Freelance copywriting, editing and proofreading services for marketing communications

Whether you need urgent help with an imminent marketing campaign, a wordsmith for a long-term project, or expert eyes to check over copy, I can help. I’m a highly experienced writer and editor, available to work in partnership with marketing departments, agencies and individuals.

Why words?

Whatever the image we present in our marketing, the words matter. Because it’s the words that tell the story. And carefully crafted words explain, persuade, build trust – and sell.

Helping you achieve your goals

Marketing campaigns and communications are fuelled by key goals, stakeholders and tight deadlines. Working with a skilled and knowledgeable copywriter is a fast path to success.

The difference I make

Proven expertise

Draw on my broad and deep experience in creating effective messaging to support your communications on every step of the customer journey.

Industry knowledge

Call on my business background and experience of working across all the key industries to understand customers and their needs fast.

Trusted partner

Build on my experience from one-off projects through to long-lasting partnerships as a trusted member of the virtual team.

The blog

Sports fans and business blogging – spot the difference Last night I listened in to a webinar about sports marketing and social media*. This is odd for two reasons. First, it was all about football in Europe, and I only ever pretend to be interested in that to keep other people happy. Second, it was about engaging with fans on social media. And I […] Read more > Honesty in blogging can be healthy for your brand Do you struggle to be endlessly positive in your blogging because you’re trying to show you know best? I do. Perhaps we’re trying too hard. Perhaps there’s nothing wrong with being less than perfect. And not knowing all the answers all the time. It can be hard to constantly take the role of lofty adviser […] Read more > Is the GDPR going to lose you precious subscribers?   The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a headache, right? It’s great for EU citizens who are going to see their personal data even more closely protected from the end of May 2018. But it’s hard work for organisations who hold and process information about people. This includes those of us who send out email […] Read more > Why use a copywriter? What is the point of a copywriter? Many people write these days. Content is a massive thing. So why pay a professional copywriter to create the words for your marketing programmes? Here are five reasons why they can bring real value to your business. They don’t work for you. Well, not all the time anyway, if they are with an agency or […] Read more > Imaginary farm names are part of the storytelling for supermarkets Storytelling helps marketing but must it be truthful? We’re currently seeing Tesco being berated by the National Union of Farmers for using the names of imaginary farms on some of their products. Why? Because a consumer survey found that many people thought the name suggested that the produce was sourced in the UK, but actually Tesco buys in from other countries too. It […] Read more > Writing high-quality blogs with good research How long does it take to write a blog? Or, more importantly, how long does it take to write a good business blog? I believe a good business blog goes beyond analytics. Finding the topics and the keywords that attract potential customers is great. But that content then has to be valuable in some way to build your business credibility. So it needs to […] Read more >

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