It’s always a pleasure to work on inspiring projects like this. The Intellectual Property Office has launched the next Cracking Ideas competition in partnership with Aardman Animations! Children are encouraged to think about the impact of transportation on the climate, as they are challenged with designing a sustainable form of transport for Wallace and Gromit.Continue reading “Cracking Ideas”
Recycle to Read is a ground-breaking new campaign that rewards schools for collecting unwanted plastic toys and tech for recycling and reuse, in exchange for books from The Pod (Wastebusters CIC). I’m happy beavering away in the background helping to create the accompanying schools resources and comms plan with the Wastebuster team. Did you know?Continue reading “Recycle to Read”
I’ve worked with Greyhounds in Need CIO (GIN) for many years on their education programme in Spain, delivered via their dedicated education website. Well this past year, I branched out a bit and took over the redevelopment of their main charity website http://www.greyhoundsinneed.co.uk Working with Gain Momentum Marketing for design, and Mark Hanchard-Goodwin for theContinue reading “We gave greyhounds a makeover”
Last year I worked with Gain Momentum Marketing on a fantastic project all about orangutans for International Animal Rescue (IAR). Lesson plans and factsheets are available for each year group from Early Years/Reception through to Year 6. Not only will children learn all about the amazing orangutan, they will explore where they live, find outContinue reading “Orangutans”
Check it out – I’m a featured freelancer on the Freelance Heroes website. Featured Freelancer: Samantha Taylor, Education Communications Consultant
Developing children’s understanding of animal welfare and how to treat a dog with love and care.
I recently completed 29 Amazon product listings for Cookify with enhanced brand content, and this is what they said: “Great content, good communication, and delivered on time. Would definitely use Samantha’s services again” – James Berrie, Cookify
The Rare & Endangered Species Trust (REST) works to save Namibia’s most endangered species – including the pangolin. If you followed the story of Honey Bun (who sadly died this year), then like me you will want to help these amazing creatures.
Just launched for families and schools in West Sussex – Busta and crew are asking everyone to take the pledge to ‘recycle it right’.
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It’s been a busy year, and I know this site is desperately in need of some TLC, so bear with me and hopefully, I’ll have some updates on the ‘busyness’ very soon.
I’m really excited and honoured to be working with Paws2Rescue to help develop educational materials for use with children in Romania. The charity supports private shelters in Romania to help relieve the plight of the thousands of dogs without homes. They provide food, bedding and raise funds for veterinary care and run education and neuteringContinue reading “It’s all about dogs!”
There is something very satisfying when you see your work in action! This week Greyhounds in Need received some fantastic pictures of children in Spain creating galgo puppets and masks from the resources we developed for their education website.
I’ve been working with Super Developments for about 9 months now! They are an awesome team that specialises in CRM for property businesses. Boring you say? It most definitely isn’t!
I’m working with Greyhounds in Need to raise awareness of the education programme and drive visitors to the education website. The latest creation is these ‘website buttons’, which we hope shelters in Spain and their supporters will use on their websites to link to the education.greyhoundsinneed.co.uk Source: Help promote us! | Greyhounds In Need
It’s great when I can combine my copywriting and education expertise. A recent project for SumDog had me creating sentences for use in their spelling games. Have you ever tried writing simple sentences for an age range of 6-10 years, with a UK and USA audience? I was pretty good it turns out… “Sam hasContinue reading “3,600 sentences…”
Traditionally landlords have sought flexibility and portability in a mortgage product, but now long-term financial security is increasingly appealing. Source: Locked in for a decade – buy-to-let investors explore long-term fixed rates
Limited company buy-to-let mortgage sector set for growth Hinckley and Rugby Building Society their own Buy To Let limited company proposition as more landlords move their portfolios to a company structure Source: Limited company buy-to-let mortgage sector set for growth
I like a challenge, and the brief for IT company Technica Solutions to write the copy for their new website was certainly that. Working closely with the client and designer to get a real feel for the tone of their business, I went through a structured process to pin down the language and style theContinue reading “Website content – Technica Solutions”
I am delighted to be working with Wastebuster a not-for-profit, environmental education company assisting with their communications and campaigns in schools. Today on UN World Environment Day, Wastebuster and Recycle Now are launching an exciting new 30-day challenge in schools, inviting young people to use pester power to engage their families in plastic waste reduction, reuse and recycling and help #beatplasticpollution. ALL schoolsContinue reading “The Plastic Planet Challenge”
Greyhounds in Need are always looking for ways to engage young people with the galgos (Spanish greyhounds) that often live unhappy lives and are disposed of at the end of the hunting season in Spain, often cruelly and inhumanely. Taking inspiration from a knitting pattern for a galgo coat already on their website, we createdContinue reading “Get knitting for the galgos”
Another project launched. I assisted in the development of a new information leaflet designed for families with children and young people on the autism spectrum to help them be dog smart and stay safe.
My knowledge of the UK mortgage market is expanding with every article I write for BuyAssociation – an investment consultancy that introduces property-based products to an international community of investors. First-time buyers choosing 30-year mortgages to reduce monthly costs https://www.buyassociation.co.uk/2018/01/31/first-time-buyers-choosing-30-year-mortgages-reduce-monthly-costs/ Lenders offer attractive deals to combat decline in new mortgage approvals https://www.buyassociation.co.uk/2018/02/01/lenders-offer-attractive-deals-combat-decline-new-mortgage-approvals/ More focus onContinue reading “Content marketing – latest articles for BuyAssociation”
Nancy and the Meerkats Musical Box has launched! Working with the Intellectual Property Office and Fun Kids Radio, we have developed a brand new resource and competition for schools. Nancy’s Musical Box will help children understand copyright, trade marks and the importance of respecting intellectual property. Nancy and the Meerkats is an audio and animatedContinue reading “Nancy & the Meerkats – helping kids understand Intellectual Property”