Erin Mayer

Title: e-Commerce Editor
Education: Sarah Lawrence College, B.A. in Creative Writing and Dance

Erin Mayer is an e-commerce editor at Dotdash Meredith. She has eight years of experience writing and editing for a variety of other online publications including Business Insider, Bustle, and Good Housekeeping. She specializes in beauty, style, and shopping content. Her debut novel, "Fan Club," is out now from HarperCollins.

She began her career at Bustle, as a fashion and beauty intern than an associate fashion and beauty editor. In that role, she spearheaded news coverage for the vertical and contributed to major editorial packages. In 2017 she transitioned into freelancing, where she began contributing shopping content to Business Insider's e-commerce vertical Insider Picks, The Daily Beast's Scouted, and more.

In late 2019 she joined Dotdash Meredith, first as a Quality Editor at Byrdie, where she updated existing beauty and style articles with current information and quotes from experts, and optimized them for SEO, before transitioning into her current role.


- 8 years writing and editing beauty and style content

- 2 years on the Byrdie Quality Team

- Author of the novel "Fan Club"

About Shape

Shape is an award-winning digital fitness, wellness, and beauty destination that offers inclusive, trusted, and empowering expert-led guidance and advice for anyone at any point in their wellness journey. Our library of more than 11,000 stories reaches more than 7 million readers monthly who want to prioritize their health, have fun, and lead an active lifestyle while also cutting through the noise of quick fixes and unvetted fads.

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