Ronald Reagan

Screenshot of article about Ronald Reagan for Elisabeth Parker's portfolio/writing samples for news and politics.

How Ronald Reagan Wrecked The American Middle Class And Came out Smelling Like A Rose

02/06/2014 for Addicting Info

Focus Keyword: Ronald Reagan

Meta description: February 6th marks the birthday of Ronald Reagan. As the much-loved GOP icon who passed in 2004, he remains the benign, cheery face of a cruel philosophy.

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Writer and Senior Editor at Addicting Info (2012-2014)

  • Collaborated with editors, writers, and publisher to curate content, assign timely topics, develop stories, and edit articles for a fast-paced news and politics blog with over 2 million page views per month, via WordPress CMS.
  • Ensured best SEO practices for writing search engine-friendly content with strong, timely, and relevant keyword placements and high readability ratings (FLESCH scores).
  • Edited, produced, and curated compelling content for social media sharing with eye-catching images, attention-grabbing headlines, and embedding of relevant media.
  • Promoted stories and memes on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus.
  • Used Facebook analytics and stats and selected the highest-performing stories and memes for sharing on partner pages.
  • Used Google Analytics for ad placements and selection of high-performing “evergreen” stories.
  • Assumed responsibilities of managing editor two days a week and in his absence.
  • Designed new masthead for site and cover graphics for Facebook pages.

Click here for more about my work and my role at Addicting Info.

Featured image: Public Domain 1983 via Wikimedia Commons.

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