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Nov 19, 2020

LifeBook on Business Without Bullsh*t’s Latest Podcast

Roy had a great discussion about how we have pivoted our customer journey since the beginning of the pandemic and his passion for tackling loneliness. Not only does a LifeBook memoir provide a meaningful project during the Covid-19 restrictions but the team also stays in touch with former customers living alone.

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Oct 2, 2020

LifeBook in the Good Company of Poirot and Others on ITV3

As a result of triple-digit growth since our campaign The Gift of a Lifetime started in May, we are now adding ITV3 to the media mix. Since we are all about storytelling, we are thrilled to be in the good company of household characters like Hercules Poirot, Vera, and Inspector Barnaby.

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Sep 11, 2020

LifeBook Participates in the Leaders Council Podcast

Roy was invited onto an episode of the podcast, which also included an interview with legendary Sir Geoff Hurst. Host Matthew O’Neill explored Roy’s views on leadership and the impact Covid has had on LifeBook’s business.

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Jul 15, 2020

LifeBook Donates Memoir to Coutts Covid-19 Auction

Covid-19 has dramatically changed our lives. The National Emergencies Trust (NET) has launched a Covid-19 appeal in which Coutts is participating and is matching every pound raised. LifeBook is donating a project package worth £7500.

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Jun 29, 2020

The Gift of a Lifetime TV Campaign Expansion

Following the successful start across the Sky Network, we are now expanding our TV campaign to Talking Pictures, Eden, Alibi, and TCM Movies. The creative has been done by Grainger & Wolff, production by ScubaBoy, and planning by SmartResponse.

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Jun 10, 2020

LifeBook’s Transition to Remote Interviews

I love telling people about my job as an editor for LifeBook. People are, without fail, fascinated by the idea and overwhelmingly positive. The phrase I hear more than any other is: “I wish I’d done that for my parents/grandparents. They used to tell me these stories and I never really listened, but now they’re gone I wish I had listened and made a note of them.”

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Jun 4, 2020

Lifebook’s Radio Campaign Launches Today

You can hear our new radio ads on Virgin, talkRADIO, talkSPORT and talkSPORT2. The creative minds behind the spots Grainger&Wolff and the production was done by GuiltFree. A special mention to the fabulous kids in the spots, Florence, Mabel and Randy, who enabled us to record in the producers’ home studios during the lockdown.

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May 14, 2020

LifeBook’s The Gift of a Lifetime TV Ad Launching May 15

LifeBook is back on TV with its new campaign, The Gift of a LifeTime. The first of a series of TV ads for our campaign The Gift of a Lifetime is being launched across thirteen TV channels tomorrow. Channels include Sky News, National Geographic, Discovery History, and CBS Justice.

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Apr 30, 2020

Our New Campaign, The Gift of a Lifetime, Has Commenced

We are very pleased to announce that we have just launched our new campaign: The Gift of a Lifetime. The campaign will be seen across TV, magazines, and print. Based on in-depth interviews with current and potential customers, the campaign is anchored around why it is important to write an autobiography.

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Mar 31, 2020

How We’re Adapting to Challenging Times

It’s more important than ever to have positive projects to focus the mind. The team has adapted to working from home and the company has adopted a new way around dealing with the issue of social distancing: we will temporarily be switching to remote video interviews. This way, we can continue helping you writing your life stories.

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Mar 17, 2020

Covid-19 Virus Update – March 2020

All employees have moved from the headquarters in England and Indiana to work remotely, and they continue to deliver the beautiful memoirs our families deserve. In order to protect both our authors and their interviewers, we are using our video interviewing technology, allowing our projects to continue without interruption.

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Jan 17, 2020

LifeBook on the BBC, 16th January 2020

BBC recently invited Roy to discuss the growing interest in writing memoirs and autobiographies. He also shared how it all started when he wanted to capture his father Jules’ stories and sent his personal assistant to document everything. After Jules’ book was finalised, he wanted to help others with their memoirs.

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Dec 10, 2019

LifeBook Author Richard Maylam Visits The Office

At LifeBook, we’re lucky that our authors often pop into our offices. It might be to see finished memoirs prior to beginning their own, to meet with their project manager, or to collect their finished books. That’s exactly what Richard did, he was keen to return to LifeBook to thank the team personally.

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Aug 20, 2019

Ghostwriter Mr. Andrew Crofts Visits LifeBook

The conundrum of the world-famous ghostwriter Andrew Crofts is a world-renowned ghostwriter, and he recently visited LifeBook at our headquarters in Godalming. Andrew chatted with LifeBook founder Roy Moëd about […]

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Jul 17, 2019

LifeBook Event: Alan Beckett The Moat House Acton Trussell

“This was totally unprecedented…and we were honoured to attend” With incredible generosity, LifeBook author Mr Alan Beckett arranged an event to celebrate his LifeBook project and promote the LifeBook experience […]

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Dec 13, 2018

Roy on Alan Wick’s New Radio Show, Real Business

LifeBook’s founder Roy Moëd was invited for an interview by Alan Wick for his new radio show, ‘Real Business with Alan Wick’. The show aired on 25th November on 107 Meridian and is broadcasted at 5 pm on the last Sunday of every month. Alan talks to entrepreneurs from various business sectors.

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Feb 7, 2018

Disrupting Technologies: A Project to Live For

Our founder Roy Moed was interviewed by YPO for their website about the inspiration behind LifeBook. It’s great to see such an amazing organisation showing an interest in Roy’s campaign to help people […]

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Feb 5, 2018

LifeBook Author Derek Abbott Visits The Office

With Christmas and New Year behind us With Christmas and New Year behind us, what better way to start off January than with a visit from one of our very […]

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Nov 28, 2017

LifeBook is Currently Experiencing its Busiest Christmas

Three more weeks to complete our projects in time for Christmas With Christmas rapidly approaching (only three weeks to go at the time of writing!), we here at LifeBook are […]

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Nov 20, 2017

LifeBook – Tour of McLaren Technology Centre

Our founder Roy Moëd was out and about today on a tour of the McLaren Technology Centre as part of an IoD event aimed at inspiring businesses in Surrey. It […]

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Feb 15, 2017

Roy Talks About LifeBook to Alara Kap of Based Istanbul

Roy talks about autobiography writing services with Alara Kap LifeBook is a project I came across and fell in love with during a family gathering where I found myself listening […]

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Nov 11, 2016

Forgotten War Stories Brought Alive with the Help of LifeBook

Remembering the stories of the brave men and women who fought in the war The best history books are packed with first-hand accounts, detailed anecdotes and unique perspectives that reveal […]

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Oct 13, 2016

The Times Visits LifeBook

For everybody’s life story, there’s a ghostwriter Roy Moëd’s home office is rich with history: there’s the Wurlitzer jukebox in the corner, blaring his mother’s crackly opera 45s; his grandfather’s […]

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Jul 22, 2016

The Reader’s Digest Podcast Talks LifeBook and Growing Pains

 An interesting discussion from the editorial team of the Reader’s Digest podcast about the transition from childhood to adulthood, plus contributions from a best-selling novelist and a debut novelist. Discover more […]

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Jul 22, 2016

A LifeBook Record

We were very pleased to be visited by our LifeBook author, John Franklin, this week. He popped in to sign our office copy, after a long day of signing copies […]

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Jul 6, 2016

LifeBook on BBC: Memoirs Are No Longer Just For The Rich and Famous

Recording your life story in a book just got easier. Here’s how … Ali Levin struck upon the idea of her elderly father turning his life story into a book as […]

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Jun 8, 2016

The Story Behind All the Stories

Everyone has their own remarkable story to tell; the story of a unique journey made up of memories that can inform and inspire. Creating an inspirational autobiography has never been easier than with the professional team […]

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Apr 19, 2016

LifeBook Expands to the USA and Calls The Villages Home

British based company LifeBook has expanded to the USA and are now proudly calling The Villages home. The company offers the unique service of helping people all over the world […]

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Mar 4, 2016

Telegraph Subscriber’s Corner Competition Winner

Congratulations to Mr Bob Pryor – husband of Brenda, a member of the the Cambridge Meridian Golf Club, who won the Telegraph Subscriber’s Corner Competition. Bob  has won the opportunity […]

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Jan 14, 2015

Do You Want to Write Your Own Life Story?

A few simple questions to get you started writing your memoirs What was the layout of the house where you spent your childhood? What pets did you have – and […]

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Oct 9, 2014

Findmypast and LifeBook Partnership Announced

Leading family history site is working with LifeBook to help everyone create their personal autobiography LifeBook helps you create your own personal history, to pass down to future generations, […]

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Jan 28, 2014

What’s Your Legacy? Tell Your Amazing Story with LifeBook

Rafael Zurita’s experience of LifeBook When I began this review, all I had was a white box that said: “You´re Amazing”. It took me a little longer than usual to […]

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Dec 4, 2013

Remembering War Stories

Do you know your parents’ war stories? Two-thirds of Brits regret not writing them down. Important familial and historical event and anecdotes could soon be lost forever; LifeBook autobiography service […]

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Nov 21, 2013

Roy Moëd: Special Last Months with My Dad Inspired My Business Idea

Roy’s story of LifeBook caught the attention of The Daily Mail’s This is Money. He tells them how an exercise to put purpose back into his dad’s life and give him a reason to look forward to tomorrow led to the idea and birth of LifeBook.

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Nov 11, 2013

LifeBook in the News Raising War Story Awareness!

LifeBook has taken to the airwaves to help highlight the importance of capturing the war stories for future generations. Important historical events and anecdotes of major significance. We have been featured in The IrishExaminer, The Guardian, The Independent, The Herald Scotland and on Sky News and ITV This Morning.

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Nov 10, 2013

Two-Thirds Regret Not Writing Down Grandparents’ War Stories

As we approach Remembrance Day, it is a time to remember our countrymen but it has been revealed that despite 64% of Brits being told war stories by family members, only 8% of us have recorded them for future generations – important historical events and anecdotes that will soon be lost forever.

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Oct 2, 2013

Turning Precious Memories Into Manuscripts

Getting our most treasured memories down on paper is something many of us think about but often we don’t know how to do it. Writing an autobiography seems to sit with celebrities who have a star-studded story to tell but we all know we’d prefer to leave more than our photos and trinkets behind for our families to remember us by.

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Aug 28, 2013

Everybody Has a Story to Tell – Roy Moëd of LifeBook

Entrepreneur Roy Moëd set up LifeBook, a bespoke autobiography service, in 2010 with the mission of helping older people enjoy their lives and ‘age successfully’. He was inspired by his […]

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