B2B content, Professional Services, Lifestyle/Quality of Life, Hospitality, Food/Dining, Travel/Tourism
From traveling solo to destinations including China, Ireland, and the Philippines to reporting on family trips to Hawaii, Switzerland, and Japan (not to mention countless U.S. road trips), wanderlust is Darrel's ultimate hobby. His personal blog "Lifex5" features posts about his animated family, festive endeavors and adventures in fatherhood.
In addition to his passion for travel, Darrel enjoys cooking with his family, skiing (snow & water), bike-riding, hiking and reading a good book on his iPhone (or watching any great documentary feature!)
As a managing editor/project manager for a custom publisher of chamber of commerce magazines and community guides, Darrel has written and edited business-to-business and quality of life content for a multitude of annual publications and quarterly journals. He also regularly creates copy for direct mail and email marketing campaigns.
Darrel has contributed numerous features and news articles to a long-running trade publication for travel agents and also authored a variety of travel features for other online entities.
Darrel has worked with a wide range of chambers of commerce in creating content for their monthly and quarterly newsletters. He helps source themes and story topics as well as oversees editing, re-writes and final proofing of copy. Additionally, he consults with the executive directors on the compilation of editorial calendars.
General feature writing for B2B web magazines.
Direct mail/e-marketing promos for chamber of commerce clients.