The Digital Women Blogger of the year award recognises and rewards individuals who have created a well respected blog within their area of work. Being able to write effectively to capture the attention and hearts of an online audience is an incredibly important skill. Well written blogs often educate, influence and shape the decisions of its readers.
Here are your finalists:
Helen Cox – Helen Cox Marketing
When I first started I knew, from my own marketing background that I would need to produce content, and a lot of it if I wanted to start ranking in Google. I have for the last 3 years written a blog every single week, helping others understand the basics of marketing and how they can apply it to their business.
Helen Cox is a highly-experienced, CIM-qualified (Chartered Institute of Marketing) marketing consultant with MCIM status. Working across multiple industries – from central government and charities, to legal and professional membership bodies – she has gained a reputation for excellence in her field. She specialises in marketing planning, consultancy and project management, and is passionate about achieving results for her clients. With more than 10 years industry experience, and clients throughout the UK, Helen has used her knowledge, skills and limitless enthusiasm to help clients with their marketing challenges.
Tosca Lahiri – Wicked Spider
Succeeding in a long career as a digital woman having started in 1996 as an early adopter of programming and database skills in what was then considered as (even more than now) a “man’s world”.
Tosca Lahiri has a long standing pedigree of delivering successful websites and training courses over the last 24 years. Tosca uses her amazing range of technical skills to support businesses in their digital marketing. Often called “inspiring”, Tosca aims to build up everyone she comes in contact with, while maintaining impeccable levels of integrity. Tosca has many levels of creativity at her fingertips that she uses tirelessly to solve all sorts of digital problems for others. With the red flashes in her hair you get an insight into her wicked sense of humour – which can come in handy sometimes!
Erin Heenan – Pickr
By trade, I would consider myself a content writer, I just use digital tools to get our messages out there. The pace, freedom and agility working for a start-up affords is unlike operating in any other business. I enjoy free reign on the content I create and that seems to work well for me.
Erin Heenan is the Community manager for Norwich-based Start-up Pickr.
Pickr is a technology first-solution to getting the job done. The business, which helps ambitious contractors and businesses work better together, has secured over 8k active users in a niche market in just 6 months since launch.
Rachel Extance – The Story Cave
I see stories in every aspect of a business, from the people who work in it, to the services it provides and the community it serves. I help entrepreneurs think about the people they serve and create a supply of stories they can use in their content marketing.
Rachel Extance is a business storytelling coach. When she left journalism and set up her own business, she found other business owners did not know what their stories were or how to tell them. She helps entrepreneurs to tell their stories, connect with their customers and get sales.
Charelle Griffith – CharelleGriffith.com
Whilst most bloggers are concentrating on one thing I technically am running three different blogs alongside a weekly podcast. Within the first year the podcast whilst focused on supporting UK millennial women has been downloaded in over 56 countries.
Charelle is a professional marketer, blogger, podcaster and founder of PropelHer. By day Charelle works in the marketing department of the UK’s largest ticketing company and by night (and weekend) Charelle supports service-based solopreneurs to consistently market themselves as the expert they are. With a passion for supporting women to acknowledge and achieve their goals, Charelle founded PropelHer, a personal development blog and book club in 2016 with the mission to support ambitious women to move forward in their life.
In 2018, Charelle started Free and Figuring It Out with Verity Brown, a podcast designed to support, empower and reassure fellow independent, millennial women that they can be self-sufficient, successful and seen. Charelle is currently reading and reviewing a book a week.
Congratulations to these incredible and creative women!
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