If you don't have a website or are thinking about having your own redesigned, what do you need to consider? It is really important to do some research before you decide what you want and need. It's a bit like decorating a room - you need to do get some inspiration, look around at ideas,… Continue reading What makes a good website? 8 things to think about
We hear so often that content marketing is "all about sharing a story". It sounds appealing in principle...but how? And what 'stories' should you be sharing??? I have done a little research and below you'll find 5 ideas to help you start shaping some stories to help your marketing to be a little more engaging… Continue reading 5 steps to telling your story
There is a really short answer to this question - yes! Or the slightly longer answer - absolutely! I love to read (unsurprisingly!) and just like the oft repeated tips for becoming a better author, should you wish to write your own book, the best way to become a better writer is to read more.… Continue reading Can reading other blogs makes you a better blogger?
I am going to keep this blog post short and sweet this week as the whole point of slider text is to grab people's attention and to get them to delve further into your website. Just to clarify, many websites, on the homepage, have a series of banner images or photos which either change automatically… Continue reading It’s just a slider
I recently spent five days in Disneyland Paris and whilst it was brilliant in many, many ways, there was one element that resonated with me - visitors' thirst for content. Specifically, they wanted information...far more information than was available. And not only more information but the same information repeated. They wanted clear guidance. And even… Continue reading Feeding a thirst for information
I mentioned in one of my Facebook Lives a few weeka ago that using a ‘tricolon’ is a great ‘rhetorical device’. After a couple of question about what this meant and also some positive feedback on the power of devices like this, I thought I would discuss some other great rhetorical device to help give… Continue reading 5 Fabulous Rhetorical Devices
Some days you just don't feel it! I get it! Creating content for your business is exhausting. You have to not only come up with ideas, physically create the posts, blogs, emails, website updates, etc, etc, but you also need to do it all with the motivation and drive to present the best version of… Continue reading Finding motivation – let me motivate you!
I find the hardest thing to convey when discussing content is how important it is to say the most obvious things about your business and tell people why you are saying it. People forget that it is the basic details which are necessary to say loud and clear...and again and again! I am here to… Continue reading Say it loud and proud
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
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