Hire Me / Content Creator

Love managing your blog, but don’t have enough time to contribute quality posts as often as you’d like? Want to build your blog through networking, social media and comments, or a media kit revamp but don’t have enough hours to devote? Need more content created for your brand’s news feed, social media, or blog? Let’s work together!

I’m a content creator – I love creating web material, including graphic design, blog posts, e-mail marketing blasts, and other social media product to promote blogs and brands, big and small.

My unique education and employment background have provided me with writing and editing skills that I now apply to daily communication in both this blog, my day job in marketing, and other websites that I have assisted. In addition to my writing experience, I’m also experienced in social media/web management and graphic design. As an early adopter of social media, I’m well-versed in platforms including Facebook, Twitter, FourSquare, Constant Contact, LinkedIn, Tumblr, YouTube, WordPress, Vimeo, Instagram, YouTube, and Blogger. I have built websites using both HTML code and WYSISYG platforms like Adobe Dreamweaver, and worked with several different content management systems. If you’re looking for help in any of the following areas, please reach out

  • Guest Posts: I have been featured on several blogs on topics including fitness, music, fashion, personal finance, frugality, entertainment and life in your 20’s.
  • Blog Management/Virtual Assistant: I’ve grown not only my own blog, but also provided coaching for other writers and web managers through design, social media and e-mail management, comment replies, media kit critiques/creation and other help as needed.
  • Giveaways: Are you a brand interested on hosting a giveaway on A Northern Girl? I’ve worked with many brands and companies and I’m happy to send along my media kit.
  • Content and Staff Writing: I’m currently a staff writer for an online news magazine, and have previously held staff writing jobs covering music and reviewing TV. If you’re looking to add a regular contributor to your site, let me know!
  • Editing: I’ve edited a wide variety of copy, ranging from student papers to blog posts and articles to college entrance essays to full-length novels. Please send an e-mail describing the length and content of your project!
  • Social Media Management: I have managed media for organizations including a small non-profit with no web presence which grew to 1,000+ Facebook likes, and a regional Symphony orchestra with an email database of over 20,000 patrons. I enjoy interacting with other users and view social media as a direct line to consumers and guests. If you’re looking for a community manager or content generator, let’s work together!
  • Graphic Design: I’ve designed concert posters, social media and web graphics, and many other marketing projects including banners, stickers, and presentations. Interested in seeing my portfolio? Let’s talk.

If you’re interested in hearing more, please e-mail me at desi@desidoes.com. I’m happy to provide my media kit, writing samples or portfolio links. I look forward to working together!

June 8, 2014

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  • Reply Simplify. - A Northern Girl

    […] Hire Me / Content Creator […]

    October 2, 2014 at 7:01 am
  • Reply Parker Guidry

    Dear Desi,
    My name is Parker Guidry and I work for Cision, the leading global service provider for the PR and marketing industry. Marketing & PR professionals use the Cision media database to identify key influencers in their industry, and connect with journalists and bloggers in order to send relevant content and news.
    I’m emailing to let you know that Desi Does was recently added to Cision’s media database. To ensure that you receive the pitches you want, when you want them, we encourage you to look over the questions below and respond with your feedback.
    • How do you prefer to receive pitches?
    • What kind of information do you prefer to receive?
    • What will catch your attention?
    • Do you have any advice for PR professionals?
    • How about any pet peeves?
    • Do you use social media like Twitter or Facebook to gather leads and story ideas? Can you be pitched via these channels?
    A copy of your listing is included below. Please feel free to let me know of any changes you would like to make to your profile by replying to this email.
    ________________________________________

    Desi Does
    ________________________________________

    Phone:
    Fax:
    Alternate Fax:
    Fax:
    Email:
    Alternate Email:
    Web Site: https://www.desidoes.com

    Ed Cal:
    Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/anortherngirl

    Twitter: https://twitter.com/desilove

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/desilynne

    Other: https://www.bloglovin.com/blogs/desi-does-8964619

    Owner: Desi Rottman
    Lead Times:
    Overview: Written by a U.S. northerner, this blog covers Travel, Music, Food, Fitness, Entertainment, Humor, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Personal Finance, Relationships, Book Reviews, Fashion, and Sweepstakes and Giveaways.

    The fundamentals of working with bloggers are the same as with traditional journalists at traditional media outlets: respect their schedules; take time to read their material to learn their interests; and only contact them if/when they want to be contacted. You will also find that if a blogger is a journalist for another outlet(s), Cision tracks their contact preferences there as well.
    Tagline:
    Topics: Book Reviews, Fashion, Fitness & Exercise, Food, Lifestyle, Music, Personal Finance, Mental Health, Relationships, Travel, Humor & Satire, Sweepstakes & Giveaways
    Frequency: Semi-Monthly
    Language: English
    Publicity Materials Used: Book Reviews, Local Entertainment Listings, New Products, Sponsored/Paid Content, Staff-Written Articles, Uses Color Publicity Photos
    Topic: Books & Literature Reviews, Careers & Jobs, Consumerism, Entertainment, Food, Medical/Health, Music, Personal Finance, Travel
    Podcast available: yes__ no__
    Vodcast available: yes__ no__
    RSS available: yes__ no__

    ________________________________________

    Ms. Desi Rottman, Blogger
    Beats: Blogger, Travel, Music, Food, Fitness & Exercise, Entertainment, Humor & Satire, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Personal Finance, Relationships, Book Reviews, Fashion, Sweepstakes & Giveaways
    Phone:
    Fax:
    Email: E-mail Address: desi@desidoes.com

    Homepage:
    Ed Cal:
    Twitter: https://twitter.com/desilove

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/desilynne

    LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/desirottman

    Contact Preference: E-Mail (1) Fax () Mail () Phone ()
    Profile: Rottman is a Blogger for her blog, Desi Does, covering Travel, Music, Food, Fitness, Entertainment, Humor, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Personal Finance, Relationships, Book Reviews, Fashion, and Sweepstakes and Giveaways. Contact her via email.
    Bio: Career: Present – Desi Does, Blogger

    We take the protection of your personal data seriously
    Should you no longer agree with the listing of your data in our media database, have any questions regarding your profile, or would like to opt-out from receiving any further requests from Cision and its affiliates in the future, please do not hesitate to contact me.
    Regards,

    Parker Guidry
    Media Researcher
    o 312-8736547
    parker.guidry@cision.com
    CISION

    September 6, 2017 at 10:26 am
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