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nDash Writer Profile for Barbie Carpenter

Barbie Carpenter

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About Me

I'm an experienced content writer skilled in developing engaging web copy, incorporating SEO keywords and brand voice while writing to the target audience. With 15 years of experience as a content writer, I have worked with a variety of small and large businesses, including many of the nation's top 100 retailers. This experience has allowed me to flourish as a motivated business owner and self-starter who is capable of juggling multiple time-sensitive projects at once while pursuing new projects and engaging with current and potential clients.

Industries I Write About

Lifestyle

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My Writing Samples

Beach to Track: 4 Best Sunglasses for Every Run

This blog post was written for Knockaround Sunglasses to showcase the company's products.

https://knockaround.com/blogs/journal/best-running-sunglasses

Beaver Creek Resort: A Huffington Post Travel Ski Resort Guide

This travel article for The Huffington Post was one of a series of posts featuring ski resorts throughout the U.S.

https://www.huffpost.com/entry/beaver-creek-resort-ski-guide_n_1165444

Budget-Friendly Guide to Visiting Orlando

This blog post highlights the unique features of Orlando beyond its theme parks.

https://www.wickedgoodtraveltips.com/2017/03/budget-friendly-guide-to-visiting-orlando/

Experience

Writer/Editor/Owner

Since 2009, I have managed my own writing and editing business. I edit academic manuscripts and write web content, including blog posts, category page content, product descriptions, and website text. This experience has resulted in the development of thousands of pages of content for small and large businesses annually, including many long-term projects with top retailers.

Company: Carpenter Document Consulting

I worked there from 8/2009 until now

Technical Writer/Editor

Prior to launching my own business, I worked in the defense industry as a technical writer and editor. In this role, I collaborated with instructional designers and subject matter experts to build computer-based courseware and training for the government. I was responsible for writing and editing course content, updating company and project style guides, and editing courseware and other technical documentation to ensure they aligned with project standards.

Company: Carley Corporation, Atlantis Systems America, FPMI Solutions

I worked there from 5/2005 until 8/2009

Columnist

I wrote a syndicated column, "It's a Woman's World," that was distributed to 1,200 Hearst newspapers weekly. Responsibilities included developing column topics, interviewing experts, researching content, and writing and editing the weekly column.

Company: King Features Weekly Syndicate

I worked there from 1/2006 until 12/2008

Content I Write