About Us: Professional Content Consultants & Strategists
At WordTailors, we offer a wide range of content writing, editing, SEO, translation and editorial consulting services—- all painstakingly tailored to your needs and specifications. We have strong expertise in travel content development, working with tourist boards, tour companies and others in the tourism industry to develop, manage and optimize top-notch content. We also frequently work with academics and cultural heritage foundations.
Are you a business or non-profit in need of snappy, engaging web content that’s perfectly optimized for SEO–rising steadily to page 1 in Google and earning you more conversions? An academic seeking to translate your book manuscript to reach a wider audience, or in need of an expert academic editor to proofread your draft? A student or job-seeker looking to sharpen your CV, cover letters or online portfolio? How about a tour company or tourism board hoping to capture new audiences and regions through a fresh, powerful content strategy?
Whatever your editorial project and requirements, look no further. As content development pros, consider us your partners in excellence. We’ll work with you every step of the way to craft effective and compelling content.
Why Work With Us?
Since we’re an association of independent journalists, editors, SEO specialists and translators, our fees are competitive when compared to traditional agencies– but we deliver impeccable results to tight deadlines. We’re accessible, friendly, efficient and creative: we work closely with each of our clients to arrive at your ideal content solution or editorial package.
And since we have double expertise as writers and SEO/optimization specialists, our web content packages automatically include optimization and competition analysis. Most of our clients find that combination quite attractive.
Who We Are
The WordTailors team is composed of ambitious, creative, and rigorous people who are committed to putting their expertise and professionalism to work for you. With backgrounds in journalism, online content development and optimization, travel writing, translation, academic research and finance, they bring years of experience and excellent results to the table.
Courtney Traub, Co-Founder
WordTailors Co-Founder Courtney Traub is a journalist, travel writer, editor and online media specialist who lived and worked in Paris for over a decade. She now divides her time between London and the French capital. She is the former Editor and Content Manager of About.com Paris Travel, which was part of the New York Times Company and was acquired by media group IAC (Newsweek, Daily Beast, etc.) in 2013. Under her stewardship, the site became one of the most visited destinations on the web for English-language information and features on Paris, attracting millions of unique visitors and capturing top search engine placements for some of the most competitive search terms in the sector. It was incorporated into the TripSavvy network in 2017, and Courtney continues to cover Paris for the network as the primary Content Writer. She also regularly writes about other European destinations.
Specialized in web content strategy, search engine optimization (SEO), original news reporting and social media, Courtney is a recognized expert in the travel, tourism, arts and culture sectors. In addition to her work on the Paris Travel site for About.com, she was a content writer and editor for the Michelin 2012 Green Guide to Paris/Ile de France and Northern France. More recently, she launched Paris Unlocked, a new website offering features and tips on the French capital. She also has a strong background in business reporting and content writing. Between 2007 and 2009, she was a reporter and interim editor for several trade publications owned by Reed Business Information, covering the global personal care sector.
Courtney holds a Doctorate in English from the University of Oxford, and a Master’s degree in Comparative Literature from the Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris. In addition to her expertise in travel, arts and culture, and business beats, she is an active scholar in American and Comparative Literature who has worked with many fellow academics to hone and improve their articles and book manuscripts. A native English speaker who is fully fluent in French, Courtney is a capable translator with experience translating both general and technical documents. She has also collaborated with NGOs such as CARE France and with researchers at France’s CNRS, undertaking documents including annual reports, project grant proposals, and mission statements.
Colette Davidson is a journalist, writer and translator, and has lived in Paris since 2009. With over ten years of experience in the journalism field, she is a regular contributor to the Christian Science Monitor, The Lancet Psychiatry and About.com. She specializes in print production for the travel and social sciences sectors, as well as in creative and blog-format writing. Since 2010, she has worked as a reporter and producer at Radio France Internationale, and in television scriptwriting and voiceover production for France Television’s AITV. Colette also works as a translator and proofreader, where her work spans the business, marketing and academic fields. Some of her clients have included Danone, the Sorbonne University and the International Energy Agency.
She holds a Master’s degree from the University of Paris III – Sorbonne Nouvelle in French Literature and Media Studies.
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