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Deborah Ng

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About Me

 I’m a freelance writer and published author with over 17 years of experience in creating content for the web. Prior to my freelance career, I worked for over 12 years in traditional (print) publishing.

Through my online writing, I picked up additional skills which enabled me to assist several online brands as a social media consultant, specializing in online community development.Additionally, I worked as a conference director and community manager for blogging-related conferences.

Clients include Pfizer, Newscred, Leaf Group, LoveToKnow, iParenting Media, LegalZoom, John C. Wiley Publishing ("for Dummies), About.com, Type-A Parent, Social Media Examiner, and others.

When I’m not writing, my favorite things are nagging my family, vacuuming dog hair tumbleweeds from my tile floor, and climbing mountains of laundry.

Just kidding! I love none of those things!

I’m always up for a good bingewatch, passionate about books, and my famous sangria brings all the boys to the yard. If you’re looking for me, try my back deck where I can be found enjoying a meal with my family, reading a good book, or just counting my lucky stars. 

Industries I Write About

Health, Wellness & Fitness

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Food & Beverages

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Legal Services

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Staffing & Recruiting

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Recreational

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Human Resources

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Marketing & Advertising

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Furniture

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Building Materials

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Environmental Services

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Construction

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Consumer Goods

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Financial Services

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Hospital & Health Care

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Real Estate

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Wine & Spirits

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My Writing Samples

Video Cloud Conferencing for Dummies

Mini "branded" Dummies book for a video conferencing client.

https://www.slideshare.net/bluejeannw/cloudbased-video-conferencing-for-dummies

How to Remove Caulk from Vinyl Siding

Tips for cleaning up vinyl siding for a home improvement/DIY client.

https://www.hunker.com/13414656/how-to-remove-caulk-from-vinyl-siding

How to Get Rid of Skunks

Tips for skunk removal for a DIY/Home Improvement Clients

https://www.hunker.com/13406525/mothballs-to-get-rid-of-skunks

What You Should Know About Zoning Laws

A look at zoning laws for businesses and homeowners for a general legal knowledge client.

https://www.legalzoom.com/articles/what-you-should-know-about-zoning-laws

5 Texas Wildflowers for Your Summer Garden

A look at some pretty Texas blooms for a home and garden client.

https://www.southtexasranches.com/blog/five-texas-wildflowers-summer-garden

11 Benefits of Social Media for Senior Citizens

Originally a blog post for my (now defunct) social media blog, this piece was reposted at Parkwood Heights with my permission.

https://www.parkwoodheights.com/media/11-benefits-of-social-media-for-seniors

Hurricane Assistance Tips

This article focuses on actions to take after a hurricane devastates one's home. An assignment for Legal Zoom.

https://www.legalzoom.com/articles/hurricane-assistance-tips

How to Improve Your Credit Rating

Tips for raising your credit score. This was an assignment for Legal Zoom.

https://www.legalzoom.com/articles/how-to-improve-your-credit-rating

How to Get Out of a Ticket

For Legal Zoom -Tips for beating a speeding ticket.

https://www.legalzoom.com/articles/how-to-get-out-of-a-ticket

10 Unusual Things to Do With Your Halloween Pumpkin

Ideas for using pumpkins. For a parenting website.

http://www.mykidsadventures.com/halloween-pumpkin-ideas/

American White Water Rafting: Know What to Bring

Tips for packing for a whitewater rafting trip.

https://www.americanwhitewater.com/blog/whitewater-rafting-vacation-know-bring

Furniture Product Descriptions

Created furniture product descriptions and landing pages for Phoenix Furniture Outlet.

https://phoenixfurnitureoutlet.com/product-category/dining/dining-room-sets/

Should You Pay for Job Search Websites

A look at subscription-based job search websites and whether or not they're worth the investment.

https://www.wahm.com/articles/should-you-pay-to-use-job-search-websites.html

How to Generate Online Community Traffic With a Content Strategy

Content for Dummies.com - an excerpt from my book "Online Community Management for Dummies."

http://www.dummies.com/social-media/blogging/how-to-generate-online-community-traffic-with-a-content-strategy/

Experience

Writer

Magazine articles, newspaper column, Published author of "Dummies" books, website content, ebooks, blog posts, social media updates, and more.

Company: Independent Contractor

I worked there from 6/1999 until now

Languages I Write In

Content I Write

Ideas and Pitches I Wrote

5 Important Reasons Not to Skip Your Home Inspection

A home inspection is an essential part of the buying process. A licensed home inspector can help ensure that buyers don’t have any unwanted surprises or a hefty repair bill after moving in. My article will cover why potential homeowners shouldn’t skip the home inspection process in order to speed the closing date. It will also cover what a home inspector looks for when going through a house, and what to look for in choosing someone to inspect a home.

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: Home inspectors,Home inspection,Real estate,home buyers

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What to Look for In Your First Home Walk-Through

First time home buyers might miss some essential details the first time they walk-through a house. Though they will have a realtor pointing out essential details, they can still miss some items that make a home more desirable or something to pass on. My article will cover on the things that make a home attractive, for example, only needing simple cosmetic upgrade. It will also cover some things that items that can be a red flag, such as water in the basement. The goal is to make first time buyer

Content type: Blog Post

Keywords: home walk-through,first time home buyer,first home,starter home,buying a home,real estate tips

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