There are so many different ways to communicate online with our ideal customers that it’s hard to know where to start. We’ve all seen the statistics about video, and it would seem that written content will soon fall by the wayside. Live video is now everywhere, and even LinkedIn has added video to its platform…

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In the first post, we talked about why you should be professional with your copy and online communications. Here, we’ll look at some ways to achieve that.  Your blog should be like anything else in your business – something you take pride in and shows your audience that you’re an expert. Being half-hearted in your…

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You’re ready to start creating content and share it with the world, and you’ve decided that a blog is the way to go. This is a good idea, because it doesn’t require any specialist equipment or knowledge, and you can produce several at a time and save them as drafts. But if you’re new to…

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When you decide to engage the services of a copywriter, you’re working with a professional and should expect to pay accordingly. You need a writer to do what you can’t – communicate your message clearly and be objective about your business; they’re the expert in the same way as a graphic designer or web developer…

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“Writing a blog without writing” probably sounds like a dream come true, or an impossibility. But there are a couple of ways you can create blogs with minimal writing. I know from conversations how many people hate the whole process of creating a blog – setting up a text document, creating headings, coming up with…

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When it comes to writing blogs, people are often worried about how it should look, and how long it needs to be. It can seem daunting to sit down and write a post, especially if you compare your blog to others. It’s best to keep it short and sweet – get your message across clearly…

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We all know how important it is to have regular updates to websites, to show that the company is still active and has information to share. If you’re a small business owner, you may feel that a blog is the ideal way to demonstrate your credibility to your potential clients. You may have been asked…

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As I recently completed a 90-day blog challenge, it would be reasonable to assume that I don’t struggle for blog topics. As a writer, I can theoretically write about anything, and you’ll see that my blogs are about things that interest me as well as how-to information guides. But what if you’re tasked with creating…

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A recent article in Writers’ Forum Magazine looked at a new book about understanding readers, what writers can do to encourage them to read their work and the importance of writing for the audience. “The Reader’s Brain”, by J. Yellowlees Douglas, sets out five tips to bear in mind when writing, based on the science…

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If you’ve ever been asked to create a blog post for work and panicked because you don’t know where to start with writing, here are some tips to help you craft a piece of copy you’ll be proud to see online or in print. What You Need to Know Before You Start Know your audience:…

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