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Sharon Hurley Hall
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Attended Coventry University
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So happy to be taking part in Writers' Worth Month again - great initiative from +Lori Widmer 
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+Sharon Hurley Hall Will check out now! Thanks Sharon. :-)
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Thanks to +Tung Tran for including me in this roundup
Want to know the best keyword research tools as voted by 74 Online Marketing and SEO experts? Check out the post to find out more.
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When +Brent Jones asked me to contribute to this roundup, I had no idea there would be so much fantastic info from so many other freelancers - really well worth your time to read. 
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Thanks +Sharon Hurley Hall! It wouldn't have been nearly as good without you though. I'm always happy to pick your brain every chance I get.
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My latest on +Search Engine People Inc. 
If you're using social media, you can't avoid using hashtags. They are everywhere, having spread from their original home on Twitter to almost every social
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Thanks, Cathy :)
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Content is everywhere, which is why you have to raise the bar. Here's a step-by-step guide to identifying the top performing content for your audience.
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My first post on the +Mirasee blog - check it out!
Your workaholic ways are killing productivity for you. Taking a break may seem counterintuitive but it could be the next best way for you to get more done.
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Good post Sharon. These are all really important points.
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Thanks to +Lori Widmer for including me in her interview series.
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Just finished this piece on #analytics for +Crazy Egg
A beginner's guide to using Google Analytics to gain insight into social and mobile traffic to improve conversion optimization strategy
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Are you a supertasker or are you like the rest of us?
@SHurleyHall shows us how to multitask effectively. Because guess what? Multitasking doesn't work! Wait. Whaaaa? Click the link to read about it now.
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Some of the places where my writing appears. Happy to be featured on these excellent sites and publications. 
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Thanks, +Sue-Ann Bubacz, that made my day! Have a great weekend. 
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Well worth a read. via +Web.Search.Social  and +Carol Lynn Rivera 
Marketing automation can help you save time and keep your sales funnel flowing. But there’s a line between automation and acting like a robot.
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Wow, you are FAST! Glad you liked it.
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In which I share part of my perfect world scenario for working with clients - what's yours?
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Great post, Sharon. I like the "added value".
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Professional freelance writer. Savvy blogger. Content Marketer. Journalist.
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Writing, blogging, editing, proofreading
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  • SharonHurleyHall.com
    Chief Wordsmith, 2005 - present
    Freelance writer, professional blogger and word nerd. I love testing and reviewing shiny new web tools, reading anything I can get my hands on and playing Scrabble. Find out more at sharonhh.com
  • Coventry University
    Senior Lecturer, 2000 - 2005
    Developed and taught journalism courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Set coursework and examinations. Participated in course review meetings and examination boards. Developed and led Masters program in specialist journalism. Served as module leader for undergraduate and postgraduate journalism courses.
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Sharon Hurley
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Professional freelance writer and blogger: writing great content for biz owners & webpreneurs.
Introduction
Here's the skinny on Sharon Hurley Hall:

I'm a professional freelance writer, with 25 years of experience writing professionally – as a journalist, an academic writer, a blogger, a ghost writer and an online copy writer.I  love to write, I don’t just do it because I can and I’m good at it – which makes writing the only and obvious choice for my career and business. 

My ideal writing job is blogging about a range of topics. Check out my blogging credits to see what I've done in the past or just go ahead and hire me

I’m a word nerd, fanatical about grammar, and interested in almost everything – or at least I’m fascinated by learning new things, so there are very few topics that bore me.

I’m a mentor to other writers and have been running the site Get Paid To Write Online since 2005 to help other writers improve and build sustainable and successful writing careers. I am active on social media – on Twitter here, on Facebook here and on LinkedIn here – and while the writing I do professionally is fact-based, I enjoy writing creative fiction and poetry purely for myself when (if) I get a spare moment.
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My post on improving Twitter conversions has been shared more than 1500 times.
Education
  • Coventry University
    MA Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
  • Coventry University
    MA Media and Culture
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Writers Worth: 5 Ways to Help Clients Value You
www.wordsonpageblog.com

Sharon Hurley Hall is one of the most successful freelance writers I know. Her Get Paid to Write Online site has a ton of great advice, and

7 Tips For Growth Hacking Traffic Monster Headlines | Search Engine People
www.searchenginepeople.com

According to Copyblogger, 80% of people never read past the headline of a web page. The headline is where you make your first impression on

Thinking around the corners. 7 ideas to re-charge your content
www.businessesgrow.com

Seven helpful practices for moving beyond content shock and re-charging your content marketing

11+ Tools To Track Content Engagement | Search Engine People
www.searchenginepeople.com

Do people really care about your content? It used to be that you could tell how people felt because they would tell you by commenting on you

Bulletproof Your Social Media Strategy By Following This Framework | Sea...
www.searchenginepeople.com

If you want to do social media right, you need to be strategic. Many of us don't start out that way. We sign up for a site to try it out and

Writing Contest: Fated Paradox
www.inkitt.com

This month's free writing contest at Inkitt keeps us on the edge of our seats with the best mystery and thriller stories. Prepare your magni

Check Your Facts with Sharon Hurley Hall
brentjonesonline.com

If you are going to publish content as fact, you'll need reliable facts to back what you're saying. Verifying the authenticity of blog conte

Writers Worth: Changing the Writing Conversation
www.wordsonpageblog.com

I remember the first time I connected with Sharon Hurley Hall. It was on social media, and it was one of those moments I'd waited for. I'd n

Writers, authors, bloggers - beware these health risks
thgmwriters.com

A writing career is fraught with peril. Here is your complete guide to writer health risks and remedies, with real-life examples and links t

Writers Worth: Freelance Writing Career Do's and Don'ts
www.wordsonpageblog.com

When I asked my writer friends for guest posts, Ashley Festa was not only the first one to volunteer, but also the first one to offer two po

Top 10 Free Online Invoicing Platforms
www.socialmediatoday.com

What could be more important than accurately invoicing clients? The faster and easier your invoicing process is, the sooner your business ca

How To Find The Right Content Promotion Opportunitie | Search Engine People
www.searchenginepeople.com

If you're not promoting your content, it might as well be invisible. There are more than 2 billion netizens, creating zettabytes of data. An

33 Places to Learn New Writing Skills for Free
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What's on the iPod: Late July by Shakey Graves It's been a productive week so far. I've managed to write five articles for one client (compl

How to Convince Your Boss Content Marketing is Worth It
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The four areas you need to cover to show what content marketing can achieve. And use these four steps to get your boss on board.

Earn Your Living by Doing What You Love: Writing. Twitter Chat with @SHu...
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Viral Content Buzz is the content promotion platform, so I am sure most of our members love writing. Is there any way to earn your living by

How Adept Doubled Revenue for an E-commerce Retailer with an Integrated ...
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Integrated marketing isn’t just a pretty phrase. It’s a comprehensive strategy that can make a measurable difference to revenue and customer

7 Types of Content to Include in Your Strategy and Why {part 1}
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Content Marketing Strategy Must-Haves | Part 1: When creating content, a good rule is to make it deep and wide. To get the full benefits of

What CROs Need to Know About SEO in 2015
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User intent is the new SEO - how can you use it to improve conversions? This article rounds up tips and resources to help you with user inte

7 Tips to Boost Conversions through Content with BuzzSumo
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Wondering how Buzzsumo can improve conversions for your content marketing? Check out these 7 tips for help with improving your content strat

Nice space in the middle of Bridgetown, Barbados - a bit run-down but still great for events.
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Loved the atmosphere, the asparagus quiche, the pain au chocolat and the macchiato. Great way to start the morning.
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Absolute bliss! This really is a sanctuary. The staff are friendly and professional, without being over chatty. I highly recommend Heaven Head to Toe (scalp massage, full body massage, reflexology). Will make you feel ultra-relaxed.
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The broccoli cheese soup is fantastic and the service is fast.
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Great atmosphere, great food - a treat on Sunday mornings or any other time. The triple chocolate cookies with white chocolate chunks are divine!
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Quayside Centre has two of my favourite places: Just Grillin, which has delicious grilled fish, and Coffee Italia, where you can get a great cup of coffee. The Best of Barbados shop is also a good place to find local gifts.
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