Category Archives: Content Writing

The Diversification of Content Marketing in 2018

When you hear the term ‘content marketing’ – what comes to mind? A bunch of glasses-wearing intellectuals knocking up a new website or planning a ‘gripping’ email send? Go on, be honest! The truth is, content is no longer just about words. It’s about creating experiences and that requires a host of diverse content marketing

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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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Scary Social Media for Halloween

As witches practice their cackles and mummies rewrap their bandages, one thing is clear – Halloween is just around the corner with marketing wizards everywhere hastily preparing their seasonal social media campaigns. October is the perfect time to spook, scare and ramp up those sales, but are you ready for the creepiest night of the

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How To Overcome Writers Block

According to Wikipedia “Writer’s block is a condition, primarily associated with writing, in which an author loses the ability to produce new work or experiences a creative slowdown. The condition ranges in difficulty from coming up with original ideas to being unable to produce a work for years.” As a writer I can tell you

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How Do You Use Social Media For B2B?

One of the questions I’m often asked is How do you use social media for B2B? Or worse still- we don’t need to use social media for our B2B. You want to drive leads and sales by appealing to other businesses but without social media, what’s your plan? By dismissing popular networking sites like Facebook,

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A Content Manager’s Look At The Top 3 Native Advertising Platforms

As a Content Manager one of the questions I have been asked a lot lately is “What are the best native advertising platforms for paid content distribution?” With Adblockers on the rise and competition between brands using social media advertising reaching fever pitch, marketers are searching for the best way to capture new clients. Enter

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How Your Team Can Ace Social Media Collaboration

Article written and published at AgoraPulse- leaders in social media management tools. Whether you’re a social media agency or a brand, there’s no doubt about one thing– coordinating multiple team members to work on a social media account is challenging. And when I say challenging, I mean hugely stressful. As the creative director at Contentworks, I’ve

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Content Marketing Predictions for 2018

Yet another year has flown by and as we prepare to light the fireworks, pour the champagne and countdown to midnight, it’s time to look at 2018. I’ve sat down with my Contentworks elves to create the ultimate list of content marketing predictions for 2018. While 2017 has been a rather exciting year in terms

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5 REASONS WHY YOU NEED A CONTENT MARKETING STRATEGY

You may have read my recent content marketing strategy published over at AgoraPulse. If you are one of the readers wondering… “why do I need a content marketing strategy?” then this article is for you. Here are 5 reasons why you need a content marketing strategy and fast! 1. Consumers Hate Adverts A recent report

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Enhancing SEO With Reviews and Testimonials: A Practical Guide

When it comes to search engine optimization (SEO), reviews and testimonials are critical to your website. To understand why, it’s important to reflect on the evolution of Google search results. Read more to learn about Enhancing SEO With Reviews and Testimonials: A Practical Guide It’s no secret that Google algorithms are becoming more sophisticated. While

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