Vicki Nemeth, Canadian Freelance Writer

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Jon Seary and his mom, Diane, dipping his F-150 Lightning's tires in the Atlantic Ocean off the Quidi Vidi boat ramp in St. John's, Newfoundland, Canada
Newfoundlander crosses Canada for his F-150 Lightning
The Charge
"In October, Jon’s fellow enthusiasts at the Victoria EV Association hosted a launch party where he officially dipped his tires in the Pacific Ocean. The next day, Jon and his mom, Diane, set out on their first cross-Canada road trip in an electric pickup truck. They took the Swartz Bay Ferry to Tsawwassen on the BC mainland, and they were on their way across Canada."

By staying connected to the community of early electric vehicle adopters, I caught this story as it was happening. I interviewed Jon and Diane to write about their cross-Canada EV road trip experience.

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Tech conversations lead to innovation at the Big Data and AI Toronto conference
National Post
"It was in France that Olivier Cadi, founder of technology events agency CORP – AGENCY, decided to bring a new conference to Toronto in the fall of 2017, adding to their previous successful years in Paris. Now, both conferences are going strong just a few weeks apart, with this year’s Toronto event running on October 6 and 7 at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre."

I interviewed a longtime volunteer and crafted a story in order to write this sponsored content article for CORP - AGENCY's hype-building campaign.

A thin Slavic man in jeans and a button-up shirt lounging on a bed, working on a laptop and smiling.
Independent software company equips businesses for the future of hybrid work
Financial Post
"With a legacy of keeping knowledge workers communicative, trusting, and productive, managers will continue to have a role to play in the post-lockdown workplace. But they face challenges deciding the right level of involvement as they adapt to remote and hybrid work relationships. In the same vein, GSoft has more than a decade of history creating employee experience software, so they’re ready to keep building software that’s simpler, kinder, faster, better and even more human."

I interviewed the the CEO and co-founder, Simon, to write this story on his company's history.

A black kitten with gold eyes laying against a white person's wrist as they type on a black keyboard
"20% of Canadian small businesses are hit by cybercrime every year.[i] When the method of breach is ransomware, over two thirds of businesses pay the ransom[ii], because it’s difficult to undo a data breach. That’s why preventing breaches using a robust cybersecurity strategy is essential.

"Thankfully, the most effective cybersecurity strategies fit into small business budgets and pay for themselves in saved work-hours. Read on to discover the most pressing cybercrime risks and the most valuable cybersecurity strategies of 2021."
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"The Manitoba Ninety-Nines could soon be demonstrating the world’s first type-certified electric airplane at Lyncrest Airport in the R.M of Springfield."

This reported article for the Sou'wester contains quotations from Dr. Jill Oakes, coverage of Dr. Paul Parker's presentation at the Manitoba Electric Vehicle Association, and research on Canadian Aviation Regulations.
Some gardeners at the South Pointe Community Garden are growing bell peppers.
"The new South Pointe Community Garden is ploughed, plotted and busy with 56 gardeners in the mornings and evenings. The garden is located at the end of Northridge Road, just off John Angus Drive."

This reported article for the Winnipeg paper, the Sou'wester, contains three interviews and a story of how the garden grew from a community initiative.
A close-up of two drawers over two doors on a wood hutch
Inset? Raised panel? Who knew furniture doors could be so complicated? This authority content post breaks down the process of looking at a wood furniture cabinet door.
Planet Earth from a distance with clouds swirling all over it and a black background This blog post sells BLUEdot's mission and reviews one of Urban Clotheslines' best products to build a sense of community between the two brands.

Website Copy

This computer screen in a purple lit room links to a product page that Vicki Nemeth wrote about a work-from-home IT package. This business-to-business product page details all of the pieces of hardware, software, and support that Canada Computing offer in their IT package for firms transitioning to remote work.
Seven pistachios in barely cracked light brown shells laying on a white surface Sumptuous stuffed dates and nutritous energy balls are the craft of this artisanal home business. I contributed homepage copy and product descriptions.

Customer Stories

This customer made it easy to turn their testimonial letter into a blog article, so I did.

Blog Posts for Product Videos

Once Urban Clotheslines uploaded this YouTube tutorial, they needed a blog post listing a searchable text version of the instructions. I split the contents of the tutorial into steps to keep them easy to read.
The Arts and Crafts Mission 2 Door 1 Drawer Bookcase
A paraphrase of the monologue in the video showcasing the bookcase in question.

Social Media Accounts

@AmishFactory on Twitter—Amish Furniture Factory (until October 2019)
I got link clicks for tweets of our handcrafted furniture, all while curating valuable content on design, home improvement, and things that might interest well-established baby boomers.
@EcoClotheslines on Twitter—Urban Clotheslines (until October 2018)
I won link clicks to our clothesline store and blog, while curating tweets about sustainability, fair products and home living.

Editor

This picture of a kitten resting links to an article that Vicki Nemeth copyedited about REST in Javascript. by Dory Zidon
(copy editor for ESL tech blog post)
by Martha Rockwood Kashap
(book content editing and copy editing)
by Martha Rockwood Kashap
(book content editing and copy editing)

Websites

I Built This Website
I would partner well with your results-based web designer because I know the terms and concepts they work with to improve SEO and readability. I can also suggest and make readability improvements while you're looking for a designer.