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Jo Gatford | Elance
 
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Jo Gatford

Attention to Detail - Words That Work
   United Kingdom
  |   Brighton, East Sussex
  |  11:42 am Local Time

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Overview

Professional copywriting, editing, proofreading and social media services.

I am an experienced creative fiction writer, copywriter and social media marketer who has worked with a wide range of B2B and B2C clients to create content that engages, inspires, informs, and calls customers to action.

Whether you need fresh website content, SEO copy, creative writing, email marketing content, articles, blogs or press releases, I will use your brief to produce content that suits your company's personality, tone and business goals. I'm comfortable...

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May 18, 2013|Copywriting|Private|Working
Feb 6, 2013|Academic Writing|Private|Completed
Feb 6, 2013|E-books and Blogs|Private|Completed
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Jan 8, 2013|E-books and Blogs|Private|Completed
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Portfolio

An extract from the introduction of a 9,500 word e-book on pregnancy yoga.
E-book about the challenges of working from home, with advice and tips on how to work...
Informal, fun and stylised press release in the tone of a quirky local cake company...
http://therathergoodcakeco.com
A press release to publicise the opening of a new wedding dress outlet store in London.
A blog post on the 'fourth trimester' postnatal period.

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Content Writing
Content Writing Skills Test
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English
UK English Basic Skills Test
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Social Media Marketing
Social Media Marketing Test
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Business Writing
Business Writing Skills Test (UK Version)
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Creative Writing
Creative Writing Test - Fiction (UK Version)
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Creative Writing Test - Non-fiction (UK Version)
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Online Writing
Online Article Writing and Blogging Test (UK Version)
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SEO copy
Screenwriting
Script Editing
Editing

Service Description

Ranking within the top 5% on Elance for content writing, I am able to offer professional business writing for both print and online purposes, as well as creative writing for fiction and non-fiction projects, including screenplays and scripts. For existing content and creative work, I offer copyediting, proofreading, beta reading and critiquing services to a very high standard.

I have been writing for many years, and currently work as a freelancer for a busy internet marketing company as Head of Social Media, providing SEO copy, content writing and social media management for a variety of different industries and clients with many different business goals and marketing strategies. I work closely with clients to create a bespoke approach to their content requirements - most recently heading up a social campaign that saw a particular business' Facebook page follower count increase from 300 to over 33,000, with such a vast ROI that the company pushed forward its plans to open an additional store.

I believe content should be a pleasure to read, whether it's sales copy or an informative article. Today's web users expect a certain level of quality and are becoming more and more adept at blocking out the run-of-the-mill content they are bombarded with on a daily basis. For your words to work, they must be fresh, original, interesting, full of voice, and should represent your company's ethos and style. I have years of experience in working with businesses to create content that...

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Employment

Freelance Copywriter, Editor & Social Media Market
Self-employed
2010 - Present
Ikroh SEO
Head of Social Media
2010 - 2013

Education

Westminster University
Film and Television Production BA
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Keywords

copywriting
content writing
social media marketing
press release
article writing
creative writing
business writing
editing
proofreading
SEO copywriting
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