Lizz S
Professional Writer

As the author of a gardening book as well as hundreds of Web articles, Lizz has extensive experience in virtually every type of professional writing. From press releases and company bios to SEO content articles, Lizz has done it all. With her BA in journalism, she has extensive training in concise writing Her interests include writing, reading, studying folklore and tending to ornery plants. more...

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Star Rating 5 Stars
Completed Orders 1,443
Last Login 9/24/2018
Location Madison, AL
Education College Diploma

Specialties

Lizz's specialities include gardening, ebooks, product descriptions, Web articles and PR writing. She is the author of The Complete Guide to Growing Vegetables, Flowers, and Herbs from Containers: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply. She has had hundreds of non-fiction articles published in newspapers, magazines and on websites. She has also had fantasy, science-fiction and horror fiction stories published by magazines, e-zines and anthologies.

Interests

Her interests include writing, reading, studying folklore and tending to ornery plants.

Education

Auburn University
– 8/1/2001
Journalism, BA

Experience Summary

Projects by Industry

Marketing

Experience
Lizz has done marketing work for companies as diverse as doctors' offices, mortgage brokers, real estate agents and engineering firms. Online, she often works with retailers that need a higher-profile image for their websites, blogs and commerce sites. Every business needs marketing to stay competitive, and she has extensive experience writing about virtually every aspect of marketing. From SEO to offline marketing to creating advertising to assessing your Google Analytics data, she has written about it all and continues to keep up with the ever-changing world of marketing. She also writes for a social media marketing company and can both write about social media marketing and create the marketing you need to stand out on social media sites.

Search Marketing

Experience
Search marketing is one of the most stable types of marketing. If a website is created with an eye toward high-quality content and a low-key use of keywords, it has a good chance for long-term success. Lizz has worked with clients on their search marketing projects for the past eight years. Clients include content sites, private online clients and local companies. The world of search marketing is ever changing, and it's important to choose a writer who keeps up with the latest changes. Lizz works with so many clients to write about search marketing that she is constantly on top of the latest trends and rules for site owners.

Business

Experience
From small businesses to large, Lizz had written for a wide variety of businesses about an enormous number of topics. As someone with experience owning and running small businesses, as well as her extensive writing experience, she is in a unique position to write about the topics that make a difference to businesses. Whether it's writing about what your business does or writing about how to handle a business' advertising, marketing, customer service or hiring, Lizz has experience writing about it effectively.

Beauty

Experience
Lizz has written articles about cosmetics, fashion, dermatological treatments and plastic surgery for many beauty websites and blogs. When it comes to beauty, customers want to know how the latest product, treatment or surgery can do for them to change their looks and their lives. Her articles tell customers exactly how they can benefit from what you have to offer them.

Garden

Experience
Lizz is the author of a container gardening book, published by Atlantic Publishing in 2011. She has also written for Garden Guides and other gardening and home sites as well as creating the sales copy for a seed supply commerce store. She has written hundreds of articles about plants and gardening and can create just the gardening article or copy that you need to interest your readers.

Home Living

Experience
Lizz has written about home living topics for newspapers, websites and blogs. By combining a wealth of experience in these topics with top-notch research and a friendly tone, she creates articles about home topics that invite the reader in and keep them interested and informed.

Pets

Experience
Lizz has written pet care articles for newspapers as well as for a wide variety of websites. Her work can be found on The Daily Puppy, Examiner and other sites. She has experience volunteering for the Humane Society as well as keeping a wide variety of pets. Keeping exotic pets has been a hobby of hers for more than 25 years, and she can write effectively about caring for animals from reptiles to rodents as well as more traditional pets like dogs. Using both her experience in pet care and volunteer work and her research into the latest methods in pet care, she creates effective articles that give readers a depth of understanding of the topic.

Education

Experience
As a reporter, Lizz worked on the education beat, reporting on schools and the educational system and writing articles that would entertain and inform. She brings this experience to current educational articles and combines it with research into the latest teaching methods and trends.

Projects by SEO Skill

SEO Keyword Requirements

Experience
Lizz has been writing SEO articles with keyword requirements regularly for the past five years. She can write articles and Web copy with a client's desired keyword density or use the keywords as they fall naturally within the copy.

Link Building

Experience
Link building items are often simple articles that use keywords to create an informative bit of copy that builds links to a site. Link building is also done by creating tweets and other social media blurbs to build links. Lizz is experienced in both.

Projects By Asset Type

Article

Experience
Lizz has written articles about everything form bat guano to treating acne. She can write about virtually any topic you have, including technical topics and research-intensive ones.

Blog Post

Experience
Lizz has blogged as both a ghostblogger and to create posts for her own blogs. She has written hundreds of blog pots about everything from baby products to first-person posts about copywriting. She does guest posting as well as writing for clients who want their blog's tone recreated for a seamless addition to its post. Whether you want a casual tone, a formal one or in between, Lizz can create that tone and fill the post with the content you need to attract readers.

Press Release

Experience
Liz has more than 10 years of expense in writing press releases. As a journalist, one of her duties was to go through the many press releases sent to the publisher to choose which ones would be included in the newspaper. That taught her what was effective in a press release and what would get a release ignored. She uses that experience to craft the kind of releases that reporters and bloggers want to read and use.

eBook

Experience
Lizz has written more than a dozen ebooks for clients and several more that she has self-published. In addition to selling ebooks to others, she has helped authors to fine-tune their own ebooks for sale. She has written ebooks about small business topics, hobbies, online marketing, careers, medical topics and more.

Book

Experience
Lizz has written a print book for Atlantic Publishing, "The Complete Guide to Growing Vegetables, Flowers, and Herbs from Containers: Everything You Need to Know Explained Simply." She can tackle books of any length and complexity. By using succinct sentences that are packed with information, she creates ebooks that pack a punch and keep the reader's attention.

Projects By Profession

Copywriter

Experience
Lizz has written sales, business and Web copy for hundreds of clients both online and off. She began in brochure and ad writing while still in journalism school and continues writing PR materials, ads, sales letters and marketing copy. She brings a level of professionalism and expertise to every piece of copy.

Editor

Experience
Lizz has been editing professionally for more than 10 years. She began when a co-op tech writing client asked her to begin editing. She discovered that she enjoyed it as much as writing and continues to edit in AP, APA and MLA styles for a multitude of customers.

Research Writer

Experience
Researching effectively is a skill that all writers need but that not all possess. Lizz learned how to ensure that her sources were accurate and that enough facts were present to make her case while she was in journalism school. She does research writing each and every day.

Journalist

Experience
As a former print journalist, Lizz spent years writing newspaper articles and essays for regional newspapers. Her journalism degree prepared her for all of the challenges of writing news stories, press releases and articles with a journalistic style.

Book Ghostwriter

Experience
Lizz has written a number of ebooks for clients. These include an ebook about gambling, two about selling items online, one about diabetes, one about affiliate marketing and one about network marketing.

Projects by Writing Style

Journalistic

Experience
Lizz worked as a reporter for a few years before becoming a freelance writer and editor. She has had articles published by four newspapers and has a BA in journalism.

Authoritative

Experience
Authoritative writing was taught to Lizz in journalism school. This style requires facts from respected sources to back up the point. She has been using an authoritative writing style for more than 10 years.

Conversational

Experience
Much of the Web writing being commissioned today requires a conversational tone. This makes the copy easier to read for readers of all ages. Blog posts, and often standard Web content, are written in a conversational style. Lizz has written hundreds of conversational articles for countless companies and individuals.

Projects by Company Size

Small Business

Experience
Lizz has written for local companies for many years, including engineerings firms and manufacturers. She has also written for small businesses that have contacted her online, including doctors, dentists, e-commerce businesses and others. Because she has owned small businesses, including a bookstore, she is intimately aware of the challenges that face small business owners. From offline advertising to online marketing to balancing business growth with customer service, she is aware of the vast number of tasks that small business owners tackle each day.

Medium Business

Experience
Lizz has worked with medium-sized local, regional and online businesses to create content that draws in customers and helps build their brand. A medium-sized business needs content that fits well with the online presence they already have and communicates a certain level of professional expertise. Lizz can create that content and tailor it to your business' specific needs.