May 23, 2016

How to fix WordPress missed schedule post errors

Anyone who works with WordPress will have seen the message ‘missed schedule’ on their posts page at one time or another. It is one of the […]
May 18, 2016

Bringing back North Ocean Hotel’s website after the 123-reg debacle

I have worked with the North Ocean Hotel for almost three years now providing blogs and marketing material for several of the company’s websites. After their […]
May 16, 2016

Eleven things you need to know before starting a blog

If you’re considering starting a business blog, I have almost a decade’s worth of experience to help. While this post won’t tell you everything you need […]
May 11, 2016

What is evergreen content?

Like any industry, content marketing is full of insider terms. One such term is ‘evergreen content.’ It is a term used a lot in search and […]
May 9, 2016

Top 10 Most Usable Content Management Systems

There are a number of content management systems available on the market. Some are free, some are premium. All have their strengths and weaknesses, so how […]
May 4, 2016

Short form vs long form blog posting, which is best?

I had a discussion the other day with a prospective client about some blog writing he wanted us to do. It was a subject I enjoy, […]
May 2, 2016

Top WordPress backup plugins for 2016

After last week’s post about the failures of a certain web host, I thought it would be a good time to provide an overview of some […]
Apr 27, 2016

You get what you pay for with your content marketing

Offering value for money is at the centre of what Coastal Content is about. We are often questioned on our pricing and to be honest, it […]
Apr 25, 2016

A painful lesson in why managing your own website backups is vital

Web hosts can be great. They offer to manage domain names, hosting, backups, security and everything necessary to run a business website. But is it safe […]
Apr 20, 2016

How to write attention grabbing press releases

To be truly effective, a press release has to be tight, have a great hook and contain all the pertinent information needed to get the outcome […]
Apr 18, 2016

The anatomy of a good press release

Press releases are one of the most popular short copy tasks we do here at Coastal Content. They are great for getting a bit of publicity […]
Apr 13, 2016

Ten things every small business website needs

Here at Coastal Content, we build quite a few small business websites. Some are just so people can find the phone number or email address of […]
Apr 11, 2016

Google guidelines for reviews of gifted products

I had a lively debate last week with a client who wanted us to write product reviews for items they would send for free in return […]
Apr 6, 2016

Encryption made easy

Encryption has enjoyed a lot of publicity recently thanks to the FBI and Apple case that made more than a few headlines. It brought data security […]
May 29, 2015

Ever thought of writing a blog for your business?

Writing a blog might be at the bottom of your list of priorities. If it’s there at all. After all there’re so many other things to […]
Jun 5, 2015

Giving your customers the personal touch with a blog

It can be difficult giving anything like the personal touch to customers via machines. One of the drawbacks of doing business online is not being there […]
Jun 10, 2015

Tips for starting your own blog

Whatever your reason for wanting to start one, blogs are a great way to reach a wide audience. The number of them already out there might […]
Jun 15, 2015

Helping your Cornish business with a blog

We all have preconceived ideas. Mention a holiday destination such as Cornwall and we think of endless beaches and rugged coastlines. Days filled with sunshine and […]
Jun 24, 2015

Helping your Cornish business with a blog

We all have preconceived ideas. Mention a holiday destination such as Cornwall and we think of endless beaches and rugged coastlines. Days filled with sunshine and […]
Jul 1, 2015

Ten basic tips for writing a blog

Writing a blog might seem like a complicated business. You might be wondering if it’s really worth doing. If you’ve looked for other people’s efforts you’ll […]
Jul 13, 2015
Blog writing tips

Some tips for starting a blog

Despite the countless blogs already out there, there’s still room for more. Providing they’re up to standard of course. If you want yours to succeed where […]
Jul 31, 2015
Blog creation and blog writing in Cornwall

So you want to create a blog?

Whatever your reason for doing it, if you want to create a blog you want people to read it. What would be the point otherwise? A […]
Aug 20, 2015
How to blog well

Don’t set your blog on a downward spiral

Which might just happen if you’re blogging for all the wrong reasons. Especially if it’s a company one. Your aims might be different to those who’ll […]
Nov 9, 2015
Blog writing the proper way

How to breathe new life into a mediocre blog part 1

As expert blog writers in Cornwall, Coastal Content are often asked to take a tired blog and turn it around. Usually, the blog began well but […]
Nov 16, 2015
Blog writing the right way

Breathing new life into a mediocre blog part 2

Last time we discussed planning your blog revival. We talked about asking yourself the necessary questions to put you in the mindset of blogging successfully. So […]
Dec 28, 2015

Why quality content really is king

Do you remember the days when you would use your search engine of choice to find something and end up with a page full of keyword-stuffed […]
Jan 11, 2016

Four reasons why republishing old content makes great sense

If you have a library of previously published content there is nothing wrong with freshening it up a bit and republishing it for a little extra […]
Jan 19, 2016

How not to run an industry – Netflix and the great VPN battle

The movie studios are having a tough time of it lately. Not only can they not deliver anything good to watch, the rest of the world […]
Feb 10, 2016

Recover from a website hack in five simple steps

We don’t just write content here at Coastal Content. We also publish them to client websites and manage blogs too. With a background in IT and […]