Eric's specialty is delivering great SEO content on time and budget. A fan of research, Eric isn't afraid to tackle new industries or projects. He is flexible in his writing style. Eric listens to his clients and is open to suggestions that will improve the content, and ultimately the results, for his clients.
Eric has diverse interests. He enjoys writing about a wide range of topics and is open to exploring new ones.
Eric has extensive career experience in mortgage banking, real estate, personal finance, coaching, and teaching a foreign language to adults.
He enjoys traveling and discovering new places. With a life-long passion to learn Spanish, Eric has immersed himself in the language and culture.
Eric actively trades the FOREX and equity markets. He has experience with a variety of trading systems and strategies.
To maintain balance between body and mind, Eric has practiced yoga for over the past 20 years. He is also interested in natural health remedies and enjoys sharing his discoveries with others.
Eric attended and graduated from the University of Washington in Seattle with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration. He received an emphasis (minor) in both Marketing and Finance. His coursework included English, creative writing, and literature.
Eric has over 20 years of experience in Mortgage Banking. He understands the challenges facing this industry. He was responsible for developing referral sources, generating new and repeat business, recruiting and training both sales and support staff, and the oversight of three branch offices. Eric created various sales funnels and onboarding campaigns throughout his career. Eric also worked closely with other departments in the bank to cross-sell products and services.
Eric recruited, trained, and managed multiple sales teams throughout his mortgage banking career. He consistently was named to the Presidentâ€™s Club for his successes. He understands the psychology of sales, having completed numerous sales courses and mentored several top producing loan officers.
As Marketing Director for Quantitrader, Eric transitioned his sales experience to online sales. He created multiple landing pages and email sales campaigns that increased paid subscriptions by over 300% in a one-month period.
Eric has over 20 years of experience in the real estate industry. As a mortgage banker, he worked closely with real estate agents to promote and sell their properties. He understands the motivations of buyers and sellers.
As a real estate developer, Eric developed various residential real estate projects. He was the managing member for three real estate development LLCs. He was responsible for all communications between government agencies, lenders, contractors, investors, and the sales team.
Eric has recently invested in real estate outside the US by buying a fixer-upper in Mexico.
An avid traveler himself, Eric enjoys writing about new places and experiences. He currently writes for a website promoting travel to North Carolina. You can find samples in his portfolio. Eric has traveled extensively through Latin America, Mexico, Europe, South America, the US, and Japan. He enjoys new adventures and researching new places.
Eric has been involved in marketing throughout his career. He has developed marketing campaigns in the real estate, mortgage, personal finance, stock trading, and language teaching industries. As part of his SEO content marketing certification, Eric researched and wrote an ultimate guide on Small Business Marketing. You can find this guide in his portfolio.
Eric has over 25 years of experience in personal finance and investing. As a mortgage banker, he counseled his clients in personal finance, budgeting, and financial goal-setting. He wrote a monthly newsletter for his clients that provided insights and tips to improve their personal finances. At Quantitrader, Eric developed and wrote landing pages and email campaigns to promote their subscription-based stock trading service. Eric actively trades both the FOREX and equity markets.
Eric has taught Spanish for the past 5 years to adults. He has experience teaching online and in-person. He understands the challenges facing older students when learning a foreign language, having learned Spanish as an adult. He developed a curriculum that quickly gets his students speaking Spanish without the need for rote memorization or in-depth grammatical rules.
Actively involved in various businesses throughout his career, Eric enjoys writing about the challenges facing business owners and managers, and the solutions available. Eric owned a mortgage banking company, several real estate development LLCs, and a private investment firm. He understands the day to day challenges facing business owners - increasing sales, controlling expenses, recruiting and training key personnel, budgeting, analyzing financials, and tax reporting.
Eric has studied and maintained healthy nutrition throughout his adult life. He looks for sound nutritional advice that makes sense, rather than following the latest fad. Eric has written various articles on the importance of nutrition in maintaining a healthy balance in our lives.
Eric has written articles on solar energy. He enjoys researching and sharing his discoveries on how we can live a more sustainable life using green products. He looks forward to expanding his experience in this area as he takes on new projects.
Eric enjoys writing articles about a wide range of subjects. He conducts extensive research for each article that he writes. Articles follow a natural flow and are easy to read. Each has the potential to rank highly in search results. He has published articles in Business and Marketing, Personal Finance, Natural Health, and Travel. You can find links to these articles in his portfolio.
Eric is skilled in writing email copy. He has written on-boarding autoresponders and email sales campaigns. He has taken various courses in email copywriting through AWAI. As Marketing Director for Quantitrader, he created various email campaigns that increased paid memberships by 300%.
Eric understands the principles of email copy and uses them to create emails that get more opens and click-throughs. The majority of his email copy experience has been in Personal Finance, but he would love to explore writing for other industries.
Besides writing articles, Eric has experience in writing blog posts. He works closely with his clients to capture their tone and the intention of their blogs. He then writes quality content for their blogs that can also be shared on social media. He has written posts for a Green Energy blog and in Personal Finance. He is currently creating content for a new blog in Natural Health.
Using his experience in other writing areas, Eric has begun to offer web page content services. He is presently involved in creating a webpage for a client in Natural Health. He has created various landing pages in Personal Finance. He also created and currently manages his personal webpage.