The perils of a copywriter: It’s not always easy.

Writing can be challenging. There are times when you will feel that what you are producing is substandard and just not good enough. Other times, writers block will cast its spell over you and no matter how hard you try, quite simply nothing will come out. Then you start to question your potential, your abilities … Continue reading The perils of a copywriter: It’s not always easy.

The ‘real and simple’ trick to effective communication. (It’s not that hard.)

I love to keep things simple. Maybe it’s because I’m a simple person… or maybe it’s simply because I know that it works. Whether it be in marketing strategy, copywriting, web design, content creation or any situation where an individual is communicating to an audience and hoping to achieve a desired result, I’ve found that … Continue reading The ‘real and simple’ trick to effective communication. (It’s not that hard.)

Blog writing tip of the day: Write for yourself.

“Always write for your audience, not for yourself.” I’m sure you’ve heard this before. Hey, I’ve even recommended it myself when it comes to writing engaging copy that gets noticed. However, blogging is a little bit different. Yes, you want people to read it, like it, share it, comment on it, etc. The thing is, … Continue reading Blog writing tip of the day: Write for yourself.

…and that is how you become a great content writer.

Content is still king, and great content continues to be a well sort after commodity. It seems we can’t get enough of it, and there rarely seems to be enough great content writers out there to satisfy the demand. You may have noticed this already, and started to think that you’re a good writer, so … Continue reading …and that is how you become a great content writer.

Why content writers are different to other writers – and how to become a great one.

Content is still king, and great content continues to be a well sort after commodity. It seems we can’t get enough of it, and there rarely seems to be enough great content writers out there to satisfy the demand. You may have noticed this already, and started to think that you’re a good writer, so … Continue reading Why content writers are different to other writers – and how to become a great one.

COVID-19 has changed your blogging audience. Who are you really writing for now?

One of the many interesting things that have come out of these unprecedented times that we are living in, are the changes in the way people are living and interacting as we are forced to slow down and smell the roses a little more. All of a sudden, we’re feeling that we’re part of a … Continue reading COVID-19 has changed your blogging audience. Who are you really writing for now?

Is your business in hibernation? Then it’s the perfect time to unleash the power of storytelling.

Storytelling is one of the most powerful and often underutilised tools that we all have available to us in our marketing and communications toolbox. In our businesses, we all have great stories to tell (yes, we ALL do). Human stories that people can really relate to and engage with. People love to hear stories, especially … Continue reading Is your business in hibernation? Then it’s the perfect time to unleash the power of storytelling.

How to write great copy (in 138 words).

If people don’t read the first line of your copy, they’re never going to read the second line. If they don’t read the second line, then they’re never going to read the third line. The best way for this to happen is to write short, sharp and snappy copy. Forget what they told you in … Continue reading How to write great copy (in 138 words).

How to rediscover the joy in your writing.

How are you feeling? A bit overwhelmed by everything going on in the world at the moment? Of course you are. We all are. These unprecedented times have us all on edge. How’s your writing been going lately? I’m guessing that your motivation levels haven’t exactly been peaking either, or quite possibly the tap of … Continue reading How to rediscover the joy in your writing.

How to become a great content writer.

Content is still king, and great content continues to be a well sort after commodity. It seems we can’t get enough of it, and there rarely seems to be enough great content writers out there to satisfy the demand. You may have noticed this already, and started to think that you’re a good writer, so … Continue reading How to become a great content writer.