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.
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.
What’s it like to work with SK Copy Co?
What’s it really like to work with SK Copy Co? When you’ve given us a brief to write your next blog, brochure, email, e-newsletter, press release or press pack, and aren’t sure what to expect because you’ve not worked with us before? Wonder no more because this blog reveals all…
How to beat writer’s block
There are times when writer’s block, brain freeze, whatever you want to call it, kicks in, and you’re sat there staring at your screen for what feels like days. Writer’s block happens to the best of us, at any time, professional content writers included. Here are some of the things we do to avoid and overcome it when it does strike.
Ideas for keeping your blog posts fresh and interesting
There’s a knack to providing a steady drip-feed of content your target audience wants to read. Mixing things up a bit by making sure your blogs don’t follow the same format helps them stay fresh and interesting. Here are 15 different ways you can package up your blog content so it’s always appealing.
Why Google is getting personal with its new feed
Not content with being the go-to source of information, Google has stepped things up a gear by improving its current feed so that it’s based on people’s interests. From our current hobbies, to our last train or car journey, Google has plenty on each and every one of us. Just think about all of those searches you’ve carried out over the years. Makes you think, doesn’t it?…
The Freelance Files: ‘Work-life balance, where are you?’
Over a year ago, Sanina Kaur, Director of SK Copy Co, decided to cut the cord and fly full-time freelance as a content writer and PR consultant. ‘I’m doing it for the work-life balance,’ she told her colleagues, friends and family back then. And it was true, one of the main reasons she decided to go it alone was because she wanted to get some sort of work-life balance into her life, once and for all.
Ten reasons to blog
When it comes to content marketing, blogs are right up there in the copy production ranks. They’ve always been up there, but now they’re really up there. That’s because content is massive these days, with an increasing number of marketers ploughing much more of their time, focus and effort into content creation than ever before. Content truly IS king.
Want to up your content game, but haven’t got time? Get a ghostwriter
Contrary to popular belief, ghostwriters aren’t just used by celebs and don’t just belong in the world of literature. These days, they’re being used by an increasing number of businesses who want to up their content game, but don’t have the time or resource to do it. For instance, we ghostwrite blogs and thought leadership articles for several clients every month.
Three signs it’s time to outsource your content writing
Tricky decision, isn’t it? On the one hand, if you were to outsource, then you wouldn’t have to worry so much about your content. You’d have a dedicated content resource you could use as little or as much as you like. But then on the other hand, you’d have to trust an external supplier with your content, which can be rather daunting, particularly if you’ve not outsourced it before. Will they be trustworthy? Can you depend on them to deliver within your timescales?