Joshua Y.

  • Joined October 2016

I'm a writer specializing in tech and brand storytelling.

  • Reading, United Kingdom
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Joshua Y.
Reading, United Kingdom

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Services

Categories

Content SEO Copywriting Marketing Email

Experience

Summary

I worked in film and TV for over ten years before moving on to freelance writing. I combine this storytelling background with my technical expertise to explain complex topics in fun and engaging ways.

Work history

Freelance Writer
This is a regional European magazine focused on tech and business in the Luxembourg, Belgium, and the Netherlands. I researched, interviewed, and wrote several articles ranging from art and design to business technology.
Content Writer
This SaaS company needed someone to help them pivot to a new market. I re-wrote their existing web content to reflect their new focus while maintaining their established voice and tone.
Freelance Content Writer
I create various marketing material for this cloud based real estate software. Much of the content is focused on education a skeptical audience on what this service can do for their real estate business.
Freelance Content Writer
Explaining the benefits of ProfiTap's technology is the main focus of my work here. They make great products but explaining the highly technical side to the layperson is the main challenge.
Ghostwriter
I helped shape and structure Augment's eBook on Augmented Reality for enterprise. This project involved in-depth research into the current state of AR as well as thought leadership in the subject.
Freelance Writer
This article helped explained Frog's design philosophy to potential investors. It involved interviews with company members and research into Frog's past design work.
Freelance Content Writer
For this venture capitalist firm, I created various advertorials to help them reach new clients throughout the EU.
UI Centric
Freelance Content Writer
For this London based IT firm, I have helped create several thought leadership pieces on the future of augmented and virtual reality.

Portfolio

The Stories We Sell: Storytelling Techniques for Content Marketing Creators

This short eBook is a crash course in film theory and storytelling techniques for marketing content writers. It is filled with tips and techniques for identifying and designing a story that can reach an audience on the deepest levels.

The Benefits of Link Failure Propagation in High Availability Networks

This article is meant to convince tech people that I actually know what I'm talking about. It covers the needs of high availability networks and how LFP technology is an essential part of any HA network.

Education

Accreditations

University of Tennessee
B.A. College Scholars Honors Program (Literature and Film Production) Magna Cum Laude
Inbound Marketing Certification

Skills

Skills

B2B marketing brand strategy blogging ebooks writing SEO branding content creation presentation and slide design public speaking

Tools

Facebook Advertising Google AdWords Illustrator Mailchimp Photoshop Powerpoint YouTube Yoast Zapier InDesign iMovie Final Cut Pro Reddit Squarespace Github

Availability

Not seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 20hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1-3 months

Interests

Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Media Tech

What I read

Huffington Post tech pages, TechCrunch, Wired, StackOverflow, Variety

Side projects

I've written several iOS apps and games, as well as an eBook on storytelling and marketing.

Ideal team

I'm usually in small teams of about twelve tech people who give me the information I need to write engaging content focused on their tech.