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Struggling to find the right words to promote your business? Feel like your marketing is not reaching your ideal customers? Let me help get your business message across in a clear, compelling way. I write for many household names as well as smaller organisations and sole traders. I specialise in writing for service-based businesses (B2B) – my clients include tech and engineering firms, legal companies, training providers, healthcare organisations and universities. I also love writing about property and interiors. My job is to take the stress of marketing off your shoulders so you can focus on your day job. I'm also a qualified social media marketing specialist and experienced in managing LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. I can help with social media management or provide social media training and consultancy. I work with clients across the UK, from London to Hampshire, Surrey to the West Midlands and beyond. Get all the details on my website: www.brightwords.co.uk Or, if you'd like to have a chat, please give me a call on 07767 252464.
Need to reach new customers? But no marketing team? I’ll work with you to create the ideal content for your audience. Whether you sell tech, software or SaaS to other businesses, it's essential to strike the right balance with your marketing. Because to attract new customers, you've got to show that you understand your audience's challenges and how you've helped similar businesses. And above all, you need to convince prospects you're the right choice. Let me help you with content and copy to do precisely that. How I can help you 📌 Case studies - Close more sales using persuasive customer success stories 📌 White papers - Establish your authority with informative content for decision-makers 📌 Articles - Explore complex topics without patronising your audience 📌 Website copy - Create the right first impression with a website you’re proud to share About me I specialise in writing compelling case studies, copy and content for B2B tech, software and SaaS companies. Over the years, I’ve written for software developers, SaaS providers, IT consultants, managed service providers, cyber security specialists, telecoms suppliers and many more. Also, I've spent over 20 years working in IT and technology for Accenture, Visa and other big brands. ⭐ "Rob utterly nailed the case study brief I gave him. He's surpassed any expectations I had, and what he produced will be invaluable for my business." ⭐ Nick Shaw, Always Networks Next Steps Want me to write for your business? Email email@example.com or hit the 'Send an email' button at the top of this page. Looking to find out more about me and my work? Visit my website robbeadle.co.uk
What I do: Brand tone of voice, narrative, messaging, brand voice guidelines, naming, website copy, campaign concepts… Who I do it for: Design agencies, advertising agencies, PR companies, production companies and direct clients. How I work: Pen and paper, Apple Mac, remotely. Brands I’ve worked with: The AA, AIA Insurance, ASOS, Build Africa, Capita, Carlsberg, CBRE, Church Urban Fund, Côtes du Rhône, Dairy Crest, DTI, Dubai Tourism, Friends of the Earth, German National Tourist Office, GlaxoSmithKline, Harrods, Hi-Tec, IHG, L’Oréal, LaSalle, League Against Cruel Sports, Lufthansa, Mastercard, NatWest, Nepal Youth Foundation, Nestlé, Ocean Spray, P&O Ferries, Robinsons Barley Water, SanDisk, Smirnoff, Sekonda, The Gym, TNT, VW… Agencies I've worked with: BBH Zag, BeColourful, Black Bug, Conran, Deadeye Design, Design Bridge, Designhouse, Fiora, For Sure Studio, Gasp!, Graphicks, (Hug) London, KHBB, Kino Design, Manifesto, Page & Page, Parker Design, The PHA Group, Rabbit & Hare, Saentys, SevenFive, ShopTalk London, SixTwo, Space & Time, Team Saatchi, TMP Worldwide, Vertical Productions, VMLY&R, WCRS, Zest the Agency… What they say: 'Not only is he highly creative, giving original thought to everything he does, but he’s also bloody lovely and approaches briefs with a balanced and genuine interest.' Helen Davies – Head of Client Services, Zest the Agency 'I am so thrilled with how you’ve helped us find our voice. Our new website, brochure and everything else you’ve worked on are outstanding. After 20 years, we needed a fresh approach to they way we talk about ourselves and this takes Mountgrange to a whole new level. You should be really proud – I know we all are.' Liz Thomson – Director, Mountgrange Heritage 'Jonathan is an absolute delight to work with. He’s an incredible writer with great knowledge on varying topics. The whole process was seamless which is testament not only to his fantastic skill but also to how organised, efficient and professional he is.' Kathleen Arthurs – Project Manager, Six Two Design You may not know: I also have many years' experience as an Art Director, so I understand how words and pictures work together.
Here’s my key selling point. My bread-and-butter skillset. I like talking to people. No jargon, no waffle – just honest-to-goodness conversations about what you have to offer your client base. It’s an invaluable skill. Because if we can convey how beneficial – even transformative – your product or service is, in plain English that packs a punch, you’re on to a winner. Here’s the issue for you, though. Few people can write that adeptly. There’s a knack to turning industry spiel into lively, sparkling copy. See, I’m terrible at all sorts of things. Drawing. Cooking. Competitive sports. False modesty. I am, however, pretty darn good at expressing myself. Give me complex information and I’ll transform it into a reader-friendly blog, or press release, or homepage, or brochure. Maybe a white paper or ebook, if we’re feeling ambitious. Unlike an AI app, I can natter with an executive and instinctively work out what readers will like about their product. With a reporter’s doggedness, I’ll sniff out the information I need, then serve it to readers in a way that holds their attention. Heck, I’ll even throw in some well-placed jokes if you like. If you’re a SaaS business or fintech firm that’s reaching out to customers, for instance, or anyone in the market for case studies, white papers or a ghostwriter, then I’m ideal. The strange part is, I’m a physics graduate. Half of me’s precise and analytical, so I’m a diligent, methodical researcher with an eye for detail. Oh, and an information sponge. The other half, meanwhile, is a bit arty, a bit creative. I mean, I wrote an acclaimed book about Orwell that readers singled out for its jaunty prose. Mix these elements together and what do you get? More sales! Those wonderful conversions you dream about! Because who wants to trudge through boring content from a wordsmith with a “that’ll do” attitude? As a writer and editor, I’ve been intimately acquainted with brevity, clarity and accuracy for three decades now. A turning point came in 2010 when I joined CNBC Business magazine in London. When I wasn’t writing features, I was rewriting our international correspondents’ articles in colloquial English. More recently, I’ve used this skill to research and write advertorial supplements, executive interviews, thought leadership pieces, case studies and news stories for Elite Business magazine. Not to mention high-profile advertorial sites for CNBC! So, what are you waiting for? Let’s yack!
I set up Town Mouse Country Mouse (TMCM) in 2010 with one goal in mind – use my copywriting expertise to create the very best work, wherever that may be. Working remotely from the TMCM office in Dorset, I provide a voice to both international brands and local independent businesses. I’m happiest with pens and post-its, keyboards and coffee mugs, writing clear and simple words that really make a difference to all my clients’ businesses. This win-win way of writing is really paying off. My clients appreciate my smart ideas, and carefully crafted writing. And I’ve never enjoyed working more. So whether you’re producing a new brochure, updating your website, require a tone of voice or need help with blog posts and tweets, I can help on one-off projects or provide a monthly input. Intrigued? Take a look at my website – www.tmcmcopy.co.uk
Working with you to find the right words and ideas to make your brand sing. I can help your brand communicate in the most powerful, appropriate and engaging way possible. Whether that's finding the right tone of voice (or fixing what you’ve got), persuasive copywriting or big ideas that work across multiple media, I make every word count. If you'd like to discuss a project and how I might help you, please get in touch. I'm a good listener and quick to understand your business, brand and tone of voice issues. I take those insights and find ways to help you tell persuasive, memorable stories about your brand. COPYWRITING & BRAND WRITING – Over the years, I've written millions of words for hundreds of brands. I understand how to communicate in any medium – from brief to concept and execution. TONE OF VOICE & VERBAL IDENTITY – creating and fixing tone of voice and building verbal identities for brands is at the heart of what I do. I worked as Head of Verbal Identity at a brand consultancy for five years and I'm skilled in finding and executing the perfect tone for all kinds of brands including Ordnance Survey, Bentley, Jaguar, Rolls-Royce, HMRC, RNIB and P&O Ferries. BRAND STRATEGY – I create joined-up thinking for brands and I’ve helped many companies clarify and communicate their brand strategy and purpose. I create detailed, useful and usable brand guidelines that tell your brand story simply and effectively, which makes putting it in to practice easy. You can also trust me to steer your brand and verbal identity from a consistency point of view, translating it into persuasive messaging and campaigns. Clients include Ordnance Survey Leisure, Crunch, Napier AI, Atelier Ellis and JosephJoseph. BRAND NAMING – My approach to brand naming is simple and objective, using a tried and trusted approach that takes the potentially crippling subjectivity out of the process. I’ve created names for Rova, McLaren, Sayara International, Shake Climate Change and Liberty Steel. I've been lucky enough to work with everyone from bootstrapping start-ups to international behemoths and every stripe of client between. Even if I haven’t worked in your sector, I will have worked with brands that faces similar challenges. If you'd like to discuss a project and how I might help you, please get in touch. Recent projects include: • Tone of Voice guides for Renishaw (international engineering group) • Brand Naming and Tone of Voice for Rova, a dog food supplement brand • Brand naming for Liberty Steel • Copywriting for F1 recruitment • Tone of Voice guides and training for Roxhill Media • Brand tone of voice and copywriting for Jabra headphones and speakers • Brand naming for Sayara International (NGO) • Brand & Tone of Voice refresh for Crunch Online Accountants - champions of the self-employed • Campaign copywriting for Ordnance Survey Leisure • Brand Tone of Voice for HMRC - making the contents of those manila envelopes a less scary • Brand voice development, brand writing and web copywriting for Oyster Yachts • Brand positioning, tone of voice development and guidelines for Ordnance Survey Leisure brand • Tone of Voice development for Glenfiddich, the world's leading single malt whisky • Creating a Tone of Voice for the international PR and communications agency Hill+Knowlton • Tone of Voice and positioning development for multi-sensory agency Condiment Junkie • Brand naming and tone of voice for Shake Climate Change • Developing vision and purpose statements for an innovation foundation Nesta • Developing Tone of Voice guidelines and copywriting annual reports for RNIB • Copywriting website and brochures for Italian kitchen appliance company Bertazzoni "Ed writes beautiful, endlessly flowing words. If I had to sum up his unique offering, it would be his chameleon-like ability to find the brand voice and write in an absolutely authentic tone. Most importantly, he always writes copy I want to read to the last full stop." Piggy Lines, Creative Partner, Carnage
Hello there and thank you for taking a look at my profile, I’m an experienced, friendly, and flexible Freelance Marketing Copywriter. That means I write copy from a marketing point of view and consider what makes your customers want to buy. I have a Masters in Marketing, a degree in Psychology, and the experience and passion for using the right words to tell a compelling story. Who I work for Based in Goring-on-Thames, Berkshire, I work with blue-chip clients, marketing and media agencies, SMEs, and sole traders across the UK. What I can help with * SEO website content * Blog posts * Social media content and design of posts * Email campaigns * Newsletters - internal or external * Articles * Testimonials and case studies * Press releases * Award-nomination entries * Complaint response letters * Editing and proofreading anything from brochures to business proposals Why choose me Choose me for your business and benefit from an experienced and commercially aware marketing and copywriting professional who writes copy and content that delivers the results you need. I write motivating copy that persuades and resonates with your audience to encourage action and engagement with your business. I also develop content that educates, informs, tells your brand story, and entertains your readers to build trust and reassurance. As a healthcare specialist, I write clear copy that breaks down industry jargon and complex subject matter into easily digestible content. My blogs have been accredited by Findspot and my content is SEO optimised. I can also turn my hand to any other industry and bring a fresh approach to your communications. Let’s chat I offer a free 15-minute consultation to find out more about your copywriting needs and answer your questions. I quickly gain a full understanding of your company including your tone of voice, written style, and values so that I can write the distinctive and cohesive content that tells your customers what you have to offer and why they should choose you. Find out more about me, read my case studies, and book your free 15-minute appointment at: https://www.hkennardmarketingandcopywriting.co.uk/copywriter What my clients say about me “Helen is extremely professional and knowledgeable and adapts her writing style to suit various different media channels. Helen goes over and above to research subject matter and provides high-quality inspiring content, which is interesting and suitable for the varying audiences. I would not hesitate to recommend Helen to any of my contacts, she is easy to work with and nothing is ever too much trouble." Nicola Morgan, Regional Digital Marketing Southern Region, Ramsay Health Care UK. “Helen was a Copywriter for our biggest national client after being chosen as the lead copywriter for their blog. Her work was always spot on, perfectly aligned with the brief, and delivered on time. She has done an amazing job fulfilling very high client expectations. I would happily work with Helen in the future and would strongly recommend her." Kasia Bigda, Head of SEO, Greenwood Campbell I look forward to hearing all about your business and working with you soon. Portfolio: https://www.hkennardmarketingandcopywriting.co.uk/clients Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Call: 07747 028436
You're busy, so let's keep this quick. Here are 4 questions my clients ask:
ONE: How much do you charge for copywriting and content writing?Between £275 and £375 per day, depending on your business, the writing which is needed, and the deadline. Small businesses and charities generally pay less than agencies and larger businesses. Once we have a discovery call and I learn all about your business, I'll create a bespoke proposal outlining your whole project and the exact costs. You'll know the full costs of the project before you sign the contract. The only reason the price will change is if the scope changes, but we'll discuss this if it arises.
TWO: Are you available now?Sort of. Very likely, yes. I intentionally leave lots of space in my diary for quick projects, such as a page of website copy, or a couple of blogs. So, if I can squeeze in some work I will. I really get a kick out of helping people, and I get that you might need some copy fast. Depending on the exact deadline you need (AKA: how late I'll have to work in the evening or if I'm working over a weekend) I might need to include a 25% rush fee. Generally, it takes around 6- 8 weeks to complete a copywriting project like a white paper or a full website. I can be booked for these projects 2- 3 months in advance. We can discuss exact deadlines in your discovery call.
THREE: Are you an experienced copywriter?Yes. I've written everything from SEO blogs to Instagram captions to Deliveroo listings. I've written white papers and website copy. I've written newsletters and emails and product descriptions. I'm pretty gosh darn confident I could write anything you wanted. I mostly write for fabulous small UK business owners, but I've also worked with digital agencies, national brands, and international businesses. My writing has even appeared in the press, and I've got a burgeoning Substack newsletter. Head to my website for examples of my writing.
FOUR: What happens when a client works with a copywriter?Everyone's got their own processes, but this is how I work best. 1. We start with a discovery call, which lasts up to 30 minutes. This is where I learn exactly what you’re looking for, the deadline, and your budget. 2. I’ll write you a proposal. If you’re happy to proceed, I’ll send you a contract and an invoice for 50% of the fee. 3. It's time for you to create a super detailed brief. I can help you with this. 4. I write your first draft and send it to you. You tell me about anything which needs to be edited. 5. I edit the first draft and send draft two back to you, with the final invoice. 6. You upload the copy to your website, or send it to your email list, or post on social media, and start engaging with your customers. 7. (And, perhaps you write me a lovely testimonial too? Hey, a girl can dream!) That's it! Easy, huh?
"Bonnie refined my brand voice and optimised what I wanted to say into a condensed and easy- to- read format. All my conversations with Bonnie were natural and productive. She delivered all that she promised in a timely and professional manner."
I can't wait to meet you and hear all about your business. Book a discovery call: https://www.wordsbybonnie.com/contact
'Refreshingly different from the usual twaddle.' Or so one of my agency clients tells me. Hey, I’m Laura. I’ve been writing copy and content for well over a decade, parenting a wild child for six years, and failing to tame a crazy hairstyle for a lifetime. I’m a Leeds-based freelance copywriter. Business owners, like you, hire me to write and edit words that give your business personality and make you more money. You’re great at what you do. You’ve got fab ideas, you’re a laugh to be around, and you have a killer business approach that throws shade on your competitors. But if you’re a “synergy-focussed solutions expert with a passion for customer care”, no one’s going to have a bloody clue what you’re on about. Your copy needs to be free from naff jargon, full of personality, friendly to Google, and fire up your customers to think: ‘Hey, it’s YOU I need to buy from.’ But how do you do that? Hire a freelance copywriter and content writer, like me. I’ll save you time, reduce your stress and build your business with the words that sell your stuff to the right people. Nosy at my website for other people's opinions about me and how much I charge (let's be honest, that's what you want to know, right?).
It happens faster than you can think. Quite literally... Before your conscious mind has had the chance to process the information in front of you, your subconscious has already made its calculations. In fact, cognitive scientists say ~95% of our behaviour, emotion, decision-making (and more) depend on brain activity beyond our conscious awareness. 95%! In other words, we're basically running on auto-pilot but use some convincing post-rationalisations to justify our actions... And in over 200,000 years, that's not really changed. We were (and still are) guided by behavioural principles and evolutionary instincts we're not aware of. The outcomes are different, yes - we're not fighting for survival anymore - but the drivers are still very much the same. And once you know what they are (and how to tap into them) influencing behaviour becomes a whole lot easier. You can do it in person, over the phone, online, in writing - it doesn't matter. It all works the same way. And you need it. Just like every other business. How are you going to generate leads... make sales... impress investors... grow your customer base... without it? Winning others to your way of thinking isn't a "nice-to-have". It's a must-have. Especially when it's paired with a product or service that your market is worse off without. In the written realm, the world of copywriting, you need to convince your reader that your product or service is worth the money they're about to pay for it. And, in essence, that's all persuasion is. Showing how good what you have is - and how bad it'll be without it. Push. Pull. Push. Pull. And any copywriter - heck *anyone* - can use that... But the devil is in the details. Just stating facts is too overt. Too obvious. (Think, when was the last time you bought something, knowing you were being persuaded?) Instead, you need to be subtle. Compelling. And slip in under the radar. You need to make your reader feel like they're making this decision themselves. And that's not something just "anyone" can do. Over 70 businesses across the UK have used me to help them win their market to their way of thinking. And I've done so through websites, landing pages, sales pages, emails and social media ads. Together, we've turned hesitant window shoppers into high-paying loyal customers, who not only want to take action... but enjoy coming back for more. Get what your business needs. Message me now. “Lewis is a great copywriter. He has worked on ads and landing pages for us, both delivering fantastic results. He is easy to work with, enjoys collaborating and is always honing his skills. Highly recommended.” -- Stephen Bavister, Director/Founder of LexisClick Growth Consultancy 5 facts about me: - I like to eat kiwis with the skin on - I'm based near Ipswich, Suffolk - I graduated from Loughborough University with a degree in Automotive Materials Engineering. - I'm on a mission to visit 50 countries before I'm 30 (I'm at 41) - I'm a big fan of RHCP, especially John Frusciante
Are you looking for fresh, conversational copy to help your business stand out online? Then my chatty style of copywriting could be just the thing to get your website, blogs, email newsletters or social media updates noticed. Why hire me? I'm not an English grad or journalist turned copywriter. I am a trained, experienced copywriter with a varied business background - everything from construction to banking to crazy golf (I kid you not!). I also have heaps of project management experience and the ability to ‘get stuff done’. I love researching new subjects and seek out opportunities to learn new skills. I specialise in ‘white hat’ SEO that appeals to both search engines and potential customers. And one of my absolute favourite things is coming up with creative marketing ideas, and adding more value to your business than just providing awesome copy. Although obviously I do that too! I have a long list of happy clients with whom I am only too happy to spend time chatting copywriting, marketing or business in general. Patience and handholding come as standard; perfect if you’re a small business or have never worked with a copywriter before. DISCLAIMER:I am currently living in Germany with my family, but as long as you're happy to chat over Zoom, I'm happy to be of service. :-)
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