Cutting it short: when and when not to use contractions in your writing

Contractions can give your copy a personal tone, but they can also add unwanted complexity to your work. Here are the dos and don’ts of cutting it short.

Five things every good B2B video script should have

Video can be a powerful marketing tool – but only if you know how to make the most of it. Discover five things your B2B video script absolutely must contain.

5 cognitive biases, and what they can teach us about B2B copywriting

The human mind is a complex and powerful tool, but it’s not without its flaws. Learn what our inbuilt cognitive biases can teach us about writing B2B content.

Revealed: the 5 terrifying risks you should take with your B2B content

They say the biggest risk is not to take any risks. But when it comes to your marketing copy, how do you know which gambles are worth your while?

Content and cognitive load: how to craft your copy for the human brain

The human brain only has so much space to concentrate on different ideas – and if you ask it to do too much, it'll probably stop paying attention altogether. So, how do you stop readers tuning out from your content? John explores cognitive load theory, and how you can use it to create brain-friendly copy...

11 Useful Writing Tips, from World-Famous Writers

With so much contradictory writing advice out there, it's difficult to know what's worth listening to and what's just someone with a grudge against conjunctions throwing their weight around. John investigates whether any tips from famous writers are actually helpful...

The B2B Content Audio Blog #13: how to run a B2B messaging workshop

Sales and marketing alignment in a box? The final episode of this season explains how to run a B2B messaging workshop.

The B2B Content Audio Blog #12: 7 tips to help you write up a live event

Live events take work, so it makes sense to turn them into written content too. These 7 tips will help you do it well.

The B2B Content Audio Blog #11: how to run a successful editorial board

Hear how an editorial board can transform your content marketing (and grab five top tips for running one successfully).

The B2B Content Audio Blog #10: five essential QA tests for B2B copywriting

How do you get an objective view of which content will work, and which won’t? We use a hierarchy of five key tests.

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