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So far Susan Hammond has created 19 blog entries.

Running a business: how to stay sane

Bunny ears! Shades! The geologist look! Whaaaaaaat...? Is that really how to stay sane? Well, no. But it did help me get over the scary I’m-an-introvert-and-public-speaking-is-scary feeling when I gave a presentation the other week. Want to know why these particular props? Then read on. This post summarises my presentation…   It’s hard running a [...]

By | 2018-12-06T16:25:00+00:00 December 6th, 2018|My copywriting life, Outdoors and wellbeing|0 Comments

Are you overwhelmed? Find ‘a spacious place’ and reclaim peace.

November. The clocks have changed, its colder, darker, generally grimmer, and its hard to stay on top of things at this time of year. But you have to. Life carries on. Over the years I've come up with a few strategies that help. Journey with me to Iona and discover how you can find peace [...]

Conversational copy: your ticket to business success

Do you want to attract more customers to your business? Do you need more clients now? Then make your copy conversational… Think about it. How do you engage with people every day? Conversations. Even if you’re an introvert and like to spend time alone you’ll probably end up talking to yourself! We all need conversation [...]

By | 2018-10-29T17:24:46+00:00 October 29th, 2018|Copywriting|0 Comments

Why is your copywriting quote so high?

Do you wonder why there’s such a range of prices for copywriting? Do you think some are way too high? You may be right in some cases but there’s normally a good reason for high prices. Here I explain why a good copywriter will not be cheap and why you can afford to invest more [...]

By | 2018-10-15T11:05:06+00:00 October 15th, 2018|Copywriting|2 Comments

Trees: nature’s playground

Trees – what do they mean to you? Do you even notice them? Maybe you’re so used to trees as part of the scenery you don’t ever think about them. But I bet you noticed trees when you were a child! They’re so enchanting to young minds. I loved Enid Blyton’s The Magic Faraway Tree [...]

By | 2018-10-01T10:39:16+00:00 October 1st, 2018|Outdoors and wellbeing|0 Comments

Copywriting without overwhelm: how you can split it into manageable tasks

Do you ever feel overwhelmed by work piling up around you? Stressed by ongoing chaos? I used to be like this. But not any more! Having learned to prioritise and break down large jobs (see the one thing that will change your life) I am now chilled (most of the time), efficient and achieve more [...]

By | 2018-09-17T09:42:45+00:00 September 17th, 2018|Copywriting|1 Comment

The one thing that will change your life

If there was one thing you could do to change your life, what would it be? Win a fortune and explore the world? Find the secret to keeping your body buff without dieting or going to the gym? Or perhaps meeting your perfect partner would change everything? Well, you’re going to love what I’m about [...]

By | 2018-09-03T09:25:34+00:00 September 3rd, 2018|My copywriting life|3 Comments

The mindful life – 3 great ways to rest in Creation

According to the dictionary rest means to cease work or movement in order to relax or recover strength/energy. However, I think rest is so much more than this and although it seems contradictory, rest does not always have to involve inactivity. It can simply mean doing things in a different way.   Mindfulness Recently I have committed [...]

Staffa: a land of fire and giants, caves and creativity

Still on the subject of Islands, I just had to share my trip to Staffa with you. Famous for its dramatic basalt columns, sea caves and bird life, Staffa is a small uninhabited island that has captivated 1000’s over the years. Hardly known until 1772, when botanist Joseph Banks highlighted the wild, natural beauty of [...]