How to use blog metrics to measure the success of your posts

28th January 2016Blogging, SEO Copywriting

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?

How to write blog posts that people love to read

24th June 2014Blogging

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

Guest blogging in the news again

1st May 2014Blogging

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

How to write instructional blog posts

23rd April 2014Blogging

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

Guest Blogging & Relationship Building

28th February 2014Blogging

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

What is Guest Blogging Part 6 – Getting Guest Bloggers For Your Blog

27th February 2014Blogging

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

What is Guest Blogging Part 5 – Tools Of The Trade

25th February 2014Blogging

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

What is Guest Blogging Part 2 – Research Your Opportunities

13th February 2014Blogging

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

What is Guest Blogging Part 1 – Build Your Online Persona

11th February 2014Blogging

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

Five tips for creating a perfect post for your blog

5th February 2014Blogging

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

7 (More) Ways Guest Blogging Can Benefit Your Business

29th January 2014Blogging

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

Types of Blog Posts a Travel Copywriter Can Create For You

16th September 2013Blogging

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

Why Your Food Copywriter Needs to Concoct the Perfect Blog Title

24th August 2013Blogging

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

How a Blog Copywriter Can Help You Improve Customer Experience

2nd July 2013Blogging

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

Blog Writing Basics

19th April 2013Blogging

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