Christy Matte

Content Strategist, Copy Writer, Ghostwriter, Technical Writer, Writer, Writer Manager

Creative and conscientious.

Christy Matte is a Boston-area freelance writer with a diverse background that includes working with young people, non-profits, technology, education, adult training, event planning, grant writing, and international program support. She enjoys travel and exploration, learning new things, reality TV and spending time with her kids. Christy reviews apps and games at CommonSenseMedia.org and blogs about toys, travel, and technology at QuirkyFusion.com. She holds a B.A. in Anthropology with a Computer Science minor from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and an M.Ed. in Technology in Education from Lesley University.
Categories
Content Types
Ad/Promotional Copy, Article, Blog Post, Buyers Guide, Guide, Presentation, Product Description, Social Copy, Website Copy, Press Release, Ebook
More Information
University of Massachusetts at Amherst, B.A. Anthropology, Computer Science Minor
Lesley University, M.Ed. Technology in Education
Boston-area|English
Publications

Smart Homes

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Staying Secure While Staying Connected
thesilverlining.comArticle
Staying Secure While Staying Connected
February, 13 2018
How Home Tech Can Help You Care for Your Pets
care2.comBlog Post
How Home Tech Can Help You Care for Your Pets
March, 19 2018
Smart Gardening: Using Home Tech for the Perfect Lawn
twincities.comArticle
Smart Gardening: Using Home Tech for the Perfect Lawn
February, 25 2018
Troubleshoot Common Smart Home Problems
fortwayne.comArticle
Troubleshoot Common Smart Home Problems
March, 15 2018
What Homebuyers Should Know About Smart Homes
blog.rismedia.comArticle
What Homebuyers Should Know About Smart Homes
February, 6 2018
Smarten Up Your Showings With Smart Home Technology
styledstagedsold.blogs.realtor.orgArticle
Smarten Up Your Showings With Smart Home Technology
November, 27 2017
Sharing a “Smart” Apartment: 6 Do’s and Don’ts for Roommates
forrent.comArticle
Sharing a “Smart” Apartment: 6 Do’s and Don’ts for Roommates

Writing assignment focusing on how to handle apartment sharing with smart technology in the mix.

November, 2 2017

Travel

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Swimming With Whale Sharks in Cancun
familytravelmagazine.comArticle
Swimming With Whale Sharks in Cancun
July, 24 2013
All Inclusive Family Fun at Moon Palace Golf and Spa Resort in Cancun
familytravelmagazine.comArticle
All Inclusive Family Fun at Moon Palace Golf and Spa Resort in Cancun
August, 14 2013
The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum
familytravelmagazine.comBlog Post
The Amazing World of Dr. Seuss Museum
June, 20 2017
Why We Love Labor Day Travel!
thetravelcurrent.comArticle
Why We Love Labor Day Travel!
April, 26 2017
Making A Scene: Paint Your Own Pottery At Barefoot Books
boston.cbslocal.comArticle
Making A Scene: Paint Your Own Pottery At Barefoot Books
December, 9 2011
Turtle Lane Maple Farm
boston.cbslocal.comArticle
Turtle Lane Maple Farm
February, 18 2012
Winter Activities For Non-Skiers
boston.cbslocal.comArticle
Winter Activities For Non-Skiers
January, 14 2012
Guide To Ipswich River Park
boston.cbslocal.comArticle
Guide To Ipswich River Park
July, 16 2011

Lifestyle Technology

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De-stressing Your Environment the “Smart” Way
naturallysavvy.com
De-stressing Your Environment the “Smart” Way
May, 30 2018
Should Your Kids Live the LEGO Life? A Review
blog.connectedcamps.comArticle
Should Your Kids Live the LEGO Life? A Review
April, 23 2018
Hands-on with Hopscotch: Coding for Kids
blog.connectedcamps.comArticle
Hands-on with Hopscotch: Coding for Kids
March, 26 2018
Home tech gifts: Which products are topping consumer wish lists?
betanews.comArticle
Home tech gifts: Which products are topping consumer wish lists?
November, 7 2017
App Review
commonsensemedia.orgBuyers Guide
App Review

App review

December, 4 2017
Christy Matte
commonsensemedia.orgArticle
Christy Matte

Reviews of apps and video games to help families make buying decisions.

March, 11 2018
SoloLearn: Learn to Code
commonsensemedia.orgBuyers Guide
SoloLearn: Learn to Code
December, 8 2017
Planets Puzzle - Game for kids
commonsensemedia.orgBuyers Guide
Planets Puzzle - Game for kids

App review

March, 2 2018
Sites for Learning How to Code
techlicious.comArticle
Sites for Learning How to Code
August, 9 2013
Atomic Hangman Jr
commonsensemedia.orgArticle
Atomic Hangman Jr
August, 18 2016
Kodu Game Lab Review – Game On or Game Over?
blog.connectedcamps.com
Kodu Game Lab Review – Game On or Game Over?
May, 7 2018

Parenting & Relationships

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What's the Right Age to Introduce Your Kid to Computers?
tomshardware.comArticle
What's the Right Age to Introduce Your Kid to Computers?
May, 25 2018
Digital Parenting 101 – From Screen Time to Social Media
thespruce.comArticle
Digital Parenting 101 – From Screen Time to Social Media
April, 6 2018
An age-by-age guide to talking to kids about independence and safety
omaha.comArticle
An age-by-age guide to talking to kids about independence and safety
November, 20 2017
5 Inexpensive Ways to Engage Kids in Charitable Holiday Giving
scholastic.comArticle
5 Inexpensive Ways to Engage Kids in Charitable Holiday Giving
November, 17 2017
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