Archives for Copywriting

Malingering About Uploading Testimonials

I’ve written in the recent past about how hard it is to follow all of my own advice with respect to proofreading and time management. Now I have to add keeping my testimonial page updated on my own website. I’m
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An Easy Proofreading Tip: Use Text-To-Talk

A number of years ago I wrote a tip entitled 3 Proofreading Secrets for Mostly Error-Free Website Pages. The third tip suggested that you print out your newly drafted page and slowly read it out-loud. That’s still a good tip,
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Take Your Own Medicine. Advice That Is.

As a successful business owner, I’m sure you have had people come to you for get-ahead-business advice. Of course, you’ve generously shared what you knew. I know that I do. But a good question to ask yourself is how well
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The Long Shelf Life Of Web Pages

One of the coolest things about developing content for your website is the incredibly long shelf life of your efforts. I have written pages for clients that continue to work year-end and year-out with little to no changes. For example,
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Panic Early. When Writing Web Content.

Remember writing term papers in high school? Two days before it was due, you panicked. You had done absolutely nothing on the project. As your deadline loomed, you pictured yourself as the first high school flunk-out in your family. So
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SEO Friendly Platforms May Be Misleading

I’ve noticed that many platforms for building websites are touting their products as “SEO Friendly.” My concern is that folks who purchase and use these platforms will think that their search engine optimization (SEO) comes with their platforms. Definitely, wrong.
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Best Ever Team Brainstorming Tip

Five years ago and exactly 100 tips back, I wrote about a lesson I learned about brainstorming that is absolutely essential if you work with people, whether it’s running a furniture business or an auto repair shop. I’m dusting it
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