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Business/Technical Writer, Editor and Proofreader with Expertise in Requirements Discovery and Documentation, Procedure Development, Presentation Development, Creation of Visio Flowcharts and Other Diagrams -- and More

Name: Daniel Hansen

Type of Writer: Technical Writer

Location: Illinois

Rate Type: per project

Average / Typical Rate: $50 - 100

My Website / Portfolio:

Profile Summary

Dan Hansen possesses highly polished business and technical writing, editing, proofreading, business analysis and process assessment and modeling skills developed over a career spanning more that 25 years. The content types he has authored or edited include functional, business and technical requirements, PowerPoint presentations, proposals, web content, business cases, user manuals, policies and procedures, RFIs and RFPs, business process narratives, Visio business process flowcharts and other diagram types (both traditional and BPMN).

While operating his own web development business between 2003 and 2013, Dan also authored or edited web content of various types for his clients. He spent most of the period between 2010 and 2015 as a contract IT business analyst, entailing intensive consultation with business and technology stakeholders to elicit, validate and document business, functional and technical requirements and incorporate them into the final documentation format required by the client, combined with other supporting written material.

Dan offers a highly-effective optional methodology for posting and review of his editing and proofreading work using Google Docs, allowing clients to review and comment on his work, as well as permitting him to post comments where he has questions or needs clarification about your original content.

Dan's broad business and technology background brings much more to your project than the ability to write, edit or proofread your content effectively. He possesses a deep perspective on business and technology issues as well as a keen sensitivity to the needs of the target audience to his work.

Dan is highly skilled in the use of the entire range of products in the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, etc.), having worked with them extensively since they were first released. He is also an expert user of Microsoft Visio and Project, and has proven adept at quickly getting up to speed with other tools as needed.

Dan ensures that the work product he creates is always of the highest quality and will work closely with you to clearly understand your specific requirements and will continue his interaction with you until you are thoroughly satisfied with the result.

Dan can provide services on either an hourly or per contract basis. You can view samples of his work on his website at

Experience / Education / Qualifications

Dan possesses 25+ years working in information technology, including extensive business/technical writing and diagramming of all types. He has a passionate commitment to delivery of quality work product that communicates your message clearly, effectively and accurately, acutely attuned to the needs and background of your target audience.

Education: Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin - Madison

How to Contact Me

You can contact Dan at drhansenjr@gmail .com, at (773) 251-2378, or by using the contact form on his website at