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Benjamin J.

Average rate
$75/hour
  • Joined May 2016

Freelance Automotive Writer Finds Alternative Fuels Intriguing and Delicious. Ex-Toyota/Lexus Master Tech. Enjoys Mountain Air.

  • North Branford, CT, United States
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Benjamin J.
North Branford, CT, United States

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Services

Categories

Copywriting SEO Content

Experience

Summary

I graduated top of class in 2001 as an ASE CMAT and spent ten years working for Dodge, Lexus, and Toyota. Switching to freelance writing, covering all facets of automobile technology, has enabled me to do volunteer work in Peru for the last four years.

Work history

Landing Pages
I write landing pages for auto repair shop websites. They are SEO-optimized, yet written to capture the attention of the reader.
US Work Truck Industry Trends – The Rise of the Work Van
I researched and wrote an article covering work truck trends in the United States, namely the ever-rising popularity of the Eurovan. This should appear in Issue 6.
Diagnostic Trouble Code Troubleshooting Guides
I research these articles to help do-it-yourselfers understand what the check engine light means and how to diagnose and repair it. Some 10,000 different codes cover dozens of vehicle sub-systems, but these articles help to allay the confusion.
Used Car Inspection Report Backend and Final Report
Using my experience as a technician, I wrote up an in-depth used-car inspection program. outlining specific tasks and formulating an actionable end-user report form so buyers can make an educated and informed decision.
Ebook - "Back to Basics" Car Care Tips from Bumper to Bumper
I wrote an ebook covering the basics of car care, which was given as a bonus to his buyers. Covering about 6,000 words and 30 pages, I included a number of visually-appealing graphics and icons, making for an enjoyable and informative read.
New Country Lexus of Latham, Tri-County Lexus of Little Falls, Crystal Toyota
ASE Certified Master Automobile Technician
As a Master Technician, I am responsible for maintaining customer vehicles. I am also responsible and excel at diagnosing and repairing failures in all vehicle systems. I maintained this certification for ten years, one of the best in my field.
Blog Postings and Landing Pages
Writing SEO-optimized articles for the company, raising awareness and promoting the business.
NAPA Know How Blog
Writing SEO-optimized articles for the company website. The articles are in-depth and informative, focused on homeowners and do-it-yourselfers.

Portfolio

DIY Trailer Wiring Harness Diagnosis and Repair

A short DIY auto repair article written for NAPA Auto Parts' NAPA KnowHow Blog. This article covers the basics of electrical diagnosis and repair of trailer wiring.

Car Blogs - Auto-Era.net, Car-Takumi.com, CarGeek.co.nz, KiwiCarNews.co.nz

I maintain these four blogs with monthly postings for a content managing company in Japan. They cover car news, Japanese cars, motorsports, DIY and professional auto repair, and car reviews, to name a few.

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Ebook - Back to Basics Car Care Guide

I wrote an ebook covering the basics of modern car care and basic maintenance.

Education

Accreditations

Columbia-Greene Community College
Associate of Arts and Sciences (AAS), Automobile/Automotive Mechanics Technology/Technician

Skills

Skills

research writing copywriting blogging articles

Tools

Wordpress Microsoft Word Microsoft Excel Microsoft Powerpoint Internet

Availability

Seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours only

Commitment

  • Can work 10hrs per week
  • Can commit to 3-6 months

Interests

Industries I love

Other

Ideal team

As a freelancer, I've found working alone and at my own pace particularly rewarding. I like the one-on-one collaboration with clients, especially those who have a good idea of what they're looking for, but who aren't afraid to consider my own input.