Who is Farrukh Naeem?


Farrukh Naeem is a freelance copywriter, journalist and social media consultant based in Abu Dhabi, right next to Dubai, UAE.

Farrukh has worked with some of the hottest brands in the world from Microsoft, HP and Siemens to Adidas, Canon, Xerox, Etihad Airways, Emirates Airline, Jacuzzi, Taj Palace Hotels & Resorts, Millennium Hotels, KPMG, the United Nations and more.

As one of the first marketing bloggers in the Middle East, Farrukh blogs on CopywriterJournalist.com and reaches a readership across more than 150 countries. His updates on Twitter @farrukhnaeem are followed by more than 11000 people across the world. Farrukh also manages one of the most ‘Liked’ pages by a freelance copywriter on Facebook.

Farrukh and his work have been featured in the Guinness Book of World Records (world’s biggest ad), Guardian UK, Campaign magazine, Communicate magazine, Forbes (Arabia), Newsweek USA, Gulf Marketing Review, University of Oxford, Zawya, Gulf News, Khaleej Times, and more.

As a freelance copywriter and social media consultant, Farrukh also speaks at industry events and conducts training sessions to help clients, students and the community harness the power of the internet and social media to communicate and achieve their goals.

Tip: If there’s something you need, you can bribe him with coffee and chocolate. Instant gratification!

Don’t try it with a 90-day payment policy. That sucks.