Melody McKinnonOur Content Marketing Editor in Chief , Melody McKinnon, is a recognized Canadian writer of many genres and a top five finalist in the 2013 Canadian Weblog Awards. Technical, business, marketing, blog, and news reporting flows from her keyboard with the ease that only natural ability brings. The passion with which she devours business and marketing keeps her finger on the pulse and results in cutting edge, search optimized articles. Graphics design skills and an eye for placement compliments her work and turns it into a professional presentation.

Melody has an ambidextrous brain, both business/tech oriented and creative/artistic. A truly perpetual learner, she holds more than 50 certifications revolving around business, retail, marketing, writing, communications, telecommunications, nutrition, biochemistry and general sciences. In 20 years of doing business online in Canada and around the world, Melody has owned and/or operated educational, affiliate, and eCommerce websites offering both products and services. She also formulates and produces her own line of natural fish food. Her qualifications are provided in detail on LinkedIn

Melody’s recent activities include:

  • eCommerce & Digital Marketing Communications Manager at
  • Digital Communications Coordinator & Content Marketing Manager at Business
  • Marketing Project Manager at Subject 2 Change
  • Huffington Post Featured Contributor
  • Official Blogger at Petfood Industry Magazine (Marketing & Consumer Relations)
  • Community Manager for the American Livebearer Association
  • Part-time contractual eCommerce, online marketing & social media management for several small businesses.
  • Online freelance and contractual “ghost” writing for a number of companies and publications.

You may also spot her on top websites such as,,,,,, Small Business BC, and Simon Fraser University Publishing, as well as in print.  Additionally, she has written on behalf of Fortune 500 companies, including Intel.

Melody’s content has earned reference links from highly respected websites, such as Yahoo Finance, Yahoo Pets, the Canadian Digital Media Network (Government of Canada Networks of Centres of Excellence), The Conference Board of Canada, Bell Canada, Canon Canada Small Business Central, CIBC, the Canadian Professional Sales Association, Cision Canada, ClickNewz, the Digital Media Academy of Canada, Wikispaces Classroom, and in numerous infographics, slide presentations, etc.

Additionally, she has been cited in several university textbooks, including Fundamentals of Management, Pearson Canada (Ed. 8, 2016), Impact: A Guide to Business Communication, Pearson Canada (Ed. 9, 2017) and Public Relations Writing for the Canadian Practitioner, University of Toronto Press (2018).

Melody invites additional career and freelance opportunities, remotely or in British Columbia, Canada. Contracted eCommerce management, marketing & content management, communications, writing, full service blogging, info-products, newsletters, social media management, graphics design, specialized virtual assistant and other services are also available. ‘Ghost Posts’ can be written for your blog or for guest post submissions to other blogs. You are encouraged to contact Melody directly at MelodyM{at}, via LinkedIn, or on her personal Twitter page @MelodyMcKinnon.

Seen in:

Industry Magazines

Fundamentals of Management Textbook Ed. 8 2016

The Huffington Post

Featured Author on Business 2 Community

2014 Global eBook Awards Judge

2014 Annual Global eBook Awards Judge in the Business & Leadership categories.

Judge of the Canadian Weblog Awards

On the Judging panel for the 2012 Canadian Weblog Awards





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