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Glor Anwanwan | Lifestyle Blogger and Editor, Product Stylist and Photographer // Work Samples

Qualifications

Lifestyle Writing: Extensive experience in lifestyle and fashion writing, especially for Always Creating™ Blog. Additional experience includes work with ModernMom.com, Examiner.com, Style Writer for George Mason University student newspaper, Broadside and Broadside Online, and Northern Virginia Magazine.

Blogging: Professional blogging experience across topics, from fashion, lifestyle, motherhood, social media, product review, as well as, product and app reviews and to general life and travel.

Editing: Head content editor for AlwaysCreatingBlog.com, an international lake database providing information for lake recreation and living.

Social Media Management: Extensive experience in managing, planning, and creating strategy for social media for blogs, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest.

WordPress: Extensive experience managing blog sites on WordPress.com, including customized WordPress themes for each. Experienced in migrating other blog platforms to WordPress.

SEO & SEM: Knowledge of SEO and SEM best practices, Google Analytics, Keyword planning, and expert in writing for the web.

Professional Experiences

Always Creating™ Blog, www.alwayscreatingblog.com

Founder and Creative Director | officially launched June 2015 (Content migrated from previous blog from 2008-2015)

  • Complete creative direction for blog site including photo shoot planning, product styling and photography; expertise in writing-for-the-web and applying SEO best practices, HTML, formatting-for-the-web experience, and social media knowledge, and content migration
  • Brand management—coordination with brands and brand coordinators to create ideas for sponsored post, includes social media posts
  • Content Editor –provided editorial oversight and managed and edited content for more than five featured and guest bloggers; work with bloggers to provide editorial guidelines and for edit and publish their content for Always Creating™ Blog
  • Create and publish blog posts on all lifestyle topics from home and interiors to food, to style, to flowers, to DIYs, to travel, and family. 90% of blog content and photography is original and created by me

Modern Mom, www.modernmom.com

Writer, Contributor | October 2011 – 2014

  • Wrote original posts for lifestyle and motherhood blog covering fashion, motherhood, and lifestyle topics

Examiner.com, www.examiner.com

Writer, Tysons Examiner and Washington, DC Homelessness Examiner | August 2008 – March 2012

  • Wrote articles about all aspects of shopping, fashion and style, events and
  • Crafted lifestyle, culture, and other blog posts for my targeted market (Tysons Corner)
  • Researched and wrote original posts on a variety of topics relating to Homelessness, research, highlighting key news and updates from organizations in the Washington, DC area

nexVortex, Inc., www.nexvortex.com

Web Manager and Editorial Content Manager & Social Media Manager | February 2007 – January 2011

  • Redesigned the company’s website in six weeks (nexvortex.com) on custom Bootstrap theme, messaging and content development, revamp social media, and other electronic communications to build awareness and engagement
  • Worked with the design and creative team on user-experience (UX) deliverables such as prototypes, wireframes, and design documents
Education

George Mason University, Fairfax, Virginia, 2006 – 2008 | Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication; Public Relations

Milwaukee Area Technical College, Mequon, Wisconsin, 1997 – 1999 | Associate degree in Applied Sciences & Computer Science with a concentration in Micro-Computer Specialist