Margaret P.
Blayney NSWAustralia
100% Job Success
Top Rated Plus

Powerful content writer: Business | K-12 education | technology

"Margaret is my go-to person when I need any professional writing work. She's passionate about communication and very quickly digs into any tasks." "Loved working with Margaret. From the very first interview, I could tell she had the expertise I needed. She was able to take a very complex business offering and word it in a way my audience could understand. She provided great insights on how to accomplish what I set out to do. I highly recommend her!" "An absolute professional on Upwork. I'd recommend Margaret to anyone. Easy, friendly and great to work with." "I think you do a great job. I like the style of content and it is gripping." "Content looks great, and very relevant to my clients." "Margaret came in to help me when I was in a pinch for a demanding customer. She immediately jumped in, and did so graciously as well as with great quality. She saved my butt! I know she can do that for you, too." They're testimonials from my clients. So, what can I do for you? I'm an award-winning writer who connects businesses and publications with their customers and readers. It's about building engagement and experiences through great content - articles, blogs, emails, sales funnels, case studies, scripts and media releases. * You'll be working with an award-winning former staff journalist for Australia's top newspapers (The Age, Australian Financial Review, and News Corp titles). Plus, I've worked for many clients including corporates and government agencies across Australia and internationally. * You can give me a brief or I can suggest ideas you might like to consider for content, too (I have postgrad quals in communication management and have managed strategic and media communications for organizations and businesses in Australia). If you need, I can research in depth to produce content for diverse audiences and media organizations. And, yes, I have SEO on my radar, too. * For 30 years, I've worked professionally as a journalist and content marketing writer with solid contacts across Australia and abroad. I've nudged past 1,000 LinkedIn contacts, by the way. * Specializations include: * small business, particularly writing about startups and entrepreneurs - profiles, issues-based stories, and advice/'how to' pieces * education/vocational training - critical skills shortage, innovative learning areas, behavior management, STEM * My stories and content have been published in more than 100 publications in Australia, Europe, the USA, South East Asia, and Korea from specialist, business-to-business, metropolitan, regional, suburban and national mastheads and websites * Award-winning annual report writer - local government * Web content writing for a writing agencies, nonprofits, education sector, private business (including AMEX) and more. * Scriptwriter - great at capturing your 'authentic voice' in my scripts/dot points * 10 years of news-reading on radio - successfully completed audio work for Upwork and available to do more voice talent work (native Australian accent - if you know what an Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) voice sounds like, that's basically my accent)

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Testimonials from past clients

"Margaret is a talented research professional and content creator. She has conducted research interviews and backgrounding with participants from various programs, engaging with people from all walks of life and business. Her ability to connect with people and extract meaningful insights is truly impressive. Margaret's positive attitude and willingness to collaborate are always appreciated. Margaret always meets deadlines with ease and is available to answer questions and provide guidance. Overall, I would highly recommend Margaret to anyone seeking a skilled and reliable professional."

Nick W. | Author & Keynote, Skills Research, USA
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