Google Maps
Social Media, Tips and advice

Get yourself on Google

This is a bit of a short and sweet blog post....well...rant...about making sure you can be found on Google. The other day, I tried to find a shop that I know is in existence in an exact location, so I found the place on Google Maps expecting to find the lovely red marker that would… Continue reading Get yourself on Google

Tips and advice

Crisis communication – do THIS

I've be reading some incredibly interesting material on communicating in a crisis and how to be handle adverse situations when it comes to leadership, businesses, clients and communities. At the moment, it can seem impossible to communicate clearly and appropriately. Everyone feels they are simply trying to catch up and with daily government announcements; guidance… Continue reading Crisis communication – do THIS

Blogging, Tips and advice

How to update an old blog post

One of my suggestions for helping you to maintain a constant turnover of regular blogs is to look at updating an old blog. When you have been blogging for a couple of years or so, you can forget about all of the wonderful content you have just sat on your website waiting to be repurposed.… Continue reading How to update an old blog post

Blogging

5 ways to improve your blog post

Whether you have more time on your hands or less, writing a blog post is a great way to add something new to your website. It is a great SEO tool and can offer extra value to your clients. However, do you sometimes feel like it's not quite finished or wish you could have an… Continue reading 5 ways to improve your blog post

Tips and advice

Creating Content with your Kids

If you have children at home with you, you may feel you have hardly any time to create content, whether it is a blog post or just a few social media posts. Have you considered getting them involved with helping you to create content? If you have teenagers in the house then you have a… Continue reading Creating Content with your Kids

Tips and advice, Writing for Business

Content to Create during the Coronavirus Pandemic

If you're feeling anything like me, you probably feel at an utter loss as to what to write about and share at this difficult time. If you have a suitable product for home workers you may feel weird pushing it and capitalising on an awful situation and taking advantage of people during a challenge time.… Continue reading Content to Create during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Writing for Business

Take a step back from your content

I'm all about content. I love creating content. I love coming up with new ideas. I love the consistency you need to apply. However, sometimes, it is really important to take a step back and truly assess your output. I have written this short blog post to remind you to take time out and to… Continue reading Take a step back from your content

Blogging, Hurdles to Blogging

Hurdles to blogging #16 – Blogging means giving away too much for free

It is a common concern that small business owners think that when writing a blog, telling people about their work or products and, especially, services, they will risk sales. They worry that people will not need to buy from them, that they will give too much away for free or worse that competitors will copy… Continue reading Hurdles to blogging #16 – Blogging means giving away too much for free

Tips and advice, Writing for Business

5,4,3,2,1…Using Content to Launch

Whether it is a new blog, service, product, package, newsletter, location, opening hours...I could go on...you need to create a powerful content plan to 'launch', whatever is new with your business. I see too many small businesses offering something really new and exciting, but there is no build up - it just suddenly appears on… Continue reading 5,4,3,2,1…Using Content to Launch

Websites

5 Website Quick Wins

When was the last time you updated your website? ...showed it some love? (#ValentinesDay tomorrow!) It might look pretty, but if it is just sat there gathering the proverbial dust, it is no better than a print leaflet. I know that doing a complete website re-design is difficult and time-consuming (although definitely worth it when… Continue reading 5 Website Quick Wins