“Blogger’s Block”

Posted on Apr 9, 2014 in The Fix

There are so many reasons why you should be blogging on your website…but so many people don’t. Why is that? And how can you get some traction?

Communicating without a calendar

Posted on Feb 10, 2014 in Communications, The Fix

I’m a big advocate for creating an editorial calendar—for blogs, for web sites, for email campaigns, and for social media. It keeps you on track, and a calendar makes you think, “What’s coming up (in the world / in my business) that I can talk about?

But when it comes to public relations, a calendar is a must. It makes all the difference in whether you make (or miss) editorial and advertising deadlines.

The simple web test you need to do now

Posted on Feb 10, 2014 in The Fix, uncategorized, Web

Watching web trends over the last decade, I am still amazed at how quickly the landscape changes. The most recent development—an explosion of users browsing with hand-helds—has urgent implications for your web site.

Write it like you say it

Posted on Feb 9, 2014 in Copywriting & Editing, The Fix
Write it like you say it

One of my cardinal rules of writing—”Write it like you say it”—is about keeping it short and sweet, getting real, and honoring your reader’s time and interest. That means ditching the fluff, the cliches, and the business jargon.