You write the most beautiful content. You make sure it’s shared on social media. And you have an excellent website. Even so, the likes, shares, and engagement from your target audience are lacking. Sounds familiar? You’re likely making readability too tricky. The Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) can help make your content more readable. […]
Sometimes spending lots of attention to technical optimization and keywords makes it easy to forget that – even in online marketing – it’s important to tell a good story. All the techniques that help you better tell your story can be sorted under the ‘storytelling’ umbrella. In this article, you’ll find 7 storytelling tips to […]
We have written about content design before. In short, it is a method to make your website more user-friendly. While that is a great goal in and of itself, you want to know how much time and effort it will cost you and what the results will be. In this blog, you’ll read more about […]
Content design allows you to showcase your website content in a simpler, clearer, and quicker way. You can do so by taking user stories as your basis: as (who) I want to (what) so that (why). Recently, we wrote about the origin of and the reason for content design. In this article, you’ll find a […]
We update webtexttool regularly to add new features and improve existing ones. Does a feature in webtexttool looks different from the last time you used it? In our release notes you’ll find a high-level overview of what we’ve done in each update. In this short blog I’ll give you a quick overview of the main updates […]
Content marketing has become quite familiar in the land of marketing. Most companies are now using it in one way or another. Publishing a weekly blog or newsletter, for example. But that alone won’t cut it, of course. How do you keep reaching your target audience online and actually convert them into customers? In this […]
No one likes to read incomprehensible prose (or rather, almost no one does), but oversimplified baby talk is also annoying. In short, you want to write readable content that aligns with the wishes of your target audience. In this blog post, I’ll dig a little deeper into what readability is, how to measure it (with […]
Very few people read a text from A to Z. They scan. And if they don’t find what they’re looking for as quickly as possible, they’ll tune out. As a marketer, writer, or owner of a webshop, it’s in your best interest to write straightforward content that is compelling and easy to scan. In this […]
In the fifth part of the business blog series we discuss the writing, planning and promotion of your business blog. In the first four parts of the business blog series you’ve done all the research to create a good base for your business blog. With the help of your content train, you’ll be able to make a quick start with your blog….
Based on the data you’ve collected by mapping the customer journey, like we explained in the previous blog, you’ll be able to look for specific subjects and keywords to write about. This process is called ‘keyword research’. This research is meant to find the ‘words’ that you should use as the ‘key’ to your blog to support the visibility in Google. You choose the right keywords by using some variables to rate your keywords, like search volume, competition and relevance…
You’re going to map the customer in as many useful ways as possible. Look at online and offline behaviour. In every single situation you have to decide which way of customer research works the best for your business and blog. In part two of the business blog series, we’ll explain these techniques to map your focus groups so you can start using them as a preparation for your own business blog…
A business blog could be a way to contact your customers through the search engine. If you write about the right subjects and design your blog to respond to the needs of your potential customer you’ll be able to ‘manipulate’ them into doing what you want them to do. SEO isn’t just keyword cramming and link spamming anymore. The heart of your new online strategy should be: ‘understand your target audience and provide the information…
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