Dan Martin

Small business journalist, content creator & event host

Championing small businesses and entrepreneurs since 2002.

Dan Martin, small business jourmalist, content creator and event host


What I do

If you’re a business owner looking to connect with customers or you run an organisation targeting small businesses, I can create content to educate and inspire.

Need an engaging host for a panel, half day event, full day conference, podcast, webinar or Facebook Live? I’ve hosted more than 50 events and I’d love to help.

I can provide live coverage of your event and share your content on social media. A keen tweeter since 2009 with over 14,000 followers, let me help you spread the word!

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20 years

as a journalist


events hosted


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Dan Martin, freelance small business journalist, content creator and event host

Why work with me?

I’m a journalist, content creator and event host with over 20 years of experience.

I have a massive passion for small business owners and entrepreneurs. I like nothing more than writing about their stories, hosting events that educate and inspire and supporting them to grow great companies.

But don’t just take my word for it.

Read testimonials below from some people I’ve worked with.

“A formidable small business editor”

Dan is a formidable small business editor with an incredible depth of expertise and range of contacts. The relationships he’s built help him create great content and he regularly invests time supporting the small businesses he works with. As well as content, he’s a great event host and able to do everything from hosting round tables to large events. We’ve worked with him on a number of projects and thoroughly recommend it.

Christopher Goodfellow, founder, Box 2 Media

“A true small business champion”

Dan is a true small business champion. He has such a wide knowledge of the small business landscape. As well as being an excellent journalist, content creator and reporter on small business news, he also makes an excellent event host. Dan has hosted events for large brands including Xero and Facebook and has also curated his own event series connecting small business with national journalists. Dan is well thought of by local small business peers in Bristol and the wider small business landscape.

Emma Greenfield, head of events & campaigns, Enterprise Nation

“Dan walks the talk”

Dan walks the talk: he’s written about small business since time began and he’s also involved in several exciting start-ups. Dan is incredibly well connected, is a voice for south west business and really knows his stuff. If you’re looking for a writer, editor, social media expert or potential partner, Dan’s a smart place to start.

Matt Thomas, business & content coach

Meet me at my next event:



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Enterprise Nation Bristol online small business meet-up