- MakeUseOf.comManaging & Publishing Editor, 2007 - 2013
- MakeUseOf (current)
- MakeUseOf Directory (past)
- Geeks Are Sexy (past)
- Auctionbytes (past)
- eCommerceBytes (current)
- Top Secret Writers (current)
- Nowsourcing (current)
- Google Tutor (past)
- Buzz (past)
- PC World (current)
- The O'Neill Report (current)
- markoneill.org (current)
- Small Business Trends (current)
- Vimeo (current)
He has done blogging in the past for GeeksAreSexy, NowSourcing, SearchEngineNews, Google Tutor, AuctionBytes, and PC World, amongst others. You can see most of the sites Mark has worked for here.
He has also done business consulting for e-commerce companies with links to eBay, including Nabit, which has made a desktop bidding application. Mark translated their software into German and wrote their user manual. He also has past experience with BBC television, BBC radio, Scottish youth radio and Scottish newspapers.
Originally from Scotland, with job experiences as diverse as debt collection clerk, Dutch bulb packer, government civil servant and English language tutor, Mark now lives in Würzburg, Germany, home of the bratwurst and the lederhosen. His favourite German words are kakerlake, schnick-schnack, schmetterling, and brunsverreck. .
With the now-deceased Spike Milligan as his inspiration, he writes humorous poetry in his spare time and enjoys having it rejected by a multitude of publishers who have absolutely no sense of humour. If you are ever in Würzburg and you want to find Mark, just look for the guy in the crowd writing in the notebook and laughing to himself at what he wrote.
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