Posts by Sally Ormond

Why Politicians Make Crap Copywriters

  You can’t escape politics these days. Elections are never-ending (rather like the DFS sale), and every news bulletin seems to include a couple of politicians flinging muck at each other. They (the politicians) complain that the…

Let’s Face it. You’re Not Unique

How to stand out when you don’t have a USP Every marketer (including me) says you have to highlight your USP (unique selling point) to make your reader understand why he or she should…

SEO Copywriting is NOT Bad Copy

  Here’s a news flash for you, SEO copywriting is not bad copy. Granted, there is a lot of gobbledygook out there pretending to be high-quality content, but it’s usually written by someone who…

Why Traffic Isn’t the Be All and End All of Your SEO Strategy

  Websites and SEO (search engine optimisation) go hand…

Blogging Hell – Generating Ideas

  Every day, before I start client work, I try to write a blog. This has been my routine for the past ten years. Sometimes the ideas flow and, before I know it, another blog is scheduled…

Why Aren’t People Reading Your Content?

  The simple answer to that question is because it bores the pants off them. Harsh words, but very true. Yes, you may well have spent hours labouring over your article. I’m sure it…

5 Essential Tips for Creating a Gripping Newsletter

The best way to find out if a career is right for you is to have a go. That’s why I recently agreed for a client’s daughter…

When Is The Best Time To Send Your Emails?

  Is there a best time to send emails? When is the worst time to send emails? A quick Google search will deliver…

There is No Perfect Blog Length – FACT

  ‘What’s the perfect blog length?’ ‘You’ve only written 800 words, but I read something that said it should be at least 2500 words if it is…