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When should you hyphenate? Opinions vary, but here are some general rules from the AMA Manual of Style for when to use the mark and when to leave a word alone.
4/17/2014 1:53:32 PM
Grabbing a consumer’s attention starts with the packaging, and digital missives are no exception. Look at these unorthodox yet compelling approaches for inspiration.
4/10/2014 1:48:28 PM
Lady Violet Grantham, or at least the people who write her lines, will occasionally offer wisdom that can indirectly be applied to the world of communications.
4/2/2014 1:53:40 PM
As Daffy Duck might say, it’s not uncommon for people to find themselves having ‘ pronoun trouble .’ Use these tips to keep things straight.
3/26/2014 1:52:51 PM
You can never know for sure unless you look it up, but there are some general rules for when you should keep words separate and when you should put them together.
3/19/2014 1:52:18 PM
Get into the proper mindset for creating compelling content by removing yourself from the many distractions at your desk. Give yourself ample time to do it, too—and ditch the coffee.
3/14/2014 1:52:56 PM
Portmanteaus such as ‘masstige’ and ‘subvertising’ are often silly, but sometimes useful for describing trends that may otherwise be difficult to describe.
3/6/2014 2:52:12 PM
If you’re emailing a stranger, you might want to stick with traditional sign-offs, but if you’re close to the person you’re messaging, why not have a little fun with it?
2/27/2014 2:45:20 PM
The author famous for her characters who make life-changing social blunders can teach social media users thing or two.
2/19/2014 2:52:32 PM
A lot of different things in the email inbox—not necessarily all work-related—are vying for a reporter’s attention. To compete successfully, you must first prove you’re a human being.
2/14/2014 2:52:05 PM
It’s unlikely you’ll want to use these clever turns of phrase in a blog post or a press release, but they may get your creative juices flowing.
2/13/2014 2:46:01 PM
Research shows that the Internet has diminished readers’ attention spans. Make it easier for your readers to grasp your point by adhering to these tips.
2/5/2014 2:52:57 PM
Businesses have seemed bound and determined to call employees anything but people in recent years. Here are some ways to buck that trend.
1/29/2014 2:52:21 PM
Oscar season is just heating up, but the awards for the most important words of the year are basically settled. Plus, a look at the top words of years past.
1/22/2014 2:52:04 PM
The next time you’re describing an animal’s big toe or a person who looks younger than his or her age, you’ll know that there is, indeed, a word for that—perhaps it’s even a euonym.
1/8/2014 2:52:58 PM