Introduction Today, I’m reflecting on the Time Pieces History Project, which finished on Tuesday. A year ago, I was wondering how to bring my passion for history into my work as a copywriter and content marketer. I wasn’t sure how to get into the industry as a writer-for-hire, because I didn’t have any connections or…

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Working in Content Marketing Working in content marketing is a collaborative process, because you need to really understand your customer’s offerings. You get to work with small businesses or individuals to understand what it is they really want to say and help them to get that message across. If you’re good at talking new people…

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What is Organic Content? Organic content is anything you create and share online but don’t pay to have it boosted or distributed. Your audience finds it naturally, engages with it and shares it for you. In this post, we’re looking at some examples of how you can quickly and easily create your own organic content…

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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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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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  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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  The key to content marketing success for an MSP (managed service provider), as with any other business, is also the biggest challenge – consistency. Once you’ve answered your customers’ questions, what do you do next? How do you keep writing or creating content for people who will hopefully become customers? You have to give…

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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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I love it when people ask me what I do – my dream job was to be a writer, and now I am one. When people find out my husband is a semi-professional poker player, they imagine we live an impossibly glamourous, wildly exciting life. The truth, of course, is that one of us spends…

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