Category Archives: Content Writing

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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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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