The Content Alchemist, Author at Creative Words

The Content Alchemist, Author at Creative Words

Passive Income - make money while you sleep

Passive Income – make money while you sleep

“Make money while you sleep” is how passive income streams are generally marketed these days. Sounds like a very attractive prospect doesn’t it, and how hard can it be? Surely if so many people are doing it, it must be simple right?! Simple – yes. But don’t be fooled because simple doesn’t mean effortless. So,

official content for your people

The ‘Official’ content for your people

There is ‘official’ content for your people that is essential, required and legally needed. While Creative Words is of course great at creating content, we’re not qualified to talk about this particular type of ‘official’ content. So, for this final blog in our series we’ve invited HR specialist, Pippa Dennitts of Sagegreen, to share her

Regular engagement

Regular engagement – it isn’t ‘once and done’

When it comes to communicating with your people, it’s important to understand that regular engagement isn’t a ‘once and done’ thing. When people first join, they’re like sponges soaking in information about who you are as a business and why the way you do things matters. Over time however people forget unless, of course, they’re

How you handle change

How you handle change

How you handle change is key for every business. Let’s be honest, the vast majority of us don’t respond well to it, and our reaction is actually a primal response, because ‘staying the same’ equates to staying safe. So, when there’s change occurring, the main priority for your business is to adopt a communication style that

Content for new joiners

Welcome aboard – content for new joiners

The way you welcome aboard new joiners is vital – first impressions are very important! Statistically a third of new joiners quit in their first few months of a new job, while another third say they knew in their first week that this was a place they wanted to stay for the long-term. So, the

Accountants - do you stand out from the crowd

Accountants – do you stand out from the Crowd?

There is a common misconception about accountants that their only concern is with compliance. Many accountants’ websites lead with compliance work and that feeds this perception. With the increasingly crowded marketplace that is the internet and a whole host of accountants, even in your local area, how is a prospective client to choose from the

how to communicate in uncertain times

How to communicate in uncertain times

Knowing how to communicate with your people in uncertain times is crucial for your business. At times of rapid change, many of your people will be scared and looking to you for guidance and to let them know, to the best of your ability, what’s going to happen to them. There are a few practical

People are your greatest asset

People are your greatest asset

As the saying goes, ‘people are your greatest asset’! While it might be an old saying, can you, hand-on-heart, say it’s true in your business? Do you value all of your people, regardless of the position they hold? If you do that’s great, but do you actually show them they’re valued? Scott Adams once described

Testimonials – the win-win

Okay. I know what you are thinking: “Testimonials? For Customer engagement? Surely a testimonial is marketing?” For you and your business – yes it is! But it’s also so much more than that. The power of testimonials  There’s a huge win-win for both you and your customers when it comes to giving and receiving testimonials.

Adding Value

Adding value to your existing customers goes a long way to keeping them happy. For instance, have you ever seen companies who offer new customers a great discount which you – the loyal customer – don’t get? Annoying isn’t it! Your loyal customers should always feel valued above any new customer (it’s what keeps them