SEO Copywriting: How Your Copywriter Helps You Rank Higher for Free

SEO Copywriting Services:  How Your Copywriter Helps You Rank Higher for Free SEO copywriting isn't usually the first thing business owners think about when adding a content writer to their team. Of course, they know they’ll be hiring someone to write blog posts, web pages, ebooks, and emails. But SEO copywriting is a whole other area where a talented copywriter can help a business thrive online. What is SEO Copywriting? SEO [...]

2017-12-09T17:05:47-04:00By |

4 Ways to Optimize Your Contact Page

Don't slack off on your contact page! Make it easy for customers to connect and stay in touch with you. For many agencies, contractors, and small businesses, your website’s contact page is one of the main pages you’re trying to drive visitors to. You design your entire website to get visitors to do one thing and one thing only:  Contact you so you can start discussing the benefits of [...]

2017-08-29T21:18:50-04:00By |

Get Out of the Content Dead Zone and Create New Content

How important is it to create new content consistently? After I slipped into the Content Dead Zone, I wanted to find out. I came away with some pretty motivating insights from my research. Well, I’ve done it. I’ve joined the ranks of otherwise well-intentioned content writers who’ve abandoned their blog for several weeks. It’s not that I didn’t care. It’s not that I didn’t think [...]

2017-07-18T15:20:58-04:00By |

A Plan for When Writing Makes Me Feel Like A 1,000-lb Sea Turtle on the Beach

How to develop a brainstorming strategy that works so you're never stuck without topics to write about. I recently watched a video of a giant sea turtle slogging her way back to the ocean after laying her eggs on the beach. She must’ve weighed at least 1,000 pounds with a gigantic shell as big as a couch weighing down her efforts. She barely progressed. Her powerful flippers, so sleekly designed to [...]

2017-04-12T16:11:39-04:00By |

How Blogs Keep Small Businesses Out of the Internet Graveyard

6 Ways Blogs Help Businesses of Every Size Compete Online A static website that doesn’t regularly offer new information is the online equivalent of a headstone in a graveyard. No matter how fancy or attractive its design, it basically just features your name in fancy letters and shows a list of what you can do. A fixed website can't help you actively compete in today’s digital landscape the way it did [...]

2017-04-12T16:19:26-04:00By |

Copy Edit This! by The New York Times

I can think of no better way to spend a few free minutes than using the time to take a super-fun copyediting quiz! Get your editor hats on and pencils sharpened. The New York Times offers periodical quizzes for readers to correct errors the venerable publication actually printed. Fun, right? I know! Here is a link to the latest quiz: Copy Edit This! by The New York Times  Enjoy!

2017-03-25T08:57:36-04:00By |

The No. 1 Quality in a Successful Content Writer

Millions of words across the internet amuse, entertain, enlighten, inform and horrify us all at once. Thousands and thousands of blog posts, feature articles, news stories, web pages, ezines and more populate the internet. With so many words vying for our attention, it is important that what we put out there counts. Several qualities come to mind when describing top-notch writers who produce quality content. And they all matter. But, there [...]

2017-04-12T16:36:44-04:00By |

Five Ways Fiverr Can Help You Start a New Business

Starting a new business can be liberating, exhilarating, and full of opportunities to learn new things. But it is rare that a person can readily slip into the many roles required to make a new business flourish. Accounting, bookkeeping, marketing, promotion, web design, content creation, social media marketing, information technology, software, hardware, security, legal concerns - the list goes on and on. It certainly can be fun to learn new things, [...]

2017-04-01T10:17:35-04:00By |