Blog: Content writing and content strategy insights

Can laws adapt to provide adequate protections from harmful content on the internet?

Can laws adapt to provide adequate protections from harmful content on the internet?

Local and international laws and processes are struggling to address the ubiquitous influence of technology and the realities of the online world we live in.

While small changes to protect vulnerable groups are taking place within countries, the problem is global and it's getting bigger and more complex.

What we can learn from the Christchurch Call is meaningful change would require true collaboration and partnership between states and private sector.

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How to write answers or instruction steps for Google’s Featured Snippets

How to write answers or instruction steps for Google’s Featured Snippets

When people are searching online, they want short, concise, crystal clear content.

Screens and attention spans have got smaller and so must your digital content.

Searchers on a mission want answers and fast. Nothing else will do!

Google knows this and rewards content editors who know this too.

As a digital content writer, your job is to find out your audience’s burning questions. And answer them!

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I’ve been looking for more life balance. Have you too?

I’ve been looking for more life balance. Have you too?

It is fair to say that the upheaval of the past two years has made us question how we live. We all became aware of the preciousness of life and endured light-speed change. I believe that we want to live more consciously, more beautifully, more in tune with our purpose and passions, and with Mother Nature. When I started to design my life around what I love to do and what’s important to me, I experienced more energy, productivity, health and happiness.

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Small is mighty: the power of short sentences

Small is mighty: the power of short sentences As Winston Churchill said, ‘the essential structure of the ordinary British sentence... is a noble thing.’ Short sentences communicate powerfully. Writing short sentences is a very good plain language trick. Plain language uses short sentences. If you write short sentences, your meaning is usually clear and your grammar is usually correct.

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Two simple writing habits that can make you happier

Two simple writing habits that can make you happier

This year I started two new quick writing habits that bring me joy. First, I created a gratitude wall in my bedroom. On waking, I write who and what I'm grateful for on colourful post-it notes. It only takes a minute, but by week's end, my room and my mind are both much brighter! I close each day with a similar habit. 

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