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TESTIMONIALS

“Jo will deliver more than expected and always puts energy and passion into her words.”

“delivered well before any deadline and arrives in a concise and well-edited form.”

“kept the readership interested and hungry for more.”

“her interviews gently prise some fantastic information”

“a resourceful and knowledgeable girl, she has never let me down”

“she is the driving force behind some of the music scene’s biggest band websites”

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WRITING & MEDIA EXPERIENCE

I have been writing for many years in one format or another. I have provided features,  interviews and content for books, magazines, fanzines and websites.

Over the years, I have supplied photos for books and CD artwork and have compiled track listings for a record label. I enjoyed taking part in discussions for new product lines and brand promotion with Dr Martens, and introduced them to new advertising partnerships.

I am currently writing for a US health website, providing a ghost writing service to a client, and writing guest posts for other websites and blogs.

On the social media side of things, I am currently creating content and managing several band pages, as well as providing a consultancy service to Summerley Digital and private clients.

WORK WITH ME

If you’d like to work with me then please do get in touch.  I can offer:

* Freelance content writing for your blog, website or printed publications
* Ghost writing
* Sponsored posts and collaborations
* Reviews
* Social media evaluations
* Facebook, Twitter and Instagram page set up and management

Paid content will always be disclosed as per ASA guidelines.

SITE STATS

PA 37
DA 25
DR 18
FOLLOWERS 9,200
AVERAGE VIEWS 2-3,000 per month

CONTACT

Read on to see where I’ve been published and please do check out my testimonials. I would be happy to discuss your needs further so please get in touch with your requirements and budget.

Email: teaandcakeforthesoul@virginmedia.com 

Or fill in the contact form at the bottom of this page.

PORTFOLIO

HEALTH

Talk Health
How I Got My Asthma Diagnosis
Anxiety Arrived with the Menopause

New Life Outlook
Depression and Energy
5 Ways to Treat Depression
What are the Signs of High Functioning Depression

* Pain Resource – Living with Coccydynia
* Chronic Illness Bloggers – Food Prep Ideas When Low on Spoons
* The Mighty – Menopausal Anxiety & Depression in the Workplace
* Thrive Global – My Mental Health Story

LIFESTYLE & MUSIC

* Risk Assessment for a tattoo studio
* Biography for a tattoo artist
* 1980s underground youth culture feature & gig review  (Milkcow Magazine)
* Festival review (Milkcow Magazine)
* Interviews, gig & event reviews (Scootering Magazine)
* The Wrench – interviews, CD & gig reviews
Band Biography
* Tribe – Made In Britain
* Dr Martens – A History of Rebellious Self-Expression
* Hells Bent on Rockin’

SPONSORED POSTS

* Adagio Teas
Environmentally Friendly & Money Saving Ways for Moving House
* Spring Cleaning
* Muscle Relief Gels

TRAVEL

* Silver Travel Advisor – An Afternoon In and Around Poole

BLOGS & WEBSITES

I have written some guest posts and featured in group collaborations for bloggers and brands including Attraction Tickets Direct, Age UK and Companion Stairlifts. You can view more details of those and all my top blog posts at:

* Guest Posts, Collaborations & Interviews
* My Top Blog Posts

SOCIAL MEDIA MANAGEMENT & CONSULTANCY

In addition to page management, I now offer a consultancy service giving customers an evaluation of their social media pages with ideas of how to improve their reach and interaction.

Alongside Tea and Cake for the Soul, I have created and continue to run a music website and social media pages for several bands where I have published interviews, reviews and biographies, whilst maintaining live gig listings.

I have also created and moderated on chat forums and Facebook groups for my own and other web owners.

Guana Batz – 31k followers
King Kurt – 11k followers
UK Psychobilly Gig Guide – 3.7k+ followers
Epileptic Hillbillys – 3.5k followers
Hancox – 1.4k followers
UK Psychobilly Gig Guide website

PUBLICATIONS

Over the years I have had many reviews, features, interviews, and photos published in/on CDs, books, magazines, websites and national newspapers including:

BOOKS

3 books covers with dr martens and punk psychobilly photos

SPECIALIST MAGAZINES

I have conducted interviews with musicians and written event and music reviews for:

* Scootering
* The Wrench
* Milkcow Vintage

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3 page music festival review and photography in Milkcow Vintage Magazine

CDs

I have supplied photos and information used in the sleeve notes on:

* Cherry Red Psychobilly Collectors Series
* Western Star and Trophy Record Labels
* King Kurt
* The Truth

collage of books music and cds
Some of the publications where my work has been featured.

POPULAR MAGAZINES

My experiences, tips and humourous anecdotes have appeared in:

* The Lady
* Bella
* Best
* Prima
* Woman
* Woman’s Own
* Take a Break

ONLINE REVIEW PANELS

If I find something that I’ve really enjoyed whether it be a book, cd, hotel, or gadget then I like to share the love with a review. As well as writing reviews on my blog I publish on sites such as TripAdvisor, Booking.com, NetGalley, etc, and I have been members of the following review panels in the past:

* AO
* Tescos
* Philips
* Boots
* Talk Health
* Surcare
* Supersavvyme

and several smaller panels such as TriyIt, TryBe, RB ReviewBox, BzzAgent, Home Senses, Home Tester Club, AMZ.

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I review on Tripadvisor

You can find more information on the following pages:

TESTIMONIALS 
* MORE ABOUT TEA AND CAKE FOR THE SOUL
* DISCLAIMER, REVIEW & PRIVACY POLICIES

I look forward to hearing from you.
Jo