Cupcakes, Candlesticks and Content Marketing

Cupcakes, Candlesticks and Content Marketing

In the late 1830's, two men were involved in different businesses. William was a candle maker from England and became well established in Cincinnati, Ohio. James, on the other hand, relocated from Ireland and apprenticed himself to a soap maker in that same town. Strangers in a new land, they might never have met. But … Fate struck a blow that brought these two men together to form a single company. They married sisters Olivia and Elizabeth Norris, daughters of Alexander Norris. The father-in-law convinced the young men to become … [Read more...]

B2B Copywriter Makes 2 Industrial Strength Fails…and One Business-Saving Fix

B2B Copywriter Makes 2 Industrial Strength Fails…and One Business-Saving Fix

The importance of backups in protecting your data...and your business. Screwed up my computer last night. It's not something that happens often, mind you. I've been fooling around with these marvelous machines for longer than many of my clients have been alive. But it does happen. Taking a break from my writing chores, I thought I'd fix a minor problem that's been nagging me for a while. When I did, I ended up playing the "dummy card." I do that on occasion. And that's why I keep a plan in place to protect me from my own stupidity. … [Read more...]

What Your Writer Needs to Know

Communicate With Your Copy Writer Effective communication is a key part of every aspect of any business venture. It's very important if you are working with a writer in creating your content and copy. It becomes vitally important if you are working with a freelance writer. Freelancers are professionals who often write for a variety of client types, products and services. They may not be immediately familiar with you, your business or your needs. Good writers will ask you a series of questions before quoting and writing an assignment so … [Read more...]