Monthly Archives: February 2011

Google Algorithm Change Rocks Content Websites

Last week, the biggest search engine on the internet at the moment announced a change to the algorithm it uses to rank articles when responding to search criteria. The change was meant to help to weed out duplicate and low … Continue reading

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The Bitsy Website for Small Businesses

I have long been a fan of Enterprise Nation, the UK website devoted to helping small businesses. Recently Enterprise Nation added another website to its stable: Bitsy. Enterprise Nation was always good for regular Twitter chat and had really helpful … Continue reading

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Organising Your Writing

Sometimes you have a large amount of information which you need to get in a document. It can feel overwhelming and be difficult to know where to begin. Spend a little while organising your thoughts which can help you sort it all out. Continue reading

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SEO Basics – Choosing Your Keyword Phrases

Keyword phrases help to define your blog and explain to the search engines what your blog is all about. If you want to lift your blog above others in the same subject, then it is important to get your keyword phrases right so that when customers search for a subject, then your blog is the one they find. Continue reading

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Keep Your Clients Happy and Your Business Booming

Finding good clients and customers is can be difficult. Small business owners have to work intensively for their leads and to gain new clients. The most important thing to do to make sure that all your hard work does not go to waste is to cultivate a relationship with your client and keep them for a long time. Continue reading

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Defining the Words You Use 2

Words are the tools of a writer’s trade. It can sometimes be helpful to know more about your trade in order to improve your work. Continue reading

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SEO Basics: Adding Content to Your Blog

Adding fresh relevant content to your blog is one of the important rules of search engine optimisation (or SEO). It has been said by someone, somewhere that content is king. The search engines adore new content added regularly to a blog. It is therefore a given when starting a blog that adding to it regularly will be necessary to help it to rise in the search engines. Continue reading

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Style Guide – How to write an Outstanding Headline

Headlines are designed to grab the reader and entice them to read further. Some are clever, some are funny while others are perfect. How do you write the perfect headline? Continue reading

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How to Define the Words You Use

Each word that you use as a writer has a function. They all have a part to play in communicating your message through your writing. Here are some of the names of words that writers use every day and their function in a sentence. Continue reading

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Getting Feedback on Your Business

It can be good to talk to people about their opinions on how your business is doing. When we deal with customers, it is important to know that we are doing a good job and that our customers are happy with what they are receiving for their money. When you are first starting out, it is important to get feedback from a trusted source: someone in the same line of business, perhaps with more experience. This is valuable feedback that can help inform your business and what you decide to do. Continue reading

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