Irene has always been in love with writing. At age nine, she wrote a letter to the editor of the local weekly newspaper that was published as is.
Last Login 4/24/2017
Location New Bedford, MA
Education Some College
Irene's focus has been on creating SEO articles for the internet ranging from 200-800 words. Each one of her personal articles thoroughly covers the information suggested by the title with links to related keyword articles.
Irene's passions are gardening, cooking, crafts, and back-to-basics lifestyle.
As a baby-boomer entering her senior years, her personal interests are concentrating on achieving a quality healthy lifestyle from nutrition and excercise through financial management.
Southeastern Massachusetts University
9/1/1970 – 6/1/1973
Bristol High School
9/1/1966 – 6/1/1970
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Irene organically grows as many diverse vegetables as two people can eat in a year from a tiny plot of ocean front land. Composting, companion planting and natural pest control are areas of specific interest to other gardeners.
She also grows her own plants for selling in front of her house. Interaction with customers keeps her abreast of trends and plants.
When you sew, knit, crotchet and garden, the next step is crafting. Irene is an old-school crafter. She repurposes or uses what's on hand to create something new and useful. Trips to a craft shop are more for inspiration.
Yes, you can make money selling crafts. Irene sells flower arrangements during the summer. Fresh wreaths, swags, and centerpieces in addition to shell ornaments are on sale at Irene's bazaar table.
Irene was a premed major during her college days. She was a Red Cross candy striper at Womack Army Hospital back in the late 60's and has worked as a PCA on and off over the last 40 years.
The internet is a wealth of health related information. A good researcher is needed to sort through the truths and falsehoods.
Employment in the food industry has provided Irene with a working knowledge of almost all positions. She has been a kitchen manager for a Mexican restaurant and local diner, first line cook for an Italian restaurant, and has run her own kitchens.
She has been TIPS Certified for the alcohol beverage industry and FoodSafe Certified for food handling.
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Experience Irene has written over 400 articles published through various venues online. Topics range from poetry and contest entries to content, SEO and product description articles. Product reviews and comparisons take the most time to research but well written aticles of this kind receive high volume.
Experience Irene currently maintains 3 blogs of her own on gardening tips, plant tips and writing contest results. Several of the freelance assignments for which Irene receives compensation fall under the "blog post" category. These need to be factual and easy to read with a fair amount of SEO.
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Experience Irene submits online articles through several outlets. These articles are authoritative ranging from 400-900 words each. They require thorough research and are written in a journalistic format.
Her topics include several How-tos for marketing, gardening, cooking and crafting. These topics require precise instructional steps.
Experience Irene was the Feature Editor of her high school newspaper, The Phoenix. She was also on the yearbook staff writing the blurbs that accompanied student pictures.
Online article writing requires a journalistic style for some of the venues for which Irene successfully writes today. Her instructional blogs are written journalistically to be taken seriously.