Stories & Blogs

Writing About Covid in 2021 – Cringeworthy or Useful

Writing About Covid in 2021 – Cringeworthy or Useful

Is writing about Covid a good idea? I’m often asked this by clients and those in my network. There isn’t a hard yes or no answer to this. Let me tell you what I’ve told them.  If you want to include content about the pandemic in your content plan ask yourself whether...

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Support Small Businesses and Independents

Support Small Businesses and Independents

I'm trying to do at least one thing a day to support small businesses. I've been doing this for years but now more than ever it can be a great way to help small business owners out. For example, yesterday I made an order of some (fabulous) notebooks from an amazing...

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Adapting To A Changing World

Adapting To A Changing World

I did not see Covid-19 coming. Even in the early days, with the first reports, I couldn’t imagine life being quite like it is now. Writing this we are entering our third week of lockdown. As a mother and a freelance Copywriter, I’ve had to embrace adapting to a...

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Evernote as a Freelance Tool

Evernote as a Freelance Tool

There are so many tools for freelancers out there and no one tool is perfect. I've jumped between several freelance tools but always come back to Evernote. Evernote as a freelance tool can be very useful as this tool allows to you completely customise the way you use...

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National Coworking Day

National Coworking Day

Today is National Coworking Day. I don't have any flags to wave, sadly. I thought instead I would write about my experience of coworking and it's benefits. If it isn't something that you've tried, now could be the time! National Coworking Day: The Main Event National...

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What Does a Copywriter Do?

What Does a Copywriter Do?

When asked what I do for a living, the term "freelance copywriter" makes people's eye glaze over. They politely nod and occasionally some brave soul will ask what a copywriter actually does but other than that, I get blank stares. So What Does a Copywriter Do Words...

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Susan Cain: International Women’s Day

Susan Cain: International Women’s Day

Today, March 8th 2018, is International Women's Day and I've chosen to talk about Susan Cain. A day where the successes, the strengths, the innovative thinking, the scientific achievements (and so much more) of women are celebrated. Whether you are applauded today for...

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LinkedIn Privacy: A Cautionary Tale

We all know that LinkedIn privacy isn't something that should be taken for granted, Or do we? I'm going to tell you a little true story about my friend's recent and somewhat mortifying brush with LinkedIn.  My friend, shall we call him Boris for the purposes of...

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Ted Talk: Shawn Achor & The Happy Secret to Better Work

Ted Talk: Shawn Achor & The Happy Secret to Better Work

Have you ever watched a TED Talk? TED talks are short speeches, presentations, monologues (they have many titles and descriptions) given by people who know what they are talking about. A TED Talk is often as inspiring as it is informative and I try to listen to at...

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