Ideas, tips and how-tos from our copywriters

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7 online writing apps you can’t do without

By Helen Steemson

We’re going to need a bigger toolbox. Writers are craftspeople. Like all craftspeople, we need our tools. Back in the day, a nice sharp H2B pencil and a sturdy wad of paper were all we needed, but these days it would be crazy not to make use of the huge range of online tools at […]

There are no grammar rules (except when there are)

By Helen Steemson

4 grammar mistakes you didn’t know you were making As much as this will make my dad clutch his pearls, I’m here to tell you there is no such thing as correct grammar. Sorry I’m such a disappointment, dad. It wasn’t that long ago that people were writing to-morrow and week-end and adding quotes to […]

Using power words to convert with your copy

By Helen Steemson

You know those words that are stickier, louder, strangely neon? The ones that cut through all the noise? They’re power words, and they’re every business owner’s dream.

8 Web copy tips to help you capture your audience

Captivate, connect, convert  Now that New Zealand has reached level one, we’re all well and truly done with distancing – in person and online. This is especially true in the market place. Kiwi businesses (for obvious reasons) are keener than ever to get in front of customers and hook them in. Well-executed web copy plays […]

In the face of Coronavirus, it’s BAU for WFB

By Rowena Allsopp

Working from home has always been our norm The past few weeks have been a whirlwind. First, seeing the effects Coronavirus was having globally, taking its grip and grinding entire countries to a halt. Then the first case eventually reached our shores – turning their nightmare into our reality. Already, it has had a devastating […]

Skyscraping: the SEO content holy grail?

Skyscraping is a content marketing technique where you create content specifically to gain links to your site to boost your organic search rankings. You do it by finding content that is linked to a lot, but, actually, isn’t all that great. Then you produce something heaps better to convince linkers to switch to your content instead. Here’s how it works and how to do it yourself. 

I had a baby and my business has never been better

How my newborn baby made me get out of my own way For most of April and May 2017, I wasn’t really in this business – physically or mentally. Sure, I was answering a few emails and spent some time at the office, before blearily driving home before rush hour. My wife had just given […]

Script writing for Phone VoIP

When you sit down and chat to the experts at PhoneVoIP, you begin to wonder why anyone has a traditional landline anymore. The way they tell it, a phone that’s hooked up over the internet isn’t just (heaps) cheaper, it also comes with a swath of amazing features – ones that either aren’t available on […]