Grow your blog readership with LinkedIn Groups

Grow your blog readership with LinkedIn Groups

If you are reading this post, there is an eight out of ten chance that you found the link on a LinkedIn Group. LinkedIn is perhaps the most effective networking tool out there on the ‘interwebs’. Those who use it well can grow their profile and business. But did you know it can also dramatically … Continue reading

Published!

Hi everyone, Just to let you in on some news. One of my short stories is going to be published in Australia! A few months back, the Australian Security Research Centre (ASRC) put out a call for writers to come up with a scenario where Australia’s security or way of life had come under threat. … Continue reading

The 4 Words That Will Get Your Email Opened

The 4 Words That Will Get Your Email Opened

I’ll give you a hint… It’s not – “I’m Prince of Nigeria!” It might surprise you to know that after having written many sales emails, one phrase that seems to get the most opens is: “You are not alone“. I use Aweber, which counts each email that’s been opened, even if they’re from the same … Continue reading

12 Bizarre English Words

12 Bizarre English Words

Have you ever been talking about something that happened the “day before yesterday” and thought: there has to be a quicker way to say that? There is. The word “Nudiustertian” literally alludes to “the day before yesterday.” Oh! You didn’t know that? Well perhaps it’s time you worked on your vocabulary! (insert relevant emoticon here!) … Continue reading

How to write an article in 20 minutes

How to write an article in 20 minutes

Working on deadline teaches you a few things. Firstly, you will never have enough time to write the way you want. And secondly, you need to learn to write fast if you want to earn a living. That said, writing quickly doesn’t mean you have to compromise on quality. Quite the opposite, some of my … Continue reading

#go #easy #on #the #hashtags

#go #easy #on #the #hashtags

The wonderful world of social media has produced many things that are considered a determent to society – time wasting, sore thumbs and the painful acronyms – lol (Laugh Out Loud), ftw (For The Win), rofl (Rolling On Floor Laughing), and the new one yolo (You Only Live Once). However, despite these demons, social media … Continue reading