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Work for Us: Voice Artists

Whilst we are happy to take approaches through this site, please note that we are not interested in everyone. Firstly, you must be an established voice artist with a demonstrable track record, not necessarily in posh advertisements, but ideally in the broader voice disciplines of narration, web video, IVRs and prompts. We regret that we are unable to accommodate students or those just embarking on a career in voicing or audio. If you are new to broadcast media, we recommend you try Media UK – they’re lovely folks.You also need to demonstrate that you are either operating as a limited company, or a self-employed person with your tax affairs handled by a certified accountancy practice. You must also be a resident of the United Kingdom. There is an email link below. Please only use thi

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Work for Us: Editorial & Journalism

If you are a journalist, author, technical author or other editorial specialist, this is for you.Whilst we are happy to take approaches through this site, please note that we can’t take everyone on. Firstly, you must be an established writer or journalist with a demonstrable track record, in print and/or online. We know it’s a horrid job market, but we are unable to accommodate students or those just embarking on a career in the written word. If you are new to writing, we recommend you try the many freelance sites like Guru, Upwork or People Per Hour (our favourite) – they’re a great way to build a credible portfolio of work. If you’ve got some experience under your belt, though, take a look at our exhaustive checklist – and if you’re still conscious by the end of it, hit

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The difference between writing and content marketing

Copyblogger really should the the #1 port of call for commercial content creators, so it's no surprise to find this excellent piece on their site. To steal a smidgen of their contributor's thunder, this isn't a bad definition of content marketing: [blockquote cite="Copyblogger" type="left, center, right"]Content marketing is the strategic creation of text, imagery, audio, or video that delivers a relevant, interesting message to a customer or prospect, while at the same time paving the way for a sale.[/blockquote] Seems fair. Check the piece out to wrap those writing skills in a furry coat of content marketing.

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Content marketing 101 in under a minute

Got only a minute to get your head around content marketing? That's fine - the guys at Mashable have put together this fab primer. http://mashable.com/2014/06/23/starting-content-marketing/  

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A brand for $50? Great! Except for the weak link… me.

I was really excited to have a little play with the latest automation tool for business branding - Tailor. It's not a completely new idea; Justin Champney has been running Buildabrand for quite some time. But each new execution sees improvements in the process, and nobody can deny that one of the most fun (and necessary) parts of starting and marketing a new business is engaging in a bit of branding. So I had a play with Tailor...   ...and it asked me some questions. Nothing too demanding. No more than five minutes effort. And because we do words for a living, I didn't hold back.   I added some brand values (Authoritative, credible, capable, trustworthy, businesslike, go the extra mile) and explained when my business was founded. Then we went through

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7 Video Types to Add to Your Content Strategy

A cracking blog post from the gang at Habit Creative. Spot on!

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