Websites

Lower your bounce rate – keeping visitors on your website

Your website is your 'shop' - it is where you want clients to explore your business, to learn more about you and all that you have to offer. You don't want people to 'peer in the window' and then scarper! So, how do you keep people on your website for longer? Actual website design and… Continue reading Lower your bounce rate – keeping visitors on your website

Blogging, Tips and advice

3 Ways To Get Your Blog Noticed

It breaks my heart when I hear about the amount of people that are blogging but I don't know anything about it. I speak to small business owners and I hear about how they have been blogging for months, but even though I follow their social media accounts and subscribe to their email marketing...I still… Continue reading 3 Ways To Get Your Blog Noticed

Blogging, Introductions

Failing miserably…but doing something about it

I have to admit that I am failing miserably with my blogging over this last month! I talk a lot to my clients about having 'back up' blog post; about planning your time; scheduling writing time and about consistently publishing blogs with regularity. And what have I done? ...well, none of what I preach. I… Continue reading Failing miserably…but doing something about it

Writing for Business

What makes me happy? 6 things to be grateful for in business

It was the International Day of Happiness yesterday...whatever that really means!!! However, it got a lot of people talking about what makes them happy and what they are grateful for. It got me thinking about things that make me happy and, particularly, what makes my life that little bit easier in business. For a variety… Continue reading What makes me happy? 6 things to be grateful for in business

Tips and advice

Top tips when writing for business

I have been asked a lot of questions recently about 'good writing' and 'professional writing', as well as how to give people the confidence to write and share their ideas. If you own a business or even just feel like you have something important to say, there is no need to hold back. However, there… Continue reading Top tips when writing for business

Introductions, Writing for Business

100th blog post – why good copy still makes good business sense

I can't quite believe it but yes this is my 100th blog post?! I started blogging two years ago and absolutely love it. I find it fantastic for reflection, great for deepening my knowledge and, some days, it can be very cathartic. I wrote a couple of introductory posts and then my first 'proper' post… Continue reading 100th blog post – why good copy still makes good business sense

Blogging

Hurdles to Blogging #13 – I have no idea when to publish my blogs?!

It is easy to get totally obsessed with 'optimum' time when it comes to publishing anything...and, in particular, anything digital, including social media posts and sending out marketing emails. Do not let the thought of this put you off blogging, however! There is tons of research of the perfect time to post, but at the… Continue reading Hurdles to Blogging #13 – I have no idea when to publish my blogs?!

Tips and advice

Values – the importance of writing them down

I took such an interesting course at the beginning of January - it was about 'Purpose Mapping' and discovering what your purpose is and actually identifying the values that are most important to you both in business, but also in your personal life. The course was run 'online' via a Zoom call, so it was… Continue reading Values – the importance of writing them down