Betsy specializes in legal and real estate blogs, medical features, travel blogging, and content marketing of all kinds. She currently writes and edits legal blogs for law firms all over the United States for FindLaw. She also blogs about animal rescue, Louisiana culture and traditions and liberal politics.
Betsy offers clients her wisdom on the esoteric arts of tarot and other forms of ancient divination. She is well-versed in astrology and can cast horoscopes and transiting planets.
Betsy is a voracious reader with an extensive vocabulary that often stymies her Words With Friends opponents. She is an animal activist who advocates to get abandoned pets out of shelters and into loving homes.
Her interests include traveling the globe and writing about her experiences, blogging about science, religion, politics, and astrology. Betsy has also been an active tarot reader for more than 30 years.
When not writing for profit, Betsy enjoys trying her hand at amateur songwriting, spending time with her three grandchildren, boating, cooking, and hanging out with friends.
Betsy completed her college education at Southeastern Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana, after taking some time off to work and rear her daughter. While there, she had an essay, "The Dichotomy of Hope and Despair in James Wright's 'Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio,'" selected for publication in The Pick, a journal of outstanding student works from across the Southeastern Louisiana University curriculum.
During her years at Southeastern, Betsy was a staff writer and editor for "The Lion's Roar," the SELU student newspaper.
Her critical analysis, "The Dichotomy of Hope and Despair in James Wright's 'Autumn Begins in Martins Ferry, Ohio,'" was selected for publication in "The Pick." This journal of outstanding student works from across the Southeastern Louisiana University curriculum is published bi-annually by the university's English department.
Betsy spent a semester of her junior year at Loyola University in New Orleans. While there, she was a staff writer for "The Maroon," the student newspaper. She also had a short story published in the student literary publication, "Red Beans and Rice."
Betsy began her college career at West Liberty University. She had three poems published in their literary magazine, Ampersand her freshman year.
Betsy O is a lifelong animal lover and regularly volunteers at her local animal shelter. She also frequently donates her time and skills as copywriter and editor to rescue groups for online and print distribution, both locally in southeast Louisiana and nationally.
Betsy composes confidential client assessments, annual, and semi-annual reports for a California social services agency. She provides the agency with SEO-focused website copy, drafts press releases and submits promotional articles to news organizations in the Sacramento area.
Since 1996, Betsy has worked with this client in various business iterations either full-time or on a prn basis in both Louisiana and California.
Betsy writes and edits legal blogs for several content marketing platforms. Her topics include traffic infractions, family law, real estate, employment and workplace issues, criminal law, and personal injury cases. The firms she blogs for are located all over the United States.
In the past, Betsy wrote and edited copy for Amtrak's Safe2Safer campaign and was responsible for the design and copy for their monthly company newsletters.
Betsy has blogged for Occupy Democrats and has a passion for liberal politics and progressive platforms of candidates for state and national office. Locally, she is involved in grassroots efforts for the Democratic Party.
Betsy recently completed a dozen real estate blogs for a company focusing on New Orleans neighborhoods, 10 of which were deemed by the client to have exceeded their expectations. In addition to neighborhoods within the New Orleans Metro area, she is also familiar with the Northshore, River and Florida Parishes, the Capital area, Lafayette and Cajun country. To the east, she has a great deal of familiarity with the coastal communities from Mississippi to the Florida Panhandle.
Additionally, Betsy grew up in the Ohio Valley and her roots run deep in the communities along the Ohio River in western Pennsylvania, northern West Virginia and eastern Ohio. She is able to write knowledgeably about this area, as she makes frequent visits back to the town where she was raised.
She has written about the role of both CBD and THC products in pain management, including describing how the binding process of cannabinoids can target the way pain pathways are targeted and influenced.
Betsy was a paid blogger for the Occupy Democrats site and blogged about the Affordable Care Act, equal rights for women and other progressive topics.
Betsy recently had her first article published in the new online magazine, The Ascender, writing on the cultural importance of saving indigenous languages for the generations to come.