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Before you decide to do a newsletter…

So, you’ve decided your company needs a newsletter. You’d like to connect with your clients and customers, keep them updated about innovations or changes at your firm, and you think a newsletter would tick several of those boxes. I’ve worked with several companies on their newsletters, and we always run up against the same obstacles. […]

How To Brief – And Work With – A Content Writer

  I recently posted the information below as a thread on Twitter, and it got a great response – from writers and clients alike. So I’m reproducing it here in case you missed it. Your brief to a writer is crucial – it will help them to deliver exactly what you need, without excessive to- […]

Tips For the DIY Business Blogger

So you’ve decided you need a business blog. But you don’t have the budget for a PR or content agency, which means it’s something of a DIY – and you don’t know where to start. Here are some helpful pointers. First, spend some time planning. As a professional writer, I often get requests from people […]

Make a note

This is not the blog post I’d planned to write – if I’d taken the advice I give many of my clients, I’d be writing something completely different. I had a brilliant idea for this blog post a couple of days ago, I forgot to write it down, and now it’s gone. So this post is […]