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Clarity and space: developing a brand strategy for Harold Sharp

Clarity and space: developing a brand strategy for Harold Sharp

The PracticeWeb team brought fresh thinking and established a clear understanding of our property clients and their motivations to reflect in our Proptech website design and content. The website project was well managed and proved an enjoyable and collaborative...

Change is good?

The new PracticeWeb.co.uk is here. It's all shiny and fresh out the wrapper. We really hope you like it. The new site is just but one piece of a larger transformation project that has been running through the core of the business for 18 months now. Why change? Well,...

Reinventing PracticeWeb

Mike Crook is our Chief Digital Officer and in the past year has taken the lead on an overhaul of PracticeWeb's proposition, positioning, products and services. PracticeWeb's editor, Ray, sat down with Mike to find out how he went about getting from a blank project...

The secret science of writing headlines

We see plenty of headlines each day. From reading Metro on the bus to work to trawling through a BBC app, we all scan headlines searching for content that's relevant to us. At their best, they grab your attention and lead you into reading the article. At their worst,...

Budget 2018 is coming, what can you expect?

Budget 2018 is just around the corner after Chancellor Philip Hammond gave less than a month’s notice that the UK’s main fiscal statement will be just two days before Halloween. Exactly five months before the UK is scheduled to leave the EU, the Chancellor may reveal...

Writing an engaging blog post: 4 tips

Blog readers have different expectations of web content than they would with a novel or an essay. Instead of large blocks of text, they're likely to expect small chunks of content that can be skim-read for the information they want. You should also consider breaking...

Interview with Business Owner: Euan Pringle

Earlier this year we took some time to speak to business owners about what they want from their accountants and the challenges they face. Now we want to share with you the insights that emerged from those conversations. First, here’s what we learned from talking to...

Listicles: the format everyone hates to love

Ask most writers what they think of listicles and the chances are they'll groan: “Ugh! Shallow, patronising clickbait, lacking in nutritional value - no thank you very much.” But readers love them, and they have great potential as a way of making writing about tax and...

Writing an About Us page

Imagine you're visiting a website for the first time. Maybe it's one that your friend recommended, or you found it through a quick Google search. Either way, you want to get a feel for the company before you start looking into the services they offer. Where would you...

Insight: The latest topics from small business

UK Business Forums (part of the Sift family) is the largest forum for startups and small businesses – it is an active and passionate community engage in lively debates, discussions and general chat on a wide range of topics. You don’t have to scroll through the 1,500...

Content marketing for accountants

When we talk about content marketing, we mean the process of creating engagement with your accountancy firm by providing material that is genuinely helpful for clients and prospects.

Our new eBook will help you take the next step in producing content for your practice's website.