Author Archives: charlisays

Let’s Meet in Q2

Q2 is shaping up to be a busy time for both myself and my agency Contentworks Agency  May is notoriously busy in the finance and tech space with expos, conferences and meetings all going into overdrive. However, it’s a great time to forge business relationships, discuss new ideas and of course reconnect with old friends.

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Writing lessons from 5 inspiring authors

I’m a self-confessed bookworm with no qualms about turning down a wild night out in favour of a good novel. I read for fun. But as a writer and someone who thinks deeply about the words on a page, I also read to learn. It’s all about the literary journey. So, instead of curling up

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13 YouTube Community Building Hacks You Never Knew About

Did you hear the latest social media stats? YouTube is more popular with teens than Facebook. Only 51% of teens in the United States still use Facebook while 85% say that they use the video-sharing platform. So, if you’re still saying your brand doesn’t need YouTube community building, you might need to rethink. My team at Contentworks has created video scripts

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5 Mistakes You Are Making With Your Whitepapers

My team at Contentworks Agency have worked on a number of high level whitepapers for the blockchain and tech space. Here are 5 mistakes you are making with your whitepapers. The name “whitepaper” originates from the world of politics, where it means a legislative document explaining and supporting a particular political solution. In the tech

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Cherry And The Bees

And so she smiled that smile. The one he thinks is real Cherry red and bitten inside A bitter stone lodged in her throat Swallowing hard keeps the bees down Churning like molten amber in her belly And swarming loudly in her chest Beneath her heart if such a thing Gulping down his medicine A

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7 Instagram Content Ideas for Creatively Blocked Social Media Managers

Article published at AgoraPulse– leaders in social media management software. Keeping your Instagram feed fresh with diverse content can be taxing—especially when your time and budget are tight. So what happens when you’re feeling a creative block, too? To help you create Instagram content, I’ve put together seven ideas with examples that really work, so

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Why Social Media Writing Isn’t As Easy As It Looks

Social media writing can’t be hard, right? ‘LOL’ isn’t hard to spell and we all know where the # button is on a keyboard and mobile – so what’s the issue? Well, producing readable, engaging and original content for social channels that people want to interact with and share is not as easy as it

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Misconceptions About Social Media Management

Social media management is largely misunderstood. When people see you online all day, it’s easy for them to think you’re posting selfies or having a long old chat with friends. But this is far from the truth. The reality is, managing one, let alone multiple accounts for clients is tough stuff. And a role that

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How To Boost Your Team’s Content Creativity

If you’re lucky enough to have an intelligent, lively and energetic team, don’t kill their buzz. You employed them for a reason. Perhaps you’re armed with punctuation police or research rabbits that hop from site to site gathering information like there’s no tomorrow. These are great qualities. So even if the work gets tough or

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How To Pick Up More Than Pens At Your Next Expo!

If you think expo season is all about drinking iced coffee drinks, pocketing numerous free pens and sampling sweet treats, you’d be completely right. But you should also do some work too. A lot of work, in fact, if you want to bring home the bacon. Having shelled out on tickets, entry, travel and a

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