A place for creatives to thrive

Conner Carey (they/them)

Writer & Content Strategist

7+ years growing businesses with SEO writing & digital marketing.


Work Experience


SendOwl (Remote)
Lead Content Writer

April 2022 - August 2022

  • Generated and researched content ideas for blog posts, email campaigns, social media, etc.
  • Developed a monthly content strategy including weekly blog posts, quarterly drip feed campaigns, a monthly newsletter and creator spotlight. Wrote social copy for all content.
  • Researched and wrote weekly blog posts on topics relevant to creator entrepreneurs.
  • Examined and edited copy of entire marketing website for clarity and grammar.
  • Conducted weekly User Interviews with creator entrepreneurs for market research.
  • Collaborated across teams on marketing angles, including “super specific who”, implementing a new blog platform, launching the Stripe SendOwl app.
  • Regularly utilized HTML, Slack, Hootsuite, Canva.
  • Laid off with positive recommendation from CEO, Matt Plotke

ChannelFireball (Remote)
Copywriter    

January - April 2022

  • Researched keywords and created a strategy for improving traffic year-over-year with evergreen content. Determined the optimal strategy for improving Brand’s SEO practices.
  • Produce weekly B2B marketing blog posts with SEO optimization to promote and explain business offerings. Recommend improved marketing copy for business-facing landing pages.
  • Write detailed SEO guides on the rules, releases, and strategies for trading card games.
  • Regularly utilize Wordpress, Photoshop templates, Slack, and Monday.

At Your Pace Online (Remote)
Technical Writer

May 2020 - April 2021

  • Researched and transmitted information on specific technical subjects for students of all levels seeking certification.
    Subjects included: Real Estate (Salesperson & Broker); Elevator Engineering Code; Mortgage Loan Originating; Tax Code; etc.
  • Quickly learned and implemented editorial standards and technical systems for completed courses.
  • Coordinated with team members to efficiently utilize content across relevant courses.
  • Regularly utilized Google Workspace, Slack, Monday and Rackspace email.

iPhone Life Magazine (Fairfield, IA)
SEO Manager

July 2015 - August 2018

  • Developed and systematized SEO strategy; brought monthly organic hits from 200k/month to over 1 million per month in my first year.
  • Authored hundreds of articles on Apple consumer technology and related products; wrote ad copy for both online and in-print sponsorships.
  • Appeared on-camera as a podcast host. Later also hosted and filmed weekly “App Saturday” features.
  • Adapted popular topics into powerpoints for webinars and hosted events to inform current subscribers and promote the premium membership tier.
  • Developed and managed the Facebook community group for premium members. Facilitated discussions, hosted events around Apple product launches, and enforced group standards.
  • Attended the 2018 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.
  • Utilized SEMrush, Google Workspace, Slack, and Rackspace email.


Education

Maharishi International University
B.A. English emphasis Creative Writing

Fairfield, IA
August 2010 - May 2015



Skills

  • High emotional intelligence.
  • Self-motivated & highly-organized.
  • Excellent direct communicator.
  • Storyteller and creative writer.
  • High-integrity goofball.


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