My fifth year of business is once again being marked here in rural Brittany, France, where I’ve been with my family since March. I’m pleased with how Gudrun Lauret Copywriting is doing, but as always, I feel I could do better. Of course, while I intend to review how things have changed for me in…

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The key to success with content marketing is consistency, but it’s something that a lot of businesses struggle with. They start off with big plans and good ideas, and then things tail off. They run out of content topics, they don’t have time to write or create new things, or they lose motivation. Not knowing…

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There are hundreds of museums, galleries, stately homes and historical sites in the country, all facing the same problems – how to secure funding, how to attract more visitors and how to stay relevant in the digital age. Your website is one of your most important assets when it comes to marketing and promoting your…

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Today I’m celebrating my fourth year in business at Gudrun Lauret Copywriting with a fruit tart in France! I’ve been here in Brittany since June, and it’s been more work than holiday. It’s so peaceful, though, that I’ve had plenty of time to focus on what’s important. When I went to review my previous bizversary…

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Struggling to know where to start with writing content for your business? Here are 10 tips to help you: Be authentic, be you: People buy from people they know, like and trust. Don’t be afraid to put some of your personality into your writing so people can get to know you better It doesn’t have…

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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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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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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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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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