James works as a content writer for theEword, producing blogs, news, fixed content and promotional articles for a range of clients. He is a fully qualified NCTJ journalist and has worked predominantly in SEO copywriting since graduating from the University of Manchester 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 part of the content team, James also writes engaging news articles and blogs for theEword website.
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 TV sitcoms and panel shows. Before university, James enjoyed a gap year in France.
Eight tech firms join forces to tackle surveillance Monday 9th of December, 2013by James RichesAOL, Apple, Facebook, Google, LinkedIn, Microsoft, Twitter and Yahoo have combined to oppose the US government's surveillance practices.
Google reveals latest Street View tool Tuesday 10th of December, 2013by Danielle MiddletonGoogle has revealed its latest geo-location innovation, which allows users to build their own 360 degree images.
One third of Yahoo revenue comes from Microsoft deal Wednesday 11th of December, 2013by Rachel HandThe 2009 Search Alliance is paying off for Yahoo, generating 31% of its revenue last quarter.