Kristen Hicks

Copywriter, Writer

Creating content that connects businesses to audiences

I'm an Austin-based copywriter and content marketer specializing in helping businesses connect with customers through content online.

Regular content that helps your target audience solve problems or learn about something interesting to them strengthens your site's rankings in the search engines and builds your reputation with the people most likely to become your customers.

If you need blog posts, longform content pieces, or articles, I can help.
Content Types
Blog Post, Article, Buyers Guide, Ebook, Interview, Whitepaper
More Information
Sarah Lawrence College, Bachelor's of Liberal Arts
Austin, TX, USA|English

Published Content

Blog Post
How to Choose a Domain Name for Your Blog

Anyone starting a new website is likely to hit up against the inconvenient truth: most domains are already taken. This post shares some tips for coming up with one you can use.

July 31st, 2017
Blog Post
5 Ways to Make STEM More Exciting For Students

A post with tips for how to teach STEM subjects in a way that gets kids for engaged and interested.

April 6th, 2015
Blog Post
Why Creativity in the Classroom Matters More Than Ever

A post that makes the case for including creativity in the classroom and provides tips for doing so.

March 17th, 2015
Online Student’s Guide to Transferring College Credits

A comprehensive guide for students trying to figure out how to transfer credits from one institution to another.

December 18th, 2015
Blog Post
Why Do Women Live Longer?

A post that looks into the main reasons researchers think women tend to live longer than men.

February 27th, 2017
Blog Post
Why Loneliness Is Bad for Men’s Health

A post on how mental health matters for senior men and what they can do about it.

November 28th, 2017
Blog Post
9 Spot-On Native Advertising Examples

A post on how to do native advertising well, with examples of times businesses and publications have gotten it right.

December 21st, 2017
Xeriscaping: How to Make a Drought-Tolerant Landscape

A comprehensive guide on what homeowners should know before they invest in xeriscaping.

November 15th, 2017
Alexa vs. Susie House Sitter: Who’s More Likely to Keep Your Home Safe When You’re Away for the Holidays?

A seasonal piece of content published during the winter holiday season that looks at the pros and cons of using smart tech or a house sitter to keep your home protected while you travel.

December 19th, 2017
7 Spooky Halloween Road Trips to Creep You Out

A seasonal blog post for Halloween about the best spooky donations around the U.S.

September 29th, 2017
4 Real Estate Scams that Stump Even the Savviest Homebuyers

This post pulls from anecdotes from homebuyers and real estate agencies to warn people looking to buy a new home which scams to be on the lookout for.

January 24th, 2018
PDF upload
White Paper Writing Sample - Bloomfire Customer Success.pdf

A whitepaper that provides details on how to use a knowledge base for customer service. For this piece, I performed interviews with expert sources and did in depth research to back up all claims.
Buyers Guide
The Ultimate Guide to Corkscrews & Wine Openers

A comprehensive guide to all the things you should know before choosing the right wine opener.

August 2nd, 2016
Buyers Guide
How to Buy An Espresso Machine

A comprehensive guide on all the things you should know when choosing what espresso machine to buy.

August 26th, 2015
Free Ebook: Introduction to Social Analytics

Using social media for business effectively is a challenge and one of the most important things that helps is paying attention to social analytics. This ebook provides basic information on the analytics available in the top 5 social media platforms: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and YouTube.

June 13th, 2018
Blog Post
Online Marketing 101: Basic Introduction for Business Owners

A comprehensive 101 guide on all the basics any business owner needs to know about online marketing - what it is, how to do it, and the most common tactics to consider

August 9th, 2017
Blog Post
How To Set Pricing for Your Online Store

One of the hardest parts of starting a business is figuring out the right pricing. This post provides a step-by-step guide to help new business owners set their prices.

February 3rd, 2017
How Your Product Use Data Can Become Valuable Content

For an audience of SaaS companies, this article provides examples of how to use data on how customers use your product to create useful marketing content.

July 16th, 2016
The Beginner’s Guide to Dropshipping

For anyone considering starting a business using dropshipping, this guide provides all the main information you need to know to determine if it's right for you and how to get started.

July 10th, 2017
Blog Post
Link Building Ideas for Bloggers

Link building is one of the hardest parts of SEO. This post provides white hat, actionable ideas bloggers can use, with some good examples of how other bloggers have used the tactics.

May 7th, 2018
How to Incorporate Interactive Content Into Your Inbound Strategy

Interactive content leads both to more engagement and more data for you about your audience. This article includes a list of different types of interactive content businesses can try, with examples of each.

May 23rd, 2017
Blog Post
Valentine’s Day Content Ideas for Blogs and Websites

A good example of seasonal content, this post provides a list of types of content businesses can create for Valentine's Day with good examples for each.

January 31st, 2018
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