Read Seamus’s latest article published in the Irish Independent

  The owner of Contentwriterireland, Seamus Hanratty, recently got an article and poem published in Irelands most read newspaper the Irish Independent.   “As the coronavirus slowly began to tighten its grip on my hometown of Carrickmacross in Co Monaghan, I sought solace amongst the ancient mountains that populate the border region.   And even with the tighter new restrictions, […]

Why PR is vital for your small business SEO

Oh, I remember the early days of the’internet (cue nostalgic music). Life was easy. You could simply add a links page to your website, swap links with a few businesses in the same industry and bingo – Google instantly boosted you up the rankings.   OK – it was probably never quite that straightforward. But SEO in 2004, when I […]

Local SEO – 10 Top Tips for making the most of Google maps

Getting a good position on map searches can be incredibly effective for small businesses who operate in a limited geographical area.   Firstly, if the map is shown then it’s usually at the top of the page and is nice and prominent. Higher than the straight organic search listings.   Secondly, more and more people are searching using the phrase […]

7 Essential habits for business blogging

So you’ve decided to start a blog for your business.   Follow these 7 essentials to ensure you get the best results for your time and effort. Business blogging tips 1. Remember the purpose of the blog. The ultimate goal of just about any business blog is going to be “increase profits”. So work out what your blog is going […]

Top 3 Business Blogging SEO Tips for 2022

Getting your keywords right is the first step in search optimisation for your website – and it’s the most important. After all, if you optimise your site for the wrong things, you might as well not have bothered.   It can all sound techy, but really it’s common sense backed up by a couple of useful tools.   Follow these […]

7 Business Blogging Styles to Avoid in 2022

When you’re writing a blog for your small business– you need to make it interesting for real people (not just Google!)   Just be vigilant. You want to avoid these 7 mistakes. You won’t believe the last one! 1. The business blogging strategy that has a company acting like a street beggar Often found with eCommerce stores, a constant sales […]

Conversion Copywriting?

So you’ve worked hard to get people to visit your website. You’ve been to every networking meeting possible, sent a cyber-tonne of emails, become a permanent status update, and tweeted so much you’ve got cats pawing at your windows! But how can you be sure people will stay on your site long enough to read all the good stuff? This […]