Does Your Small Business Need a Blog?

You run a small business with a handful of employees. Or maybe you’re a solopreneur managing everything yourself. You’ve heard you need a blog, but how are you supposed to manage it? What can it do for you? Why...

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Business Writing Templates: Pros & Cons

When it comes to business writing of any kind, consistency is important. Every marketing piece should reflect your brand. Every piece of internal communication needs to convey a consistent attitude toward staff. Every blog post should serve the same...

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What Does a Freelance Blogger Bring to the Table?

Should your company hire a freelance blogger, or should you handle your business blog on your own? A case can be made for either option. After all, no one knows your business as well as you do. You would be...

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Asking Your Freelance Writer to do This Could Damage Your Reputation

There's a trend in the freelance writing and content marketing communities that could be problematic for you if you jump on board. I take particular interest in this trend because it's often perpetrated by supposed PR professionals (of which...

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3 Easy Ways to Improve Your DIY Business Writing

Not all business writing requires the help of a professional writer. Being one, that's tough to say. But it's the truth. Some business communication is quite simple -- an email to a vendor or colleague, a memo to your employees,...

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Should Your Company Run a Business Blog or a Niche Blog?

You've decided that your company should have a blog. But do you know what kind of blog you want to launch? Will it be a "business blog," or will it be a "niche blog?" What's the difference? And does it really matter? Business-owned...

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5 Tips for Better Business Writing

Writing impacts your business on a daily basis whether you realize it or not. Strong writing is what makes your ads successful. It's what convinces members of the media to pick up your news story from your press release....

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105 Ways a Freelance Writer Can Help Your Business

Are you interested in content marketing to promote your small business? Do you need a better communication plan internally? Could you use some help with your media relations? If you answered "yes" to any of those questions, it might...

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Should Your Business Have an Online Media Room?

Have you ever visited a competitor's website and noticed that they have an online media room (also known as an online newsroom)? Have you wondered why they bothered or what benefits an online media room actually offered? While there's...

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5 Ways to Stay in Touch With Customers

Customer relationships shouldn't end as soon as you land a sale. The key to good relationship marketing is to keep customers coming back. And you do that by staying in touch well after the initial sale. Fortunately, you have...

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