The new year can often be a time for reflection, new plans and setting resolutions for the phase in your business journey. With 2020 still only a few weeks old, January can be a great opportunity to turn over a new leaf and rethink how you go about promoting your startup – and exploring content […]Read More 10 Steps Towards Better Content Marketing
Starting a company blog is one way to make the most of your content marketing. Your blog becomes the hub for news updates, opinion pieces and customer case studies, giving your audience a regular channel to follow, consume and comment on. But how do you make sure your blog writing is engaging your audience? And […]Read More 5 ways to improve your business blogging
With content and social media at the heart of any modern business, it’s never been more important to be able to write well. But if you’re not a trained or experienced writer, how do you improve your writing skills and start creating killer content for your startup? I have my own maxim for these situations: […]Read More How do I improve my writing? Keep it simple, stupid!
Content marketing; what’s it all about, eh? Since founding your startup you’ve no doubt had every Tom, Dick and Sally telling you that you need to get on the content marketing bandwagon. But if you’re not a writer, how do you start producing content that promotes your startup? The answer is to start with the […]Read More How do I write content for my startup?
No-one likes it when things go wrong. But in every company’s life there will be those hiccups and problems that mean you can’t adequately deliver the expected service to your customers – and when that happens, it can be tricky to know exactly how to communicate this and win those customers back. Some companies get […]Read More Customer communications: what to say when it all goes wrong
If you’re running your own business, or looking after the marketing of a small company, then having a blog on your website can add a huge amount of value to your content marketing. Blogs are nothing new, of course, they’ve been around for decades. And most of us know what personal blogs are in their […]Read More 10 simple ways to improve your business blogging
I’ve noticed a rather odd trend in journalism – titles of articles are getting more and more formulaic. What do I mean by that? Well, let me try and explain. Do you follow any news websites, lifestyle sites or online magazines on social media (and I’m really talking about Twitter more than anything here)? If […]Read More You’ve been writing headlines wrong this whole time! (and other lazy titles)
As a writer and editor, I get to see a lot of content written by other people. And it never ceases to amaze me how complicated and overly fussy some of us make our writing. So I’ve come up with my own little maxim for these situations: and that’s ‘Keep it simple, stupid!’. What’s the […]Read More Keep it simple, stupid! A guide to effective writing