Sandy Writtenhouse

Sandy Writtenhouse



Kaplan University


Consumer technology

Computer Applications

Mobile Devices

Smart Home Accessories


  • Freelance writer for over 8 years writing tutorials, guides, and software lists for sites including iDownloadBlog, MakeUseOf, AppAdvice, AppleToolBox, and groovyPost.
  • Former IT Project Manager, Assistant Program Manager, and Department Manager with solid experience in technical and business document creation.
  • Special projects include technical editing for Wiley Publishing, Simon & Schuster, and writing for online companies like Zapier and
  • B.S. in Information Technology with an emphasis on Web Design and Development.


Sandy started her technical writing career years ago as an IT Project Manager creating both business and technical documents. With solid knowledge in company manuals and step-by-step guides, she then turned her love of writing toward consumer tech and the internet.

Through her experience as a Project Manager and Department Manager, Sandy learned how important productivity and time management were, but not just professionally, personally as well. So, she has been writing how-tos, guides, and roundups of products and services to help others use technology. 

Her passion for writing about technology took her to websites like How-To Geek, iDownloadBlog, groovyPostMakeUseOf, AppAdvice, and other online tech-related companies. She now covers everything from computer applications to mobile devices to smart home accessories.

Sandy has also worked as an SEO Editor which took her to a project as Technical Editor for the book “Effective SEO and Content Marketing: The Ultimate Guide for Maximizing Free Web Traffic”. And with her knowledge of Apple devices and systems, she was the Technical Editor for the book "iPhone Unlocked".

My Gear

Exploring technology means owning devices and gadgets. Sandy works on a MacBook Pro and uses an iPhone and iPad daily. But she also has a Windows 10 computer and Android phone. You’ll find an Apple TV, Roku smart TV, HomePod, Amazon Echo, and accessories like smart light bulbs in her home. She’ll be wearing an Apple Watch to get through the workday and enjoying games on a Nintendo Switch on the weekends.


Sandy holds a B.S. in Information Technology with an emphasis on Web Design and Development from Kaplan University where she graduated Summa Cum Laude. She has continued to better her writing skills with miscellaneous classes at Writer's Digest University.

A Message from Sandy Writtenhouse

I enjoy writing about technology that makes our business lives easier and personal lives better. With computers, mobile devices, smart home accessories, and everything in between, technology has come such a long way that embracing it can enrich each part of your life. Through writing, I like to help people find ways to do exactly that.

Lifewire and Dotdash

Lifewire is a Top 10 technology information website, as rated by comScore, a leading internet measurement company. We reach more than 10 million readers per month with our trusted, clear, and actionable answers to your most pressing technology questions.

Dotdash's vibrant brands help over 100 million users each month find answers, solve problems, and get inspired. Dotdash is among the largest and fastest growing publishers online, and has won over 80 awards in the last year alone, including Digiday's 2020 Publisher of the Year. Dotdash brands include Verywell, Investopedia, The Balance, The Spruce, Simply Recipes, Serious Eats, Byrdie, Brides, MyDomaine, Lifewire, TripSavvy,, TreeHugger and Thoughtco.

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