Field of Dreams Developments
Subaru Drive commissioned my pitch about the multi-million-dollar developments at the famous Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville, Iowa. I pitched, researched, interviewed, wrote, and edited the article. I also traveled to Dyersville and took all of the photos.
Personal Travel Essay
After an expensive trip to Las Vegas that didn’t exactly go well, I wrote this personal essay about it for Insider.
TSA Tips for Travelers
I wrote this article to help other travelers avoid embarrassing themselves in the TSA line at the airport. (Yes, I’ve done some of the awkward things in the article, so there’s some humor sprinkled in.)
First Class Flight Review
HerMoney.com commissioned a review of my experience flying first class for the first time.
Vegas Food & Drink Costs
Multiple people declared daily food and drink costs would be expensive in Las Vegas. I recorded my daily spend to compare and provide tips.
Airfarewatchdog commissioned a story about my flight experience during COVID-19. I compiled notes during my trip and wrote this piece to help others understand the new experience of traveling during a pandemic.
Insurance & financial writing
Credit Scores for Homebuyers
This article answers the question of whether credit scores can be boosted quickly while buying a home.
I write articles on insurance and finance topics for HerMoney (an award-winning website focused on women and finances), including this piece about getting financially organizaed.
Renter’s Insurance policy
This blog for an insurance agency explores whether graduates are covered under a homeowner’s policy or whether they should purchase renter’s insurance.
HerMoney.com commissioned this informative article about pet insurance, complete with information from two qualified sources.
lifestyle & commerce writing
Insider commissioned this relationship-focused essay about the unusual way I met my husband.
After taking a weekend-long course, River Valley Arms & Ammo asked me to write about my experience in this guest blog post.
Travel + Leisure Travel Commerce Writer
As a contributing writer for the Travel Commerce team, I write about a variety of products to help you travel well and bring those vacation vibes home.
Beauty & Fashion for Women 50+
Commerce content for People
I write a variety of commerce content as a contributing writer for People. This article focuses on a lookalike piece from one of Kate Middleton’s styles.
Commerce Content for TIME
I was one of the first writers onboarded for TIME’s new commerce platform. I write about a wide range of lifestyle products for the iconic publication.
I interviewed experts to create this holiday gift-giving guide for HerMoney, a financial advice website for women.
I wrote longer entertainment features for The List. These pieces involved heavy research and the ability to craft entertaining reads from facts.
entertainment weekly commerce content
This short, snappy piece for Entertainment Weekly covered a sale on Beats headphones from Amazon. Other commerce articles are listed on my EW author page.
Writer for Better HOmes & Gardens
I regularly write about a variety of topics for Better Homes & Gardens. These home and garden commerce articles call for thorough research and consultations with expert sources.
Glowsly Contributing Writer
I wrote about skincare, makeup, and more as a contributing writer for Glowsly.
Hair Health Content
I crafted informative content for Vegamour while following stringent SEO guidelines.
This article for Daily Paws pertains to a somewhat gross (but very necessary) topic for pet owners. I interviewed credible sources to write an informative article on removing pet stains.
As a contributing writer for Cattitude Daily, I wrote about all things cat-related, from behavior to biology and everything in between.
This short piece for Dogster includes quotes from an expert in canine dental health.
Content & Copy for Businesses
LinkedIn About Section
A newly retired business professional asked for revisions to his LinkedIn profile. Using highlights supplied by the client, I crafted a professional bio to showcase his expertise.
Email newsletters need to be sent consistently and contain content the audience finds useful. I created humorous, irreverent email content that was on-brand for this podcast host. (Follow Up Sequence: 55.6% open rate and 5.6% click rate)
A nonprofit organization needed some help crafting a heartfelt letter to thank their donors. I rewrote their original template by pulling in their brand messaging and adding the warmer tone of voice they wanted.
Podcast show notes
Podcasts need extensive written content for each episode. The show notes need to draw in potential listeners with an enticing episode summary and an effective call to action, which is how I structured the show notes for this podcast.
Narrative, Nonfiction & Thought Leadership Content
With this article, I outlined some common introvert quirks that seem rude. The style of this piece blends a bit of creative nonfiction with some personal narratives that make it more relatable to the audience.
Wayne Moran is a talented photographer and influencer with many stories to tell. His photos are breathtaking and he wanted several narrative style blog posts to showcase his work from trips around the world.