SEO audit tools – a guide to the best

24th December 2020Business Tips, Content Marketing, SEO

If SEO is part of your content strategy, and we guess it is because you are reading this post, then you’ll need to run regular health checks to make sure your site is optimised. Every content marketer ought to know that an optimised website is crucial attracting high quality organic traffic and providing a great … Read More

How to create a buyer persona

15th December 2020Branding & Brand Story, Content Marketing

Are you worried that you’re not getting the right content in front of the right people at the right moment in their buyer journey? To achieve your content marketing goals you need to be able to use personas to target specific buyer types with tailored content. Enter: the Buyer Persona.

9 ways to INSTANTLY improve any written business communication

30th October 2020Content Strategy, Copywriting, Legal Copywriting

Whatever sector you’re in and whatever role you play in your company, accurate, effective and compelling written communications are a crucial factor in success. It might be a press release, a new product launch presentation, training materials for sales staff, product descriptions or any customer-facing copy – whatever you’re writing, good copy has the power … Read More

3 reasons you need to stop avoiding customer personas

28th October 2020Content Marketing

Know your customer. This is the first rule of content marketing. It’s a rule that most brands don’t follow. But the reasons businesses avoid developing customer personas are not borne out of an individualist streak to break the rules. It’s usually just down to a lack of know-how or the time to invest in working … Read More

How to write effective eCommerce newsletters

27th October 2020Content Marketing, Ecommerce, Email Copywriting

You’ve worked hard to build your email subscriber list. You’ve probably invested in marketing automation software. But are you worried that you’re wasting time sending newsletters because you’re not seeing the results you hoped you would? Does that sound like you? You and your team are busy running your online shop, fulfilling orders and supporting … Read More

How to request a guest post

2nd October 2020Business Tips, Content Marketing

As a website owner, you’ll know that you need written content. And lots of it. Because a website without the right words is just a silent movie. Don’t get us wrong. We’re big fans of the old black and whites. But we’re doing the day job here. Words are our thing. It’s the words on … Read More

Should I accept guest blog posts on my site?

11th September 2020Content Marketing

This question is one of the hardy perennials in the content marketing herbaceous border. This year is no different. Marketers, SEO ninjas and blog copywriters are always digging deep to find answers on the best inbound marketing strategies. And when it comes to whether you should still accept guest posts on your site, the answer … Read More

What’s The Perfect Product Description Length?

31st July 2020Ecommerce, Fashion & Apparel, SEO

“The reason it seems that price is all your customers care about is that you haven’t given them anything else to care about.” – Seth Godin Product descriptions are the cornerstone of your ecommerce store. Done well, they can increase sales, improve your organic traffic and even reduce return rates. But what exactly does a … Read More

How Can I Tell If I Need More Content On My Site?

20th July 2020Blogging, Content Curation, Content Marketing, Content Strategy, SEO, Web Copywriting

“Great content is the best sales tool in the world.” – Marcus Sheridan Industry gurus are constantly waxing lyrical about the importance of content. It’s the king (Bill Gates). It’s the kingdom (Lee Odden). It’s the lifeblood of your marketing strategy (Neil Patel). If you own a website, you already know all this. But are … Read More

Don’t Need a Website? Read This.

25th June 2020Business Tips, Web Copywriting

A 2019 survey by UENI found that 75% of UK small businesses did not have their own website. If this is you, read on. Businesses cite many reasons for not getting online. Here are five we hear most frequently (and why you need to re-think them): 1. “We already have more leads than we can … Read More

How To Report SEO Results to Your CEO

22nd May 2020Content Marketing

SEO is a long-term marketing strategy with literally hundreds of actions required to make it a success. But how do you distil this into a report that matters to your CEO? As a marketer, you may well be fonder of graphs than most, and capable of immersing yourself happily in reporting dashboards for hours at … Read More