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Are you using the same language as your customers?

Connecting with customers isn’t always easy if you’re not sure how, but you don’t have to be a brand builder or content marketer to learn that there’s one fool-proof way to make copy resonate with potential clients and that’s using the same language as them.

It’s simple really. People want to know 3 things: what your company is, what it does and who it serves. Cut out the fancy words, stop trying to over-complicate things in a bid to describe your value proposition like no other and instead always keep in mind that nothing will accelerate your brand more than speaking with clarity.

If you can implement this, you’re on your way up. Conversely, if you are reading this with a look of confusion or dismay on your face, it’s best you read on, as we’ll be teaching you 3 simple steps to learning your customers language.

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Top Tips On Proofreading Your Own Work

As professional copywriters, proofreading is a vital part of our everyday process. It’s vital to us because we understand the powder of words, and the difference between the almost-right word and the right word. Nevertheless, that doesn’t make proofreading an easy task. In fact, proofreading your own work can be a mammoth task simply because of the fact that you read your work as you think you’ve written it – not always as it is actually written.

To help you master the skill of proofreading your own work, we’re going to share our top tips, so grab your reading glasses and get ready to take notes!

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The Worst Advice For Business Start-Ups We Ever Received

When you’re starting up a business, there are a lot of people who want to be somewhat involved in the process and during this time pretty much anyone you speak to will be eager to dish out some advice. Even people you’ve only just met have an opinion on how you should do certain things, their own ideas about what you should do in the future and sometimes even how they can contribute.

Most of the time, this free advice-giving tool is warmly welcomed and highly useful, but sometimes it attracts the wrong people and the wrong advice. Nevertheless, if you have your head screwed on tight you’ll be able to turn really bad advice into good advice just by flipping it in reverse.

During our time as a start-up, which of course we still are, we did learn (and will probably never stop learning) a few valuable things from the bad advice that was dished out to us so willingly. To help you get a head start, we’ve put together a list of the worst advice we ever received so that you can learn from other people’s mistakes.

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