Small business owners tired of creating content are soon searching online for someone to write blog posts. One of the first things they want to know: how much is it going to cost to hire a blog post writer?
You may hate the plethora of holiday cards showing up in your mailbox and inbox. But as a small business owner, you should still send them.
Many business teams don’t discuss what content they want before moving ahead. Why you should think before you write (or hire someone else to write).
This is part two of a two-parter post. Last week: How to Write a Stunning Holiday Letter for Your Friends and Family. December. Yes, already. Wow, that year really flew by, didn’t it? It’s time to wrap up the year and plan ahead for next. But somewhere in there you’d really like to send your […]
I was typing in my password to a site the other day, and it struck me, not for the first time, that I really ought to change it. The password I was using was one of my repeats, common across sites and not as strong as it should be. But, as most of us do, […]
When I worked in newsrooms, I used to joke that we were the most uncommunicative bunch of communicators. We might have the latest scoop on the governor or the budget, but when it comes to us actually knowing what’s going on within our organization, we’re likely clueless. This came to mind recently when I attended […]
I was sitting outside a local downtown Raleigh coffee shop recently, doing some work. I typically work from my home office, but on this particular day, it made more sense to work remotely. I swear, the fact that it was 75 degrees and sunny had nothing to do with it. The words for a press […]
I cringed as I saw how many changes he made to the press release I spent two hours writing. Eek. Did I really do THAT bad a job? There is something defeating about letting someone else read your work and make a zillion changes. I often get the impression that people feel as though an […]
The other day I was driving to a client meeting when I realized something amusing: I had just changed my shoes. I began the day wearing a business casual outfit, but since I was walking, I wore comfortable sneakers. I stopped at home to change into dressier shoes before driving to my meeting. Why? I […]
OK, so it’s not really spring. But according to Punxsutawney Phil, it will come early this year. Regardless, now is a great time to do some spring cleaning — on your website. If you’re using WordPress, when is the last time you actually paid attention to that yellow bar at the top telling you to […]