Jon Martindale

Jon Martindale
Jon Martindale
  • Articles have appeared on sites that include,,,, as well as Affluent Lifestyle Magazine.
  • Has been writing professionally for over 15 years.
  • Has written for The Balance since May 2020.


Jon has written for Digital Trends, KitGuru, The Inquirer, ItProPortal, and Forbes, among others. He's been building his own gaming PCs since his early teens, and has been writing professionally for over 15 years. In that time he's published thousands of articles, and many in-depth features and interviews for Forbes, Affluent Lifestyle Magazine, The Inquirer, and more.

Jon lives in England, near the Welsh border where he works full-time as a professional freelance writer, and author.


Jon completed A-levels in Media Studies, Film Studies, and English at the Forest of Dean College.

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