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Frances Locke 

I'm a writer, artist, editor, and content strategist with a background in both online and print publishing. My areas of expertise include; • Parenting • Beauty & lifestyle • Crime • Culture • Politics. • SEO • Content marketing • Social media marketing I am fluent in; • XHTML • PHP, HTML5 • CSS • SQL • JavaScript.
$45 USD/hr
21 reviews
  • 58%Jobs Completed
  • 100%On Budget
  • 100%On Time
  • 19%Repeat Hire Rate

Recent Reviews



Nov 2013 - Aug 2014 (9 months)

- Wrote articles and photographed tutorials about health, beauty, fashion, celebrity culture, and feminism for The Gloss, a beauty and lifestyle site, and Crushable, a celebrity culture site, both owned by Defy Media (originally Alloy Digital).

Alloy Digital

Mar 2012 - Aug 2014 (2 years)

- Edited and managed weekend content for Mommyish, a parenting website that was named as one of Time Magazine's top 50 sites of 2012. - Contributed daily editorial content. - Reported on relevant current events. - Thorough Fact-checking.

Content Developer

May 2009

* Manages marketing & PR accounts for individual and enterprise customers. * Builds integrated digital marketing strategies to attract and retain a target audience, generate brand awareness, and increase profitability. * Organizes an extensive editorial calendar, prioritizing key themes, campaigns, and content to create buzz for my clients. * Collaborate 3rd party analysts, writers, & designers to develop well-researched whitepapers, studies, podcasts, eBooks, infographics, & more.

Senior Editor

Apr 2009 - Sep 2012 (3 years)

• Screened and acquired new talent. • Edited manuscripts for quality and consistency • Formatted manuscripts for printing using Adobe Indesign. • Managed author relations

Principal Consultant

Sep 2008 - Mar 2016 (7 years)

Implemented marketing strategies which resulted in 50% growth of customer base. Built a team of ten professional writers Developed new process for employee evaluation which resulted in marked performance improvements. Created a successful business from the ground up which became profitable within 3 months

Web Development Consultant

Jul 2007 - Sep 2010 (3 years)

• Designed the company website using a custom WordPress template. • Managed LCS's social media presence. • Wrote and managed website content. • Wrote weekly blog posts regarding enterprise information technology and Silicon Valley culture. - Increased the blog's readership by more than 200% in four months.


BA Communications

2002 - 2006 (4 years)


Punkin House Digest Undiscovered Edition

Edited and contributed to Punkin House Press\'s quarterly literary review.