Thanks for your interest in me and Write Mix for Business.
Mostly, I’m a hard worker. Always have been. I think I get that “hard-working, never miss a deadline and keep your word” work mentality mostly from my hard-working parents. Love them.
But, here’s a little more about me that brings me to you with a desire to help other businesses grow.
And not only grow, but do better, with content writing that brings value to your audience while supporting your brand, unique value prop, and precious reputation.
First, some educational background (which will never be complete) but so far includes:
The Biz of Writing with Sharon Hurley Hall (2018: January thru June scheduled)
Content Boomerang by Traffic Generation Cafe with Ana Hoffman (eCourse; participant and collaborator) (2017-2018)
The Great eCourse Adventure membership (2017-2018) (continuing education and advancement in eLearning projects)
Certificate in Octalysis Framework for Gamification & Motivational Design (November 2107) with Yu-Kai Chou (online course)
Certified Digital Marketing Specialist via Digital Marketer Issue Date: 09/18/17
Email Marketing Master Class via AWeber (2017)
Hubspot Inbound (Marketing) Certified (2016)
copyblogger Authority membership (2016-2017)
(2014 and 2015)
Area 51 Training with Kathryn Aragon Media:
Basic Training: Area 51, Advanced Content Marketing Webinar series, Blog Editor Bootcamp, The Game Plan for (Digital) Marketers and more (lots) of skills-building and writers training programs including SEO, Content Strategy and ongoing learning modules for digital and content marketing education, blog management and more!
American Writers & Artists, Inc. (AWAI):
Copywriting skills training and specialty coursework including Web Copywriting 2.0, Writing High-Performance B2B and Writing Online Video Scripts for B2B, Intensive Headlines Training, Email and Autoresponder Content Writing; Persuasion and Great Leads, Content Mastery with Brian Clark, Writing Ebooks, and Accelerated Copywriting
Professional Writers’ Alliance
(way back to the first attending college and before. See… filled with communications, English, marketing…even back then)
Carlow University, Pittsburgh PA (1979-83)
B.A. Speech, Communications & Theatre; Journalism as minor
Marketing & Advertising, Owner/Manager Level, V0-Tech 2-year training (1978-1979)
Awarded 1st Place In DECA (Distributive Education Clubs of America) competition for Advertising, owner/manager level in state (PA) competition; top 5 National finalists; Student of the Year Award, 1979.
St. Elizabeth High School, Pleasant Hills, PA; Graduated 1979
(more education through entrepreneurship and business growth 1989 on)
Women in Business, Leadership & Management Program:
Certificate earned. Chatham College & Mellon Bank, Pittsburgh, PA
Community College of Allegheny County, PA …over the years…includes computer courses and skills builders; misc. classes. Also, co-sponsored student groups in various charity events and endeavors.
Chatham University, Pittsburgh PA (2000-2004):
MBA Program studies…about two courses left
Catersource and International Caterers Association (ICA):
Symposiums, Workshops and Industry Conferences in D.C., Atlanta, Toronto and Las Vegas including educational scholarship awarded by ICA to Catersource premiere event.