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From blank page to sparkly website

How we create website copy for our clients from scratch – Part 1 Your website matters when it comes to showcasing your business. Whether you are a complex corporate or a service-led SME without a store front, your website needs to give a great first impression and hone down all…
Lesley
September 18, 2019
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Trading places

How to get your story in a trade magazine   The missing words round in Have I Got News For You has featured some obscure magazines in its time, with the likes of Drain Trader, Potato Storage International and Poultry World. But whilst the trade journals may provide plenty of…
Lesley
August 15, 2019
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From Mugwumps to word wizardry

What your choice of words says about you   Photo: Annika Haas The day of reckoning has finally arrived. All hail our new leader Boris. Whilst many may have had their fill of Brexit and political turmoil, having Boris as PM does present even more opportunity to deliver some good…
Lesley
July 25, 2019
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Superfluous words to cut from your content

Many of us are guilty of overcomplicating our copy, whether through use of popular phrases, excessive words or laziness. If you want to attract more readers, write in a way that’s easier for people to understand. Here’s a guide to cutting out superfluous words and keeping your message on track.…
Lesley
July 22, 2019
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It’s not about you – it’s about your client

If you are busy writing a critical sales pitch or producing new marketing material, it’s easy and tempting to write about what you like about your business.  But don’t make the mistake of thinking it’s all about you … it’s about your clients. You have to work that bit harder…
Lesley
May 28, 2019
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Need to write an urgent report?

The clock is ticking, and you’ve been tasked with producing an urgent report that needs to get a critical message out to your audience.  Why the urgency?  You may have left it until the last minute due to other work pressures (or good old procrastination). Or it may be urgent…
Lesley
May 16, 2019