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James works as a senior content writer for theEword, producing blogs, news and fixed content for a range of clients and participating in client training sessions. He is a fully qualified NCTJ journalist and has worked predominantly in SEO copywriting since graduating from the University of Manchester with a degree in Linguistics in 2010.

James's role involves writing high quality SEO content for theEword clients, with the aim of improving their sites both for search engines and users, as well attending client meetings.

James first began writing seriously at university, contributing to the student newspaper and progressing quickly to TV Editor. Having achieved a degree in Linguistics, he then went on to gain a full NCTJ qualification alongside his work as a copywriter at LateRooms. Here, he was focused primarily on London, creating hotel reviews, a city guide and regular blogs, as well as coordinating various social media campaigns.

Outside work, James is an armchair fan and clumsy player of many sports, including snooker, tennis, football and darts. He has blogged on various football websites in his spare time, and can often be found reading sports biographies. He likes cooking at home and maintains a passion for live comedy, TV sitcoms and panel shows. Before university, James enjoyed a gap year in France.

NCTJ Qualified

Google addresses algorithm update confusion Wednesday 10th of September, 2014by James RichesWebmaster trends analyst John Mueller answers concerns around the long-awaited Penguin update.

Google staff share stories of living at work Monday 15th of September, 2014by James RichesGooglers claim to have lived in company car parks for over a year.

Germany wants Google to reveal secret algorithm Wednesday 17th of September, 2014by Martin LindleyOne critic of Germany's demand says "CEO Larry Page will fight to the death."