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Ruth Ann Monti

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Award-winning writer experienced in content development, copywriting, proposals, and editing.

About Me

• Writes content for websites, blogs, and articles that boost site visits and CTA. • Recent social media strategy resulted in a People Love Us on Yelp designation. • Trained colleagues and clients to use WordPress. • Received Webaward from the Web Marketing Association.

Industries I Write About

Hospital & Health Care

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Marketing & Advertising

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Writing & Editing

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Information Technology & Services

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Internet

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My Writing Samples

OMG! Did My Toaster Break the Internet?

Explains the DYN hack that brought down many websites in September 2016. Written for non-technical audiences.

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/omg-did-my-toaster-break-internet-ruth-ann-monti

Active Writing for Better Reading

Explains active vs passive writing and why active is easier to read.

https://timestormcomm.com/active-writing-better-reading/

The Internet of Things - Alive in Arizona!

Explains IoT to a non-technical audience.

https://timestormcomm.com/azyankee-the-internet-of-things-alive-in-arizona/

3 Ways Contractors Can Become a Trusted Resource

Three ways contractors can gain and improve customer trust.

https://www.shawnmccadden.com/the-design-builders-blog/bid/103338/3-Ways-Contractors-Can-Become-a-Trusted-Customer-Resource

Why Your Clients Need to Be Concerned About Cybersecurity

If your clients sell through the Internet or collect customer data, they must take proactive steps to protect their customers' financial and personal information.

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/why-your-clients-need-concerned-cybersecurity-ruth-ann-monti

Can You Write More Than 1999 Words?

More experts are recommending 2000-word blogs. Here's how you can achieve this.

https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/can-you-write-more-than-1999-words-ruth-ann-monti

Experience

President

Created a consulting firm to support web-based marketing and communications. • Researches and develops content for websites, blogs, and articles. • Creates and supports content marketing campaigns for different channels. • Experienced with WordPress, SEO, content marketing, and content management. • Topic expertise in marketing, healthcare, business technologies, and IoT.

Company: TimeStorm Communications LLC

I worked there from 4/2009 until now

Substitute Teacher

• Certified K-12 substitute teacher with focus on English language arts and social studies. • Experience with ESL and special education students.

Company: Scottsdale Unified School District

I worked there from 8/2016 until now

Sr. Copywriter

• Created fresh content for two WordPress sites that boosted site visit numbers and CTAs. • Researched and developed content for blogs and articles related to education and training programs. • Developed and distributed press releases. • Created customizable email recruitment campaigns. • Provided content for electronic and traditional marketing materials. • Oversaw several social media accounts.

Company: Anthem Education Group

I worked there from 3/2010 until 4/2012

Marketing Communications Specialist/Sr. Proposal Writer

• Provided original content for all segments of McKesson's specialty pharmacy business unit, including case studies, advertising and marketing copy, and e-newsletters. • Created content for the business unit’s web portal and led the division’s intranet launch. • Researched and wrote business proposals to provide specialty pharmacy services for public and private health plans. Updated information into proposal database and Salesforce. • Received a Webaward from the Web Marketing Association for B2B and Health Care Standards of Excellence on McKesson’s specialty pharmacy web portal.

Company: McKesson

I worked there from 1/2004 until 3/2009

Project Association

• Provided outreach services on an assistive technologies access grant from the National Institute of Disability and Rehabilitation Research, U.S. Department of Education. • Researched and wrote on legislative and policy issues.

Company: Rehabilitation Engineering and Assistive Technology Society of North America (RESNA)

I worked there from 2/2003 until 10/2003

Government Relations Director

• Directed the government relations department for a trade association representing private firms that provide medical equipment services to the skilled nursing facility, hospital, physician, and alternate care markets. • As Associate Director, responsible for directing regulatory affairs and providing policy analysis for HIDA members serving the home medical equipment market.

Company: Health Industry Distributors Association (HIDA)

I worked there from 8/1999 until 9/2001

Content I Write

Ideas and Pitches I Wrote

Freelance Technology Writers

I saw the notice for tech writers. This is an area I've been focusing on the past couple of years. I started writing on technology for business, moved on to cloud applications, and have written on IoT, cloud security, reusing old tech, and similar topics. My niche is making all this understandable--and readable--for non-tech audiences.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: technology,IoT,small business technology

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IoT Business Report

More businesses and consumers are aware of the Internet of Things (IoT) but do not have the time to stay up to date on security and other issues that affect their business through IoT. A regular (weekly or 2X/week) blog can be a useful resource for those who want to get up to speed on access, security, cloud, and other issues managers need to be aware of without doing the deep-dive themselves. Current blogs of this nature currently appear once a month.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: IoT,cloud technology,cloud security,IoT security

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Connect Your IoT Device to Any Platform Anywhere!

It used to be that small businesses and entrepreneurs who have invested in IoT were tethered to a specific platform. New IoT connection services let them to connect to the IoT platform they prefer.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: IoT,IoT platforms,SaaS,entrepreneurs,cloud computing,online,IoT devices

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Why You Need to Be Concerned About Cybersecurity

Think you don't have to worry about cybersecurity? New rules about security expectations might change your mind.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: cybersecurity,website security

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Cybersecurity and the Internet of Things

A brief history of how IoT opened the door for cybersecurity mischief and how consumers can protect themselves

Content type: Article

Keywords: IoT,cybersecurity,bots,DDoS,hackers

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Get Ready for Medicare

Blog series about the different parts of Medicare, costs, and what's covered under A, B, and D (C is a different animal I can also discuss).

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: Medicare,Part D,health insurance

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Repurposing Content for Specific Platforms

Different platforms require different content approaches. What works for Facebook probably can't replicate well on LinkedIn. That doesn't mean you have to reinvent the same message. Content can be "repurposed" or adjusted for just about any audience and platform.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: content,content strategizing,repurposing content,targeting

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IoT's Industrial Customers Can Reset the Security Focus

IoT manufacturers for the consumer market were a little late in recognizing the security issue. Industrial customers can, and should, use their collective strength to push manufacturer put security front and center

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: IoT,security,industrial IoT,manufacturing

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