Tag: content writing
Your Business Blog Needs Valuable Content, Not Just Good SEO
Do you focus on SEO? Have you heard that it’s the be all and end all? Stop what you’re doing and read this because you’ve been given some dodgy advice. That might have been true as recently as five years ago but so much has changed.
I Never Thought Freelancing Would Last This Long For Me
A little over five years ago with a divorce on the brink of finalising, I walked out of a job and moved some 70 miles back across the country to my family home. Then, as a man in his late 30s and still with debt accrued paying for a Master’s Degree he’d finished nearly four…
Why Has my Freelancer Suddenly Stopped Responding?
Every so often, I’ll work with a new client who will tell me something like “I used to work with somebody else, but they stopped responding to my emails”. I try not to pre-judge but I tend to build a picture quite quickly about why they simply stopped responding. Sometimes it appears to be the…
Five Questions To Ask A Client Before Accepting Work
The relationship between a freelance content writer and his or her client needs nurturing. It needs mutual respect. It needs open conversation and a large dose of honesty. There are fake clients out there, some terrible and difficult clients with real work and some genuine jobs who will try to take advantage. Here are five…
Using Content Marketing Tactics to Write a Killer Dating Profile (Yes, Really!)
You probably wonder precisely what content marketing and writing a great dating profile have in common, but this week a friend asked me to review her profile to improve the quality and quantity of the men who contact her. This was not the first time I had rewritten somebody’s dating profile, and I don’t think…