She had her first computer at age 10, a big deal for an '80s child. Now she doesn't have to feel embarrassed about her love of computers and books. Besides, she often writes about technology.
Meryl is the author of Brilliant Outlook Pocketbook and the co-author of Adapting to Web Standards: CSS and Ajax for Big Sites. She has appeared in and contributed to many other books covering business, writing, and online marketing.
Her writing and editing work has left footprints with AbsoluteWrite, ECT News Network, The Dallas Morning News, Digital Web, Gamezebo, MarketingProfs, PC Today, O’Reilly, Pearson, Sams, Wiley, The Diamond Games and WROX. Meryl has written copy for businesses ads and games including Fib-or-Not? and Meet, Mix, and Mingle.
Meryl writes and edits content for businesses and publications. She helps business build and maintain relationships with clients and prospects through content and social media. She’s also a long-time blogger who started blogging on June 1, 2000.
She has been Editor-in-Chief of Shavlik’s The Remediator Security Digest, a popular newsletter on computer security that started with a few thousand subscribers and climbed to over 100,000 subscribers during her tenure. She’s also the editor of Professional Service Journal, an email newsletter for business-to-business (B2B) service providers, Intel Solution Services’ Connected Digest, Attus’ The Compliance Advisor, and TailoredMail’s Email Marketing Insider.
The former New York University grad school assistant edits many graduate student theses until her eyeballs feel like they'll fall out.
The native Texan lives in Plano, a gallop north of Dallas, with her husband and three kiddos.