Jeremy Collier

Writer, Publisher, Editor, Educator

Understanding of the logistics of content marketing and management, such as WordPress, blogging, SEO, copywriting, social networks, email marketing, editing, and more.
Knowledge of the writing process from start to finish, including writing, editing, beta reading, design/formatting, and final draft preparation.
Extensive web design experienced in different industries, using HTML, CSS, Django, WordPress, and other platforms. Experience including corporations, authors, bloggers, artists, and more.
Co-Founded a Publishing company aimed at new writers as well as to help educate those who don’t yet understand the industry so they are not taken advantage of or outright scammed.
RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
UX/Copywriter, Editor, SEO Specialist
Colorado Tech Team, Dec. 2017–Present

I began working for Colorado Tech Team to help fill in for a friend, but it has since turned into an amazing experience to expand my skills. I have written on topics ranging from hot tubs to mental health, and many in between. I have done full-website edits and SEO optimization.

 

  • Written articles for clients across many industries, including Heavenly Times, Mortgage First, and Synergy Property Solutions
  • Performed full-website edits, as well as blog article edits
  • Optimized and managed UX and copy for different clients
  • Written copy for Facebook ads for various outlets
Marketing Associate, Content Manager, SEO Specialist
Gummicube, Dec. 2017–April 2018

Working for Gummicube helped teach me a lot of new skills in a very short period of time, including experience leading a small team, managing a corporate website, and communicating with major companies.

 

  • Managed all content across multiple websites and publishers
  • Wrote and/or edited bi-weekly articles for internal and external use
  • Performed full technical SEO site audit for major companies

Copywriter & Editor

A Writer’s Struggle, Sept. 2015–Aug 2017

This was my first long-term copywriting job after college. It was only part-time, but a great opportunity that shaped my passion for helping others. I wrote on topics within the writing and publishing process.

 

  • Produced 2-3 articles weekly on a variety of topics
  • Worked with other writers to make sure all content was clean and ready to publish
  • Helped with the CMS to publish the content once it was ready
Content Marketer, Copywriter, Editor, Publisher, Founder

SPD StoryStudio, 2013–Present

Originally a closed publishing house, I created SPD StoryStudio with the mission to help educate those who are just starting out to avoid being taken advantage of or scammed. Since 2013, we have helped many writers at different levels of their career.

 

  • Published multiple new authors with more currently signed
  • In charge of content, including newsletters, blog, Podcast, and email
  • Lead editor and copywriter in charge of copy and audio
  • Organic social media reach over of 9000 across various networks
Freelance Ghostwriter & Editor
Various Online Outlets, Aug 2013 – Present

I got into freelancing as a way to have a second income stream outside of my day job. It led me to meet some very interesting people and write some very interesting online content. I have also had the pleasure to create websites for a variety of clients, ranging from personal portfolio sites to larger, member-driven sites.

 

  • Produced many articles for content mills, online magazines, and corporate clients
  • Edited both fiction and non-fiction eBooks, print books, online content, and more
  • Built websites for many different clients, through HTML/CSS, WordPress, Wix, SquareSpace, and more.
Podcast Host, Audio Editor, Advisor
Various Podcasts, Feb 2009 – Present

I started podcasting in 2009 fell in love with the format. Since then, I have created a handful of shows across different categories and have advised other podcasts who are just starting out.

 

  • Plan and host audio podcasts on different topics, including video games, writing, technology, and more
  • Edited and mastered Mp3’s and other audio formats for use online
  • Advised and help establish other podcasts for growth and impact
SKILLS
Content Marketing
(Internal, External, Social)

Word-Processing Software
(Google, Word, Scrivener)

SEO audit and Recommendations
(Moz, Google)

Web-Development Skills
(WordPress, HTML, CSS)

Professional Editing

Publishing Platforms
(Kindle, Kobo, Nook, and more)

Excel At Writing Rules
(Grammar, Syntax, etc.)

Newsletter creation and distribution
(ActiveCampaign, MailChimp, and Aweber)

Web Development
(HTML/CSS, WordPress, Django)

Quick to adapt to changing environments

HIGHLIGHTS
Written articles for industry-leading companies, both internal and external

Edited (Developmental & Copy) both Fiction and Non-Fiction books

Founded a Publishing House to help new writers get published and avoid scams

Grew a social reach of over 9000 across multiple platforms

Started and maintained a growing mailing list of both writers and readers

Written and published multiple stories across multiple genres

EDUCATION
Bachelors of Arts,

National University, La Jolla, CA

OTHER EXPERIENCE
Afterschool Instructor
Genius Kids, Pleasanton, CA, Aug 2015 – May 2016

Started as the School Age instructor and eventually the Pre-K/Kindergarten instructor as well due to changes in the company. I was given freedom to create my own curriculum for both classrooms and alter lessons as I saw fit.

 

  • Worked with Pre-K through 5th-grade students, 1 on 1 and in a group setting
  • Built curriculums around the subjects of Math, Science, Language Arts, Writing, Art, and Reading
  • Worked with parents to deliver custom-made student progression updates multiple times a month
Teaching Fellow and Teaching Associate
Citizen Schools, East San Jose and East Palo Alto, Aug 2013 – Jun 2015

I was hired as a Teaching Associate in charge of discipline during the school hours in East Palo Alto, as well as helping manage a group of 6-8 teachers. During the second half of that year, I worked in the classroom as a teacher, which carried over into the next year as a Teaching Fellow in East San Jose.

 

  • Worked with students from 6th to 8th grade, 1 on 1 and classroom setting
  • Created and implement full lesson plans and curriculum using both Citizen Schools resources and research
  • Managed all student and school data using custom-made trackers designed by myself
Education & Content Developer
Genovasi, San Jose, CA, Apr 2012 – Jul 2012

Co-lead a small team in creating dynamic and innovative educational modules for use in both the Genovasi Innovation School and with other, international education programs. We were tasked with taking a subject and making a master lesson plans for use at the college level and then adapting for students as young as kindergarten.

 

  • Created content on 21st-century skills, such as reflection, adaptation, problem-solving, and more
  • Research topics using search engines and premium databases to curate the highest quality content
  • Adapted master lesson plans into 4 levels, ranging in skill level from College to Kindergarten

Jeremy Collier

Writer, Publisher, Editor, Educator

Co-Founded a Publishing company aimed at new writers as well as to help educate those who don’t yet understand the industry so they are not taken advantage of or outright scammed.
Understanding of the backend logistics of online publishing and marketing, such as wordpress, blogging, SEO, copywriting, social networks, marketing, editing, cover design, and more.
Understanding of the backend logistics of online publishing and marketing, such as wordpress, blogging, SEO, copywriting, social networks, marketing, editing, cover design, and more.
Knowledge of the writing process from start to finish, including writing, self-editing, beta reading, design/formatting, and final draft preparation.
Extensive web design experienced aimed at creative types, including authors, bloggers, artists, and more.
SKILLS
Word-Processing Software
(Google, Word, Scrivener)

Web-Development Skills
(WordPress, HTML, CSS, Django)

SEO Audit and Recommendations

Professional Editing
(Fiction & Non-Fiction)

Publishing Platforms
(Kindle, Kobo, Nook, Createspace, & More)

Excel at Writing Rules
(Grammar, Syntax, etc.)

Online Marketing
(Google, Facebook, Amazon ads)

Newsletter Creation & Distribution
(Mailchimp, aweber, ActiveCampaign)

Best Practices for Research

Adapt to Changing Environments

HIGHLIGHTS
Written articles for industry-leading companies, both internal and external

Written and published multiple stories across multiple genres

Edited (Developmental & Copy) both Fiction and Non-Fiction books

Founded a Publishing House to help new writers get published and avoid scams

Grew a social reach of over 5000 across multiple platforms

Started and maintained a growing mailing list of both writers and readers

EDUCATION
Bachelors of Arts,

National University, La Jolla, CA

RELEVANT PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE
Copywriter, Editor, Social Media Marketer
Colorado Tech Team, Dec. 2017–Present

I began working for Colorado Tech Team as a way to make a few extra bucks on the side, but it has since turned into more than that. Since then, I have written articles on topics ranging from hot tubs to mental health, and many things in between, as well as some social media marketing and a few full-website edits. It has been an amazing opportunity to help this up-and-coming company grow.

 

  • Written articles for clients, including Heavenly Times, Mortgage First, and Synergy Property Solutions
  • Performed full-website edits for Synergy Property Solutions, Mortgage First, and Center for Valued Living
  • Written copy for Facebook ads for various outlets
Marketing Associate, SEO Specialist, Copywriter
Gummicube, Dec. 2017–April 2018

Working for Gummicube has led me to learn a lot of new skills in a very short period of time, including experience leading a small team, managing a corporate website, and communicating with major companies.

 

  • Written and published many articles both for the internal website and other online publishers
  • Performed full technical SEO site audit for major companies
  • Helped to implement a new project management system company wide
Founder, Publisher, Author, Editor

SPD StoryStudio, 2013–Present

Originally a closed publishing house, I founded SPD StoryStudio with the mission to help educate those who are just starting out to avoid being taken advantage of or scammed. It is now open to writers at all levels of their career for publishing. We currently have 5 employees spread across the world.

 

  • Published 2 authors with 2 more currently signed for late 2018
  • Lead marketer in charge of newsletters, ads, and email collection
  • Lead editor and copywriter in charge of written and audio
  • Based on our mission, we have expanded our social reach to over 4000 members across various network
Freelance Ghostwriter & Editor

Various Online Outlets, Aug 2013 – Present

I got into freelancing as a way to have a second income stream outside of my day job and it helped fund SPD StoryStudio transition into a public publishing house. It led me to meet some very interesting people and write some very interesting online content.

 

  • Produced many articles for content mills and online magazines
  • Edited both fiction and non-fiction books, as well as online content
  • Built websites for many different clients, ranging from education to writers and other creative types.
OTHER EXPERIENCE
Afterschool Instructor
Genius Kids, Pleasanton, CA, Aug 2015 – May 2016

Started as the School Age instructor but soon became both a driver for student pickup as well as Pre-K/Kindergarten instructor due to problems within the company. I was also given freedom to create my own curriculum for both classrooms due to difficulty in accessing the pre-made lessons.

 

  • Worked with Pre-K through 5th grade students, 1 on 1 and in a group setting
  • Built curriculums around the subjects of Math, Science, Language Arts, Writing, Art, and Reading
  • Worked with parents to deliver custom-made student progression updates multiple times a month as requested
Teaching Fellow and Teaching Associate
Citizen Schools, East San Jose and East Palo Alto, Aug 2013 – Jun 2015

I was hired as a Teaching Associate in charge of discipline during the school hours in East Palo Alto, as well as helping manage a group of 6-8 teachers. During the second half of that year, I worked in the classroom as a teacher, which carried over into the next year as a Teaching Fellow in East San Jose. This was one of the best experiences of my life.

 

  • Worked with students 6th to 8th grade, 1 on 1 and classroom setting
  • Created and implement full lesson plans and curriculum using both Citizen Schools resources and research
  • Received high praise for my student-teacher relationship building skills as well as my ability to reflect and adapt on the spot
  • Managed all student and school data using custom-made trackers designed by myself
Education & Content Developer
Genovasi, San Jose, CA, Apr 2012 – Jul 2012

Co-lead a small team in creating dynamic and innovative educational modules for use in both the Genovasi Innovation School and with other, international education programs. We were tasked with taking a subject and making a master lesson plans for use at the college level and then adapting those to teach students as young as kindergarten.

 

  • Created brand-new content on 21 st -century skills, such as reflection, adaptation, problem-solving, creative/critical thinking, and more
  • Research topics using search engines and premium databases to curate the highest quality content
  • Adapted master lesson plans into 4 levels, ranging in skill level from College to Kindergarten
  • Created stop-action video as supplimentary material of each skill level