Hi. My name’s Melissa. Just a warning before you start reading this bio: I’m terribad at talking about myself. Yes, terribad.

I’m a writer Melissa Popp, headshotmaking a living as a content strategist for a local SEO agency: RicketyRoo.

Born and bred in San Diego, California, I’ve lived on both coasts and currently call Denver, Colorado home. I travel when I can, check out LoDo when I’m desperate, and I do my best to make it to the mountains whenever possible.

What I Do for a Living

I’ve been writing for over 15 years. I started with SEO “copywriting” jobs, learning the ins and outs of search optimization, and have thankfully moved on to bigger and better. It’s a different ball game now.

I’ve written about CBD, custom-built mailboxes, for The Emmys, technology, travel, and just about anything you can imagine. I’ve done keyword-rich content, direct marketing campaigns, a script for a biohazard response game, a few grants, and blogging. Lots and lots of blogging. Did I mention SEO content? Lots and lots of that, too.

I’m currently your Friendly Neighborhood Content Strategi for RicketyRoo, a local SEO agency based out of Bend, Oregon.

I also have a handful of private clients I work with, focusing on tasks ranging from content strategy and SEO consultation.

I’m a creative writer and have been since I could pick up a pencil. I write poetry and short stories regularly. I’ve been working on my first novel for 20 years.

I am always looking to connect with people who share my passion for writing on the web, along with those looking for ways to showcase how content, SEO, and social media work together for phenomenal results. Content marketing and SEO is evolving, and if we’re not changing with it, why are we still writing online?