Need a copywriter to find you more leads?
I’ve delivered over 1000 projects in 17 markets, to audiences of 5m plus. For marketers and top global advertising agencies, writing copy, content and campaigns. Results include 2.7m Facebook story impressions for Tourism Ireland and 38% more traffic to a website for breast cancer patients.
But my ‘special skill’ is helping companies find their narrative. Because everyone (and everything) has a story. In 20 years as a copywriter that’s the skill I’ve honed most: finding those Fundamental Human Truths (FHTs) in your product or service. Then narrating them to your audience in a way that engages hearts and minds.
I’m Joel Uden: ex-agency, classic car tinkerer, fine art lover, ardent traveller, volunteer copper and science geek, within easy reach of London. I’m the Narratective.
Joel combines a creative mind with dedication to his craft. He is equally at home developing campaign concepts as drafting compelling copy for corporate websites.
Josh Low – Senior Content Designer, Ministry of Justice
Tell me about your project
I have worked with Joel as a copywriter on several projects. The projects involved a full refresh of corporate and product information, and required knowledge of SEO and HTML. On each project Joel’s work gave the copy a complete refresh. He quickly picked up market and product understanding to deliver content to our financial services clients. His advanced knowledge of SEO and writing for the web was a huge advantage on these projects.
Caroline Cork – Senior Content Manager, Space01
Joel has been an exceptional person to work with. Very results driven, accountable end-to-end, understanding customer’s needs and respectively delivering outstanding work, project-by-project. Joel, with his professional skillset, creative mind and gentle behaviour always went the ‘extra mile’ for us and delivered qualitative results to the full satisfaction of the marketing, marcom and the business unit.
Lisa Schirner – Marcom Manager, Hewlett Packard
Something about Joel
As a freelance copywriter I offer you over 20 years of experience in B2C and B2B copywriting and content marketing. With skills fine-tuned in top tier London and European advertising agencies for blue-chip clients as diverse as Rolex and Renault. To date I’ve won 17 industry awards, not just for creativity but also effectiveness. During the past five years I’ve worked a lot in the healthcare sector—complementing study for my BSc (Hons) in Health Sciences. With outcomes such as a 38% increase in traffic to a site for breast cancer patients. The site won a ‘best practice’ award at Roche and became a benchmark for their patient support websites. I also learnt a lot about how design, UX, and copywriting work better together.
For example, for one of the UK’s largest property management companies I developed a mixed media campaign with a team of five including another copywriter, designer and marketing manager. This led to a 23% increase in site traffic, 1000+ case study downloads and a 14% lift in new business enquiries over six months. With my experience and training, I provide the unique skills to differentiate you from your competitors, leverage your narrative, engage your audience, and persuade them to act. If there’s one thing I’ve learnt over the past 20 years it’s that when done well, copywriting is one of the most powerful marketing tools on the planet.
I’m fortunate to have started my career in traditional media, before training in digital. Because this gives me a rare skill-set as a freelance copywriter in that I’m just as effective writing a script or copy for print as I am a content plan, wire-framing a new website, or conceptualising and writing a social media campaign. My passion for digital means I’ve managed the content for many websites and social media platforms and I regularly update my knowledge on SEO and best practice online, using tools such as Google Digital Garage. This has given me a deeper understanding of how to use my copywriting to make communications truly connected across channels.
Let’s talk about your project
Translation or transcreation?
You want to branch out into more markets but how do you keep your messaging consistent and effective? Translation on its own is not the answer.
This free single page PDF explains what’s best.
I prefer to be upfront about fees, that way you know exactly what you’re getting and for how much. You can book me for a day, or three days (this tends to cover chunkier projects) for a 20% discount.
- Day rate £775
- Three days at £620 per day (20% discount)
I can also work on a ‘fixed fee’ project basis where you’re not sure how long something is going to take but have a definite pot set aside. Please contact me to discuss.
Or you can work with me on a monthly retainer basis. This tends to be for clients who have ongoing projects and campaigns that need to be updated or developed on a regular basis. So, you get a set number of days per month.
I like working this way because it leads to more rewarding relationships for me, you, and your business. Rates for this service depend on how many days you need. But use my rate for three days as a guide.