Business writing can be a tricky thing if you don’t prepare for it. Darcy always makes sure to spend enough time with clients to ensure she and her team understand what message they are trying to convey and how they want their finished product to look.
Below is a sample list of some of our past clients. Due to privacy issues, we cannot name government organizations we’ve taught business writing to, but they are out there!
Symphony: a division of Thompson Okanagan Tourism.
Darcy wrote and updated Symphony’s visitor guides, and updated websites for the Similkameen Valley, North Thompson Valley and Boundary Country for almost a decade. Darcy loves EQ writing and letting people know of all the great places to visit and fun things to do in these areas. What makes it even better is she has a great team that she works with.
City of Vernon: Tourism
At first, it was an easy project, update the visitor guide for the City of Vernon. Then came the website. This was not an update. It was a massive overhaul. In the end, the Tourism Vernon website was over 300 pages. The website was such a hit the year it was launched and won gold from Marcom Awards. She’s proud to have been part of this massive endeavour. Darcy wrote for Vernon tourism for almost a decade and then now have moved their website and tourism guides in house.
Back in 2019 (ish) Darcy complete revamped MSR Solutions. The website was expanded to include valuable information for prospective clients who needed someone for their water and wastewater projects. Darcy also wrote the about us pages and the team pages. Since then, MSR has consolidated their online presence with one company.
Darcy is also a contributor Innovation Magazine, a publication by the Engineers and Geoscientists of British Columbia.
Blogs and About Us Pages
Darcy wrote dozens of blogs for fireplace manufacturers and distributor from 2020 to 2022. Some of them include:
Writing included blogs, product description and about us pages.
Darcy Nybo took over the reigns as editor for BC Wine Trails in March of 2018. She loves working with her great team of writers who help make the process run smoothly issue after issue.
Darcy has also been the editor for Field to Plate Magazine (which became FarmFolk CityFolk’s magazine) as well as the Westside Weekly Newspaper, and West Shore Life and Style Magazine.
Miscellaneous Business Writing
Tinhorn recently updated their self-guided tour and needed someone to come out, take the tour, and then write information for the signage and the brochure. Walking around a winery and tasting wine was tough, but someone had to do it!
While it was a few years ago, you can still see Darcy’s handiwork on the Accelerate Okanagan website. This was a complete overhaul and rewrite of the Accelerate Okanagan website. Darcy met and liaised with the team at GoodSir as well as the team at Accelerate Okanagan to find the right voice, the right words and the right way to get the message across.
In order to write effectively on a topic where most people would not be considered an expert, Darcy spent hours researching to collect the information needed to create the educational articles and the newsletters for MotorWerke. Today, MotorWerke has their own in-house writer; however, the two years she spent researching and writing about fine European cars gave her a whole new appreciation for European engineering and the passion that comes with it.
Sandra Bradshaw – Certified Feldenkrais Practitioner
Darcy had the pleasure of working with Sandra Bradshaw for many years. We did media releases, newsletters, periodical writing, case studies and created her fabulous website. Click here to see Sandra’s site.
This was one of those projects where Darcy was able to use her knowledge on most topics that relate to health, alternative medicine and cutting edge technology relating to health. We also write for TCM practitioners, chiropractors, naturopaths, acupuncturists, Reiki practitioners, Feldenkrais practitioners, energy workers, master herbalists, pharmacists, dentists and more.
This was at the start of Darcy’s professional career as a writer. She dove right into the deep end and was asked to interview over 100 women entrepreneurs and create biographies for them. The education she received while doing this was priceless. From the initial workshops to the New Pioneers book, she absorbed every business lesson possible from these women. While Darcy did the majority of the interviews, we had a great editor and proofreader working with us in order to make deadlines. You may download your own copy by clicking here.
This project was Always Write’s first big break and we and eternally grateful to the Women’s Enterprise Centre for having chosen us.
Other Clients From Days Gone By
See our testimonials page for kind words from past clients.
Here is a partial list of clients from long ago. (We’ve been around almost twenty years!) It gives a good sampling of the broad range of clients we welcome. Not all links go directly to work I’ve done for them. This list is by no means extensive and as time goes by, some links may not work, but I will try to check every six months.