Content

An Interview with Pete Matthew

In the final interview of the series, I talk to Pete Matthew about his MeaningfulMoney podcast, why he started it and what benefits it’s brought to his business. If you’d like to read the full transcript, you can download it here (no email required), watch the video above or just listen to the audio. Who…

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An Interview with Richard Tubb

In the third interview in the series, I talk to Richard Tubb about his TubbTalk podcast, why he started it and what benefits it’s brought to his business. If you’d like to read the full transcript, you can download it here (no email required), watch the video above or just listen to the audio. Who…

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How to Create Podcast Show Notes

Every episode you broadcast should have podcast show notes. The most basic include the name of the show, the episode title and the name if the guest if there is one, but most people do more than that. Below are some different ways you can put them together to support each episode. Summary Podcast Show…

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Content Marketing: 9 Ways to Think About it

The words ‘content marketing’ often worry people, because they can’t see how it applies to their business, particularly in more traditional industries. There’s also a perception that it’s just a fad, and not a way to build meaningful relationships with customers. To help you think about how it might be of benefit to you, I’ve…

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Copywriting – Only About Sales Messages?

At CMA Live last month, there was a fantastic presentation by Amy Harrison on writing better for your audience so you’re communicating the value of your offering. She was talking about sales copywriting – about writing for your website and about how you help potential customers overcome their objections. That’s all good stuff and it…

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CMA Live 2018 – Some Musings

Attending CMA Live This year’s CMA Live experience was very different to last year, and I think that was really down to how I feel about myself and my business. In the intervening 12 months, I’ve done a lot of work on my message, my offering and my website (although not my social media –…

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Content Marketing for Consultants

If you run a marketing, PR or communications consultancy, you’re probably already creating content for your business, but you may not be as consistent or strategic as you could be. Here are five reasons why it’s worth you investing time and effort into creating content. Content Shows Your Customers You Know Your Stuff This is…

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Why You Should be Careful with Speech to Text Tools

People don’t like to write: they can’t find the time, the enthusiasm or they feel that what they produce is stilted, formal and doesn’t capture their authentic voice. It’s no wonder, then, that people are using speech to text tools to make blogging and content creation easier. There are definite advantages to dictating your thoughts…

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What is a Content Manager?

Content creation and marketing is time-consuming, as we know, and it’s not a top priority for many business owners. As you get busier and your small company starts to grow, or if you’re part of a large organisation with many teams, you might want to pass some or all of the responsibility to a content…

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How to Get Started with Blogs for Your IT Business

You’re busy running your business, dealing with customers and staff, and trying to keep on top of everything. Putting time aside to write blogs is another task you can do without adding to the list. Or, you may be looking for ways to grow your business, find opportunities and win new clients, but although you’ve…

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