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So far Susan Hammond has created 27 blog entries.

5 reasons to start business blogging today

“My blog is doing nothing for me! What’s the point?” A common cry from many a small business owner. But in 2020 it’s clear that when you provide good content, written well, your blog will help you succeed. “Companies with blogs produce an average of 67% more leads monthly than companies that don’t blog" – [...]

By | 2020-07-06T08:43:28+00:00 July 6th, 2020|Business blogging, Copywriting|0 Comments

3 ways to use essential oils for great workplace wellbeing

Last May I felt rubbish. I caught bug after bug, had no energy and needed to take time off work. But now I feel amazing! So what changed? I started using essential oils. My friend came to the rescue bringing a diffuser, oils galore and a wealth of scientific knowledge and experience. So I knew [...]

Mental health first aid: how to improve your staff’s wellbeing

Coronavirus, eek! What has it done to our mental health and wellbeing? Before the pandemic poor mental health was costing UK employers up to £45 billion a year. But lockdown has amplified the effect. And now the government’s encouraging us to get back to our normal workplaces, it’s never been more important to look after [...]

6 questions to ask before you write a blog

Blogging for business works: Businesses with a regular blog on their website get twice as many email enquiries than businesses that don’t Small businesses with blogs get 126% more lead growth than those without - Quoracreative But only if you do it well. And so you don’t end up with naff content or take eons [...]

By | 2020-07-01T17:26:54+00:00 April 20th, 2020|Business blogging, Copywriting|0 Comments

Perfectionism: how do I survive it?

Do you constantly worry about your work being criticised? Do you spend forever on everything you do because it’s not quite good enough yet? Does this hinder you both in life and at work? You are not alone. Welcome to the perfectionist’s club! In this post: What is perfectionism and is it always bad? How [...]

Business blogging: how often should you post?

Blogging is one of the best ways to promote your business online. You can demonstrate your expertise and engage with your customers. Build trust and relationships. If you blog well, your business is much more likely to succeed. But how often should you post to make it work? Quite simply, that depends! But you should [...]

By | 2020-07-01T17:28:54+00:00 March 16th, 2020|Business blogging, Copywriting|0 Comments

Mountain walking: a healing balm for depression

Mountain walking. What do you think of when you hear that phrase? Scary, impenetrable rock faces looming out of the mist? Enormous crags stretching off into the distance, rain clouds blowing in making your weary legs scream in protest? Well I say fun, beautiful and healing. Fact is, being outside in nature, wherever it is, [...]

The copywriting brief: what is it and why do I need one?

So, you’ve heard of this thing called the brief. And you know it’s something to do with the copywriting process. But anything more? Not sure. Here’s what it is, why it’s important and how you can create a good one…   What is a copywriting brief? A good brief tells your copywriter about: you and [...]

By | 2020-07-01T17:19:55+00:00 February 17th, 2020|Copywriting, Copywriting tips|0 Comments

5 ways you can solve problems for better workplace wellbeing

Fear, overwhelm, anxiety. Frustration, anger, depression. Do you recognise any of these? They’re just some of the feelings you may get when you’re faced with a problem. Trouble is, problems are a normal part of life – especially in the workplace. Depending on your role it may be one thing after another, or you may [...]

By | 2020-07-01T17:30:31+00:00 February 3rd, 2020|Mental health and wellbeing, Workplace wellbeing|2 Comments

To niche or not? That is the question

Do you have a business niche? It'll help you and your copywriter no end if you do (read on to find out why). But what exactly is it and do you really need one? Will having a niche help your business grow? I’ll answer those questions here…   What is a niche? Your niche is [...]

By | 2020-07-01T17:31:34+00:00 January 20th, 2020|Copywriting, Copywriting tips|0 Comments