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About Meerkat Communications

“I really enjoyed working with Geraldine. She came along just at the right time and did the majority of the writing and editing for my new website. She listened to my ideas and was able to articulate these in the written word in a clear and concise manner. She helped me gain clarity about the message that I wanted to relay to my clients and did a superlative job in helping me deliver that message on my website. I am hiring her again to help me with brochure and other promotional materials. I would highly recommend Geraldine and Meerkat Communications for their writing and editing skills.” – Gerrianne Clare , President of Clare Consulting & the Family Guidance System.

Meerkat Communications is based in Vancouver, British Columbia and offers high-quality web copy, organic search engine optimization, and marketing materials for a range of industries. We work with talented graphic designers to offer full service projects, and we have more than a decade of experience in writing and editing, with a particular focus on web copy. We’re passionate about using words to help our clients engage with their target audiences, whether it is in an ad, a brochure, or on a company website. Call or email us to find out how we can make words work for you.

About Geraldine Eliot, Company Director

Since company founder, Geraldine Eliot, penned her first epic entitled King Noggin at Age 6, she knew she wanted to be a writer. Failing that, a teacher. And she’s managed to do both at the same time.

While completing her MA in English Studies at the University of Cape Town, South Africa, she not only taught courses such as Film, Media, and English Language and Literature, but she filled the role of Arts and Entertainment Editor for Varsity Newspaper, sub-edited a career advice magazine, put together course manuals, and acted as a curriculum advisor to incoming students.

Geraldine has a diverse portfolio of creative and business writing and editing experience. She has contributed to  print and online magazines, has had her poetry published, and has written and edited various business websites. She has worked as a content developer and editor for the online destination guide, Wordtravels, and its companion site, Mytripreport.com.  She also contributed regular articles on a range of topics to the independent online magazine, Suite101.com.

Additionally, she has taught Business and Technical Communication at the British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT) in Burnaby, BC. She still teaches Business Communication and Language Development part time at BCIT (mostly working with international/ESL students), as well as Writing for the Web – part of BCIT’s Technical Writing Program.

Passionate about social media, Geraldine’s personal blog, The Canadian Chronicles, was a runner up in the 2009 South African Blog Awards in the Best Overseas South African Blog category , and she is an active Tweeter. A firm believer in knowledge sharing and community building, she has volunteered as the Marketing Co-Ordinator and served as the Director of Communications  for Wired Woman Society, a non-profit organization focused on education, networking and mentorship for woman in technology, new media and science. She currently volunteers in a communication role for Education Without Borders. She had also delivered a number of workshops for private companies, business societies, and NPOs.

To contact Geraldine directly, email her on geraldine@meerkatcommunications.ca

“I had the pleasure of attending an SEO Workshop presented by Geraldine recently. I admired her natural ability to engage her audience and communicate creative ideas in a clear and effective way. Geraldine is very intelligent, articulate and passionate about what she does. I highly recommend Geraldine, and look forward to collaborating with her one day!” – Priscille Belisle, Owner, Spotlight Web Solutions