Maria Barillaro

Content Strategist, Copy Editor, Copywriter, Editor, Ghostwriter, Technical Writer, Writer, Managing Editor

Seasoned journalist with 10 years of SEO experience

After graduating in Print & Broadcast Journalism, Maria was immediately hired as a copywriter for In just a few short months, she was promoted to English Content Manager. She then moved on to become the Senior Web Editor for Reader's Digest Canada before committing to a full-time freelance career. In the last five years, Maria has worked on a freelance basis only, contributing to publications such as MSN, Parents, Yellow Pages Group, Canadian Living, Best Health, 29Secrets, and more. Maria's entire decade-long career has had a heavy focus on SEO writing and keyword optimization.
Content Types
Blog Post, Whitepaper, Social Copy, Website Copy, Interview, Product Description, Press Release, Recipe, Landing Page, Checklist, Article, Buyers Guide, Ad/Promotional Copy, Email Newsletter, Guide, Presentation, Social Card, Page Layout, Script
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Concordia University, B.A. in Print & Broadcast Journalism
Laval, QC, Canada|English

Published Content

5 Ways to Keep Your Family Active

For children and adults alike, daily physical activity is not only good, but necessary. Here are five fun activities you can do to spend time together and remain active at the same time.
The Truth About Driving and Cell Phones

In the last decade, thousands of accidents have been caused by distracted drivers. Chances are you have used your cell phone for a call or to text while driving. Read on to find out exactly how much a cell phone can impair your reflexes while driving.
Blog Post
Summer Beauty Mistakes You Don't Want to Make

Summer -- the trickiest season of all here in Canada. Sure, the much-deserved hot weather after a long, dreary winter really hits the spot. But for most ladies, summer means a big fat uh-oh in the hair and makeup department. Here are a few ways to avoid summer's most common beauty blunders.

June 20th, 2012
4 Facts About Drug Addiction

Do you think you may know someone battling drug addiction? Learn more about the warning signs of addiction and find out what you can do to help.
5 Ways to Keep Your Family Active
7 dating tips for single moms

The art of dating is complicated enough for any woman. But for a mom, it can be especially challenging. Luckily, we've got a few tips to help you revive your romantic life without compromising your children's happiness.

January 29th, 2013
5 simple ways to improve parent-teacher relationships

The parent-teacher relationship isn't always a seamless one. Still, there are some things that parents can do or take into consideration that can actually help bridge the gap between them and their child's teacher. Here are a few tips on how to go about it.

February 11th, 2013
How to Prep Your Children for a Pregnancy with a New Partner

We've got eight tips for making your pregnancy announcement with a new partner go smoothly for your children from previous relationships.

April 21st, 2017
How to Handle a Divorce While You're Pregnant

Ending your marriage when you're expecting can be an even bigger burden to bear. Here's how to make it easier on you and your family.

January 28th, 2019
The 10 Most Extreme Travel Adventures in the World

Discover the coldest, hottest, driest and most extreme travel destinations on earth. Could you take on any of these extreme locations?

December 5th, 2018
10 Beautiful and Wildly Underrated Cities in Europe

European capitals may be the most popular cities to visit but there are a few hidden gems every European traveller needs to see. These 10 cities have tons to offer but don't get the credit they deserve.
6 Healthy Eating Tips for Thanksgiving

This article focuses on healthy eating habits to help you enjoy the holidays without compromising your health.

October 30th, 2016
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