Music is a side of me that defined who I was for much of my teen years; I spent years jumping from school band to school band. My creative side was my sole purpose in those years and probably kept me sane. Now though, it’s a side that’s very much neglected. Playing guitar from the … Read more
Over at Tuska Toys I wrote their sales copywriting across the homepage and 10 subcategories. My brief was to write up the copy in conjunction with SEO tags and data. [Samples can be found via my delicious tags] Some lessons learned with writing this sales copy, this was surprisingly difficult. If you look at the … Read more
Seriously, stop. Just stop and breathe. When was the last time you’ve done that? Just sat and felt yourself breathe in and then out? It wasn’t until my girlfriend sent me a link to this TED video that I knew I was doing too much and cramming everything into every minute. [She has a habit … Read more
I’ve never been a person to settle. That word makes me cringe in every way, the thought of settling with a partner, the thought of settling with a job etc. So I guess I have no choice but to try and achieve that extraordinary dream.
Gaining any kind of experience in a new field and your dream career is tough. This is a way I learned to bridge my old life to a new one, and build a new career from it. I hope this is a useful process for anyone reading as it is for me writing it down. For … Read more
So this was one of the first pitches I made. It took a while for me to post this sample just because of an error on my part. Annoyingly I may have missed a good opportunity. I got in touch with Natalie Sisson, and offered her some freework. What I didn’t realise is the Mail … Read more
Job hunting is hard, especially when you start shotgunning CVs off to companies for interviews. But it’s harder when you have a little bit of entrepreneurial drive because it almost feels unnatural. You start to get frustrated in the interview process, when you realise you have so many different skills available that you can’t get … Read more
I’ve been very much inspired by Charlie Hoehn’s free PDF book, the recession proof graduate (or RPG). The basis of the program states if you work hard enough and pitch your skills to people you’d love to work with and they find your skills valuable then they’ll take you on. Here’s my first go to … Read more