Author, article writer, blogger
Motivated, self-starter who has never missed a deadline with a keen attention to detail and a desire to learn new skills. Offering two decades professional writing and editing experience along with a background in journalism. Specializing in creating content for small-businesses’ and online publications’ blogs, news pages and email newsletters as well as eBook writing.
Working, on both a freelance and contractual basis, with a wide variety of clients including small-business owners, Realtors, blogs, people for whom English is a second language, and online media.
Portfolio includes thousands of articles, news briefs, books and blogs on dozens of topics including aerospace, the auto industry, cyber safety, the financial industry, health and fitness, history, infrastructure and transportation, mergers, pharmaceuticals, retail, real estate, small business, technology, telecommunications and true crime.
• Writing and editing bylined articles, books, news briefs and blogs on a variety of subjects
• Ghostwriting blog posts and newsletters in clients' voices, guaranteeing their websites, blogs, eBooks and newsletters are on brand, clear, grammatically correct and reflect a confident yet professional tone
• Developing content relevant to a blog’s theme using research and news aggregation sites
• Creating and maintaining melinadruga.com’s layout, vision and content while also writing, editing and researching eBooks
• Responding to blog comments and clients'/readers’ emails
• Conducting research and fact checking
• Integrating and using WordPress plugins including Yoast
• Basic understanding of SEO and keywords
• Creating newsletters using Constant Contact, Mail Chimp and other programs
• Photo curation and editing