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nDash Writer Profile for Sylvia LeRahl

Sylvia LeRahl

Headline

Turning Pixels Into Profits

About Me

A professional writer for ten years, Sylvia has demonstrated experience writing hundreds of blogs, e-books, magazine articles, press releases and product descriptions. She writes for a variety of satisfied customers who rely on her SEO savvy and writing talent to increase readership and market materials. Sylvia is a regular blog contributor, research professional and social media connoisseur who supports herself through freelance writing and running a small business.

She holds an advanced degree in educational leadership and an undergraduate degree in English. In addition to being a writer, she recently served as a secondary teacher and the Director of Education & Special Needs at a large Head Start preschool program.

Sylvia's web and print publication credits include Parents Magazine, Ask.com, eBay, Staples, The Autism Site and The Knot. Additionally, she has authored over 2,000 blog posts, magazine articles, web pages, press releases and product descriptions for various clients.

Feel free to check out her business page at www.onthevergewriting.com or contact her at sylvia@onthevergewriting.com.

Industries I Write About

Arts & Crafts

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Banking

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Alternative Medicine

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Building Materials

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Automotive

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Broadcast Media

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Business Supplies & Equipment

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Civic & Social Organization

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Apparel & Fashion

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Commercial Real Estate

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Computer & Network Security

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Education Management

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E-learning

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Entertainment

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Environmental Services

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Events Services

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Fine Art

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Higher Education

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Health, Wellness & Fitness

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Fundraising

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Hospital & Health Care

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Hospitality

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Information Technology & Services

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Insurance

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Leisure & Travel

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Legal Services

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Law Practice

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Mental Health Care

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Human Resources

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Nonprofit Organization Management

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Individual & Family Services

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Online Publishing

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Program Development

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Professional Training

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Primary/Secondary

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Transportation/Trucking/Railroad

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Internet

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My Writing Samples

Crafting Content for Teachers

Blog

https://www.writeraccess.com/blog/crafting-content-for-teachers-taking-lessons-from-dead-poet-s-soci

How to Harness the Power of Social Media Marketing

Article

https://www.upwork.com/hiring/for-clients/harness-the-power-of-social-media-marketing/

It Doesn't Take a Superhero

Autism Blog

http://blog.theautismsite.com/cs-spectraland-saga-superpower/

3 Advancements IBM Notes and Domino Solutions Introduced to Computing

Article (technical)

http://www.bcchub.com/bcc-blog/the-3-advancements-ibm-notes-and-domino-solutions-introduced-to-compu

Gamification of Education

Blog

http://www.kognity.com/gamification-of-education/

How to Think Like a Content Marketer When You’re Really a Freelance Writer

Blog

http://www.copypress.com/blog/think-like-content-marketer-youre-really-freelance-writer/

Jamaica Experiences

Contributor to travel magazine

https://issuu.com/jamaicaexperiences0/docs/je_magazine_final__singles_

Experience

Business Owner

Owner and operator of freelance writing business.

Company: On the Verge Writing

I worked there from 1/2008 until now

Director of Education and Special Needs

Responsible for the education and mental health needs of approximately 400 preschool-age children. Oversaw staff development; wrote grants worth over $1 million and oversaw the distribution and execution of funds.

Company: Denise Louie Education Center

I worked there from 7/2007 until 9/2014

Content I Write

Ideas and Pitches I Wrote

The Biggest Lie in Math

Ever been told you aren't smart enough for math? Or that somehow your inability to quickly solve equations is a sign of an intellectual deficit? Unfortunately, this story is all too familiar to children around the country. Although 5% to 7% of students have dyscalculia, there is surprisingly little awareness of the disorder. This article sheds light on this prevalent condition in the hope that parents and teachers can recognize the symptoms and steer young people toward helpful solutions.

Content type: Article

Keywords: Dyscalculia,math,mathematics,education,learning

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Will Your Next Lawyer Be a Robot?

Impressive advances in artificial intelligence technology geared for legal work have led some lawyers to stress that their profession may be Silicon Valley’s next victim. But recent research shows that adoption will be a slow process and that there isn't cause for concern -- yet. Here's an analysis of automation in the legal field and how it is set to impact eDiscovery.

Content type: Article

Keywords: eDiscovery,artificial intelligence,law,legal,A.I.,automation

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7 Ways Digital is Shaping the Pharma & Healthcare Industry

As new tech companies enter the market, existing players have had to up their game with strategic marketing, sales and operations strategies. The pharmaceutical and healthcare industry is rapidly coming to terms with digital technology, as major players recognize that the typical patient journey is ripe for digital disruption. This article highlights ways that the pharma and healthcare is being shaped by digital.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: healthcare,pharmaceutical,digital,technology,eConsultancy

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How You're Using Testimonials the Wrong Way (and How to Do It Right)

According to Nielsen research, 92% of people will trust a recommendation from a peer, and 70% of people will trust a recommendation from someone they don’t even know. Yet there is a real art to both finding and utilizing testimonials to best serve business needs. This blog explores creative uses for testimonials so that businesses can get the most leverage out of positive reviews.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: testimonials,reviews,marketing strategies,content marketing

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Helping Manage the Power Imbalance Between Doctors and Patients

Feeling powerless is one of the worst side effects of illness, and the last thing a patient needs is a perceived power struggle with their medical provider. There are many ways that doctors can help lessen the power imbalance so that patients are an active partner in health care. This eBook explores ways for doctors to do so, with an important consideration between collaborative, cloud-based care solutions. It also explores the importance of doing so & how technology plays a role in health care.

Content type: Whitepaper

Keywords: cloud-based health care,chronic care management,medical platform,patient engagement,collaborative health care

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How to Turn Your Social Media Account Into Money

72% of adult internet users use Facebook and 74% of people say they use the platform for professional purposes. Thousands more use LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, and Pinterest to learn more about companies. This blog explores ways that companies can better utilize their social media accounts to generate traffic that converts into paying customers. An important piece will pertain to content marketing, which will highlight nDash's services.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: content marketing,social media,online marketing,traffic,followers,brand awareness

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Little Known Ways to Innovate in the Kitchen

There's no way around it: Being a chef is hard. Long, grueling hours with competition as fierce as an Olympics showdown. So when someone comes along with an innovative tool to help, it's no wonder that it is often met with equal parts excitement and skepticism. This article explores innovative technology that will help shape 2017 as a year of culinary surprises.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: culinary,cuisine,technology,cuisine technology

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Varied

Hello, This isn't an ordinary pitch for an ordinary company (and I don't say that to be a cliché). However, I'd love to be a regular content contributor to your company in the form of writing the HGTV-style column, blogs, and press releases. My experience has been largely focused on real estate writing and property management. I'm available for a large bulk of assignments at this time, including larger projects, if desired. The quoted price varies according to assignment.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: real estate,property management,lead generation,blogs,Florida

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15 Kitchen Essentials for a Lactose-Free Lifestyle

Other than becoming exceptionally hungry while reading your blog posts, I devised a list of 50 blog topics that would interest your readers and promote your product. In short, 50 topics that can help with lead generation. When someone hears the words 'lactose-free,' they often conjure images of bland, boring food. There are alternatives. Stock your kitchen with these 15 essentials (such as aged cheeses, butter, cashew butter, almond milk) to ensure flavorful substitutions for common ingredients.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: lactose-free,dairy-free,vegan,food,ice cream

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Why You Shouldn't Eat Ice Cream in Iceland -- and Other Zany Tales From Around the Culinary World

With a market value of $28 billion in 2016, there's no doubt that ice cream and frozen desserts are a cool treat (pun intended). Yet how do people around the world enjoy their delicatessen? This article explores ice cream traditions, from Thailand's I tim pad to Alaska's whipped animal fat, there are sure to be some surprises for readers as they yearn for (or become disgusted by) these treats.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: culture,ice cream,lactose-free,traditions,cuisine,dessert

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Don't Launch a New Website Without This SEO Checklist

Hovering over the big "Go" button on your new website? Hold off, if only until you read this mighty checklist of SEO tactics you can't afford to miss. From 1 website in 1991 to 1 billion in 2014, the Internet is no doubt crammed full of aspiring businesses and bloggers. Yet there may be important considerations you haven't accounted for, including proper tracking, keyword-to-URL content mapping, and sweeping for crawl errors. Before settling the site live, make sure you check off these six items

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: inbound marketing,internet marketing,marketing strategy,SEO,search engine optimization

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Why Website Personalization is More Important Than Ever

New research proves just how important website personalization is in 2017. In the increasingly competitive industry of e-commerce, personalization can mean the difference of millions of dollars. By looking at well-informed research and real-life examples of companies (aka: Netflix, Smart Furniture, Stich Fix, etc), this article underscores the importance of companies crafting a personalized experiences for customers, as well as provides strategies for making personalization a reality.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: inbound marketing,personalization,lead generation

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Why You Need to Use Video Marketing in 2017

From 360-degree videos to Facebook Live, marketers are responding to audiences' shorter attention spans by making content more interactive and visual -- and the ROI is unreal. Video is becoming imperative for business growth: 78% of people watch videos online every week, while 55% watch videos online every day. This article explores the numbers behind video marketing, including why it's such a necessity for modern companies, and also provides strategies for how to make your video convert.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: video marketing,content marketing,inbound marketing,marketing strategies

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The Sooner You Know How to Recruit Millenials, the Better

The ability to attract and retain the right kind of talent is a notable challenge for most businesses, especially among mid-sized and large companies. Recruitment is a particular pain point in the insurance industry. To effectively recruit and retain millennial employees requires a dash of knowledge, a sprinkling of luck, and a whole lot of innovation. Here's a look at the secret sauce for turning employees into long-term insurance professionals.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: insurance,insurance brokers,millenials,recruitment

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Finding Magic in the Differences

In 2014, there were approximately 33,722 Millennials employed in the United States. There were nearly the same number of people employed that were classified as Gen X and a similar number of Baby Boomers. This means that in any given workplace, there is a hodgepodge of employees from all age demographics. What is sometimes thought of as a hindrance should instead be considered an advantage. After all, there is magic that occurs when people of different generations comingle. Here's what we mean.

Content type: Whitepaper

Keywords: management,thought leadership,intergenerational,human resources

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Discover the Secrets to Generating Powerful Leads

With a whirlpool of brands competing for the same shares of consumer attention and money, generating quality leads has become increasingly difficult. That’s why having effective lead generation strategies is more important than ever when it comes to achieving marketing goals. A successful strategy will fill a sales funnel with leads that ultimately convert & bring business. So how can you do it without using the same tired clichés? This article explores 17 unique ways of doing just that

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: lead generation,thought leader,marketing,lead generation strategy

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Dissecting Why Many S&OP Implementations Fail

‘If you don’t know where you’re going, you might not get there‘, well-known baseball player Yogi Berra once proclaimed. Having appeared in 21 World Series and having been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame in 1972, the man knew his stuff. While the sentiment rings true, few operations actually know where they're going -- an oversight that leads to failure. This article explores the importance of clear goals, as well as three roadblocks: resources, leadership support, and organizational silos.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: supply chain optimization,S&OP,goal setting,senior leadership

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Moving on a Tight Budget: 6 Tips to Save Tons of Money

According to a study by MyMovingReviews, an increasing number of people are postponing their moves until the fall. This means it's time to consider how you will save money as this busy season approaches. From packing wisely to setting up shop in a new home, here are tips to ensure that you get from Point A to Point B without breaking the bank.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: moving,save money,budget-friendly,packing

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How to Move Across the Country Like a Boss

According to a study by Zillow, half of all people who made a 2015 summer move traipsed to a different state. For them, it took an average of four weeks to plan for moving day. Whether you're moving across the country or just crossing state lines, we have eight tips to make your move go smoother.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: moving,traveling,cross countrymoving tips

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Travel Hacks the Airlines Don't Want You to Know About

Frequent flyers and airline personnel tend to have a few tricks up their sleeve. Been astounded by airline prices? We'll show you how to finagle a lower price. Ready for a bump up from economy class? We've got you covered. Wondering how to drink on the cheap when you're in the sky? Alas, we're here to help out. Follow along to learn 12 travel hacks that airlines hope you won't discover.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: budget travel,airline travel,upgrades,travel hacks

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5 Things to Know Before You Buy a Timeshare

Another amazing offer: Sit through this 90-minute timeshare presentation and you'll be rewarded with a free vacation, tickets, or another seductive promotion. Should you do it? Well, it depends. Here are 5 things you need to know before handing over your credit card -- from legalities to practicalities.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: travel,timeshare,property exchange

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6 Dishes You Must Try in Istanbul

As a delightful melting pot of cultures, Istanbul fuses the cuisine of many different locales to usher in dishes rich in flavor. Here's a shortlist of six must-have delectable foods when visiting or living in this Turkish country. (will include menemen, iskender kebap, lufer, baklava, kunefe, manti)

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: Istanbul,cuisine,Turkish food,culture

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7 Reasons Why Your Business Needs Its Own Mobile App

According to Flurry Analytics, 86% of time spent on iOS and Android connected devices is devoted to app usage. Having an app is no longer reserved for big businesses. Here are 7 reasons why every modern business should develop its own app. (some reasons = direct marketing channel, brand recognition, provide value, customer engagement)

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: mobile apps,brand recognition,direct marketing,customer engagement

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Moving to Seattle? Here's 7 Ways to Seem Like a Local

More than 1,000 people move to Seattle every week. To say that it's a city of transition is an understatement. Yet if you'd rather look the part of a local than a tourist, here are seven tips for doing so. Hint: Riding the SLUT and wearing socks with sandals are two ways to ensure the appearance of a Seattleite. And whatever you do, don't carry an umbrella. This article explores the things that make us locals unique, our quirks that everyone ought to know when moving to the area.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: moving,Seattle,travel

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