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Melinda Urick 

I am a freelance copywriter currently residing in Pittsburgh, PA (originally from Cleveland, so I can handle all those jokes). Writing for the Web is my specialty, and my services include: blogging, website content, e-newsletters, social media and community management, brand engagement, e-commerce and likewise online marketing activities. My educational background is in journalism, marketing, promotional communications and public relations (yes, all that in one degree program!) -- even that little bit of pysch helps surprisingly well in copywriting. What that means for you: words with personality. Your content needs an upbeat, conversational tone. My writing sells as much as it informs. By creating engaging and concise content, I target your intended audience and effectively prompt reader action. I am experienced. I meet deadlines. That's the least of what you should expect in a copywriter. I work with your project, team, audience and budget in mind. And, most importantly, I always respect your brand.
$40 USD/hr
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Research, develop and edit copy to coordinate with message of client and voice of respective audience for the best marketing impact. | Maintain social networking accounts to coordinate with organizational and/or blogging activity for further reach of message. | Evaluate and implement blog technologies and user/author platforms for the easiest and most readable user experience. | Knowledge of blog operations and basic HTML for ease and swiftness of implementation and regular posting. | Analysis o


Associate of Arts

1996 - 1999 (3 years)

Bachelor of Arts

2003 - 2007 (4 years)


Excellence in Journalism (1995)

J.P. Ducro Foundation

Excellence in Reporting (1995)

Ashtabula Star Beacon


Multiple Articles

\"50 Fun Things to Do Right Now\" \"Overrated, Underrated in Pittsburgh\" \"Warhol App Turns Any Pic into Pop Art\"


Quarterly issued regional magazine about the craft beer industry. Column: Unfiltered \"Reverse Keg Ride\"


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