As a professional writer, it’s easy to feel daunted by writing content marketing blog posts – especially when you have a lot to do. Even if you are given a specific brief, you might still have questions in your mind, such as “will anyone really care about this blog?” or “how am I going to … Read More
According to a Hubspot, 46% of people read blogs more than once a day. Marketers who prioritise blogging are 13 times ‘more likely to enjoy positive ROI’. If you weren’t already convinced about the importance of blogging, then you should be now. Here are a few more points from Hubspot for the unswayed: Companies that … Read More
In 2016, having a successful blog can be one of the most important things for your business’ online presence. It can establish you as a trusted authority in your field, drive extra traffic to your website, and enable you to connect with your customers on another level. But just how do you measure the success of your blog?
According to HubSpot, companies that blog get 55% more website visitors… 57% of all business have acquired a new customer through their company blog. So how can travel companies maximise the impact of their blog posts to get more business?
If you’re not writing blog content that your readers love then you’re wasting your time. Use these copywriting tips to write exceptional content.
You want to write blog posts that people love to read, don’t you? We all want to be the voice that stops prospects and customers in their tracks and makes them think, don’t we? Our brand officers and marketing departments want us to create a stream of desirable content that search engines love, don’t they? … Read More
Recently, it seems that Google took a very public move to give the death-knell to spammy guest blogging. The reasons for doing this are probably quite simple. (No, they’re not saying.) This was a big network. It was very public, and very vocal about its policies and tactics. Google hasn’t confirmed which … Read More
A little while age we looked at ‘Five types of instructional blog posts to hook visitors’. These were: How to… Inspirational tales Primers/ guides Inside insights Interviews Each of these types of blogs post can draw in visitors and provide value. But according to recent research published by Steve Masters over at Econsultancy, the first … Read More
If you are at all interested in guest blogging and you haven’t yet read the post from the end of January by Google’s head of web spam, Matt Cutts, then you must do so now. In his post, Cutts declares ‘dead’ guest blogging for SEO purposes. And he’s right. The low-quality, poorly considered, and out … Read More
As we explained in an earlier post, Google’s web spam team is looking to target the (questionable) practise of using low-quality article writing and ‘guest blogging’ as a means to get links back to your own website. Exactly how they are going to do this is speculation at best. But we’re not worried about these … Read More
As you get out there in your guest blogging strategy and start networking, writing content on other sites and generally making a name for yourself (and your business) within your marketplace, you’ll find that some bloggers out there would like you to reciprocate. Yes, you can build your own blog traffic and content up by … Read More
Now that we’ve covered a lot of the ‘what’ and ‘how’ of guest blogging in this series, it’s time to get practical. Today, we’re going to look at some of the items you might want to include in your guest blog toolkit. First up, your tools for making and keeping connections. Social media tools As … Read More
[Editors note: apologies – due to technical problems this post was missing from our series on Guest Blogging – here it is for your delectation] Well done! You have made contact and been asked to write a guest blog post, or you’re about to connect with a site and you need an idea. Now what? … Read More
In the first parts of this series, we looked at building up your persona online to help you get great guest blog opportunities, and then we discussed how to find out which sites would be the best fit for your cracking content. Today, we’re going to cover how to reach out and make contact. Keep … Read More
Having spent some quality time building up your online persona – for which you will already be reaping some reward – it is time to seek out the opportunities for your guest blog posts. There are many ways to go about this, but since we come from a PR background, we would highly recommend beginning … Read More
When you want to use guest blogging as part of your online marketing mix, you need to ensure you have built up a healthy presence. Yes, there are dos and don’ts to the tactic, but I’m talking about actually showing the world your online persona – who you are (or what you want the world … Read More
After frequent rumblings on the subject in the past couple of months, Google appears to be calling time on the validity of guest blogging as a search engine optimisation and link building strategy. It’s worth pointing out at this point that there are many other reasons both to guest blog and to publish guest bogs, … Read More
Once upon a time, all you needed to succeed online was a website, but that was long ago. The humble website is still at the core of all online marketing strategies, but today many businesses are preoccupied with the ‘social media conversation’ going on across Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and myriad other social networks. But in … Read More
We have already explained some benefits of guest blogging, including how it gives you exposure and drives qualified traffic to your blog and website. We also discussed some of the downside in the same post. But guest blogging is much bigger than traffic. It benefits your online business in ways that might be so immediately … Read More
Guest blogging is a powerful content marketing strategy for generating back links and building authority. Read more about how to do guest blogging well.
A blog can be the most powerful communication tool that travel agents and similar firms have at their disposal. If you or your travel copywriter are posting good content, it can help you to bring in additional traffic, generate repeat visits to your website and engage with your customers effectively on another level. The comments section meanwhile can … Read More
You may think that the only reasons you’d need a food copywriter are to provide your website with some rudimentary content and to describe your menu. But your copywriter can do much more than this, and one of the most potent types of content creation you can enlist them for is the production of articles. While these may not … Read More
Your blog is a great place to communicate ideas and create value for your readers which will help to strengthen your online relationship with them. It can also draw in new visitors and expand your online presence through social media sharing. But to do all this, your blog posts actually have to be read, and a deciding factor … Read More
Your blog is an excellent place to engage your customers and get them more involved in your fashion brand. It can help to build an ongoing relationship with them, and you may even learn more about what they want and what they think of your company. But to do that, you need your fashion copywriter to create killer … Read More
A lot of businesses may not feel they have any use for a blog copywriter – surely writing posts about your own business should be easy? However, one of the biggest challenges for any online business is crafting a website user experience for their customers which increases both the likelihood of conversion and of repeat visits. The … Read More
According to new research, what web users want is facts, facts, facts. But it’s not quite as simple as throwing a statistic into every paragraph you write…
A regularly updated blog is one of the most powerful online tools a business can use to communicate with its customers, and also has SEO benefits in that it provides your site with regularly updated fresh content. Once you get the hang of it blog writing is also relatively simple and quick to do, and to give you … Read More
The Big Star SEO copywriter reveals a few easy steps to make copywriting all your web content a little easier.
If you don’t have a blog, you are missing out on a huge SEO copywriting opportunity and your customers are not getting a chance to hear what you think.
How can you trust someone else to write for you? It may sound obvious but a professional writing service should be better at writing than you are.
Ten tips on how to write a blog post in 15 minutes and start firing up the marketing potential of your blog.
As any good copywriter knows, the most positive influence on Page Ranking, search engine placements and the overall profile of your website has to be the quality of inbound links. Google say, ‘In general, web masters can improve the rank of their sites by increasing the number of high-quality sites that link to their pages.’ To … Read More