About

Here’s how you will benefit if you read my blog on a regular basis:

  • You will build an invaluable knowledge bank containing all the key information you need to succeed as a freelance.
  • By leaving comments on my posts, you will become part of an online community of freelancers where you can seek advice and support – and enjoy ‘water cooler’ chats.
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  • You will find posts on every aspect of freelancing, from setting up your home office to marketing yourself – and everything in between.

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Some facts about me

  • I’m a marketing copywriter who has been freelance for twice as long as I was an employee. My background is in marketing and PR and my last ‘proper job’ was at the Financial Times where I ran the PR department.
  • I’m an accredited SEO copywriter.

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  • After graduating with an honours degree in Business Management and French from Leeds University, I joined Texas Instruments in a marketing role. I then spent five years working in PR on the agency side and subsequently moved in-house to become head of public relations at the Financial Times.
  • I am a member of The Society of Authors, the writers’ organisation, 26, and provide advice on copywriting and blogging for the telephone-based advice website, Greatvine.
  • I lived in Thailand for five years when I was a child.
  • I have two young rescue cats, Charlie and Lola (they are brother and sister).
  • I love taking photographs of flowers and have an online store at Society6.
  • I would love to have a pond full of ducks (but I live in a second floor flat).
  • I’m a fan of 40s and 50s musicals.

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