8+yrs professional writer; 20+ yrs av-rated attorney

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Reba Kennedy writes for web and print.  She writes her own stuff as well as writing for others, usually lawyers and law firms. 


She also consults with writers and website owners regarding legal concerns including copyright infringement and defamation issues (such as negative online reviews and unauthorized use of content or images).


Articles


Reba's  articles have appeared in a variety of national publications, including the Chicago Sun-Times, Reuters, CNN.com, Computer Shopper, AnswerBag, Chefs.com, and AllGreen, as well as regional publications across the country and trade publications like the Florida Defender.  


Ebooks


Working with famed marketing guru Bob Bly, Reba was a pioneer in the e-book marketplace: her first e-book, Legal Issues for Writers, was published by CTC Publishing ($29.95) in 2007.  

In 2011, Reba was honored to be asked by nationally recognized criminal defense lawyer and founder of the Florida Capital Resource Center, Terence Lenamon, to co-author a public-interest book published solely for Kindle readers, as The Death Penalty Indigent Defense Crisis: Representing the Poor when the State wants to Kill Them and it's Paying Your Bill.


Reba has published her own ebooks under her own name and under a pen name.   She has also ghostwritten ebooks for others of varying word count (7500 - 85,000). 


In addition to writing ebook content, Reba advises writers on issues related to ebook publishing (cover art, contracts, and more) as well as self-publishing concerns. 

  

Blogs


Her  voluntary simplicity lifestyle blog, Everyday Simplicity, has been nationally syndicated since 2006 and a subscription to her blog RebaKennedy.Lawyer.Writer. is available for purchase at Amazon.com.


Reba was honored to be entrusted with co-authoring a public interest blog with Judge Tom Rickhoff in 2008 - 2010, where information helpful to the community was shared (e.g., "10 Tips When Visiting the Courthouse," and "Caregiver Support: Angel Food Ministries Is Great - Quality Food for Half Price.").


Reba has co-authored a blog focusing on death penalty issues with Terence Lenamon since 2009.  She has also acted as ghostwriter and writing coach to lawyers and law firms publishing blawgs around the country. 


SEO Content for Top Ranking


Important to those interested in internet publications, Reba consistently achieves top Google rankings (top 1-5) in search results numbering in the millionswith these results holding steady over a period of years. 


She keeps up with the latest developments in Google search engine requirements as well as that of competing search engines Bing and Yahoo on a daily basis.  Reba shares updates and new SEO info both through her blog posts and G+ posing as well as notifying clients personally of possible search engine ranking issues that may apply to them. 


Web Site Content


Early in her writing career, Reba worked as an independent contractor to the nationally-known legal marketing firm PaperStreet Web Design, communicating with law firms around the United States (and around the world) and writing website content incorporating search engine optimization (SEO) standards necessary to compete for the top Google Search Engine rankings in the competitive internet legal marketing arena.  


Examples of that early SEO content work include:

Mithras Gulf Consulting (Bahrain)

Kenneth J. Allen & Associates (Chicago)

Farr, Farr, Emerich, Hackett and Carr, P.A. (Florida).


INDEPTH ARTICLES, WHITE PAPERS, position papers


Today, Reba continues to write for law firm clients needing e-book, blogging, in-depth article, or white paper content.  She's been known to write speeches for clients that have been presented at such prestigious locales as conferences hosted by the London School of Economics.


Reba also provides consulting services to individuals and firms seeking support and guidance regarding internet publications, both in building and maintaining social media strategies as well as writing content for websites, blogs, in-depth articles for the web, and other works intended for publication on the internet.  

For more information, consult Reba's Amazon author page, or write her at reba@rebakennedy.com if you are interested in learning more about her portfolio or reviewing .pdf versions of her published work. 

Reba's Work Includes:


  • ebooks - original content
  • ebooks - ghostwritten content
  • ebooks - editing and publishing oversight
  • articles - web
  • articles - print
  • in-depth articles
  • articles - evergreen content
  • white papers
  • speeches
  • position papers
  • blog posts - original content
  • blog posts - ghostwritten content
  • research assistance
  • editing for SEO expanded content
  • social media assistance (content only)
  • editing (default to Chicago Manual)
  • translation support / editing services for English as 2d language (legal documents)
  • consulting with lawyers on copyright infringement and defamation issues including online reviews
  • consulting with writers on publishing rights, copyright, business model, pen name, and other freelance issues

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Professional Writing Services

Questions?  Call or email for a free consultation.


1.210.549.7322

reba@rebakennedy.com