- By Dan Kaufman on November 13, 2019
Weasel words suck the life out of your writing by making it less specific and harder to understand.
Here’s a list of words to avoid:
- By Dan Kaufman on May 7, 2019
If you struggle with writing good link text, you’re not alone – the web is filled with poorly written links.
Yet writing informative link text (also often called anchor text) makes your site easier to use and it can help search engine optimisation (SEO).
Here are some tips:
- By Dan Kaufman on December 2, 2018
Do you know the difference between exalt and exult? Or fewer and less? If not, you’re not alone.
One solution is to read Word to the Wise by Mark Broatch – it’s an easy to read (and occasionally amusing) book that untangles the mix-ups, misuse and myths of language.
This article contains some examples from the book:
- By Dan Kaufman on August 22, 2018
A down-to-earth guide for PR, marketers and small businesses on how to pitch stories to the media.
Written by a former magazine and newspaper editor, this easy-to-read book provides tips on what to do (and what not to do) – from how to write great press releases to how to call an editor.