• How to Make Your Blog Voice Personal

    What’s your blog voice? Last week, I looked at five ways to help you keep your blog ideas coming. Therefore, the next logical step is to help you make your blog unique. Of course, the type of original content you put out helps, but your uniqueness should come from your style and approach. I’m sure […]

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  • How to Keep Your Blog Ideas Coming

    Blogging is a great way to promote your business but coming up with a constant stream of blog ideas is a lot harder than it sounds. If you run a blog, you’ll know what I’m talking about. So, how do you make sure you always have a list of topics to write about? The answer […]

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  • Corporate Blog – To Make Yours a Blog People Want to Read

    A corporate blog, in fact, any term that incorporates the word corporate, carries connotations of boring. Don’t get me wrong. The fact that so many companies have realised the potential of a blog to boost their online presence (and search engine optimisation), cement their status as experts and as an excellent customer service tool is […]

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  • Breathe Life into Your Blog and Get Noticed

    Having a blog and blogging regularly is a great way to promote your business and grow your web traffic. However, when I use the word ‘promote’, I don’t mean writing blatant adverts thinly disguised as blog posts. There are many thousand blogs on the internet, all vying for the attention of a relatively small group […]

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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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  • You’re Only 5 Steps Away from the Perfect Blog Post

      The rise of the blog post has been rapid. According to WordPress statistics, more than 70 million new blog posts are published every month. When you consider that WordPress-driven blogs account for about 27% of all posts, that means the total number of blogs per day could be over 10 million. That’s a lot […]

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  • How To Pitch Your Guest Blog Post

    Before I start I want to make one thing clear – I don’t use guest bloggers on my site. I write all the articles on Briar Copywriting. However, that’s my policy and other businesses take a different view. Therefore, if you’re looking to grow your online following it’s worth contacting influential blogs in your area […]

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  • Blogging Is Not A Waste Of Time

    Business people often fall into one of two categories when it comes to blogging. Those who believe it is a complete waste of time and effort, and those who see its value as marketing tool.  It’s very much a Marmite matter.  The anti-bloggers often believe you get a far better return for your time if […]

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  • Help! I Have No Idea What To Write About

      If you’ve been blogging for a while, it happens. You can ride the crest of a wave for months. Blog topics fly at you from all directions. You have so many ideas you write them all down so your well of creativity won’t run dry. However, one day, before you realise what’s happening, you […]

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  • Blogging – Everything You Ever Wanted To Know About Writing Blog Post

    You’ve decided to take the plunge because you know blogging is: Great for your search engine optimisation activities A way of positioning yourself as an expert in your field A method of continually adding fresh content to strengthen your web presence That’s great, but before you launch into writing, you must establish a blogging strategy […]

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