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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”
I’m delighted to be working with Buy Association to populate their blog on a regular basis. My area of specialism is all things relating to the UK mortgage industry for their key audiences. You can read my first blog articles here: https://www.buyassociation.co.uk/2017/12/12/how-buy-to-let-mortgages-have-been-affected-by-base-rate-rise/ https://www.buyassociation.co.uk/2017/12/13/borrowers-could-save-money-by-switching-mortgage-product-now/
I worked with Digital Storm to help their legal client develop the content for their new website. They knew what they wanted to say, they just didn’t have time to pull the content together. That’s where I came in. I met the client, talked through each page of the website with them and then craftedContinue reading “Need some help with your content?”
The Dogs Trust Education team get inundated with information requests about all aspects of the charity’s work. Requesting information on how to work for Dogs Trust is a common enquiry and whilst the UK’s careers information service is currently lacking, any kind of careers support for young people is a welcome resource.
A perspective on the British Army’s presence in education https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6321673521860874240
My latest blog article, created for Fells New Forest Property, is live on their site. This was written specifically for use in their social media activity to help drive web traffic. I have also created the content for a newsletter aimed at local residents looking at the local property market in the context of theContinue reading “Blog article – Property prices”
I recently conducted some informal research for a local primary school about how a teacher’s voice can influence what a child thinks or feels about them. As a parent I have often heard my 7 year old say that he doesn’t like that teacher because they ‘all they do is shout’, or that teacher ‘justContinue reading “Teachers – your voice matters”
Pretty much anyone can have a go at building a website these days, but creating and developing a GREAT website means that you really have to understand what works! It’s easy to get caught up in the latest design trend at the cost of your content, or to overload your visitors with sound effects, musicContinue reading “Developing a great website – blog article”
Way back in 1997, when I was working as a Junior Account Executive for one of only two education marketing agencies in the country , one of my first clients was the charity Dogs Trust. They approached us as they wanted to encourage the next generation to be responsible dog owners, and schools seemed toContinue reading “Dogs Trust ..definitely not just for Christmas!”
The latest lesson plan available from Shelter focuses on ‘Our neighbourhood’. Supporting Geography, PSHE and English for 5-11 years, pupils are tasked with helping Anna and Teddy settle in to their new school and community, after finally being given a home of their own to live in. You can find the full range of freeContinue reading “Shelter – Our Neighbourhood”
A question asked by many businesses! Check out my latest blog post here massmediadesign.co.uk/should-i-blog/ You can see more of my articles for MassMediaDesign linked below: