Writer for Hire

Freelance writer available for short or long-term, project or retainer-based copywriting for your business.


Monica Shepherd

Copywriter, content strategist, freelance writer

Gain the insight and expertise of an experienced copywriter and content marketer as an extension of your own team.

I am an experienced marketing copywriter, SEO copywriter and web content editor and I’ve been helping businesses create an authentic brand presence since 2010. I use my way with words to create fresh, effective web and marketing copy that communicates with clarity and with impact to strengthen your brand presence.

I’ll take the time to get to know your business, your customers and your marketing goals. This understanding of your business allows me to create creative, targeted content that supports your sales and marketing initiatives.

My Creds: Over the years I’ve worked with a huge range of clients from a variety of industries. These include large international corporations, one-man-band businesses, and everything in between. I spent three years as an editor for AA Tourism, have worked closely with top NZ web designers and graphic designers, was a marketing copywriter for WorkflowMax (a Xero owned product), created online content for the biggest online retailer in Australasia, was Marketing Manager for an emerging NZ SaaS company and worked as Marketing Content Manager for an Australasian enterprise tech company.

You can find out more about me here.

Particular areas of interest include: I have written content for a broad range of both B2B and B2C businesses, however I have a particular interest in technology, Saas, health and wellness, agriculture, real estate and property, lifestyle and fashion, social good enterprises, and sustainability.

I'm looking for: Freelance or contract copywriting projects (that includes blogs, online articles, marketing collateral, video scripts, newsletters, customer communications), business bios, website copywriting, content marketing strategy and execution, and social media management.


So, whether you’re starting or growing your business, or you’re a big brand with a big audience to reach, if you need a hand finding the right words to reach the right people, I can help.