0

Yikes! Save Some of Those Exclamation Points for a Rainy Day

Sometimes, words are simply not enough. There are times when we need to make sure our readers understand that a statement is super important, urgent, exciting or scary. Enter the exclamation [...]

0

4 Tips to Conduct a Better Interview

What happens when you are tasked with writing on a subject about which you are not an expert? There are a couple ways to get the information you need, but the best and most direct path is often [...]

0

Writing is a Great Skill for Tough Times

I got a phone call this week from a client who does not hire me nearly as much as he used to. In fact, I haven't written a story for his publication in a year or so. He says it's because of [...]

0

Getting Bored with Your Own Writing

I just erased an entire blog post that was intended for this spot. I had an interesting anecdote to start things out and tied it to an important business principle, but when I read it back it [...]

0

Ask Questions with Childlike Persistence

As any parent with young children will tell you, kids have no problem asking questions. Even the simplest declaration can set off an avalanche of inquiries that would make the most experienced [...]

0

Choosing Words Like Your Life Depended On It

I have developed somewhat of a bad habit at home. I don't necessarily think it's bad, but based on some recent body language I have received, I may need to rethink my position on it. Every once [...]

0

Red Ink Won’t Kill You

As a longtime editor and reader of intern-penned articles, I often was faced with explaining why their papers were overwhelmed with red ink. My opening line was usually, "It’s not as bad as it [...]

0

Looking for Newsletter Content? Talk it Out.

For lots and lots of people, creating relevant, compelling content for their email newsletters can be a grind -- bordering on downright unpleasant. No matter how enthusiastic one is about their [...]

0

Make Parties More Fun: Hire a Writer

In my business, every day is different, which is a big reason why I like it so much. Over the last two days, I have been writing about the falling price of recreational land in southwest Georgia, [...]

0

5 Ideas for Finding Good Email Newsletter Content

Your email newsletters can be cool, flashy and colorful - with lots of links and social media gadgets - but none of that matters if we are not giving them something useful to read. With apologies [...]

page 1 of 2