Writing for Business

Clash! Boom! Wallop! – Innovative Content Ideas

The hardest thing about creating content is making it interesting...and not following the crowd. I often give my Blog Starter trainees the tip of using things like national days or events, as well a 'celebration times' (like Christmas, Easter, Valentine's, etc.) to help create relevant content, which is likely to be trending. However, I am… Continue reading Clash! Boom! Wallop! – Innovative Content Ideas

Tips and advice, Writing for Business

5 Top Tips for Writing Engaging Content

This post was inspired by daughter. Tip 4 is actually her very own recommendation for you! I know how difficult it is to write content regularly and then you have the added pressure that it needs to be appear fresh and engaging too. So, as it is January and Blue Monday approaches (!), I thought… Continue reading 5 Top Tips for Writing Engaging Content

Tips and advice, Writing for Business

Marketing Tactics for 2019

A list of marketing tactics is essential for those times when you are feeling at a loss. As part of your business plan, you should list lots of ideas, tactics and strategies that you can use, that you can call upon, when you are planning a promotion, when sales are low or when you are… Continue reading Marketing Tactics for 2019

Social Media, Writing for Business

Enjoying the content treadmill – social media ideas

Whether you are a blogger, sole trader or SME, it can seem that all you are told to do these days is to create content. Content is king. Regular content is essential. Content…content…content… It is exhausting and can be mind-numbing. You are told to engage your followers, your readers, your clients…but how? How can you… Continue reading Enjoying the content treadmill – social media ideas

Writing for Business

Catch their eye – Writing good headings

Headings are so important in the digital age. We all 'scan read' nowadays, taking a quick glance through the text in front of us. We give a website, an email, or blog post a quick skim over, a quick scroll up and down, before deciding whether to take a closer look. Our need for information… Continue reading Catch their eye – Writing good headings

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Tips and advice, Websites, Writing for Business

3 Quick Wins for SEO

Whenever I talk to people about a website, SEO or ‘search engine optimisation’ still seems to be one of the primary concerns. When building a website, it is definitely worth consideration and I would highly recommend speaking to a web expert and experienced designer about the technical things you can do to optimise your website… Continue reading 3 Quick Wins for SEO