I write content marketing material in the form of features, advertorials, B2B magazine articles, brochures, presentations and online guides for a huge range of clients, including Skyscanner, Editions Financial, IBM, Medtronic and Tesco Bank. I’m extremely versatile, covering everything from banks to luxury spas, but I specialise in travel, technology and video games.
I have been writing travel features and guides for Skyscanner on a freelance basis since 2014, and I work across both the Irish and UK websites. I also write sponsored content and flight-deal round-ups, as well as rejigging old articles for better SEO and impact. Below is a selection of some of my articles: you can see a full list of my Skyscanner UK articles here, and all of my Skyscanner Ireland articles here.
If you’re looking for a cheap holiday to New York, there are loads of ways to make this expensive city a bit more affordable, from seeking out discounted Broadway tickets to finding out when museums are free to enter. Here are some top money saving tips for things to see and do in New York… (read more)
I have written brochures, features, online guides and social media posts for various clients of Editions Financial, a content marketing firm for financial brands. I have worked on briefs for major clients including LinkedIn, Lloyds Bank and Lex Autolease – two of my Lex Autolease pieces are below.
I was commissioned to write several articles for the Tools and Guides section of the Tesco Bank website. These were mostly on house buying, including articles on home insurance and what questions to ask the vendor when buying a house. Below are links to a few of these guides.
It’s easy to get swept up in the rush and excitement of looking for a new home, so when it comes to viewings you might not remember to ask all the right kinds of questions… (read more)
I interviewed Louis Guelette, CEO of BO Partner, for the quarterly IBM Inspire Beyond Today’s Technology magazine, which is a B2B publication distributed to IT businesses in Belgium and the Netherlands. I also contributed an article on the future of cloud computing.
I wrote an advertorial for Kotaku UK that was commissioned by the Victoria and Albert Museum in London to promote the exhibition Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt.
The Victoria and Albert Museum is hosting an exhibition that takes a radical new approach towards the representation of video games as a medium. Rather than focusing on gaming history, Videogames: Design/Play/Disrupt looks at the changing nature of digital entertainment from the early 2000s right up to the present day… (read more)
I’ve recently been commissioned by the vacation-rental company TravelNest to write a series of features for their website to help their customers and give them tips and ideas.
I interviewed Professor Markus Ferrari for an innovation article commissioned by Medtronic, which is one of the world’s largest medical-device companies. The article was a profile of PERKAT, a tiny heart pump that was devised by Prof. Ferrari and his colleagues in Germany.
A team of engineers and cardiologists from Jena, Germany, has developed and successfully tested the first pulsatile, catheter-based, electrocardiogram-controlled heart pump in the world. This device can be inserted within 15 minutes in emergency cases, such as right heart failure or cardiogenic shock, and can provide circulation support of more than 3 litres per minute… (read more)
I researched and wrote a PowerPoint presentation on Mexico for Resense Spas, a company that creates bespoke luxury spas for five-star hotels around the world. The presentation was for a prospective client, and it gave an overview of the country along with its bathing and wellbeing traditions.
I wrote two case-study articles for Bouncepad, which manufactures iPad holders for shops and exhibitions. The two articles were focused on the use of tablet holders by Virgin Holidays and Virgin Media.
Think of a travel agent and you might well imagine sitting in boredom while a rep endlessly types your details into a computer. This is one reason why high street travel agents have been on the wane as holidaymakers ditch them in favour of online booking… (read more)
Inspire IT Services
I wrote a blog post for Inspire, a web design and IT company in Scotland. The post is about keeping up to date with website design and protocols to ensure that your site is secure and attractive to customers.
UV-C Light Products
I wrote and edited much of the website content for UV-C Light Products, a manufacturer of UV-based cleaning tools.