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Jim Coulson - Yorkshire Content Writer, Radio Presenter and Video Maker

8 Satisfying Aspects of Being a Freelancer

The 8 Most Satisfying Aspects of Being a Freelancer

There are many advantages to being self-employed, from escaping office politics to being able to use the shops when everyone else is at work. Here are eight satisfying aspects of being a freelancer.


7th March 2018 2
Why I Love Yorkshire

Why I Love Yorkshire and Why You Should Too

Moving to Yorkshire was the best decision we ever made. Here’s why I love the county, how it influences my work and why you should love Yorkshire too.


27th February 2018 6
Return to Radio

Getting Back Into Radio

I had almost given up on radio at one point, but freelancing means that I can now get back into doing shows on a range of different stations. Find out more about my radio career here.


18th February 2018 1

Where Are the Best Places for Freelancers to Work?

Where are the best places for freelancers to work? I’ve detailed the pros and cons of the workspaces I have used so far and would love your input on where to set up if you’re self-employed and work remotely.


11th February 2018 0
One-star podcast review

The Great One-Star Podcast Review Debate

I heard a podcast that really disappointed me the other day. The concept was great but the delivery poor. Here’s why I won’t give a one-star podcast review, though.


29th January 2018 0
Worst Copywriting Ever Cover

Is This the Worst Piece of Copywriting Ever?

A piece of writing on the packet of Tesco Blueberry Wheats is so muddled, it could be the worst piece of copywriting ever. Take a look and decide for yourself.


21st January 2018 0
Why You Need a Blog For Your Website - Bakewell Tart

Why You Need a Blog for Your Website

If you want to beat your rivals to the all-important search traffic, you need to add value to your site. Read exactly why you need a blog for your website.


15th January 2018 5
Jim Coulson Freelance Stationery

I Quit My Job Today, Oh Boy

I quit my job to go freelance as a content writer, radio presenter, live event host and video maker. It was a good job, and I have two kids to support. Find out why I did it here.


8th January 2018 4
Jim Hosting Scunthorpe United Game

Leaving Scunthorpe United

Yesterday was my last game as PA announcer at Scunthorpe United. It wasn’t a decision I took lightly and I thoroughly enjoyed my four years in the role, but here are my reasons.


2nd January 2018 3

JimCoulson.com

Welcome to the JimCoulson.com blog, where I’ll keep you updated on what I’m up to, musings on digital and non-digital content and a whole lot more.


30th December 2017 0