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Dawn K.

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  • Joined November 2019

I am a freelance writer focusing on the construction and design industries. Content types include ebooks and articles.

  • Salem, OR, USA
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Dawn K.
Salem, OR, USA

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Content SEO Marketing



My goal is to educate my clients' customers on the products or services they provide and engage with them so they can make an educated choice and have a better buying experience.

Work history

Freelance Writer
Worked as a freelance writer with 1-2 articles assigned per month. Topics covered include trends in construction, green building, safety, and training. Wrote articles and ebooks of 800-1200 words.
Freelance Writer
Write 1-2 articles weekly regarding construction payments, liens, construction documents, and other topics. Articles are 1000-1500 words.
Freelance Writer
Write 2-3 articles weekly on various consumer topics, including insurance, home, credit cards, mortgages, and moving. Articles were comparisons, reviews, and ratings. Included refreshing content with new information.
Green Building Elements
Freelance Writer
Spent several years writing blog posts and working as site editor. Topics focused on green building, sustainable materials, green energy, and energy efficiency. Wrote landing page for new owner, focused on pros and cons of metal buildings.


Can Microlearning Be the Answer for Recruiting Millennials in Construction?

Focused on what microlearning is and how it can be used to attract young people into the industry. Training needs to be formatted into smaller chunks and offered on a multi-media platform.

5 Bid Practices You Need to Stop Doing

Review of a conference session regarding making bid invitations stand out. Recommended that invites need to be more like a marketing message than an information blast.

What Does the OSHA Silica Rule Really Mean?

Review of upcoming changes to the OSHA silica rules for construction. Involved making complex regulations understandable to the general construction audience.

Is Green Building Worth It?

Looked at the costs of green building and compared them to the gains from reducing climate change and saving energy. Was written as an article, then converted to an ebook and an elearning course.

How Is a Credit Score Calculated?

Described how credit scores are calculated, what hurts them, and what can be done to improve them.



Portland State University
Bachelor of Arts - Psychology
Portland State Unversity
Master's of Science - Conflict Resolution
Mt. Hood Community College
Sustainable Building Advisor




Full professional proficiency


blogging content content marketing customer outreach ebooks proofreading SEO writing


Canva LinkedIn Mailchimp Powerpoint Slack Twitter Wordpress


Seeking work


  • Available evenings and weekends


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


Industries I love

Banking & Finance Construction & Infrastructure Health & Wellness Professional Services

What I read

Self-help, fiction, mysteries, women's lit

Ideal team

Small teams that are focused on a collaborative approach to completing a project. Everyone has a voice and is honest about their strengths and weaknesses.