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Content Writing & Blogging

With more than 15 years of experience in ghost writing, blogging, copywriting for advertisements, radio ads, brochures, company profiles and production of anything from flyers to booklets, e-books to sales pages, I am pretty sure I am one of the few 'daring' (senseless) pioneers who dared to trudge into the murky waters of Altavista and Excite (Google that if you're younger than 30) with the courage of a boar and survival instinct of a caged animal peering at the small crack near the door.

Back in the days when the Internet was easy to fool and viewers were busy waiting for their browsers to load and HTML was handcrafted, I was perhaps lucky enough to have had the trust of some of the most amazing people I could have ever met from all around the world.

I bet you that they did not know where Malaysia was (it was BEFORE Google Maps and Waze) much less had the smidgen of conviction and faith to give me a shot.

With my screeching TM Net dial-up, I have worked on everything that required the internet. I've owned domain names selling novelty items, published a relatively well-accepted parenting website, wrote newsletters for a milk company, designed packaging and logos for a renowned electrical company as well as a well-known air-conditioning and medical product company, ghost wrote ebooks on how to build your own kayaks (I have never been, for the life of me, ON a kayak, much less build one), stuck my toe into the verbal marshland of 'how to solve your menopause symptoms' at the ripe old age of 29, wrote a script for a movie that I don't know whether have made the big screen or not, wrote articles about the death-defying stunts of F1 and NASCAR drivers, wrote a hundred-over pages worth of articles on how to fix your ATV (AND sold ATVs and helmets and gloves and what-nots), promoted furniture companies...

...and although I don't gamble except for Chinese New Year but I swear I've taught many how to master the art of at least 7 different types of Poker!

Thanks to my ability to step into the shoes of anyone who talks to me (enough), I have been able to produce realistic, interesting and thought-provoking articles that highlights what's important to the people I work for (sales, of course, what were we all thinking about, right?) but also keep people from hovering the cursor on top of that dastardly 'x' button that has become all too common these days.

Having been on the internet for so long has its advantages and disadvantages (my kids hate their baby pictures) but I believe that the understanding of how distracted people are today and the dynamics that move people from being disenchanted internet surfers to interested purchasers will help companies, groups and individuals make the most of all the mediums that we have today. Social media included. Ask me about my social media experience and you won't be disappointed. XD

So, if you've read this far, I've not stepped on your toes yet, I see.

Great, let's chat!
marshamaung (at) gmail

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