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Mission Complete

Last year I gave Verb a blogging challenge. The rules? Blog 3 times a week for 12 weeks. Focus on 3 key terms relating to my industry. Conduct no other search engine optimisation on my website, bar blogging. The Goal Discover whether written content, by itself, makes a difference to my search engine ranking. (Strictly […]

Can your Kids Write?

A friend of mine asked me to read over her daughter’s homework. Her little girl was 14 at the time, and better at using an iPhone than a pen. She wrote a lot like this: I did not c the dragan. he was hiding behind the cuboard. My Analysis The spelling was bad. She didn’t […]

Tricky Words you Need to Know

When I was young and naïve and (okay, it happened only 12 months ago), I wrote that someone’s services were complimentary. The ever-gracious business owner pointed out that his services were not free. And I cursed the existence of words that sound the same but are spelled differently. I also became far savvier about this […]

Are you Scared of Words?

When friends ask me to comment on their writing, I notice a strange look takes over their usually attractive faces. It’s a far away look. The eyes glaze, and I detect a note of abject fear. Usually, they tell me that the resume slash piece they were forced to write took them many hours and […]

Get Your Blog Seen!

So you’ve written a stand out blog post. Your SEO writing is bang on. You’ve formatted like a pro and your title leaps off the screen. What now? Sharing is Caring Sharing content that is relevant and engaging can do wonders for your business. With the right knowledge, sharing your blog is relatively simple. And […]