• Web Content / SEO (4 years experience) – healthcare, dentistry, insurance, politics
  • Travel Writing (10 years experience) – web content, SEO, print, travel guides and copy writing
  • General Business & Copy Writing (10 years experience) – press releases, ghost writing, web content, print, copy writing, business correspondence, marketing, human resources, collections, customer service
  • Psychology/Self-Help (10 years experience) – web content, copy writing, blogging, print
  • Journalism (4 years experience print, 5 years digital) – municipal reporting, law enforcement, features, press releases, editing, photo editing, digital, national politics
  • Printing and Publishing (4 years experience) – web content, blogging, copy writing, marketing, promotional products, branding
  • Education – (2 years experience) – web content, long form
  • Excellent interviewing skills
  • Self-starter, requires little or no oversight, can take an idea and develop finished content in a short amount of time
  • Ability to produce materials that seamlessly match previously written copy
  • Slavish devotion to deadlines
  • Professional, mature with a broad understanding of various industries and businesses both small and mid-sized
  • Discreet, honors agreements and non-disclosure contracts
  • Software: WordPress, Yoast SEO, PrintSmith, Excel, Word, Libre Office, Open Office, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, In-Design, NetObjects Fusion, Corel, FileMaker, Quickbooks Pro, SalesForce, ESP/ASI software, Outlook, Mac Mail
  • Operating Systems: Macintosh, and Windows
  • Skills: Content marketing, print estimating, promotional products coordinating, photography, photo-editing, layout and design, press releases, public relations, graphic design, HTML, web design, bookkeeping, collections, customer service

    2005 to Present

    Coyote Dental, Veneer Vacations, Tucson, Arizona
    Provide ghost writing services for this dental tourism company. Current project is a book to serve as an informational guide to accessing dental services in Mexico.

    Springfield PC Pros, Springfield, Missouri
    Provide SEO content for healthcare related websites.

    Presidio Interactive, San Francisco, California
    Created SEO web content and long form articles under contract on short term healthcare insurance.

    Robert Olsen, Candidate US House of Representatives, Peoria, Arizona
    Coordinated campaign materials for this candidate running for the US House of Representatives District 8. Created web content, blogs, social media posts.

    Gene Smith, Campaign Strategist, Peoria, Arizona
    Completed various writing projects for political candidates in the Phoenix area. Created brochures, mailers, blog posts, long form articles for distribution to voters.

    Reality Watchdog, San Francisco, California
    Covered national politics and breaking news for digital aggregator. Heavy SEO focus and social media promotion.

    PFB Connect, Cary, North Carolina
    Provide ghost writing services for this public relations firm, under contract. Develop recurring columns, articles, speeches, letters, marketing collateral and blogs published in Huffington Post, Fox News, Forbes and on various websites.

    Cornerstone Christian Counseling, Tucson, Arizona
    Published materials for this psychological counseling center including web content and self-help guides.

    Extensive experience with businesses and educational institutions. Interviewed contacts, collaborated on article ideas and concepts, presented suggested topics in keeping with desired message.

    Developed and published travel guides, print advertisements, websites, and web content for dozens of travel-related businesses such as bed and breakfasts, radio stations, tour operators, hotels, and destinations.  Provided graphic design services, publishing, copy writing, web content, SEO, and photo editing.

    Marketing, Wholesale & Retail Divisions
    Diversified Print Solutions, Inc. & Black Dog Press
    Tucson, AZ
    January 2014 to September 2017

    Provide marketing for wholesale and retail divisions of this growing commercial printer. Established social media presence, blog, and email marketing program using Constant Contact as well as direct mail. Negotiate with vendors and industry associations. Manage all facets of branded promotional products sales to brokers and retail customers, as well as embroidery and silk-screened apparel. Developed extensive knowledge of business promotion including design and execution of branding, and trade show presence.