Plenty of Treats and no Tricks from AZ Coupons

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October 19, 2015
Plenty of Treats and no Tricks from AZ Coupons

There’s definitely a chill in the air and the evenings are getting noticeably dark. It surely won’t be long now before thoughts start to turn towards crackling bonfires, grinning pumpkins and steaming jacket potatoes. I love autumn, but for those who are a bit unsure, here’s an offer (or about a million offers) from AZ…

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You Can’t Win ‘Em All

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July 11, 2015
You Can’t Win ‘Em All

A week or two ago I received an email from a web design company I work with regularly. I write copy for their clients on a regular basis and usually my feedback is very positive (I have to blow my own trumpet a little you understand, in case someone reading this is looking to hire…

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Quality Self-Publishing for Free: FeedARead

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June 10, 2015

It sounded too good to be true when I first heard about them, but when the first author’s copy of my first self-published book arrived through the letterbox, I knew I had made a good decision. Now, if anyone asks me who to use if they want a bookshop-quality paperback book created for a minimum…

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Pack a Punch with Your Copy

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November 5, 2014
Pack a Punch with Your Copy

Unlike in a verbal conversation, there is no second chance for the copywriter to grab the attention of the receiver. Your copy will need to instantly hook your reader and start pressing his or her buttons to maximise the chances of them responding in the way you want (buying a product, clicking a link, visiting…

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One Quick SEO Tip for Your Business

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March 13, 2014

SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) is a minefield, and it can be bewildering to the beginner. Whether you’re handling your own SEO or letting a company handle it for you, you will have to incorporate relevant keywords into your content. But how do you know which keywords to use? I suggest that you use the Google…

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Debut Book Coming Soon: SDFL Season Review

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January 30, 2014
Debut Book Coming Soon: SDFL Season Review

The official South Devon Football League season review for 2012/13, written by me, with photographs from SDFL photographer Al MacPhee of MiraclePR, has been published and will be ready for sale next month. This is a little teaser; I will post more details nearer the time.

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Three Seconds to Save a Career: Why Writers Need to Invest in Cover Design

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October 31, 2012
Three Seconds to Save a Career: Why Writers Need to Invest in Cover Design

Today’s blog post is kindly provided by ActuallyWeDo(TM), a British creative design studio. Three Seconds to Save a Career: Why Writers Need to Invest in Cover Design It’s taken you years of toil and sacrifice to complete your precious novel and months of painstaking editing and re-editing to make it worthy of a publisher’s attention….

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nhwriting & Acton-Coles: Reaching Millions!

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August 29, 2012
nhwriting & Acton-Coles: Reaching Millions!

nhwriting has partnered with the Acton-Coles Counselling Clinics to help bring support and guidance to a global public. nhwriting and Michael Acton-Coles had previously provided a series of informative articles, on a range of psychological issues, for a local Torbay publication. This month, an article titled, ‘We Need to Talk’, has been published in Flybe…

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£125 Public Relations Package Now Live

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June 17, 2012
£125 Public Relations Package Now Live

With company budgets under pressure, public relations has never been more important, especially to small or medium businesses and organisations. Effective PR is a low-cost – sometimes free – alternative to paid advertising, and can lead to significant media interest. Ineffective PR is a waste of time, rendering your business practically invisible. Getting Beyond the…

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£500 Newsletter Offer Now Live – Ad Consultancy Service Available

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June 17, 2012

Producing a quality, readable newsletter requires a surprising amount of time and effort, but the rewards are worth the effort. A good newsletter will: • Keep your brand/organisation at the forefront of your customers’ minds. • Build your reputation. • Retain customers/members and attract new ones. • Ensure customers/members remain informed about awards, events and…

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Need a brochure that sounds as good as it looks?

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March 5, 2012

Although I am a Torbay copywriter, I work with companies throughout the UK to create quality marketing materials that not only capture the eye, but engage the attention through the words used. For example, check out the latest brochure for Street Fit, the dance fitness sensation created by Trap Media, based in Soho, London. Open…

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Fancy a punctuation challenge? Act quickly on this message!

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September 26, 2011

Following on from my last post’s focus on contranyms, I have a question for you? Do you write egregious punctuation? Egregious is another contranym I’ve discovered; it can mean either shockingly bad or amazingly good. Moving on…If you think you know your semi-colons inside out, have no problems with parentheses and are a dab-hand with…

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