How do I become a better writer? 10 Quick Tips

This is a question I have been seeing repeatedly on Quora over the last year or so and as far as I can figure out there have been nearly 3,000 responses.

How do I become a better writer? 10 Quick Tips

Ignore people who tell you that writing is only something you can do if you’re a genius.

So I thought … rather than let my answer get lost over there on Quora … that I would tackle that question here, in my own little way.

OK – so how do I become a better writer?

In some ways it’s a silly question because there are as many different types of writer as there are days in a year – possibly more. [Continue reading]

Content Writing News – top curated articles for March 2015

Here once again we have a list of the favorite 6 articles on blogging and content writing from around the web during March 2015, as was sent out two weeks ago to the privileged members of the HTWB mailing list.

Content Writing News - top curated articles for March 2015If you would like to join us on the list – and receive not only this information a full two weeks earlier but also your free eBook which is a preview version of my latest print book, “How To Write Brilliant Business Blogs” – just sign up in the box down a bit on the right side bar. OK, here we go… [Continue reading]

Business cards – get real and get yours right

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Once again we welcome British businessman and printing expert Mark Orr to HTWB. I have written about business cards before, but now we get advice from the top! Here he shares his top tips on how make your business cards work as hard for you as they … [Continue reading]

Daily Fail howlers – update!!

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This is not the first time we have howled with laughter at this popular British newspaper's screaming bloopers, here on HTWB. And the trend continues. Enjoy ... Talented horsewoman killed herself hours after her beloved mare was put to sleep - … [Continue reading]

How to get a good testimonial – 10 Quick Tips

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Testimonials about you/your business come in all shapes and sizes. They may spring out of nowhere as a delightful surprise in a social media comment or email. Or, you may decide to seek testimonials pro-actively from people you know are happy … [Continue reading]

List post headlines – should we stop playing the numbers game?

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Effective headlines for blog posts and articles are ever-increasingly important now that so many of us are writing publicly. Your headline is the only chance you've got to grab your readers by the hair as they flick past, say, the alarmingly … [Continue reading]