Tag: writing

Sharpen Your Brand Story With This Easy Formula

October 12th, 2016   •   no comments   

Create Business Storytelling Magic with ABT

Courtesy of Imagination.com

Driven and ambitious, you were one of the stars in your company. You excelled in whatever you do, and are well liked by your boss, colleagues and subordinates.

But one day, dark clouds rumbled. Your company was acquired by a global MNC.

Due to “surplus headcount”, many of your colleagues were made redundant. Rumour even has it that your job is next on the line!
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6 Production Secrets of Savvy Content Marketers

August 24th, 2016   •   no comments   

6 Production Secrets of Savvy Content Marketers

Are you keen to use content marketing to generate leads, drive sales and increase brand awareness?

If you do, there is one thing you must do regularly. Maybe even daily.

And that is to write, shoot, draw, edit and produce content.
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Blogging for Business: 8 Must Know Tips for Beginners

June 19th, 2016   •   no comments   

Blogging for Business 8 Must Know Tips for Beginners

Nobody reads blogs anymore. Many blogs are just egoistic exercises in self-aggrandizement.

Besides, consumers no longer trust these so-called “social media influencers” with their #OOTDs (Outfits Of The Day), selfies, and larger-than-life egos. 
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10 Reasons Why Your Content Marketing Sucks

February 4th, 2016   •   no comments   

10 Reasons Why Your Content Marketing Sucks

You invested considerable time, money and effort into building up your content factory.

You hired the best writers this side of the universe, employed the most talented designers, and have scripted a few “killer” marketing videos.
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6 Linguistic Tricks that Stick

May 29th, 2015   •   no comments   

6 Linguistic Tricks That Stick

Can you guess what the above image is saying? (courtesy of Kritter5X)

Wonder why certain content dazzles and sparkles while others taste flatter than a day old beer?

The secret lies in how words are orchestrated to create a perfect symphony.
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Six Ways to Craft Killer Content in Marketing

April 7th, 2015   •   1 comment   

Air Asia Phuket Advertisement
Air Asia knows a thing or two about catching attention (source of image)

Let’s face it. We have all hit the content marketing wall.

Writers of all stripes and affiliations know what I mean. Your brain freezes. Your fingers stiffen. Your energy levels dip.

How are you going to deliver that compelling piece of customer-focused content?
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7 Ways To Write And Communicate Clearly

June 18th, 2014   •   no comments   

Typing photo

Communicating clearly is a constant pain for publicists like us. If we do it well, nobody is going to say a thing. If we botch it up, however…

Just yesterday, our Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong posted on Facebook about the ongoing need for public officers to communicate more clearly to the public. He shared a link from The Irish Times which described how Apple’s “lost its way with words” in a recent employment ad using “gibberish”.
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10 Ways To Beat The Writer’s Blues

May 25th, 2014   •   4 comments   

10 Ways to Beat the Writer's Blues
Courtesy of An Adventure in Words

What is the most terrifying thing to a writer, blogger or author?

One that could totally ruin his or her day?
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8 Secrets to Great Writing

April 8th, 2014   •   1 comment   

As a communicator who blogs in his free time, I write both for work and leisure. While my years of experience does make a difference to how elegantly I can put digital pen to paper, it can still be a bitch trying to craft amazing copy on a regular basis.

What then are the secrets to writing well?

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Aristotle’s Secret to Great Content

November 30th, 2012   •   1 comment   

Aristotle's Secret to Great Content

Ancient Greek philosopher Aristotle has an ageless recipe for great content that rocks. One that is proven to work time and time again, across the centuries.

Do you want to know what it is?

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