A 2 page overview of my skill sets
Texan native with a love of all things Texas.
My skill sets include:
- Editing (AP Style, conversational)
-Travel content (destination, venue, holiday write ups)
- Website content for most kinds of websites
-Technical writing (Ask me if your project is a good fit.)
- Summaries (articles, documents, books)
-Health and Wellness articles, blog posts
-Copywriting (Persuasive content, call to action, material designed to generate an action like requesting information, buying, signing up, etc.)
-How To documents, manuals, ebooks (see Technical Writing)
I'm also available to hire as an editor. I prefer A/P Style but also work on making sure authors have the best worded content and their books make them look professional, knowledgable and have excellent communication skills.
I enjoy working with online entrepreneurs, small business and home business owners. I love it when I'm able to make a business or entrepreneur look awesome because the quality of their content stands out.
A 2 page overview of my skill sets
by Krissy Gillaspia The trend moving towards power words over New Year's resolutions is growing every year! Do you think power words will replace resolutions? This post was last updated on Every year, approximately 40% of Americans make New Year's resolutions. And, about 42% of that number report that they pretty much never succeed in their resolutions.
Ride a train, play with butterflies, climb a tree and visit a hippopotamus! San Antonio is a mecca of family focused fun. It’s all in a day’s adventure when you plan a kid friendly trip to the San Antonio Zoo, the Witte Museum and a ride on the Brackenridge Eagle.
If you are looking for something a little eclectic, a little out of your ordinary experiences, but an incredible way to spend your evening, check out Hyde Park Theatre. Often referred to as 'tiny' and intimate, this playhouse is considered one of the true experiences of Austin culture.
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Watching my dog Maya is a great source of inspiration and positive emotions for me. Throwing a ball or a Frisbee over and over across a field for her to retrieve can sometimes bring me the same benefit as meditation. She's a three-year-old German Shepherd with a huge amount of energy.
Let's face it. We've all got good intentions regarding our health and wellness. But it seems like there is always something else to do, things to get done and places to be. We don't have to look very far to find excuses and reasons to procrastinate when it comes to being more active and physically fit.
Memorial Day was originally called "Decoration Day." In the USA, we know it as a day of remembrance for all the brave men and women who have died serving and protecting our nation No one is quite sure where, when or whom is responsible for beginning the observance but well over two dozen towns and cities claim to be the birthplace of Memorial Day.
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San Antonio, Texas is known for its history and vibrant culture. Home to a variety of family-friendly activities and locations, it's no wonder that many consider San Antonio a vacation mecca for families. It can be difficult to single out a single adventure, but 10Best is happy to recommend an itinerary the whole family can enjoy.
Just 90 miles northwest of San Antonio, Texas, you'll find one of the most intriguing state natural areas you'll ever have the pleasure to lay eyes on. Enchanted Rock State Natural Area (fondly known as E-Rock to regular visitors) is home to the second largest batholith in the United States.
San Antonio’s Menger Hotel is not only a delightful step back into time but ‘time’ may also step up and greet you here. As the unofficial ‘Most Haunted Hotel in Texas,’ The Menger is reported to host at least 32 different spirits.
Tony Parker’s Nueve Lounge is the place to be for anyone with a love of dancing and mixing with a VIP crowd. Co-owned and named after San Antonio Spurs’ popular point guard, Tony Parker, it is the ‘go to’ place for hip hop, Top 40 dance music and great drink specials.
San Antonio, Texas may be pretty far south, but the fashionistas here know their stuff, and they know how to get a great deal. New York Exchange Boutique recently launched their grand re-opening to celebrate a move to their new location.
What's better than fresh veggies and a savory pizza? Fresh veggies, fantastic pizza and a glass of your favorite wine, that's what. Choosing fresh foods at local farmer's markets will also allow you to create your own epicurean salads. However, one of the tastiest selections you have in San Antonio is a wide variety of pizza.
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Face it, you want variety in your wellness program and a good wellness program includes smart meal choices. It's Friday and after a week of rotating out meals with ground beef, chicken (or fish sticks for those with young kids), you may want to put together a meal that engages your senses, and makes you feel like it's a special occasion.
1. Participate in a charity walk or fundraiser. You'll benefit your own health while helping to benefit someone else, a community goal or other worthy cause. Numerous websites provide information about local walks and search features. Fitness Magazine provides a list of charity organizations that host walk/runs benefitting causes like curing Alzheimer's Disease, breast cancer and ending domestic violence.
Planning your summer vacation (or staycation)? How about making it a walking vacation?! Guided walking tours run the gambit, from architecture to history to shopping to haunted houses! After deciding on your destination, check with the local tourism bureau for river walks, hiking trails or guided tours.
We hate to wait in line. We get impatient if a website takes longer than two seconds to load. In some cities, they have what's known as a "honk-o-second." That's the teeny little space between the time the light changes to green and the person behind you honks before you can move your foot to the gas pedal.
All over the country, people are suddenly exercising, going for walks, hikes and (gasp!) breaking out into a sweat. All of this, in search of Pokemon. For those who are not familiar with this phenomenon, a Google search for Pokemon Go will tell you all you ever (and never) wanted to know but here's a quick online explanation.
The Pokémon Go craze doesn't look like it's going anywhere anytime soon. Reports of people being robbed, falling off of cliffs and tales of landing in the ER while playing Pokémon Go are all over the media. One teenager found a dead body floating in a river while playing the game.
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Noticing that many of my colleagues were inadvertently presenting themselves as inept and unprofessional, on various social networks, it was time to help. They had no idea that their online social media profiles and etiquette contributed to their business image.
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