Sharon Hurley Hall, Professional Writer & Blogger, Journalist: Resume

Professional Summary

I help small businesses and online entrepreneurs grow their authority, business and profits by creating well-written, well-researched and factual content.


Photo of Sharon Hurley Hall by Stephen Smith, Pro Photo Studios

  • 15+ years of professional writing for print and online media in the UK, US, Canada and elsewhere
  • Journalist and editor for trade publications covering niches including finance, education, youth work, design technology
  • Qualified university educator – specializing in journalism
  • Launched business in 2005 offering professional business writing services
  • Specialism in writing in-depth guides and white papers.
  • Specialty subjects include: marketing, analytics, social media, search engine optimization, business, cloud computing and language


Recent Writing Projects

  • Long form guides to content marketing, SEO and growth hacking on the OptinMonster blog
  • Series of in-depth guides for Crazy Egg on analytics and social media topics
  • Ghostwriter for white papers on WordPress
  • Ghostwriter for email marketing series on business and productivity
  • Interviewed customers for major telecom industry company resulting in the creation of articles, blog posts and email newsletter articles


  • Certified Optimization & Testing Specialist, Digital Marketer
  • Certified Email Marketing Specialist, Digital Marketer
  • Certified Content Marketing Specialist, Digital Marketer


  • MA – Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
  • MA – Media and Culture
  • BA (Hons) French and Spanish

Contact me to find out how I can meet your content writing needs.