Dawn Allcot is a full-time freelance writer and former magazine editor. Today, she works from her Long Island, NY, home, creating content for business owners in industries ranging from insurance and real estate to audiovisual technology. Some of her niche markets include personal finance, luxury home products, and parenting. She loves mentoring and inspiring new writers through her Contena posts and in various online groups. As the mom of two elementary-age students, Dawn's career as a content marketing specialist enables her to stay active in their school, serving on the PTA board and supporting them in their afterschool endeavors.