Content creation

Why It’s A Bad Idea To Write Your Content In-house

Times are tough and you need to keep your costs down, I get that. But it’s important not to lose…

How To Focus Your Copywriting

Understanding who you’re talking to When you settle down to start writing your marketing content, who or what are you thinking about? Allowing spurious thoughts to enter your head while writing (such as what’s for tea tonight,…

Do You Know Who Your Audience Is?

  How to write content your readers will love One of the most common mistakes I see in marketing content is an apparent disregard for who is going to read…

A Feature Is Not A Benefit

  Not so long ago, I wrote a blog post about features and benefits. I was back on my soapbox again talking about the difference between features and benefits. Just to remind you: A…

How To Write Natural Content

  When it comes to copywriting and writing content in general, the only way to be is natural. That sentence sounds strange because surely writing is natural. You would think so, but something bizarre happens to people…

Why Writing Copy Is a Lot Like Cycling Up a Mountain

  Having returned after a two week cycling holiday in Gran Canaria, I was reminded of…

The Etiquette Of Typo Calling: Revisited

  A while ago I wrote a blog about the etiquette of typo calling. At the time it was pretty well received, and after an incident yesterday, I felt compelled to share it again.…

Why Pain Trumps Features When It Comes To Copywriting

  Selling shouldn’t be painful, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enhance your sell case with a little discomfort. When it comes to…

Stop Littering Your Copy With Playground Taunts

  Why is it, when growing up, someone always has something bigger and better than you? Their toy is better, they’ve seen the latest age 18 release at the cinema…