Category Archives: Content Writing

How to Manage Your Content Marketing Team

When it comes to managing a content marketing team, you must have patience and an appreciation of different writing styles. While the job might seem easy on paper, it takes great skill to bring the best out of your staff, so here’s how to lead and guide a team of writers in an effective way.

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Why You Need to Care About Storytelling in 2018

Why do you need to care about storytelling in 2018? Let’s begin with a story… Picture this: you’re camping out in a forest. The smell of toasted marshmallows lingers as you gather around the flickering flames of a recently lit fire. Some people are talking, others are laughing but the group falls silent as a

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Learn To Create Content That Drives Traffic

Creating content is easy, creating content that’s a pleasure to read is harder, creating content that drives traffic is really tough.  Whether you are driving traffic from social media to a website/landing page or from email to social media, the rules are the same. There are plenty of ways to boost the power of your

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What The Content Manager Heard

“Quick! I need a 1000-word PR by 11am” shouts the CMO to the Content Manager at 10.45am. Because obviously it’s easy to source, write, edit and fact check an assignment of this size in 15 minutes. Sadly, there are many business leaders out there and indeed employees who think writing interesting, informative and on-brand content is

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8 Simple Ways to Write Persuasive Web Content

If you’re a talented writer, the transition from print copy to web copy might seem like a seamless one. After all, how much difference can a screen make? The truth is, all the difference in the world. When most writers write their copy, they envision their target market and picture an ideal customer reading it.

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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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5 Sure Ways To Annoy A Writer

If you’re friends with a writer then you will know that we can be a strange bunch. One minute serenely staring out to sea, notepad in hand and the next mumbling character ideas and scribbling random words on a receipt. No two writers are ever the same but we do share certain similarities. Here are

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Marketing to Women in 2018

2018 is shaping up to be an exciting year for online marketing, as the rise of data analytics, live video streaming and native advertising permeate a wide variety of business strategies. With online marketing becoming more crowded, businesses are looking for more effective ways to reach their target market, making segmentation more critical than ever

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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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5 Winning Headlines To Try Now

Creating engaging headlines is one of the most important aspects of copy writing, it’s also the most challenging part and the part in which most businesses fail. If you don’t write a compelling headline then your email or blog post won’t get opened and your entire digital marketing funnel will be void.  So how do

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