Barry Bell | Copywriter Newcastle,UK

Searching for a copywriter in Newcastle?

You've just found one. I'm Barry Bell - an experienced, Newcastle based, freelance copywriter, and I can help you nail the words for your website, brochure, leaflet, sales letter, or pretty much anything else.

You'll be in good company too. Over the last 20 years, I've worked in partnership with some of the leading ad agencies in Newcastle and the rest of the UK to write copy for everyone from tiny startups to some of the world's best known household names.


Find out more or get in touch now on 0191 646 9005 or at hello@contentionlimited.com

Barry Bell | Leading Newcastle copywriter

These days, anyone (and everyone!) is calling themselves a 'copywriter'. Which means, as a client, it's never been easier to think you're getting value for money by hiring an inexperienced writer.

But the reality is often very different. Why? Because, as the saying goes, the one thing that can cost your business more than hiring an expensive copywriter is hiring a cheap one.

My copywriting experience

I've served my time as a copywriter, freelance copywriter, head of copy, and creative director level copywriter in advertising, design and marketing agencies in major cities like Newcastle, Manchester, London and Brussels.

I've created whole new brands for clients like The Royal Bank of Scotland, delivered pan-European ad campaigns for clients like Yamaha and Lexus, and written entire websites for clients like Telefonica, Nominet and First Group.

And that's just the beginning. Check out my copywriting client list for more.

My copywriting approach

My approach to writing copy is about helping you define what you want to say and who you want to say it to, then giving you the tools to say it in a language and tone of voice that excites and engages your audience.

And it's about taking a fresh and creative ideas-led approach that reflects the passion and enthusiasm you have for your own business.

My copywriting process

Every copywriting client is different - but the goals are almost always the same. Here's how I can help you meet them...

Briefing - the first step is for me to learn more about your business and what you're trying to achieve. At this point, we'll agree on deliverables, deadlines and cost.

Copywriting - I'll then work on a first draft of copy for you to review.

Editing - Finally, we'll work through any changes, amends and edits until you're happy to sign off your copy.

My copywriting clients (from Newcastle and beyond...)

Here's just a small selection of my copywriting clients. You can see more, plus full case studies at the {content}ion website.

Get in touch about your copywriting project today

Whether you're based in Newcastle and would like to work with a local copywriter, or you're somewhere else in the UK or overseas and are searching for an experienced copywriter, get in touch now.

By email

Drop me a line to hello@contentionlimited.com with some outline details of your copywriting project and I'll get back to you immediately.

By phone

You can also give me a buzz at my Newcastle office on 0191 646 9005 and we can have a chat about what you'd like to achieve.

Visit the office

Or if you need to send me something in the post (or find me on foot!), I'm at:

Contention Limited
Suite 2.6A
54A Saville Street
North Shields
NE30 3NT


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