Freelance copywriter & editor

Looking for a professional and affordable copywriter, editor, proofreader or writing trainer? Need corporate profiles, scripts, website copy, plain language writing or ads? Tiffany Markman is the freelance writer for you.

Writing & training experience

Tiffany’s gained experience writing about industries including banking, investment, insurance, travel and tourism, retail, corporate services and construction. And she’s a specialist in SEO – using search engine optimisation to optimise website content.

She also offers writing training. She’ll come to your premises – wherever you are – and run an in-house writing training course on one of 20 topics, from business writing to report writing. All of Tiffany’s workshops can be customised to suit your communication requirements.

Tiffany’s clients & affiliations

Over the last 10 years, Tiffany’s freelance copywriting business has handled writing, editing and training for over 200 clients in South Africa and overseas – from start-ups to multinationals. She is centrally based in Sandton, Johannesburg, South Africa, but Tiffany travels.

Tiffany’s also a full member of the Southern African Freelancers’ Association (Safrea) and the Professional Editors’ Group (PEG), and a regular columnist for Bizcommunity, Memeburn, Mail&Guardian Women, Freelancentral and other sites. Including her own blog.

If you need freelance writing or editing services, drop Tiffany a line on tiffany@tiffanymarkman.co.za.

Copywriting Testimonials

“I am very happy with my new web copy and have seen an amazing increase in calls, leads and business since optimising the copy. I can’t believe what a difference it makes. Thanks guys – you’ve done a great job!” - Sarah de Gidts, Body Divine

“The client absolutely loves the script you wrote for their multimedia presentation. Well done and thank you!” – Lana Hindmarch, HolyCow

“Tiffany is a pleasure to work with and has added significant value to our company. She is very knowledgeable and quickly picked up on Standard Bank’s language and tone. Efficient and highly competent, she delivers on time and is an excellent communicator.” – Lara Tehini, Standard Bank

“Tiffany Markman is an expert in the field of ‘virtual’ communications and has mastered the web and how to best set up a site so it can be easily navigated and will get maximum exposure. She goes the extra mile and is also clear upfront about timing so expectations are well-managed.” – Shelley Segal, Liberty Health

“Tiffany has delivered work far beyond our greatest expectations. She promotes your business by understanding your products, service and ethos and translating them into effective, persuasive text. I can recommend her services wholeheartedly.” – Donald Pillai, Bumbo

“Thanks so much. Your magic with the campaign copy has made this so much more powerful – we are even more excited about getting this live.” - Helen Evans, Hollard

“Thank you for all your help with the script for our TV ad – it was a great success.” - Jaco du Plessis, ExecExpress

“The website copy made me smile and laugh. My actual sense of humour is just that and I felt like you articulated the heart of the business perfectly!” - Daniel Calbacho, RED Marketing

 

Writing Training Testimonials

“This report writing course was superbly crafted for compliance-specific needs. It was well planned, researched and prepared with excellent facilitation that was concise and clear. Activities were well planned and appropriate. The outcomes were well achieved.” – Robyn Shapiro, Investec Bank

“We’d like to thank you for an enlightening presentation at our conference and steering committee meeting. We found your comments regarding ordinary advertisement writing versus script writing an excellent topic and extremely important.”  – Linda Erasmus, Fine & Country International

“After completing the Web and Social Media Writing course, I understand what to do and why. It was good to have the exercises ‘Syspro-specific’. Great content and great examples made it easy to concentrate and follow.” – Paul Hollick, Syspro

“The Writing for the Intranet course contains excellent exercises which really helped us to use the correct language. Tiffany is excellent – she kept control of the large group, was clear in explaining everything and is very confident.” – Di Botha, Exxaro

“The Report Writing course has great content. The exercises are practical and easy to learn from, and I found Tiffany Markman to be knowledgable, real and professional.” – Roderick Thomas, Standard Bank

“Tiffany knew exactly what she was talking about. She is an outstanding speaker who understands her audience and interacts well with them. Her presentation was brilliant and a real eye-opener.” – Joyce Adams, AMC International

“The quality of the training is exceptional, consistent and empowering. It builds writer confidence, exposes you to the latest writing techniques and gives valuable insight into your own ability. Tiffany Markman lives up to her reputation as a leading writer and trainer.” – Claire Norman, Absa