My Work

Samples of my published articles and blog posts

Welcome to my portfolio!

In my 17+ years as a professional communicator, I have accumulated a huge collection of work samples, including thousands of published articles, blog posts, press releases, business reports, website pages, social media posts, ad copy, and more.

It would be impossible — and probably boring — to encapsulate even a fraction of them here. Instead, I am showcasing some of my recent and best work. If you are interested in seeing something specific to your project or company, please let me know, and I can provide you with that directly.

~ Dana Neuts

[Note: I have also written under the name Dana Blozis.]

“Description begins in the writer’s imagination, but should finish in the reader’s.” ~  Stephen King 

Published Writing


7 Ways to Adapt – and Embrace – Being a Highly Sensitive Person
Highly Sensitive Refuge – March 30, 2021

Five on Friday: Fitness, Funding and Free Trials
Subscription Insider – January 22, 2021

How to Handle Political & Civil Unrest as an HSP
Highly Sensitive Refuge – January 14, 2021

Prince Harry & Meghan Markle to Launch Archewell Audio Podcast Exclusively on Spotify
Subscription Insider – December 17, 2020

Nestlé Acquires Meal Subscription Service Freshly for $950M
Subscription Insider – November 4, 2020

Subscription Show 2020 Preview: Q&A with Subscription Insider CEO Kathy Greenler Sexton
Subscription Insider – September 30, 2020

Kent Public Works Uses Social Media for Special Messaging During COVID-19 Pandemic
3CMA – June 12, 2020

NPR Gets $4.7M Grant from Former Google CEO Eric Schmidt & Wife Wendy
Subscription Insider – May 21, 2020

The Seattle Times Receives $9.9M Loan through Payroll Protection Program
Subscription Insider – April 29, 2020

10 Ways Subscription Companies Can Outlast COVID-19
Subscription Insider – April 11, 2020

25 Tips for Using Instagram to Increase Engagement and Drive Sales
Subscription Insider – August 2, 2019

Coming Together for Dementia
AARP Bulletin – June 1, 2019

Public Works Operations Storm Team Saves Trapped Ducklings – May 7, 2019

Advancing the Story: Fourth Edition
(included in textbook by Debora Halpern Wagner and Deborah Potter) regarding freelancing, 2019

Seattle Aims to be Age-Friendly
AARP Bulletin – April 1, 2018

Where Long-Term Care Works
AARP Bulletin – August 29, 2017 (co-authored with Larry Lipman)

Reaching Across the Generations
AARP Bulletin – Washington – June 1, 2017

ProjectWA: State History Through Technology
1889 magazine – April 21, 2017

TOTE: 12,000 Rain Gardens, Protecting Washington Waterways
OnTrak Magazine – January 2017

Seattle Strives To Be More Age-Friendly
AARP Bulletin – Washington, November 1, 2016

Adventures in Astoria: An Old Oregon Town with Charm
South Sound magazine – September 13, 2016

Cemeteries: Historical Lessons in the South Sound
South Sound magazine – October 2015

Wi-Fi Warning: Free Hot Spots are Vulnerable
AARP Bulletin – September 1, 2015

Caring for Aging Parents
South Sound magazine – August/September 2015

From Houses to Harleys
425 Business – June 16, 2015

Medicaid at 50: Easing the Burden for Family Caregivers
AARP Bulletin – June 1, 2015

Pizza Queen is Half Her Size
South Sound magazine – May 26, 2015

Swapping Scalpels for Pens
425 magazine – May/June 2015

The Eastside’s Family Jewelers
425 Business – March 18, 2015

A Shining Future
425 Business, March 15, 2015

Leadership Challenge: Can You Lead a Horse to Water?
425 Business – January 29, 2015

Fraud Fighters Reach Out to Warn People of Identity Theft
AARP – January 1, 2015

Art of Networking
425 Business – Dec. 10, 2014

Fun Fall Flavors on Tap
Northwest Travel magazine – September 2014

Support Needed for Family Caregivers
AARP Bulletin: Washington – September 2014

Discover Des Moines: a Tiny Town with Tons of Charm
South Sound magazine – August 25, 2014

Homegrown Ingredients: Find Fruit Forward Liqueurs at Kent’s Sidetrack Distillery
South Sound magazine – July 28, 2014

10 Ways to Boost Your Freelance Bottom Line
Writer’s Weekly

Small Brewery, Big Success
South Sound magazine – February 24, 2014

Success story:  From Unemployment to Full-time Writer
Writer’s Weekly – November 13, 2013

Spreading the Word about the Health Law
AARP Bulletin – Washington state, Nov. 2013

How Freelance Friends & Bagels Improved My Work Habits
The Independent Journalist – September 17, 2013

Naps, Netflix and Other Freelance Myths
The Independent Journalist – June 9, 2013

Wine Time: More Fun than a Barrel of Monkeys
425 magazine – March 2013

Freelance:  Exercise Your Marketing Muscle
The Quill, July/August 2011

Fairhaven Flour Mill
Grow Northwest, May 11, 2011

So You Think You Can Freelance
Quill – February 2, 2011

Family Business Awards
Seattle Business magazine – December 2010

The Other Woman
Seattle Business magazine – October 2009
1st place for Humor Writing in 2009 SPJ Northwest Excellence in Journalism Contest

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Dana Neuts, writer, editor and marketing professional