When I became a parent, I felt like I was on a treadmill all the time. I wanted to work, spend quality time with my kids, keep active, pay off the mortgage, and please everyone. But I was pleasing no one. I knew something had to change. I needed more flexibility (and way less stress than my lawyer job). I wanted to have more control over how my day looked. I had always loved to write. Writing gave me pleasure. It was creative and allowed me to express ideas and tell powerful stories.
Blog: Content writing and content strategy insights
Producing a big website is like running a marathon, culminating in a frantic sprint over the finish line. After the mad dash of go-live, it is easy to forget that the real race begins — that is, the race to top search rankings and win customer engagement.
Our latest blog offers a super-charged micro strategy to content teams looking for direction and impact after go-live.
Look out for the free spreadsheet to help you get your H1 Project up and running.
- discusses the important role of writers in menu design
- reveals a common usability problem with landing pages
- proposes a clever way to design user-friendly menu structures and landing pages
- shows you how to replicate the Gov.uk menu for your government website or corporate website.
We all love spaghetti — it’s fun to twirl on a fork and spool into your mouth. But do you know the expression “spaghetti code”? It’s a disparaging phrase programmers give to poor source code, that is twisted and tangled like a bowl of pasta. Corporate web content can easily become like spaghetti too, and that’s typically when web writers are called in to fix it.
This blog offers content designers and web writers a roll-your-sleeves-up method for untangling twisted content. It is particularly beneficial for digital content projects where timeframes, budgets and subject matter experts are under pressure.
Last week I went to a marketing seminar. The session was led by really enthusiastic sales and marketing experts with high impact careers. But rather than feel really boosted by the hyped-up energy in the room, I came away thinking...