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Business & Career Blogging:

6 Promotion Secrets Your Boss Won’t Tell You

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?

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

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

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

Is Customer Service the Key to Customer Acquisition?

Is Customer Service the Key to Customer Acquisition?

In this post for the Onboardly blog, I outline how customer acquisition is driven by customer service and how businesses can use live chat, among other tactics, to keep customers supported and satisfied.

Engagement: 97 comments & social shares

 

Lifestyle Blogging:

18 Timeless Secrets of Happy People

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

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!

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.

A Brief History of Data: From Your Ancestors to Your Business

A Brief History of Data: From Your Ancestors to Your Business

This overview of data’s history and prehistory takes an amusing yet thoughtful jog past the birth of data governance and the motivations behind innovation in data science.

 

Copywriting:

Web Copy Rewriting for GetAdvice

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

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

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

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.

Web Copy for Match2Lists

Web Copy for Match2Lists

I worked with this innovative Software-as-a-Service company to create landing page copy and further website content that concisely describes their service without sacrificing the details that demonstrate its unique benefits.

 

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