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Time Pieces History Project Item Three – The Teapot

By | Jul 25, 2019 | 2 Comments

First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – the teapot. The Teapot – Introduction to Item 3 This particular teapot was given to me by my parents when I decided to be…

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Time Pieces History Project Item Two – Fan

By | Jul 23, 2019 | 0 Comments

First time on the blog or new to the Time Pieces History Project? Find out what it’s all about here, and then come back to this page for today’s item – the fan. The Fan – Introduction to Item Two The mantlepiece of my teenage bedroom was cluttered with a random and sometimes tasteless assortment…

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Time Pieces History Project Item One – Pocket Watch

By | Jul 18, 2019 | 4 Comments

The Pocket Watch – Introduction to Item 1 As this project is called ‘Time Pieces’, it seemed only fitting that the first object was related to time, and I chose the pocket watch to represent my great-grandfather. He was lovingly referred to as ‘Dad the Old Man’ to differentiate him from my own father, his…

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Time Pieces History Project – How I’m Using my Skills

By | Jul 13, 2019 | 0 Comments

The Time Pieces History Project is ambitious, and with 100 articles in 50 weeks, enthusiasm alone isn’t enough to see it through to completion and to make sure the content is clear and engaging. To make sure the project goes smoothly, I’m using a lot of skills I’ve acquired over the years, both as an…

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How to Improve Your MSP Content with a Copywriter

By | Jul 8, 2019 | 0 Comments

You may not realise that it’s actually possible to employ someone, either internally or externally to your MSP business, who can take on the responsibility of writing blogs and supporting you with creating written content. In the final blog in this series, we explore the reasons for engaging a professional writer, what the process might…

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Time Pieces History Project – About Me

By | Jul 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

I’ve talked about the inspiration for the Time Pieces History Project and how I’d like it to pan out, so I should probably say something about myself too, particularly for new visitors to my site. I’m not a historian. I’m not even an amateur historian. I am, however, a chronicler of events, of things that…

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How to Make Time for MSP Content Creation

By | Jul 1, 2019 | 0 Comments

Anyone who’s self-employed finds it a challenge to do everything they need to keep their business running, and because client work takes priority, followed by admin, accounts and meetings, marketing your MSP can easily slip down the to-do list. So how do you find the time to create content? Content Calendar A content calendar is…

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How to Create More Content for Your MSP

By | Jun 24, 2019 | 0 Comments

  I’d always recommend blogging for people starting out with content marketing, because you don’t need any specialist equipment and you can get started quickly. However, lots of people don’t enjoy writing, and many prefer to consume information in other forms than written content. So, how can you offer different types of content for your…

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How to use Complex MSP Terms for Successful Content

By | Jun 17, 2019 | 0 Comments

We’ve already said that using jargon and industry-specific terms in your MSP content can be off-putting for your readers, who may not be familiar with them but assume that they should, and feel embarrassed because of it. However, you do need to explain to your customers exactly what the services you offer can do and…

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