Resumé

Web Content Editor/Writer

Accomplished Editor with proven ability to edit complex technical articles, with 15 years of experience in internet and database/data warehouse technologies. Proficient in Search Engine Optimization and social network promotion techniques. Experienced with Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools. Able to handle multiple assignments in parallel under tight deadlines.

Respected leader, able to manage a team of writers remotely, with a demonstrated proficiency in acquiring quality authors and content, proofreading and all levels of copy editing. Regarded by peers and supervisors as ‘Master of Organization’.

Specialties:
Major database platforms
Database development, administration, management
Database security
Business Intelligence
Cloud
HTML
CSS

Professional Experience

Byte-fx Consulting

Internet industry

Clients:

Pioneer Development Resources
Filling position of Sr. Web Producer/Project Manager

  • Coordinate and monitor production of multiple websites
  • Formulate and implement SEO strategy
  • Formulate and implement Social networking strategy
  • Plan, execute, report and optimize online marketing campaigns
  • Organize, prioritize and implement a variety of services including technical trouble-shooting, launching of microsites, and optimization

Internet.com, div. of QuinStreet

  • Web content editor for CodeGuru

MC Press Online

  • Proofread, copy edit, format technical books for print.

Digital Mouse Designs

  • Migrate existing websites to new servers
  • Q/A of migrated websites

Managing Editor – Database Journal
Internet.com

January 3, 2003 – February 8, 2011

Managed the Database Segment of the Internet.com websites. Duties included connecting with the major players in the database market to discuss new trends, current issues, security, business intelligence and analytics, and cloud and mobile solutions. Accuracy checking within personal limitations while respecting the expertise of known authors
and recognized experts. Responsible for acquiring quality authors, managing the editorial calendar, ensuring all content was relevant and current (with an eye to what’s coming next), editing and posting content to the websites. Intimately involved with SEO optimization and pitching content to social media sites. Proficient with Google Analytics and Google Webmaster Tools. Extended skills include: accomplished copy-editor; able to format copy for web either by hand or with software.

  • Increased traffic by doubling article base
  • Identified and indexed 2300 articles to facilitate restructure of website
  • Wrote heds and deks
  • Conducted interviews
  • Wrote original content
  • Managed and coordinated a large team of authors
  • Managed freelance content providers
  • User support

 

Managing Editor of Java Boutique, an Internet.com site
WebMediaBrands, Inc.

October 2000 – January 2003

Managed JavaBoutique, a member of the Internet.com websites. Acquired quality authors and secured relevant content, maintained the editorial calendar, edited and integrated new content into the website.

  • Nurtured content from inception to final copy, ready for publishing
  • Wrote heds and deks
  • Improved SEO optimization
  • Updated navigation aids
  • Set up and moderated email discussion lists

 

Managing Editor of Web Developer’s Virtual Library, an Internet.com site
WebMediaBrands, Inc.

1997-2003

Held position of Editorial Associate from 1997 – 2000; Managing Editor from 2000 – 2003.

Recruited technical writers, maintained editorial calendar, edited and integrated new content into the website. Worked directly on a UNIX server via SSH to perform log file analysis, execute scripts and process user submissions.

  • Edited all content
  • Wrote heds and deks
  • SEO optimization 
  • Updated navigation aids
  • Validated and link checked
  • Updated the public server
  • Participated in discussion list
  • Provided first-level user support

 

Systems Administrator and Senior Webmaster
Self-Help & Psychology Magazine,
Div. of Pioneer Development Resources Reno, NV

1996 – 2000

  • Sys-Admin
  • Supervised site
  • Innovated the design staff program thereby increasing productivity
  • Introduced inter-active areas to the site
  • Restructured marketing and promotional strategy to achieve increased traffic.

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