ALYSSA SHIELDS

Professional Freelance Writer & Author

Specializing in environmental and agricultural content. Based out of the Dallas Metro area. 

SAMPLE WORKS

PALM OIL'S RELATIONSHIP WITH OUR ENVIRONMENT

OCEANS NEED TO BREATHE, TOO

The controversial topic of the day: How bad is palm oil for the environment? While I came into writing this article with an answer already in mind, I learned that the answer is actually a lot more complicated than I initially presumed.

Here's the bad:

  • Palm oil contributes to the largely-known deforestation issue, releasing copious amounts of carbon into our atmosphere as the trees are cut down, inadvertently speeding up our climate change timeline.

  • Palm oil correlates directly with the decrease in the orangutan population, a drop from 315,000 in 1990 to fewer than 50,000 in the wild today (not to mention the many oth...

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There's a collection of trash in our ocean two times the size of the continental United States, and it's rapidly growing. It's up to 10 meters deep, with ninety percent of that believed to be plastic. This "plastic soup" is held in place by underwater currents. It stretches across the northern Pacific, "from about 500 nautical miles off the Californian coast, across the northern Pacific, past Hawaii and almost as far as Japan (The Independent)."

Plastic is so difficult to break down that Tony Andrady, a US-based Research Triangle Institute chemist, says all ocean plastics made in the past 50 years are still out there somewhere. "The UN Environment Programme estimated in 2006 that every square mile of ocean contains...

 

THE POWER OF WORDS

Digital Marketing has taken on an important identity, one that comes in many shapes and sizes depending on the business. When it comes to connecting with your customer, it's important to stay engaged, stay fresh, and stay of interest. What are you currently doing to generate customer leads? Are you keeping your company's culture positive? Successful companies have happy employees, are a source of information for their customers, and are great communicators with their target audience. To

hit all of these points, you need someone on your team who is passionate about creating this bridge between you, your team, and your customers. I can help you reach your interaction goals and express your message easily and efficiently. As an expert in my field, I can help guide you to a happier business, one that is thriving and loved by many.

BIO

Alyssa Shields is an author and freelance writer, with experience in marketing, ghostwriting, blogging, content building and editing. During her time at Texas A&M University, she studied Agricultural Communications and Journalism, and held internships with Messina Hof Winery, the most awarded Winery in Texas, and the Downtown Bryan Association, a Texas Cultural District that hosts community involvement events and festivals. 

 

After obtaining her degree, Alyssa received her Yoga Teacher Training Certification, fulfilling her passion for physical and mental health. She deepened her understanding of other cultures and discovered ways to weave them into her own, giving her creative writing a worldly flair. 

 

Now Alyssa focuses on her freelance writing career, as well as her personal novellas that burst from her creative mind. She has well-rounded experience, making her an easy choice for your business' writing needs. She has a knack for tailoring her work to meet the specific tone and content her client is trying to convey, creating a masterpiece of their desires in the form of words on paper. 

 
 

CONTACT

I have no new client availability at this time. If you'd like to be notified when my schedule opens up, please contact:

alyssanshields@gmail.com

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