tweet-itis (have you got symptoms?)

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Do you clam up when your phone beeps to let you know you have a new follower?

Don’t quite know how to respond, react, keep your cool, be out there; whilst not divulging your secrets, but managing to build a strong relationship with your fellow followers?

You could be suffering from TWEET-ITIS!!

It’s official. If you can’t quite understand how you can interact, be genuine and have time to read all five million tweets of the five thousand Tweeters you follow everyday, YET maintain your credibility – read on.

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the art of conversation

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Not everyone likes a conversational style of writing

They feel uncomfortable with missing words, get upset about (using) more punctuation to create pace (what else is it for?!) and feel the need to correct (it/your work) with a big red pen.

But if your business personality calls for conversation to bring it to life, (then) throw the rule book out of the window.

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the business plan monster living under my bed

Ok, maybe it’s not a real monster, but has anyone else had the experience of the business plan growing arms, legs and a big green boil and haunting your dreams as well as your waking moments?  This is exactly what I’m experiencing.

Why me?

Given; my plan is rather long, I’m a perfectionist after all.  But what’s the point of just having a short, top line plan?  What would that tell you about your competitors, market gaps, marketing plan and financial forecast?  Read more of this post

why copywriting is important for small businesses

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We can all write, right? But can we all copywrite?

Writing is something that a lot of small business owners would say they’re pretty good at. After all, we all took English at school and spell checking, grammar checking and proof reading functionality are our best online pals.

It can’t go wrong! Right?

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