I am very proud today. I hope you don't mind if I take a moment or two to get excited and blow my own trumpet (as it were)? It's just that today I got my sticky little mitts on a copy of the book I've been working on with a client of mine - Dr… Continue reading Today is a proud day…
That's the very question I was asked at a recent networking meeting I attended in Newcastle. And it made me think. First of all, it made me think what a mentor was because, being a bit of a thickie, I had never spoken to a mentor, had a mentor or even really given much brain… Continue reading Do you have what it takes to be a mentor?
This is another example of my writing work - a blog post that was originally posted on theNorthEastHUB blog. Visit the site for other great North East related posts. When I first started networking for my own business back in 2006 I took the 'scatter gun' approach. I filled up my pockets with as many business cards… Continue reading Getting the best out of networking
This blog post was originally posted on the North East HUB blog but is all my own work. Enjoy! When I was asked how I felt about making presentations, this is how I responded... For me, the fear I feel about giving a presentation depends very much on the audience (who they are, whether they… Continue reading Make the most of your presentation skills
One of the things I love about my job is the fact that I get to research, write and play with words on loads of different subjects and carry out projects of all shapes and sizes. An example of a smaller scale project that I've worked is for one of my first clients, Nixon Hire. Based… Continue reading Divide and conquer
I've been asked in the past, when I've been chatting a potential client about some copy writing, "Do you have any experience of writing about X, Y and Z?". Now, I'm sure you can appreciate that, unless I'm the most widely travelled, read, worked and written person in the world, I don't have experience of… Continue reading Not a specialist? Not a problem
As a hazy sunlight brightens the midday sky the idea of candles, cosy houses, costumed youngsters and mounds of sweets and chocolate seems worlds away. Crunchy, pumpkin-coloured leaves whip and skip along the pavements. They huddle in corners, behind bins, at the foot of walls and up against garage doors. Anywhere that will afford them… Continue reading Happy Halloween
So you're not just going to take my word for it that I can do what I claim to do? Fair enough. That's why I've decided that bring you some examples of my recent work, right here, on the blog. So here goes. Below are some examples of advertisement copy I've written recently. I don't… Continue reading Examples…