Taking the pain out of Amazon product listings

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 Let me review and edit your listings so they make an impact. I check out competing products andContinue reading “Taking the pain out of Amazon product listings”

I love Pangolins

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. REST want your children (under 12s) to create a book for children, byContinue reading “I love Pangolins”

It’s all about dogs!

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!”

Making an impact! Galgo education

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. 

Help promote us! | Greyhounds In Need

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

3,600 sentences…

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…”

Website content – Technica Solutions

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”

The Plastic Planet Challenge

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”

Get knitting for the galgos

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”

Autism friendly dog safety for kids

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. 

Content marketing – latest articles for BuyAssociation

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 & the Meerkats – helping kids understand Intellectual Property

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”

Content marketing – Buy Association

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/

Need some help with your content?

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?”

Careers Information – animal welfare charities

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. 

Blog article – Property prices

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”

Teachers – your voice matters

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”

Developing a great website – blog article

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”