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Akshata Shanbhag


Long-form Content Writer for Small Businesses

About Me

High-quality educational content for your small business. 

2000+ words.

I'm here to deliver tech content that counts with your readers.

Original is a given. SEO-optimized too? Yes.

With 6+ years of experience writing how-to content for the popular technology website MakeUseOf.com, I have what it takes to Show and Tell on the web through writing.

Rates start at $0.2/word.

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My Writing Samples

How to Use Google Sheets to Keep Every Part of Your Life Organized

Learn how you can set up Google Sheets and use its templates to organize your life and work.


How iWork Works: The Basics of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote

An introduction to Apple's native programs for creating and editing documents, spreadsheets, and presentations on macOS.


How to Use a Bullet Journal in Trello to Plan Your Day

Take your bullet journal online with Trello. Learn how in this step-by-step tutorial.


The iCloud Photos Master Guide: Everything You Need to Know for Photo Management

Learn how to manage your photos using the iCloud photo library.


How to Set Up Email at Your Domain for Free With Zoho Mail

Wouldn't you rather get business email at yourname@yourdomain.com instead of yourname@gmail.com? Here's a quick and painless way to make that happen!


18 Advanced Tips for Pages, Numbers, and Keynote

A look at common settings across Apple's iWork apps on macOS.



Staff Writer

As a tech writer at MakeUseOf, I wrote short-form and long-form content about web apps, Apple devices, learning, productivity, solo business, remote work, and more. I also managed the site’s cheat sheet project for a year and copyedited guides on request.

Company: MakeUseOf

I worked there from 11/2013 until 7/2020

Cheat Sheet Manager

From maintaining the editorial calendar to publishing content on a schedule, I took care of all tasks related to the cheat sheet project. I generated cheat sheet ideas, assigned them to writers, edited/compiled their submissions, designed cover images, and scheduled the publication of cheat sheet content. I also created cheat sheets myself.

Company: MakeUseOf

I worked there from 9/2019 until 7/2020


After several months as a freelance writer, I was offered an in-house position as a writer and copyeditor. As part of this role, I ghostwrote travel content and copyedited articles submitted by freelance writers.

Company: Wordplay Content

I worked there from 2/2013 until 5/2013

Freelance Writer

This was my first writing gig. As part of it I wrote book synopses for an e-commerce client.

Company: Wordplay Content

I worked there from 4/2012 until 12/2012

Content I Write