Lockdown learning: Free online content training
Are you planning to use the lockdown to take part in some online learning? This blog lists free online copywriting courses & training you can study now.
SK Copy Co is Here2Help
So far, more than 1,100 businesses have signed up to support Worcestershire County Council’s Here2Help campaign – and SK Copy Co’s pleased to be one of them. Learn more about what this means right here.
How to cheat your way to error-free content
We grow up being told cheating’s not the right thing to do. On the whole, this is very true. But in some circumstances, it’s ok to break the rules a teeny tiny bit every now and then, and ‘cheat’ at some things, such as making sure your copy is spot on.
How to avoid making a hash of your hashtags
Hashtags are a fundamental part of writing social media posts. Used correctly, they can make your posts stand out. You can also use them to find relevant content from individuals and businesses. There’s a hashtag for pretty much everything these days.
4 things I love most about freelancing
Sanina Kaur, Director of SK Copy Co, never set out to become a freelancer. She happily worked for public and private sector employers for almost two decades. Then, around 2.5 years ago, she decided she needed a change, one that didn’t involve working for another PR or marketing agency or going in-house again.
Success story interview: Sanina spills the beans in freelance copywriter Q&A
Sanina Kaur, Director of SK Copy Co, has been writing for more than 20 years. Such is her success and dedication to copywriting, that she caught the eye of fellow email marketing copywriter, Haris Halkic, who asked her to feature in his popular freelance copywriting interview series.
What’s the purpose of repurposing content?
Repurposing content involves recycling existing content and giving it a new lease of life. It applies to all different types of copy and can be as simple as turning a blog into an infographic, ebook into a cheat sheet or video into a presentation. So, why do it? Well, it’s a really quick and easy way of generating new copy.
What I’ve learnt after writing for 20+ years
Has it really been 20+ years since Sanina Kaur, Director of SK Copy Co, started out as a trainee reporter, with her trusty notepad and pen? When she started to learn shorthand and about law and local and central government at journalism school and frequently trawled through the old library records for the society page news (because there was no internet back then?) It really this.
Three things I wish I’d known before going freelance
Going freelance is a big deal – you’re essentially swapping the luxury of being in full-time employment with becoming your own full-time boss. There are so many things Sanina Kaur, Director of SK Copy Co, has learnt since taking the freelance plunge, and there are many more things she wish she’d know before going freelance.
Five places to post your blogs
According to HubSpot, companies that blog 11 or more times a month, generate almost three times more traffic than those who never blog or post just once a month. But writing blogs is only half of the process, you need to be sharing them far and wide once you’ve published them.