Social media. Wasn’t it supposed to solve our problems and make us millionaires? For a while there, I think some of us believed it. Then we got off our unicorns and realised it was just another way for our brands to connect with people. Sure, consumers could talk back, but we still needed to employ […]
It’s a good title for an excellent study from Princeton on the effects of using more complicated words in your writing. Basically, simple writing will make readers think you’re smarter. Read the full article here The study backs up what I’ve suspected for a long time. Overly complicated writing is the nouveau riche of the […]
Trump. No one expected this, because, most of the time, Trump doesn’t make a lot of sense. He lambasts the American job losses from Chinese manufacturing while selling made-in-China Trump merchandise. His financial ideas can be summed up as, “I’m rich, put me in charge” and his policies are so impractical and lacking in substance […]
You should be blogging. You know this. It’s that niggle that starts whispering to you every time you knock off an hour early, or spend 20 minutes browsing Facebook. Writing that blog is important, but the impacts of not doing so are hard to see. It’s about lost leads, lower brand engagement, missed opportunities – things that […]
All copywriters are not created equal. A love of language and the ability to string words together is a baseline, but here’s what else you should be looking for.
Ever heard someone refer to a ‘brand personality’? That’s because the whole reason why businesses develop brands is to try and connect with their target audiences on a deeper lever. Rather than telling them all the practical reasons why they should buy from them (which doesn’t work, as we know), a brand is something their […]
Recent studies have shown that 85% of your ranking is down to things that happen off your site. So what does that mean when you’re talking to your clients about SEO? To look really smart in front of them, here’s what you need to know.
Done correctly, content marketing can achieve outstanding results for your brand. By delivering interesting, relevant and educational content, you’ll create awareness and build trust with a perfect target audience.
You can’t talk to everyone who might buy from you. Why? Because if you try talking to everyone, you’ll end up having to be so generic that you’ll get no cut-through.