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Why French Cuisine is Good for Content Marketing - “[T]hey know what to do with every scrap of hoof, snout, entrail, and skin … Because they grew up with that all-important dictum. Use everything! (And use it well.)” This is how Anthony Bourdain describes the French style of cooking in his book, A Cook’s Tour. I picked up his collection of food and travel tales before … Continue reading Why French Cuisine is Good for Content Marketing
clay How Creators Create: A Plastic Surgeon’s Love of Pottery - He credits his early creative drive to spending three years in kindergarten — the advantage of being grouped together with his older brother — and his later breakthroughs in breast reconstruction, he believes were due in part to specializing in a more creative field of medicine: plastic surgery. Given his background, pottery seems to be … Continue reading How Creators Create: A Plastic Surgeon’s Love of Pottery
12 Summertime Workspaces Bound to Give You Digital Nomad Envy - The air is warm, the breeze is welcome and the backdrop, spectacular — a scene fit for a seasoned digital nomad. Even though I can’t say I’m one of them (well, not near the extent of the remote workers below), I have always believed that a change in scenery has the power to inspire and … Continue reading 12 Summertime Workspaces Bound to Give You Digital Nomad Envy
silhouette of woman 3 Ways Mary Poppins Can Magically Boost Your Business - If you want this choice position Have a cheery disposition Rosy cheeks, no warts! Play games, all sort   Does that bring back any childhood memories? Luckily for Jane and Michael Banks, the qualifications set out in their Perfect Nanny advertisement brought Mary Poppins down from her cloud and into their playroom. A little magic … Continue reading 3 Ways Mary Poppins Can Magically Boost Your Business
Fields of lavender How to Grow Your Content Strategy Like Lavender - Walking through lavender fields in south London last weekend, I was filled with happiness. The beauty, the sight, the smell was all a delight. This new experience wandering through rows of lavender got me thinking — is it possible to give your audience a similarly positive experience through content? Turns out, yes it is. Lavender … Continue reading How to Grow Your Content Strategy Like Lavender
woman silhouette For the Love of London: What This Content Creation Venture Has Taught Me So Far - Keep laundry and other chores on Sundays. Set alarm clock (and get up) on weekdays. Grab a newspaper from the tube station every day. This sounds more like personal to-dos than work ones, doesn’t it? That’s because ever since I decided to go it alone and start my own content creation business, I’ve had to … Continue reading For the Love of London: What This Content Creation Venture Has Taught Me So Far
woman on laptop Real Talk: What’s Content (and Why Should You Care About It)? - You’ve heard this term, “content”, being thrown around a lot lately. “If you’re not producing content, then do you even exist?” they say. The word even makes up half of my business’s name. But really, what is it? And why does it matter to your business? Since there is no one-size-fits-all answer to these questions, let’s … Continue reading Real Talk: What’s Content (and Why Should You Care About It)?
Royal Wedding Crowd The Royal Wedding’s Guide to Bonding With Your Readers - “She looked back at us!” “We totally made eye contact!” That’s pretty much how it went (times 100) after Meghan Markle and Prince Harry rode past my friend and me during their wedding procession around Windsor. We felt a real connection with Meghan, especially after seeing the personal and modern touches she put on the … Continue reading The Royal Wedding’s Guide to Bonding With Your Readers
woman jumping 3 Compelling Content Ideas to Win Over Your Audience’s Heart - The last bite of seafood pasta had been twirled onto my fork and finished off. None of us wanted to leave this restaurant, its beachy, open-air construction built right into the cliff. To remember it, we took a photo with the very friendly staff before saying ciao and grazie. It was a 30-minute walk back to the ferry, but … Continue reading 3 Compelling Content Ideas to Win Over Your Audience’s Heart
girl in market Easy as (Pizza) Pie: How to Make Your Customer Say Yes - Marinara or Margherita? Coca-Cola, birra or acqua? That’s how they take your order at L’Antica Pizzeria da Michele in Naples, what some consider to be the best pizza place in the world. Sure, it doesn’t hurt that this was the pizza Elizabeth Gilbert affectionately described in Eat, Pray, Love, but part of the restaurant’s appeal is … Continue reading Easy as (Pizza) Pie: How to Make Your Customer Say Yes