What Is SEO Copywriting?

Sometimes, someone leans over to me at a workshop and whispers: “what the HECK is SEO writing and how do I do it?” SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) can help your site climb up search engine results pages and catch the eye of more prospective customers and clients....

What Is Search Engine Optimization?

Search Engine Optimization = SEO. If you’ve been on the internet in the past decade, you’ve probably heard the term, at least in passing. And it sounds pretty spiffy. I mean, just say it out loud – Search Engine Optimization. I feel like that’s the sort of thing that...

Don’t Use Punctuation To Do A Word’s Job

If I tell you I have a thing against exclamation marks, will that bind you up so much you can’t Facebook message me anymore? Lookit, I like them. I even love them, in context. And on social media – A-OK to exclamation mark the heck out of your content in a...

Website Sliders? Hate ‘Em. Here’s Why

It seemed like a good idea at the time. Like that time in the ‘80s when all the girls were sporting legwarmers (as a fashion item, not a tendon aide) until the whole world seemed to turn banana-yellow and popsicle-pink. Please stop, it hurts my eyes. It’s pretty much...

What Does Above The Fold Mean?

If you’re planning to launch a smashing new website, you might have heard this term bandied about. The content that lives above the fold can make or break the conversion power of your website. Many people don’t know where the fold is, what’s meant to be above it, or...

Website Headers Aren’t Just For Decoration

Oh, I’m just like you. I like the pretty ones. I like the white space and the watercolour edges and the curated… everything. But website headers? Those things are serious, yo. Every single week I work with women on their copy who are either ignoring...