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Angela Atkinson

Junior Copywriter , AA Editorial Services Available for work

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Mature graduate 2014 from UWE. BA Hons 1st class English language and literature.

I have an alter-ego as Born again Swindonian with which I blog about Swindon. The has amassed almost 47,000 hits to date (March 2015).
It was certainly instrumental in helping me attain a 1st class degree. I undertook a travel writing module in my 3rd year. As contributions to the coursework portfolio, I wrote a guide-book entry about Swindon's Magic Roundabout and a travelogue based around the West Swindon sculpture trail. I achieved a 1st for that particular coursework portfolio and a 1st overall for that module.

While at university began doing digital copywriting writing pages for the travel industry. Some of the work was for an airport transfer company and some of it involved writing pages at country, resort or airport level for different travel websites. It was that work, combined with the blog writing and travel writing at university that gave me the idea of setting up AA Editorial Services after graduation.

Since I seriously began to get the business established (Sept 2015) I've been gaining a variety of experience with copywriting and proofreading jobs.

One of the first jobs I had was editing/rewriting copy on a website selling medical practice software.The website was old and the copy on it was outdated so I rewrote it, putting it into plain English and removing the superfluous, tautologous sections of text. I also worked with a Swindon independent food outlet owner to produce a promotional/informative brief for his new outlet and food fact cards of health benefits.

Since then I've been employed by web developers who have outsourced to me to write copy for whom they've been building a web site so enabling them to offer a complete service. I've also worked directly to the customer.

Contact

3 Haddon Close
Grange Park
Swindon
Wilts
SN5 6ER

07732681881
    Skills
  • Brochures and Leaflets
  • Copy-editing
  • Digital and SEO Copywriting
  • Product Descriptions
  • Tone of Voice
    Specialisms
  • B2B
  • B2C
  • Consumer Goods
  • Healthcare and pharmaceuticals
  • Lifestyle
  • Sport, travel and leisure
Qualifications & Awards
Mature student,graduate 2014. BA Hons 1st Class in English language and English literature. Thrilled to bits!

Portfolio

Rewriting category and some product descriptions ...

Rewriting some of the category and product descriptions in the 'Festivals' section of the 4Points Leisure website.

B2C job

Client has a somewhat unusual house for sale. She commissioned me to write an article about it as a supplement to the ...

Editing client’s own blog posts

4Points Leisure sell camping and clamping accessories in an on-line shop. They write their own blog posts and I edit them and ...

The Fab Gift Boutique: online gift shop

I work with this client on retainer carrying out writing and editorial tasks as required. This can be product descriptions and ...

Franchise Pack for Johnson Gardening Services

August/September 2016 Client planning to franchise their garden business. Had hit writer's block in producing it herself. ...

Web Content for Swindon Will Writing –

August/September 2016 Client had written own web content. It was fine but somewhat 'unapproachable'. I helped her to find a ...

Tidying and writing new copy for 4 points leisure ...

The client wanted me to write some copy for their 'About Us' and 'Contact' page and for all products in the glamping section of ...

Content Marketing article for Ishbel’s Wardrobe

Write a content marketing article: 'You are what you wear and why it matters' for client, Reshma Field, Ishbel's ...

Proof-editing and proofreading web content

Client wrote their own web content but then passed to me for proof-editing and proofreading. Most of my suggestions were taken ...

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