What I do

Marketing and Audience Development

Devising and delivering spectacular marketing that reaches audiences.

Digital Reporting

Digitally documenting events and activities using blogging, social and video.

Web and WordPress

Creating and maintaining beautiful websites using WordPress.

Copywriting, Editing and Proofing

Creating beautiful, engaging copy and publications.

Training and Facilitation

Helping you learn the skills you need.

Engagement and Event Management

Getting people together to do awesome stuff.

What People Say About Me

Duncan can do more in one day than some people can do in a week. Nothing phases him, nothing is too much trouble, he has a go at everything and is friends with everyone. Duncan is proactive, knowledgeable and quick to get to grips with a complex organisation.

Tom Besford Arts & Heritage Manager, Touchstones Rochdale

Working with Duncan got us the result we wanted. He quickly understood our ideas for our website, suggested his own good ideas and added provided simple explanations for some of the more “techy” elements of the website. He built it for us and has shown us how to keep it updated. A great experience, a great end product. Thank you Duncan.

David Preston Secretary, New Life Church

Duncan was our first team member at LeftCoast and was a tenacious and creative Marketing and Audience Development Manager. He is a very talented copywriter, excellent public relations manager and was committed at LeftCoast to developing genuinely new audiences for our programme of work.

Duncan delivers so much more than is expected, often helping out with complex productions of work beyond his remit of work. He has an extremely conscientious approach to everything he does reflected in the range of clients he works for and voluntary organisations he supports. Anyone who is lucky enough to work with Duncan will not regret it. I look forward to seeing his career flourish over the next few years

Julia Turpin Executive Director, LeftCoast

I’ve had the privilege to work with Duncan as a member of the altBlackpool team and it’s been a joy! His knowledge and attention to detail is a linchpin of the site and altB has gone from strength to strength. Duncan is a fervent supporter of all things Blackpool (although the football club is pushing it a bit!) and his enthusiasm is infectious.

Sandra Mangan Freelance editor, proofreader & altBlackpool contributor

Working with Duncan is such a pleasure, he has a special knack of seeing straight to the heart of an issue and finding realistic and practical ways to resolve them. Duncan is a well-respected member of the regional creative community and has a proven track record of delivering innovative projects that have a real impact of our communities. He is great at helping people identify ways of common working and as a result Duncan has been responsible for some really positive new partnerships.  He is flexible, adaptive, empathetic and pragmatic in his approach and I would highly recommend him to any organisation who is thinking of working with him.

Clancy Mason Reader Development Manager, Blackpool Library Service

Duncan was engaged as a digital reporter from the first development meeting of the guild, and has been at every major meeting since. His observations of clarity and ability to quickly navigate through creative and busy activities and discussions to identify the essence are very special skills. He was then able to transfer this in to a blog and living document of our process and progress and this has been invaluable to us an emerging international organisation and network.

Buzz Bury International Youth Work Trainers Guild

Thank you Duncan Hodgson for supporting us during some of our international trainings and being our digital reporter. You were a great help even in moments when we were too busy and you helped us out, above and beyond your role. You are a super professional who knows when to step in when needed and you always do some extra research and come up with ideas how to improve what we are doing. A pleasure to have you around.

Sandra van de Kraak Trainer, Breakthrough NL

Working with Duncan is a delight – he can create order from chaos, silk purses from sow’s ears and engaging copy from utter dribble! What’s more he hits deadlines too.

Dave Carlos Operations Director, Fleetwood Festival of Transport

Duncan is an enthusiastic, competent and creative freelancer who takes great pride in his work – and that means his projects are always delivered to a very high standard. He’s a great communicator and is skilled in copywriting, journalism, marketing and audience development. I’d recommend Duncan to anyone who needs a fantastic communication guru!

Marge Ainsley Arts Marketing Specialist

Get in touch

(+44) 7506 056951