Monthly Archives: January 2011
Tweeting for Business
Do you use Twitter for business yet? Twitter appears to be one of those things you either love or hate – or you just don’t ‘get’’. But if you are still sitting on the fence, undecided whether it’s right for you or not, this post is for you. Twitter isn’t complicated – it is probably […]Read more
Effective Case Studies
The humble case study can be like the AK47 of your marketing armoury. What better way to boost your company’s profile while showing your customers a real life example of exactly what your products can do for them. The most powerful case studies are those that combine an interview with your customer. using quotes […]Read more
Copywriting–Quantity or Quality?
If you are an avid reader of marketing blogs you’re bound to have come across the old saying ‘content is king’. Internet marketers across the globe have been telling us that if you want more organic traffic to our websites we need to generate more content—but not any old content, targeted content containing relevant […]Read more
What is Keyword Research?
As an online marketer, it is vital you get your head around the various concepts of search engine optimisation. This is the most effective, long term solution to achieving great Google rankings. It’s also probably one of the most cost effective. But many companies are still opting for PPC campaigns instead. Although they can […]Read more
How Effective is Your Social Media Marketing?
Loads of companies are now using social media – applications like Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook and blogs are transforming the way they interact with their market. Are you using social media? Are you monitoring its effectiveness? I’m guessing you answered yes to the first question and went quiet, or whispered no to the second. Blindly […]Read more
SEO Copywriting–It’s All About Your Reader
On the one hand you have your reader, on the other the search engine spiders. So who do you concentrate on? All too often, the copy on most websites seems to place the importance on the spiders—big mistake. Their copy is crammed with their keywords because the businesses are fixated on getting to the […]Read more
Why Your Call to Action Matters
What is the one vital aspect of copy that is often missed? The call to action. It’s true that copywriting is about building rapport with your readers—you have to get to know them, understand what makes them tick and befriend them. Perhaps that’s why people shy away from actually telling them what to do. […]Read more
Why You Should Always Review Your Writing
Have you ever written something, thought it was the best thing since sliced bread but then, when you’ve gone back to it after a few months or even years later, cringed at how awful it was? I have. I used to write a lot as a child and had a little notebook I’d write […]Read more