Why You Shouldn’t Get Hung Up on Word Count

  My web page must contain 600 words. My blog posts have to be at least 1000 words in length. Enough already. Why…

The 5 Deadly Sins of Blogging

  Once you get into the swing of it, blogging can be child’s play. When you’re starting out, it can be anything but that. Just like every new thing in life you try, you’re…

Corporates and Copywriters – why a virtual relationship works

  Every business needs content. Organisations everywhere are faced with an uphill struggle trying to keep up with demands for external marketing, internal…

Does Emotion Really Motivate People to Buy?

  This article is very short and sweet. Ask any commercial copywriter and they’ll tell you the best way to get people to open their wallets and buy is by…

Freelance Work Drought – How to Deal With it

  I’ve been working as a freelance copywriter since 2007. Over the years I’ve been relatively lucky and not had too many periods…

Don’t Be Lazy. Write Your Own Content

  No, I haven’t just committed business suicide, I’m just telling you a fact. Your audience demands content. They want to learn from you, but not just once in a…

Case Studies – How to Write Them [Infographic]

  Following on from my last post that talked about testimonials and case studies, I came across this infographic on unbounce that I thought you would be…

Testimonials or Case Studies?

  Testimonials or case studies? Which is best? Well, one thing’s certain, no one will believe a word you say without proof. It’s true. Your website content can be as compelling as you like, but if you don’t back up your…

What is a Copywriter?

I was having a browse on the internet the other day and came across a blog post by dorisandbertie.com that made me smile. It wasn’t because it was exceptionally well written (although it is), it’s not because it was about the latest…

On-page SEO Optimisation – Infographic

  Search engine optimisation is here to stay, so whether you love it or loathe it, you’ve got to understand it. When it comes to writing optimised copy, all you have to do is concentrate on creating…