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Doug M
Writer #24766
Seattle, WA
Joined 8/31/2018
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Douglas Mackar currently manages a team of 10 for two eCommerce websites. He writes, edits and oversees copy for category pages, product pages, blogs, newsletters and social media posts. He focuses on SEO and SEO analytics to optimize his team's strategies and content.

Douglas also works as a freelance journalist. He has been covering the Seattle Sounders as well as other Major League Soccer teams for the past two seasons. He is originally from Cleveland, OH. He attended the Ohio State University and participated in the honors program. He graduated from The Evergreen State College with a Bachelor's of Art with a focus on journalism and creative writing. He has written two novels and is currently working on a third.
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Specialties

Copywriting, editing, marketing, SEO, SEO analytics

Interests

Creative writing, yoga, soccer, motorcycles.

Education

The Ohio State University

Douglas Mackar attended The Ohio State University on a full academic scholarship after graduating with honors from Mentor High School, winning numerous state journalism awards in the process. Douglas participated in the honors program at Ohio State until departing for the Outward Bound School in Washington State.

Outward Bound

Douglas Mackar attended the Outward Bound School and participated in a mountaineering course in the Cascade Mountains of Washington State.

The Evergreen State College

Douglas Mackar finished his Bachelor's degree at The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA. He wrote and edited for the school paper.

Sports

33 Projects Completed

Sports Writer/Editor
SB Nation: Sounder at Heart — November 2017 - Present
Writer and editor on the topic of Major League Soccer’s Seattle Sounders FC.

Sports Columnist
Oregon Sports News — January 2017 - October 2017
Wrote a weekly column on the topic of Major League Soccer’s Portland Timbers.

Sports Columnist
SB Nation: E Pluribus Loonum — March 2017
Helped launch new SB Nation site for Major League Soccer’s Minnesota United.

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23 Projects Completed

Douglas Mackar is the lead content creator and editor for several eCommerce websites. He has created and curated content based on SEO and keyword research in an effort to promote his company's websites in Google search rankings. His role is to organize efforts on and off site in order to establish key backlinks for his companies. He has written and edited content for newsletters, blog posts, social media posts and articles. His articles have appeared in numerous well-established media outlets over the course of his time as Director of eCommerce.

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