How to use a freelancer or content writer

Could your business benefit from a freelance writer? Recently at a friend’s birthday party I was talking to the husband of another friend (a small-business owner) and, as we talked about work stuff, he confessed that he didn’t understand how a business like his could use a freelance writer, (also known as a content marketer, or a content writer – … Read More

Furious Fiction: The Great Faery War

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This week, my blog post is another Furious Fiction, this time mine (last week I published my husband’s efforts). I’m not happy with this, by a long way. Why am I publishing something I’m not happy with? Well, to a degree I’m always a little unhappy with my work. But also, this is something waaaay outside my comfort zone, so … Read More

I’m a book club failure! Are you a book club failure too?

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In a thousand or so years as archaeologists and anthropologists are digging through the detritus of the 21st century, the phenomenon of the book club will feature heavily in their discoveries. Much like in 17th and 18th century, where women sat in the parlour and did fine needlework while discussing events of the day, the book club has become the … Read More

8 tips to improve your real estate blog (that work for any business blog)

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A blog can help drive traffic to your website, establish you as an authority, attract customers to your business and to your brand, and create loyal followers from existing customers (customer retention tool) – if you blog well. If you blog badly, it’s a lot of wasted time and effort. Here are 8 tips to improve your blog and make … Read More

Books are better as TV shows than movies – here’s 5 reasons why

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I’m loving Big Little Lies on iTunes/HBO and I really loved the book. Don’t you love it when the movie or TV show actually lives up to your expectation? This got me to thinking about the successes (and failures) of turning books into visual works, whether that is TV or movie. In my view TV shows are proving to be … Read More

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