Over the last ten plus years, as I became an entrepreneur, a small business owner, and worked as Head of Marketing at a digital marketing agency, I’ve met MANY brilliant people. Other entrepreneurs and business owners, all of them with companies in need of marketing. A funny conversation I’ve had regularly with many of them
About Hazel ButlerHazel is an author, copywriter, content marketer and blogger. She specialises in helping creative entrepreneurs, coaches and small business owners harness the power of the pen (or keyboard!) to market their products and services through soulful selling. She's had several academic papers published internationally, and featured on sites such as The Huffington Post.In addition to her professional work as a writer, Hazel is also a fiction author. She has published several books and short stories, including The Uber Author Planner, Chasing Azrael, a Urban Fantasy novel, and Bleizgeist, a Dark Fantasy novella. Hazel has a regular weekly column on Sci-Fi Fantasy Network, and is currently working on her next novel, Death Becomes Me.
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Ten plus years of speaking to clients running businesses across every imaginable industry, and the one thing they have in common is a drive to succeed. Many business owners tie their success to their SERP position, and they are obsessed with SERP rankings across their site. They come to me because they want content that
If you’ve worked with a copywriter before you likely know there’s a ‘process’. If you’re new to hiring a copywriter then you’re probably not quite sure what to expect. In some ways, the copywriting process is the same no matter who you work with - you brief, they write, you check, they edit, you approve.
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