Michael Archambault is a writer and digital media specialist based out of Long Island, New York.; he has worked for a number of publications and networks including Mobile Nations, Amazon’s DPReview, PetaPixel, and CrowdGather. For the majority of these networks, Michael worked as an Editor creating engaging content and overseeing other writers. His technology reporting has been picked up by sites such as The Verge. Michael has also served numerous times as a guest correspondent live on the BBC’s WorldNews service.
Michael is a full-time freelancer whos prime focus has been in crafting fresh and original content for features, opinion pieces, and reviews; he has a background in communications and the relating fields of journalism, public relations, and marketing. Thus, for copy, Michael can provide a consistent tone of voice for your audience or vary it between pieces as needed. His expertise in digital media does include social media management and search engine optimization for organizations that require it.
Michael also has experience crafting audio/visual content via Adobe’s Creative Cloud suite including Photoshop, Lightroom, Premiere Pro, and Audition. His educational background involved the study and understanding of television, film, and audio production. He has a strong familiarity with both Wordpress and Drupal content management systems.
Freelance and Contract Work
Michael Archambault offers a variety of freelance and contract writing services to publications and corporations in need of blogging, editing, copywriting, and digital media work. Michael has a particular focus, and years of experience, in vibrant editorial, feature, opinion, and review pieces for the technology industry across a variety of platforms. Learn more about the services you require below, and reach out to Michael for a quote on any work you may need to be performed.
Writing and editing
Writing services are available for those who need posts professionally researched, assembled, and delivered. While Michael specializes in content covering the technology industry, he can provide content for almost any scenario. Editing services are also available for companies who need their work reviewed or need an experienced editor to step in and manage a team of writers for a period of time.
With a background studying marketing and public relations, copywriting services are available for company's who need their marketing or advertising materials crafted from scratched or scrutinized for perfection. Copywriting focuses on both creating clean and concise copy and ensuring the content is on target for its intended audience.
Working in the technology industry and studying digital media, Michael can assist with an individual or corporation’s digital marketing needs. Whether you need help establishing an online presence, expanding your existing audience, or have general consulting questions, Michael is only a click away. Writing for a number of publications, Michael also has extensive knowledge of SEO to help drive content consumption numbers.
Established in May of 2009, PetaPixel is a leading blog covering the wonderful world of consumer photography. Michael served as the site’s Features Editor, crafting rich editorial content and reviews for a multi-million reader audience. PetaPixel continues to inform, educate, and inspire in all things photography-related to this day.
Michael worked with Amazon’s Digital Photography Review website and its sister site, Digital Photography Review Connect. DPReview is currently the world’s most popular dedicated enthusiast digital photography site. The DPReview network focused on providing the most authoritative reviews of, the fastest, fullest, news reports about, and the most comprehensive database of consumer digital cameras in the world.
Founding his first publication, Michael opened the doors to FujiBuzz; a website devoted to Fujifilm’s X-Series mirrorless camera system, in addition to the company’s Instax instant film camera range. The site aimed at delivering news, reviews, and video content all relating to the company’s product lineup. Extending into social media, FujiBuzz also maintained Reddit’s subreddits, r/Fujifilm and r/Instax.
Michael enjoyed working as the Past Managing Editor for WinBeta. His role included managing a team of passionate individuals to ensure the delivery of the latest up to date information regarding the Microsoft ecosystem. Michael was in charge of day to day operations under the Editor-In-Chief, in addition to writing features, reviews, and editorials to add rich and engaging content to the site. Michael previously served as the site’s Features Editor for a short time.
Serving as Windows Phone Central’s Microsoft News Editor, Michael was responsible for covering and creating consenting surrounding Microsoft’s Xbox, Windows, and Surface platforms. WindowsPhone Central is part of the Mobile Nations network with over 30 million readers monthly and more than twelve-thousand comments a day. Windows Phone Central is now known simply as ‘Windows Central.'
Michael began his writing career at Pocketables, a US-based online technology magazine that brought news, insights, opinions, and comprehensive reviews on various mobile computing devices, portable technology, and related topics to a global audience. He served as an Associate Editor introducing Microsoft technologies to a formally Google focused audience, discovering how to accommodate news to specific audiences.