Owner, song written.
January 2009 – Present
In Autumn 2009 I created the website “Song Written” entirely from scratch, starting with $20 in seed money and bootstrapping the rest on the strength of my writing skills. As of August 2014, Song Written now enjoys over 10,000 monthly readers and 1,742 subscribers (according to Google Analytics, Feedburner, and MailChimp metrics).
Freelance Copywriter, Timberwolf Bay
February 2014 – Present
I write copy for the luxury furniture brand Timberwolf Bay.
Freelance Writer and Researcher, Songfacts
June 2010 – January 2013
Mined books, lyric sheets, newspapers, and DVDs for information; also conducted original interviews.
Compiled the fruits of my research into a variety of forms, from articles to trivia games and “Fact or Fiction?” style quizzes.
Pitched in with copy editing, data entry, and whatever else needed doing.
Contributing Editor, Guitar Muse
January 2011 – February 2014
I contributed some 60+ guitar lessons, artist profiles, gear reviews, and editorials to Guitar-Muse. My posts regularly attracted above-average social shares, likes, and links.