Tigerspike

Who: Tigerspike, a global data services company. Their products help customers manage and analyse data.What: pages (Overview, Features, Process, Setup) for their new Intelligence website – a real-time data visualisation tool. Link: check out the site <figure class=’gallery-item’> <a data-elementor-open-lightbox=”default” data-elementor-lightbox-slideshow=”aa0022f” href=’https://www.wordnerd.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/Screenshot-2019-02-28-at-16.43.43.png’><img width=”2092″ height=”1590″ src=”https://www.wordnerd.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/Screenshot-2019-02-28-at-16.43.43.png” alt=”” sizes=”(min-width: 990px) 955px, (min-width: 1300px) 966px, 95vw” /></a> </figure><figure…

Clean Air Day

Who: the UK arm of Global Action Plan, a worldwide charity that promotes environmental change. What: resources for the UK’s first ever national Clean Air Day (website, tips, toolkits, factsheets, lesson plans, leaflet & posters). Links: National Clean Air Day website Case study: Tackling Air Pollution

Jon Dunn

Who: graphic designer, branding and print specialist Jon Dunn. What: new copy for his website and a totally re-written LinkedIn profile. Links: Jon Dunn design website

Distinction

Who: digital agency Distinction who’ve been doing digital since it was invented. What: the copy for their new website (including a Gruffalo case study – a first for me). Link: the Distinction website

WordCamp Nederland I: My First International Speaking Gig!

At some point during the summer, I’m not exactly sure when, I applied to be a speaker at WordCamp Nederland 2016. Matt Mullenweg (best known for developing WordPress in 2003 with fellow founder Mike Little) organised the first ever WordCamp 10 years ago in San Francisco. These days there are nearly 16 million WordPress websites and about 80…

8 Common Website Mistakes and How to Fix Them

As a copywriter, I spend a lot of my time reviewing and writing websites. Here are some of the most common issues I come across – and how to fix them: Tpyos Unless you ask a proofreader to check everything you write before you post it online the odd mistake is likely to go unnoticed (I miss…

How I Got Onto Page One of Google

I know it sounds a bit like one of those titles I was talking about in my last blog but this is a look at how I got onto page one of Google by doing a few straightforward things. This isn’t meant to be a comprehensive guide to SEO (Search Engine Optimisation), for that you…

What the…? The F-shaped Pattern

Earlier this month I spoke at the first BuggyCon, a conference for small businesses organised by the Buggy Network in London. I talked about blogging (I know, don’t I go on about it?!) and mentioned the F-shaped reading pattern and its implications for online content (if you’d like to see the whole presentation check it…

How to Name Your Business

Wondering how to name your business? Get yourself a large sheet of paper, ideally someone who knows you quite well  (you don’t want to be too embarrassed when one of you shouts out something totally ridiculous – and it will happen!), a pen, a thesaurus… and start brainstorming. The key things to think about… Make…