MaryBeth Matzek, aka 1BizzyWriter, is a freelance writer and editor based in Appleton, Wis. A proud graduate of the University of Wisconsin-Madison, she was a newspaper reporter and editor for The Post-Crescent in Appleton, Wis., for nearly a dozen years. In 2006, she started her own freelance writing and editing business, 1BizzyWriter. She contributes frequently to a variety of regional and state business and trade publications, including Wisconsin Law Journal, the Milwaukee Business Journal, The Daily Reporter, St. Norbert College Magazine, Midwest Agriculture Almanac, Wisconsin Business Magazine, Insight on Business, and Insight on Manufacturing. She also writes for several online sites, including Wispolitics.com, WisBusiness.com, Brazen Careerist, Ten to Twenty Parenting, and The Penny Hoarder. If that wasn’t enough to keep her busy, MaryBeth also provides writing, public relations, grant writing, and social media services to several businesses and organizations in Northeast Wisconsin. Perhaps now you see where the name 1BizzyWriter comes from!
When not writing, MaryBeth enjoys spending time with her family, volunteering for her children’s school and sports teams, and riding her bike.
Here’s some links to some of MaryBeth’s recently published articles:
Cover story on Holy Family Memorial Medical Center for Insight on Business Magazine’s October 2014 issue
Blog on preparing for freelance business for the year ahead for The Write Life
Blog on manufacturing in Wisconsin for WisBusiness.com that originally ran on Oct. 10, 2014
Article for St. Norbert College’s Magazine on a reunion of players from the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League that ran in the June 2014 issue
Cover story on UW-Oshkosh Chancellor Richard Wells for Insight on Business Magazine’s June 2014 issue
Link to all of MaryBeth’s weekly blogs for WisBusiness.com
Blog for Brazen Life on when fighting the “overqualified” label
Blog on how to save on Valentine’s Day for The Penny Hoarder
Blog on keeping your back-to-school budget in check for the Penny Hoarder’s blog on Aug. 21, 2014
Blog on Brazen Life on whether or not working from home is right for you
Feature in The Milwaukee Business Journal on genetic testing
Blog on special needs parenting for Ten to Twenty Parenting.com
For more information, follow MaryBeth on Twitter at 1BizzyWriter or visit her on LinkedIn.