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Business & Career Blogging:
6 Promotion Secrets Your Boss Won’t Tell You
To win a promotion, you need to know the things your boss isn’t telling you about how to climb the career ladder. This post reveals those secrets. [Article assigned by CareerMeh and syndicated to Business Insider.]
Engagement: More than 22,000 views in the first 4 days
Are Your Employees Time Wasters?
This post for the Robert Half Finance & Accounting Blog reveals the biggest workplace time wasters reported in a research poll, and suggests ways to improve employees’ productivity at work.
Engagement: 370 LinkedIn shares
How to Address a Talent Shortage and Attract the Best Candidates
Competition for specialist talent is fierce. This post for Robert Half Finance & Accounting explains how to overcome the talent shortage and maintain a competitive edge.
Engagement: 415 LinkedIn shares
11 Reasons Why You Should Never Get a Full-Time Job
Few people would choose to work full-time if they could sustain their lifestyle by working part-time instead. In this post for Lifehack, I explain 11 practical reasons part-time workers fare better than full-timers.
Engagement: 4000 social shares, 80 comments
18 Timeless Secrets of Happy People
This list post for Lifehack uses quotations from celebrities, philosophers, and happiness researchers to explain 18 evergreen ideas that lead to a happy life.
Engagement: 2000 social shares
6 Vital Lessons to Learn Before Becoming a Parent
Parents worry about everything from onesies to college tuition fees. This post for Lifehack offers six lessons for would-be-parents to stay sane and prepare themselves for the reality of parenthood.
Engagement: 258 social shares
How to Beat Your Fear of Laziness and Procrastination
This post for Lifehack discusses why people fear idleness and how you can spend time productively doing as little as possible.
Engagement: 258 social shares
Bringing Sexy Back to DIY: How to Build Your Own Sex Furniture
This post for Kinkly explores ways to create DIY sex furniture, with video tutorials on building a love lounger and suggestions for simple, temporary customisation of normal furniture.
Engagement: 108 Pinterest pins
The No. 1 Secret to the Female Orgasm
Many men –and more than a few women– want to know the secrets behind the female orgasm. Of course, there’s no single secret guaranteed to provide orgasms on tap, but these common-sense tips can help. [Article commissioned by Kinkly.com and syndicated to AlterNet.]
Engagement: 1000 Facebook likes, 100 comments
Science & Technology Blogging:
5 Lesser Known Gmail Tips and Hacks
This post for Lifehack explains five simple yet little-known ways to use Gmail more productively, including alias-based filtering and canned responses.
Engagement: 157 social shares
Scanning the Future: Turn Your Print Book Collection Into E-Books
As a lifelong fan of automata, I was fascinated by Sofie Quidenus’ robotic book scanners and page-turning robot fingers. This post for The Final Chapter Blog includes a video of the book scanner in action, and news of Quidenus Technology’s move into consumer devices.
Sex Robots: High-Tech Sex Toy or Something More?
This speculative post for Kinkly investigates the growing sex robot industry, the history and future of sex toys, and the technological developments that will allow robots to enter our lives as sexual and romantic partners.
Warning: Ransom Hacking Could Cripple Your Business!
As ghost blogger for the director of 360ict, I write weekly ICT-related blog posts discussing current news stories from a small business IT viewpoint. Here’s one example focused on the rising trend of hacking small businesses for ransom.
Web Copy Rewriting for GetAdvice
This financial guidance organisation’s web copy lacked a professional copywriter’s touch, so they hired me to rewrite every word. After a consultation to clarify their brand’s key messages, I delivered consumer-oriented web copy with simple language and a friendly tone.
Web Copy Writing for OldSoul Design Furniture
This artisan furniture maker’s website needed copy that conveys authenticity, high-end style, and a love of the craft. I created low-pressure home page copy to bring out the unique character of the company and its designs.
Web Copy for Take Part In Research
I helped this new market research recruitment business to get a foothold online with friendly, transparent web copy that highlights their focus on creating an enjoyable experience for research participants.
Product Category Copy for NeedUndies
This popular online underwear retailer hired me to create new category description copy for their bras according to cup size, to let shoppers know that the company understands their needs.
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