Victoria Alford

Victoria is an experienced proofreader and web content writer, having worked successfully in the sector for 14 years. A freelancer since 2006, Victoria has worked mainly in digital media in the technology field for private companies and government agencies.

Most recently, Victoria was the web news editor and customer newsletter writer for Innovate UK, the UK's technology innovation agency. Prior to that Victoria worked as a freelance sub-editor for TechRadar website, which provides world-renowned reviews and buying advice on the latest technology.

With a keen eye for detail, Victoria has spent many years helping companies to perfect their web copy. In recent years Victoria also trained to write for GOV.UK, and before that undertook the Chapterhouse proofreading course.

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Jinfo Blog Dow Jones Factiva - fresh review of this premium news product
Tuesday, 5th December 2017

This product review of Dow Jones Factiva focuses on the changes to the product over the last couple of years, and looks at what is still to be improved.


Jinfo Blog My Favourite Tipples from a freelance editor and copywriter
Thursday, 16th November 2017

My Favourite Tipples are shared by Victoria Alford, a web content writer and proofreader with experience in the technology field since 2006. She shares her go-to resources in areas from social media to content creation.


Jinfo Blog The next wave of disruptive technology
Tuesday, 14th November 2017

Read Jinfo's latest articles and reports on artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.


Jinfo Blog Fighting fraud with LexisNexis TraceIQ
Thursday, 26th October 2017

Find out what our reviewer thought of LexisNexis TraceIQ, an online tracing and investigation tool used for fraud detection and prevention.


Jinfo Blog Dow Jones DNA significantly advances text mining
Thursday, 19th October 2017

Read Jinfo's review of the new Dow Jones DNA (Data, News and Analytics) platform, which allows users to download large quantities of data to use in text mining and other solutions. The platform is currently in beta release.


Jinfo Blog S&P Capital IQ - deep financial data
Monday, 16th October 2017

The S&P Capital IQ platform has been freshly reviewed by Jinfo for 2017. Read about the enhancements that have been made to the sophisticated web-based platform and how the product continues to provide deep financial data and information on millions of companies, as well as data on markets, industries and people.


Jinfo Blog Enhanced analysis and user interface for Newsdesk
Monday, 16th October 2017

Read our new mini review of award-winning global media monitoring and analysis platform LexisNexis Newsdesk. In this review, Jan Knight investigates what developments have been made since our last review in 2016.


Jinfo Blog Do you need niche and non-traditional news?
Friday, 22nd September 2017

When trying to capture new industry insights for your current awareness services, how important is it to look further than traditional news sources and your own-language sources?


Jinfo Blog InfoDesk excels in federated access to wide variety of content
Thursday, 21st September 2017

Read our new review of InfoDesk - a content integration and information management solution. This review (updated from our 2014 report) highlights InfoDesk's service value in high-end, information-hungry organisations.


Jinfo Blog Considerations when choosing your content provider
Thursday, 7th September 2017

When recent Jinfo Community sessions on content aggregation platforms and premium news platforms revealed the vast range of considerations for vendors to take into account, we decided to bring those together. We asked three vendors to give their feedback on the sessions.


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