Gone are the days when pushy marketing messages and banner ads were all you needed to entice customers. These days, consumers are way pickier and rightly so, seeing as online competition has increased dramatically – so what’s the solution? Well, immersive storytelling has become an increasingly important part of branding and marketing. The right approach
Category Archives: Content Writing
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.
Did you know that the average human attention span is down from 12 seconds in 2000 to just 8 seconds in 2018? That’s less than a goldfish! Still with me? Great! We’re an impatient bunch – and it’s hardly surprising. With so much content thrown at us on a regular basis, we can skim, skip
If you’re following me on Twitter, you’ll know that I regularly use the hashtags #AmWriting and #WritersLife. That’s because, as a writer,I take solace in the writing community. Why? Because we understand each other. We don’t repeatedly ask one another about when the book will be finished or question why a writer isn’t working 9-5
The corporate world doesn’t have to be all stiff collars and well-ironed shirts – does it? A little fun and banter can a long way in a potentially ‘stifling’ work environment, but is humour necessarily needed when it comes to content marketing? The answer is, yes – sometimes. So, when Can Content Marketing Be Humourous?
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
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
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
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,
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