Carla Tensuan

Copy, content, and communications

Whether you need copywriting, web content, or corporate communications, I’m happy to discuss your project needs.

The right words to make you shine

I work with businesses to find the right words and tone that will resonate best with their audience. I can write for you on topics ranging from art and travel to career and business with a personal touch. I’m also on Upwork if you want a six-month commitment but don’t need long-term work.

15+ years of writing and marketing

I’ve been working as a freelancer since 2020, and before that, I was a full-time marketing and communications professional at different companies for 15 years. That means I’m well-versed in creating content for consumers and businesses alike.

My experience will help you

I’ve had the privilege of collaborating with companies in the Philippines and the across the world. I’ve done work for Birches Group, Canva, Digital Room, KKday, Kalibrr, and Metrobank Foundation. I have the skills needed to work with you remotely. As a freelancer born and raised in Manila, I can provide my services at competitive rates. 

I can help you articulate your ideas beautifully.

My Latest Work

Why a Five-point Performance Rating System May Be Detrimental to People Management

Most organizations use the traditional five-point performance rating system. But a five-point system carries with it a range of people management issues. Instead of motivating staff, it does the complete opposite.

4 Biggest Problems in Recruitment and How to Fix Them

One of the critical functions of HR that significantly impacts an organization is recruitment. Hiring talent is a multi-faceted process with many steps. In the blog, we discuss the 4 biggest problems in recruitment and how to fix them.

Why Organizations Need to Monitor the Labor Market

The labor market is constantly changing and evolving. It changes to reflect demands and pressures from different sectors, industries, and locations. New jobs emerge, old ones disappear, and wages fluctuate—sometimes due to external forces and local or regional economic factors. Organizations must stay on top of trends and monitor the labor market to remain competitive.

Record-Breaking Mosaic Art Around the World

Mosaics are a centuries-old art form, but their popularity hasn’t waned. They can be found worldwide, from villas and museums to sidewalks and public spaces. Mosaic artwork is everywhere.But have you ever wondered how giant is the world’s largest mosaic? What’s the greatest number of people who’ve worked together on mosaic art? What kinds of materials have mosaic designs been made out of?

Mesmerizing Asian Mosaic Designs That Will Wow You

Mosaic art brings together the old and the new. It’s a tradition that dates millennia, but you’ll find plenty of contemporary examples. And although mosaics are rooted in Western art, you can seek design inspiration from Chinese and Japanese art. The result is an original artwork that bridges East and West. To showcase the versatility of mosaics, here are some Asian-influenced motifs that will wow you.

Hole-in-the-Wall Cafés to Discover Around Alabang

We just love the simple, down-home vibe of Alabang south of Metro Manila. People here are known for being much more chill or laid-back, and it shows. If residents aren’t entertaining at home, they’re meeting with friends from nearby neighborhoods. In this part of the city, one will often find groups hanging out in cafés or coffee shops that are a welcome break from cookie-cutter chains. Here’s a list of our favorite, cozy hole-in-the-wall cafés in Alabang just waiting to be discovered.

Your Weekend Guide to Sta. Rosa, Laguna

From Monday to Friday, we’re busy with work, school, and family. But come the weekend, we get a chance to recharge and relax. We can go on a staycation and explore the big city. Or, better yet, we can head to nearby cities and towns in the countryside—like Sta. Rosa, Laguna—where we can enjoy fresh air, nature, and weekend activities.

How Do I Select a Mosaic Backsplash for Our Bathroom?

The bathroom is one of the most essential rooms in the house. It’s where we clean ourselves, get rid of toxins, and have time to relax before bed. That’s why it’s so important to find tiles that reflect both your style, personality, and needs. A mosaic backsplash is one option that can feel totally personal.But choosing the ideal mosaic bathroom tiles can be a daunting task. With so many different colors and styles to choose from, it can be challenging to decide.

My Latest Blog Posts

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Follow the Leaders: 10 Filipino Writers and Editors Dominating Social Media

The digital space is thriving with talented writers, journalists, editors, and freelancers. These 10 professionals are setting the standard for excellence, using their platforms to share their knowledge and connect with others.

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Press Play and Crush Your Workload: My Top Spotify Playlists for Focus

I’ve curated a selection of top Spotify playlists that are designed to motivate, boost concentration, and fuel creativity. The playlists range from timelessly fun songs to captivating lounge and chillout music.

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Unlocking Freelance Success: The 5 Game-Changing Benefits of Hiring an Accountant

Freelancers often overlook the benefits of hiring an accountant to help manage their finances. However, hiring an accountant can provide numerous advantages that can propel a freelancer’s career and increase their earnings.

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Master the Art of Writing: Join These Helpful Writing Workshops Today

Sign up for these freelance writing workshops catering to writers of all levels. Each of these workshops offers the tools and techniques needed to take your writing to the next level.

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Lost in a Good Book: The 5 Books I’m Reading All Summer Long

Each of these five books is a great choice for freelancer writers looking to boost their career or simply indulge in a good read during the summer months.

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Boost Your Freelance Career with SkillShare’s 7 Best Classes

SkillShare offers some of the best classes for boosting your freelance career. In this post, I recommend seven classes that share the tools and knowledge you need to succeed.

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The Top Freelance Writing Niches You Should Work On In 2023

What are the freelance writing niches that will be in great demand in 2023?

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30 Ways You Can Show Your Love and Appreciation to Your Clients

Showing appreciation to your clients is crucial. This article shares 30 ways to show your clients gratitude.