Nicole Bradley Nicole Bradley is a Jane-of-all-trades when it comes to lifestyle writing. Skilled in understanding the ins and outs of home improvement and gardening, she is a former editor at Better Homes & Gardens. She has written about pets, beauty, and other lifestyle topics. In addition, she optimized SEO word content, a skill that came in handy when she took on her current job as an SEO editor for HomeTalk.Nicole graduated from the University of Iowa with a degree in journalism and mass communication and a certificate in entrepreneurial management. Her first job was as a copyeditor at The Daily Iowan, where she fact-checked and monitored the sports and politics pages. Moving on to Putnam Media, she worked to produce business-to-business content and transcribed interviews.Later on, she became the founder and editorial director of Spoon University, responsible for recruiting over 20 employees before coming to Better Homes & Gardens. Her work for Kansas City Magazine allowed her to appear on Fox 4 news segments and produce news stories. About Better Homes & Gardens Better Homes & Gardens, a Dotdash Meredith Brand, is the only iconic home brand with a 100+ year history of providing trustworthy and achievable ideas for all doers and home-enthusiasts. We are the go-to resource for fresh takes on home, food, and gardening—inspiring people to bring their dreams to life at home on special occasions and every day. BHG reaches 45 million readers each month. Learn more about us and our editorial process.