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Daniel W. | Elance
 
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Daniel W.

Expert copywriter, proofer and editor.
   United Kingdom
  |   Liss , Hampshire
  |  4:26 pm Local Time

Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $11

If you think your business could benefit from some thoughtful communication, then I'm certain I can help.

My first stop is always to learn all about your brand, your values and your message, and from there the creative journey begins. Sometimes ideas will just leap from the page, sometimes it takes a little longer, but the destination is always the same – snappy copy which speaks directly to your customers, whatever section of the market you're operating in.

Please take a look at the services I typically undertake for clients and see how...

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Portfolio

Promotional copy written for an A5 letter to prospective clients. This content was also...
http://www.goldsteinlegal.co.uk/
Web copy written for AS Wallace Butchers, an exclusive family-owned business that...

Skills (6)

Tested
Blog Writing and Editing
Website Administration
CMS Management
Freelance Journalism
Ghostwriting
SEO Writing

Service Description

Copywriting

Buzzwords and cliché are ready-made shortcuts to established ideas. Yet more often than not it's the very message you want to get across that's being bypassed.

A clutch of buzzwords du jour is just the excuse your reader was looking for to tune your message out. Resort to inspiring customers with cookie-cutter epithet and you won't see them for dust. Respect has to run both ways, after all.

As a copywriter, I go out of my way to make my writing interesting enough for your readers to want to go out of their way to read it.

I believe words should speak to people personally, and the path they lead them on should be one of interest, fascination and exploration, not just a shortcut to nowhere.

Proofing

Spelling, grammatical and punctuation errors don't just damage your image, they may lead to costly reprints or even legal repercussions.

If you need your work proofed by someone trained in rooting out mistakes then I can help. I’ve a decade of experience in proofing and editing everything from examination papers to business magazines. You can get on with the writing and let me take care of the finer details.

Speech writing

Getting some help with your speech can really relieve the nerves of the big occasion. This can range from my full speech writing service through to an informal chat to help you structure your own ideas.

With a little help you'll soon find the words you need to make an impact on your audience, whether you are addressing a wedding breakfast,...

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Employment

NHS Hampshire
Communications Consultant
2010 - 2011
Pearson Research and Assessment
Application of Number Project Manager
2006 - 2011
Edexcel
Senior Desktop Publishing Technician
2002 - 2006
Edexcel
Publishing Support Officer
2001 - 2002

Education

Open Univeristy
Beyond Google - Using Information Online
2008 - 2008
London School of Journalism
Postgraduate Diploma in General Journalism
2001 - 2001
University of Middlesex
BA Honours History and the History of Ideas
1994 - 1997

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