Blogs and narrative, particularly reviews or descriptions. She is happy researching and writing about new topics too. She's completed certification courses in Digital Marketing and Social Media Marketing through Shaw Academy. She's currently taking a certification course for technical writing and should complete it in October 2016.
Starting in October 2016, she took a job outside the home doing food demos to passing customers. Her job entailed properly cooking the meats, grains, breads, and soups to meet food safety guidelines and serving them to customers. As they ate them, she had to use marketing skills to convince them to purchase the item.
Her personal interests depend on the season. Spring and summer are favorite months because she can get out into my garden. In the cooler months, she tends to read more, particular mysteries and women's fiction, and stock her freezer with homemade breads and rolls.
She loves to bake and won an award with Eagle Mills bread mixes back in 1995 winning a bread machine and month's supply of their products.
She and her husband are active homebrewers making both beer and wine.
Before becoming a stay-at-home mom, she worked for 4 years in the travel industry as a travel agent. She's traveled through much of the United States and Canada and has family in England and Portgual, so she's spent plenty of time there.
The courses she took in high school followed a business curriculum, and included: two years of accounting, two year of typing, a year of business management, a year of Gregg shorthand, a year of office skills, and half years of database and spreadsheet construction. During this time, she built a book tracking system using the Apple software for her school's library.
One of her employers worked with Career Track and offered all the free seminars T. A. wanted to fit into her schedule. Seminars on marketing, communication skills, and forming business relationships were key focuses.
Completed the certificate course in Digital and Social Media Marketing with Shaw's Academy.
Studied and completed the Social Media Marketing course at Shaw's Academy in Ireland.
T. A. started as a writer for Best of the Web writing reviews of senior living communities throughout the U.S. and Canada. This role expanded to editorial duties where she managed a staff of 10 writers. Her job duties include invoicing, editing articles, hiring/firing writings, and maintaining the blogs for both the BOTW Senior Living website and HotelsCheap.
She has a private client for whom she writes 25 senior care blogs per week and have done so for three years. She cannot share that work, but you'll find an example of a prior senior care community snippet she did for Best of the Web many years ago. Her specialty is Alzheimer's, as she is a family caregiver to a parent with ALZ.
T.A. has written hundreds of blog posts for numerous companies. She wrote travel blogs for Reservation Counter and Hotels Cheap. She wrote senior living blogs for Best of the Web. Surgeon's Advisor had her doing plastic surgery and dental blogs.