Valerie Lauer

Freelance Content Writer & Editor

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Location:Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
Profile:https://www.freelanced.com/valerielauer
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Writer – Android Apps Review – May 2011 – present
Write informative and entertaining application reviews; report news and trends in Android apps; post and edit content optimized for online viewing via WordPress, including SEO optimization and HTML coding.

Writer – The iPhone App Review – May 2011 – present
Write informative and entertaining application reviews; report news and trends in iOS apps; creative how-to video app reviews, highlighting pros and cons of apps; post and edit content optimized for online viewing via WordPress, including SEO optimization and HTML coding.

Writer – Demand Media Studios - December 2010 – present
Write stories with a focus on SEO in response to analytic data on a variety of topics for affiliate sites; submit and upload stories, photographs and sidebars using a content management system.

Director – Murfreesboro Rock Camp – April 2011 – June 2011
Handled all operational decisions before and during camp; created and distributed marketing materials; interviewed and hired volunteers, teachers, workshop instructors, guest speakers and bands; managed payroll and camp budget; interfaced with parents, sponsors and news agencies to ensure camp success.

Technical Support Coordinator - Verizon Wireless - August 2008 – present
Provided technical support for cellular service and all smartphone platforms including Android, iOS, WebOS, BlackBerry and Windows; managed customer concerns in an efficient and positive manner; educated customer and coworkers on complex concepts in simple terms; promoted key business priorities; managed time and resources efficiently.

Freelance Writer/Copy Editor – Murfreesboro Pulse - January 2006 – April 2011
Wrote, reported and edited stories, headlines and reviews covering local culture, news and business; produced bi-weekly e-mail with Constant Contact; copy edited pages print and Web editions; managed listings; produced special sections.

Staff Writer/Web Editor – Williamson Herald - October 2006 – April 2008
Wrote, reported and edited stories and headlines on a variety of topics; created and updated website content via Site Mason; supervised e-mail distribution and response with Emma; managed listings and calendar.

Intern – MTSU Department of News and Public Affairs - January 2006 – May 2006
Wrote and edited human interest pieces and headlines highlighting the events, staff and students of MTSU for university publications; produced press releases.
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Content Writing
Editing