Sandy M specializes in writing about food, wine, digital marketing, education, real estate and travel in an SEO-friendly, journalistic style.
In addition to travel, Sandy enjoys gardening, working on restoring her century home, learning about Ohio history, spending time with her dog and two cats and cooking new dishes at home.
Sandy earned a four-year BSBA at Bowling Green State University in Ohio.
Sandy lived in Nice, France for a semester during her college years and completed a comprehensive French language course there. While she doesn't consider herself a fluent speaker of French these days, she has a broad understanding of French culture, food and art.
A self-taught organic flower and vegetable gardener, Sandy has developed her gardening knowledge by trial and error over the last 20 years. She is currently working on the Master Gardener program.
Sandy has written scores of articles about gardening, both under her own name and as a ghost writer for Web site publishers. She also formerly wrote a blog on organic gardening for Garden and Hearth.com.
The daughter and cousin of professional designers, Sandy has assisted in all facets of the design industry, from choosing materials to accessorizing rooms to budgeting.
As a freelance writer, Sandy has written scores of articles about design styles, affordable DIY design and other aspects of decorating and remodeling.
Sandy holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Marketing. In addition, she runs and markets her own writing business and side Etsy business. Sandy has written dozens of marketing articles, both for the Web and for print publications. She has contributed several marketing articles to the Writer Access blog and is particularly well-versed in content and social media marketing
Sandy M has written about food and wine for a number of print and Web publications. Among these are "Life in Italy.com," "The Better Drink" (an ezine about sparkling wine), and About.com Cleveland. She is also a featured food and wine contributor with the Yahoo! Contributor Network. Sandy, a northeast Ohio native, maintains a personal blog about Ohio wines and wine events.
Sandy M, with a menagerie of her own that consists of three rescue cats and one, single-minded pug dog, occasionally writes about cats and dogs. A feature article of hers about finding the ideal cat toy for the holidays was published in the magazine, "Life with Cats" in 2007.
Sandy M, a former travel agent and travel school instructor, has written thousands of travel-related articles, both for print and Web publications. She is a regular travel contributor to TheKrazyCouponLady.com and the Yahoo! Contributor Network, and she writes and edits the Cleveland Ohio pages for About.com. In addition, her travel articles have appeared on USA Today.com, the Huffington Post, Mapquest.com and Hotels.com.
Sandy M has written scores of press releases for a variety of companies, mostly for travel and travel-related companies. Writing press releases and interacting with media representatives were part of her job duties when she was director of marketing for a Cleveland area travel agency in the mid-1990s.
Sandy M has written thousands of Web articles over the past eight years for a diverse collection of Web sites, including About.com, Suite101, eHow, USA Today.com, TheKrazyCouponLady.com and Trails.com, as well as private clients looking to create, maintain or enhance their Web presence. She specializes in SEO-friendly articles that are readable and informative.
Sandy M blogs regularly on About.com Cleveland about events, attractions and issues in Northeast Ohio. She blogged about the Beijing Olympics for b5 media in 2008 and used to write a personal blog about Ohio wines. She also ghost-writes blog posts for clients about everything from heating and cooling equipment to saving money on grocery bills.
Sandy M is the author of two softcover books with Arcadia Publishing, "Cleveland's Little Italy," released in 2008 and "Cleveland's Slavic Village," which came out in 2009. Both deal with Cleveland history and the influences the city's ethnic populations had on Northeast Ohio growth. She is currently researching a third book.
After working as a travel agency marketing manager for more than a decade where her responsibilities included producing a weekly newsletter, SandyM has taken her newsletter skills online where she regularly works with clients as diverse as a CPA, a veterinarian, a church and a real estate agent to produce regular email newsletters. She also writes a weekly newsletter in conjunction with her job as editor of About.com's Cleveland Ohio site.
There's an art and a science to writing effective Facebook posts. In addition to her work here at Writer Access, SandyM posts regularly for a number of clients, including a church, an accounting firm, a local restaurant and an insurance company.