• Benefits Copywriting Not Political Copywriting

    benefits copywriting Why no MP will ever make an award-winning copywriter   Copywriting is about benefits, pure and simple. That’s why there isn’t a politician anywhere in the world that could cut it as a copywriter. Why? Let me as you this – are you as fed up as I am of their constant wrangling? […]

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  • How to Make Your Copywriting Project Smooth Sailing

    copywriting project   You’re overworked and underpaid – aren’t we all? Just as you thought you were about to see the bottom of your in-tray for the first time in months, your boss dumps another load of work on you. As he walks away, he mutters… ‘Oh, by the way, we need the annual report […]

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  • Know Your Customer Also Applies To Your Copywriting Audience

    know your customer   KYC (know your customer) guidelines in the world of finance help banks and other institutions verify the identity, suitability, and risks involved in maintaining a business relationship. In other words, it prevents businesses from being used by criminal elements for money laundering. So how does KYC help in the world of […]

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  • Meta Descriptions, Are They Still Important?

    meta descriptions Is there any point in adding a meta description to your web pages and blogs? After all, Google ignores and rewrites meta descriptions over 70% of the time for pages on the first page of the search results. The simple answer is yes. The meta description tag draws the reader in from the […]

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  • Content Marketing – How to Keep the Good Times Rolling

    content marketing   Content marketing is probably the most crucial element in your marketing strategy. You start out guns blazing. Your team is overflowing with ideas. The first few months see your team writing article after article. Then something happens. Before you realise it, the ideas have stopped coming. Your teams have exhausted every avenue […]

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  • Authentic Copywriting – The Importance of Being You

    Authentic copywriting   Your copywriting (i.e., the content you use to promote your business) must be as original as you. There is only one you; it’s what makes you stand out from everyone else. Therefore, your copy must also be different. The problem is, when starting out on the web, the first thing you do […]

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  • What it Means to Be a Female Entrepreneur

    female entrepreneur   Am I a female entrepreneur? According to the dictionary, an entrepreneur is a person who sets up a business or businesses, taking on financial risks in the hope of profit. I own my own business; therefore, I guess that’s what I am, although that’s not how I see myself. Every year, on […]

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  • Website copy. Why Your Customers Don’t Care About You

    Website copy If you are a regular reader of my blog, this won’t be a new subject for you. But, considering the number of times I talk to my clients about the focus of their website copy, I thought it worth going over again. Your website and its copy must: Get your site listed in […]

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  • Improve Your Blogging in 8 Steps

    blogging   The more you practice your blogging, the better you’ll get. You won’t become famous overnight because it takes time to work on your writing and voice, ensuring each is a perfect match for your target audience. These 8 steps will help you refine your blogging technique to create a strong and readable blog. […]

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  • The Gender Pronoun Conundrum

    Gender Pronoun   Now, regular readers of my blog know they find all manner of information addressing various copywriting and marketing issues. This post is different. Inspired by a single line in the email signature of a client, I will delve into the depths of gender pronouns and their place in business relationships.   Before […]

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