shelters, adoptions, training, safety, and first aid for cats, dogs and birds. Her content also includes tips for car and RV travel with pets.
Content she has written covers a diverse menu of topics on explaining basic health issues from ringworm, pulled muscles and bursitis to canker sores, ear wax and lupus. She has also written about senior care, medical tattooing and chronic diseases.
Vickie currently contributes gardening articles and has written on the subject for several years providing information and step-by-step articles covering planting, growing, caring, and pruning flowers, planting trees, landscaping, and basic yard maintenance.
Vickie's work experience has covered a wide range of job titles. She has many years of experience as a manager, assistant manager, supervisor and general worker. She has worked in several industries including banking, pharmaceuticals, temporary staffing, United States Postal Service, wholesale distributing and with the U.S.Census Bureau.
In her brick and mortar experience in the business world, Vickie has held the position of assistant manager for a temporary staffing agency. Her duties included interviewing potential temporary and temp-to-perm candidates, administering testing, validating references, and working directly with clients to set up orders and assign appropriate staff.
Vickie has written on-going blogs for clients in the RV industry and multiple apartment management companies. With in-depth research, she provides informative content about local attractions, restaurants, events, festivals and points of interest in cities/states across the U.S. She has also created blogs for additional industries including banking, health, pest control services, paramedical tattooing, education, hotel accommodations, real estate, neighborhoods across the U.S.and a company blog for a motorcycle website.
Vickie's years of writing experience has allowed her to write across a broad spectrum of topics. Her dedication to solid research, engaging content, and adherence to clients' instructions has earned her Elite Article writer status at WriterAccess. Vickie is a generalist with ample experience in creating content for websites, blogs, guides, and mobile devices.
Creating social media posts to capture and drive consumers to client websites is one of Vickie's specialties. She blends a conversational tone, product information, and a dash of humor, when applicable, to draw in and retain the reader.
Vickie captures the essence of what a company is promoting through Twitter posts covering a variety of topics such as pest control services, medical tattooing, trucking, vintage cars, medical answering services, small business entrepreneurs, and more.
Vickie has created numerous web pages for businesses creating content for their home page, about us page, history of the company, and company services for industries such as heating and cooling, pest control services, medical answering services and architectural design and real estate firms.
Vickie's experience with product descriptions covers informational product content for a variety of products such as luxury watches, hotels, sports and outdoor wear, camping gear, costumes, cars, SUVs, RVs, office accessories and equipment, pet food and accessories, survival packs, and food products.
Provided content ranges from short, informational 200 word blurbs to full 500 word articles that include in-depth information about the specific product.