Advertising is dead – not.

We are constantly being told that old style analogue advertising (press, posters, direct mail, broadcast TV) is dead.  This is bollocks. …

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Let’s take a deep dive into the language of bullshit

What are words for?  For communication.  The whole point of language is to provide a means of transferring information from one…

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10 classic mistakes to avoid when creating your brand story

Think your brand story is in pretty good shape? That’s terrific! But maybe you should just check to make sure you haven’t made…

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What’s the smartest and swiftest way you can win new customers in 2018?

Want to win new customers and grow your business?  Of course you do.  But it’s hard to know where to…

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December 4, 2017 by

The law of unintended consequences in action

Two years ago I wrote an article about the fact that robots were taking over the world – and wondered how…

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What have the Romans ever done for us (apart from provide the content for websites)?

Today I was struggling to write the home page for a successful sign manufacturing company. Doing my due diligence I googled…

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October 25, 2017 by

Can negative ever be positive?

I haven’t produced a blog post in ages.  In my defence, however, I have had a book published and I did…

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I crown myself Wessex’s Favourite Copywriter

Every day I tell myself to get on with some paid-for work.  But every day I get distracted by some new…

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Robots replace humans in Australian Government’s Department of Finance

There has been much research of late warning that we’re all in danger of losing our jobs to androids, cyborgs or…

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Copywriting has become a joke

Woman goes into a bar and orders a gin & tonic.  Barman mixes it, puts slice of lemon on top, she…

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