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Mark Burdon

Average rate
$40/hour
  • Joined February 2016

I am a technology writer, with extensive experience about topics including: B2B sales and technology such as cyber security, CRM, e-commerce

  • Barrie, ON, Canada
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Mark Burdon
Barrie, ON, Canada

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Availability

Seeking work

Available

  • Available during business hours and weekends

Commitment

  • Can work 20hrs per week
  • Can commit to 6 months to 1 year

Services

Categories

Copywriting SEO Content Marketing Public Relations

Packages

$899/month Content

Experience

Summary

I have been working in B2B marketing and sales for over seventeen years with companies like IBM, Open Text, TELUS and I currently work with a Microsoft Dynamics CRM partner. I have been freelance writing for three years now.

CloudPeep clients

Other
Blog Writing on BI/Big Data Topics
May 2016 to ongoing
IoT Content Writer
Apr 2016 to ongoing
Startup
Case Study / Whitepaper Writing
Mar 2016 to Jun 2016

Work history

Privacy and the Internet of Things: Practical or Paranoia?
An article about how intrusive the IoT can be, and how we all need to be diligent about the use of "smart" appliances and products.
Cognitive Technology for Healthcare and Wellness
I wrote a "light paper" (short whitepaper) about the role cognitive healthcare is playing in the IBM Watson Healthcare ecosystem partnerships. I developed a relationship with this customer on Contently.
Artificial Intelligence - An Authentic Opportunity for Mergers and Acqusitions
An article about how cognitive computing will impact how companies research potential acquisition targets, and potential acquirers.
The Workplace: Tearing Down Walls Builds up Collaboration
An article about how shared work spaces, coworking spaces and related technologies are helping companies and their employees be more productive and creative.
How to Make Every Employee Your Best Employee
I wrote an article for the IBM Watson blog about how cognitive computing can help companies to enable their employees to find the information and resources they need faster, and deliver better results.
B2B Digital UX Copywriter for Rogers Unison
I wrote copy for the Rogers Unison phase two project, including product copy, support pages, marketing content and banner ad copy. Rogers Unison was my primary focus though I wrote copy for other pages on internet connectivity, Rogers Share Everything
How to exceed gamers’ customer service expectations through outsourcing
Gamers really, really, really love certain games, to the extent that they spend hours a day and lots of hard-earned cash playing them, and many more hours talking about them on blogs and in online forums.

Portfolio

Contently Portfolio Site

You can see a number of my articles for various clients on my Contently Portfolio site. I have been a ghost writer for a number of articles, however my byline appears on many articles for IBM, Oracle, Domo Atomic Studio, Mozy, and IT World Canada.

My articles for IT World Canada

I have written a number of articles and reports for IT World Canada and their clients.

Artificial Intelligence - An Authentic Opportunity For Mergers And Acquisitions

This was an article for Firmex, a company that sells virtual deal room software for mergers and acquisitions.

How to Make Every Employee Your Best Employee

Article for IBM Watson about the value of cognitive computing to empower your employees to be more effective at their jobs.

Why Content Marketers Need to Become Great Writers

I have written many articles for Atomic Reach and their "Atomic Studio" clients. You can find a number of my articles on the Atomic Reach blog.

Education

Accreditations

Loyalist College
Broadcast Journalism
Hubspot
Inbound Marketing Certification

Skills

Languages

English

Native or bilingual proficiency

French

Professional working proficiency

Skills

B2B marketing blogging content creation copywriting digital marketing writing lead nurturing

Tools

Basecamp Twitter Wordpress Google Analytics Google AdWords Contently Hootsuite Mailchimp gshift Moz Shopify Storify Bitly Asana Medium

Interests

Industries I love

Advertising & Marketing Ecommerce Professional Services Sports Tech

What I read

Copyblogger, Copy Hackers, MarketingProfs, CRM Software Blog, Moz Blog

Side projects

Startup Canada Communities Website

Ideal team

I prefer to work with one main decision maker contact, and then a few other collaborators.