Author Archives: Jamie

10 Social Media Cartoons Guaranteed to Make You Smile

Via Scoop.it – Social Media for business Websites Just for fun, this is one of my favorites. Click the link below to view all the social media cartoons from HubSpot. Which one is your favorite?   Show original

9 New Productivity Tools to Simplify Your Online Life | Problogger

Via Scoop.it – freelance copywriting Productivity tools are always a welcome addition in my office, as long as they actually increase productivity and not slow me down. I’m currently loving StawberryJ.am from this list at Problogger. Which ones are you using?   “This guest post is by Leo Widrich of Buffer. After Google+ entered the…

The 7 Essential Elements of Effective Social Media Marketing | Copyblogger

Via Scoop.it – freelance copywriting   From Copyblogger’s Sonia Simone, here are the 7 essential elements of effective social media marketing. 1. Get your home base together 2. Who’s the face of your business? 3. Who else has your customers? 4. Pick a primary platform 5. Manage your time 6. Content first, conversation second 7….

How to build a valuable client list and a more profitable business

Via Scoop.it – freelance copywriting Jim Connolly claims that the key to getting a more profitable client list is to get specific by marketing to your target audience, which is always solid marketing advice.   Who is your target audience? “The way to build a great client list, is to feed your business with high…

6 Powerful Benefits of Using a Blog as a Main Business Website

Via Scoop.it – Business Blogs Are you considering using a blog platform as your main company Website? You should. Blogs are great for SEO purposes and help to attract industry-specific readers, visitors, and customers. If you’re looking for a few tips on using your blogs as a business Website, or if you’re still on the…

A Copywriter’s Manifesto On The Real Value of Copywriting

Via Scoop.it – freelance copywriting This is a Copywriter’s Manifesto written by Sandra Slavec that caught my eye. While some of her points are strongly worded, she mostly nails it. Copywriting can be a demanding trade, and it can be especially frustrating when a client comes to the table with expectations that don’t match with…

The 20% Rule for Writing Creative and Entertaining Web Content

Via Scoop.it – Business Blogs “The rules are stacked against web content being creative or entertaining, which is why you need to give your content writers special permission to break those rules.” The 20% rule is a belief that employees should be free to pursue their own projects 20% of each workday. This principal may…

How an SEO Copywriter Can Develop Your Small Business

Via Scoop.it – freelance copywriting “The distinction between SEO copywriters and SEO writers is a fine one, but it can make a distinct difference to your sales.” Hiring an SEO copywriter versus an SEO writer means that you are getting the added benefit of a certain skill set that will help you increase your ROI….

6 myths of SEO copywriting | Skyrocket SEO

Via Scoop.it – freelance copywriting “6 myths of SEO copywriting http://t.co/jczP2gq | SEO copywriting, a practice that’s often misunderstood. Some see it as a process-driven function designed to manipulate search engine rankings. I take it to mean creating content that enhances search engine visibility by attracting links, shares & eyeballs.” Is there a magic copywriting…

SEO – Should You Hire a Freelance SEO Copywriter? | Articles Studio

Via Scoop.it – freelance copywriting “Writing all of the SEO copy for your web site or all of the SEO articles that you plan to submit to ezines can be a daunting task. This is especially true if you are completely talent free when it comes to writing. This can mean having to hire a…

Hardening WordPress Security: 25 Essential Plugins + Tips

Via Scoop.it – Website Development “If you are running a WordPress-powered website, its security should be your primary concern.” WordPress is a wonderful blogging platform with tons of flexibility, but sometimes all the flexibility leaves the door wide open for security issues. Blue Duck Copy was targeted in last year’s attack on WordPress blogs, and…

SEO copywriting 101: A guide for clients | Small Business Guide

Via Scoop.it – freelance copywriting Whether you’re hiring copywriters in-house, or outsourcing to freelancers,  finding and working with SEO copywriters can be challenging – and a little bit scary, too. First, you have to find the “perfect person” who will make your Web copy sing. SEO copywriting is a fine art, and like ditch diggers,…