A lot of content marketing campaigns falter because they don’t resonate with their target audience, and are either too generic or impersonal. Creating content just for the sake of it (it’ll almost certainly be boring) is a sure-fire way to alienate your audience and can even create a sense of mistrust. Being personal and human … Read More
There are few roles quite as divisive as The Copywriter. It’s unanimously agreed that quality web content goes a long way to increasing the reputation of a brand, but there remains a distinct lack of agreement within the corporate world on whether there ought to be a role specifically for this purpose. Some CEOs consider … Read More
Working with an established insurance company has it’s own unique challenges and opportunities. Providing dynamic content marketing to Park Insurance not only meant understanding the difference between gap insurance and no claims protection (plus an array of other insurance products) it also meant understanding the company as a whole and its objectives. For example, Park … Read More
With 80% of restaurants shutting down within five years of opening it’s not hard to see why businesses in the food industry need to be incredibly creative to stay afloat. Even the big hitters can no longer survive on reputation alone. For a modern day restaurant to keep thriving, continual digital marketing is a necessity. … Read More
As an e-commerce product manager, you are faced with many different pressures from multiple angles on a daily basis. You’re required to have a near encyclopaedic knowledge of your product range. You also need to seek out and aid the development of new products. You’ll probably need to analyse use cases and customer requirements, … Read More
When most of us are looking for a particular product we’ll most likely end up with one of a few “favourite” options. If we know what we want, Google gives us a few clues and we go with a balance of what we think is the best product, at the best price, from the most … Read More
Every company with a mature attitude to marketing wants to receive positive editorial in media publications. You can’t buy that kind of publicity. Although it won’t guarantee you headlines in your target publications, writing and distributing high-quality press releases should be part of your overall strategy if you want to make a start in PR. … Read More
If you take a look at the product descriptions of any successful e-commerce brand – from the Amazons and Asos’ of the world, to smaller yet flourishing websites, they share many things in common. This is no coincidence – it’s the result of making decisions to do more of what works and less of what … Read More
Whole sit-com episodes, movies, books and other franchises have been dedicated to women and shopping, none (or at least very few) to men and shopping. However, do the stereotypes hold true nowadays? Data from Shoppercentric reveals that 18- to 24-year-olds do not conform to most male shopping clichés. And while today’s youth are leading the … Read More
Departure Lounge It’s not enough to have stunning brochures, attractive websites and widespread advertising to stand out from the crowd. Potential visitors want to know what a destination is like from people, not places, and the best way to achieve this is through captivating travel content writing that engages your audience in meaningful ways. It’s … Read More
We’re always very interested to know how our work has gone down after the copy has been signed off. Getting the words right and the tone of voice is one thing, but what about the impact on SEO, sales, and conversions? And to what extent do doubts about working with an agency come into play … Read More
It’s hard. You’ve got dozens, hundreds or even thousands of pages of product description writing ahead of you. You know they can’t just be good, they’ve got to be great. You know they’ve got to appeal to your customers, to stand out from the noise, to speak to customers exactly where their desire is. But … Read More
According to a report released this month by MarkMonitor, 68% of global consumers today book their travel exclusively online. While few will be surprised by the popularity of online travel bookings, this stark statistic makes it incredibly clear that if you don’t have a top-notch travel content writer for your site, you’re going to miss … Read More
How do you make your products stand out from the competition? The answer is with irresistible copywriting. In this post we’re going to share with you five e-commerce copywriting tips that will help your products shine. The internet has made it possible for retail businesses large and small to sell their products to customers throughout the … Read More
In the many years that we’ve been producing web content, our copywriters have seen the medium change dramatically. This year is no different, and even though it’s only May, we’re already seeing considerable movement. Here we present five key ways that content writing is changing in 2016. Businesses are producing more content According to research … Read More
SEO copywriting has come a long way since the nineties when stuffing your content with keywords was as popular (and annoying) as MC Hammer. Today, it’s a continually evolving practice which shifts in line with what the major search engines (predominantly Google) are doing and emerging user trends. It’s important to keep up with the latest … 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
Whatever sector your business operates in, the success of your website is to a great extent down to how well written and designed each individual page that makes it up is. The importance of this page or that page might differ somewhat depending on the exact nature of your business, but there are nonetheless certain … Read More
Ebooks increase email sign-up According to research by Marketing Cloud in 2015, 73% of marketers say that email marketing is integral to their business while 60% say that it is a ‘critical enabler’ of their products and services. Email newsletters can be a highly effective way of driving engagement with your clients or customers. They … Read More
For e-commerce sites, having product description writing that is original, compelling and high quality can make a significant difference to the number of conversions you achieve. So if you’ve already invested time and money in your web design, your marketing, and your products themselves, it only makes sense that you should also invest the same … Read More
By now you’re undoubtedly well aware of the fact that duplicate content is strictly a no no, both in terms of search engine optimisation and user experience.
In 2016, travel companies need to ensure that their content and the technological solutions that they implement are working together. In this article we look at the most recent developments in both, and how you can bring them together into a cohesive travel content marketing to send your online sales soaring.
Email marketing can be an incredibly powerful tool in your business’ communications arsenal. But there’s that word – ‘can’. If you just set up an email marketing campaign, tick it off your never-ending to do list and forget about it, it’s unlikely you’ll ever get anywhere close to fulfilling its potential. As the months go by and you see little in the way of results, it may be easy to say, “oh well, email marketing wasn’t for us,” and leave it there.
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?
Google’s on a mission to eliminate thin content. What is thin content and how do you avoid being penalised for it?