Seven quick tips to improve your writing

Writing is a skill that has to be honed over time, but today I’m sharing seven quick tips to take your writing to the next level. 1. Always say what you want in the least number of words possible I’m a chronic rambler in real life. I used to ramble a lot in my writing

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Personal branding and why it’s important

You have probably heard of branding in relation to business branding. But what is personal branding and is it really necessary? Personal branding is all about you. It’s how you present yourself to the outside world and how the outside world perceives you. Your personal branding should showcase your skills and experience as well as

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A fast-track guide to writing a good business biography 

A biography (or bio) is a great way to give potential clients, customers, or employers a quick snapshot of who you are. It’s a chance to show off your experience in the industry and share whatever it is that makes you different. In PR, biographies are essentially used for pitching purposes but can be edited

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How do you write a press release? A simple template

What is a press release?  First things first, a press release is a clear, written summary of a piece of your news, aimed at journalists. It should give the reader all of the key information they need to write a story. A press release is usually accompanied by good images (more about why images matter

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Copywriting vs Content Writing

What’s the difference? Though content and copywriting may sound the same, they’re actually very different skills that must be learned and honed. Just like writing short stories, poetry and novels are all incredibly different, content writing and copywriting require different approaches. To put it simply, copywriting is any writing that’s done for marketing purposes, while

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The power of storytelling & stories in business

“Story, as it turns out, was crucial to our evolution – more so than opposable thumbs. Opposable thumbs let us hang on; story told us what to hang on to.” Lisa Cron, Wired for Story Did you know that this week there’s National Story Telling Day? (April 27th) Storytelling is built into our DNA. For

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