Tuesday, November 29, 2016
We've all heard the old adage “there's no such thing as bad publicity.” The rationale for this is that even if the portrayal of your brand or organization is negative, you're still getting your name out there. But let's be realistic. Nobody wants negative publicity. Even if it does mean getting your name out there, […]
Monday, November 28, 2016
I sent a few into one of those songwriting critique companies and they basically said it was horrible and I had no business writing songs. That just fired me up even more to get to Nashville and prove them wrong.” While he may have picked up a guitar a ...
Sunday, November 27, 2016
Wolff: Oops, tell-all 'Class Clowns' author did it again
The peculiar problem of business writing is that most writers know little about business. Even if they study it, few writers are ever going to have the experience of making, or losing, big sums. For business people who think they can write, but for ...
Can you find where 26 commas are missing in this column?
Minneapolis Star Tribune
Once there was this columnist who had to write a column but he had a problem. He kept forgetting to use commas. He had already neglected to use two. Do you see where the two commas are missing in what he's written so far? To cheer himself up he went ...
Saturday, November 26, 2016
Travel: a Highland writers' retreat where guests learn to bring the outside in ... and onto the page - Herald Scotland
Travel: a Highland writers' retreat where guests learn to bring the outside in ... and onto the page
But then this wasn't just any business writing course, this was a Dark Angels production. Formed in 2004, Dark Angels was the brainchild of John Simmons, Stuart Delves and Jamie Jauncey, a trio of writers who were alarmed at the growing tendency to ...
The Albany Herald
BOB KORNEGAY: Hey, I'm only the messenger
The Albany Herald
Later, I get a call cussing me for a know-nothing fool who has no business writing about crappie fishing. I quote a noted fisheries biologist concerning the potential hazards of hot-weather catch-and-release practices. Soon after, I'm accused of coming ...
Friday, November 25, 2016
Media Finally Admit Credibility Problem, Trust Crisis - Breitbart
Several top media outlets are admitting their industry has a credibility problem and has much work to do to regain their readers' trust.
A Conversation About Race in Trump's America
No business writing anything. Get over it. The stereotypes I see embedded in these comments are: Your people are uneducated. Your people are angry. Your people should not have a voice. I believed my acquaintance, I think, when he texted me that these ...
LexiConn - A First Mover In The Content Space is Going Great Guns!
He ended up combining his passion with the knowledge he had gained in marketing and communication to start offering business writing services. LinkedIn was Purohit's launch pad. He presented himself as a business writer and soon had a local travel ...
Penzeys compares Trump election to Act 10
In his latest post, Penzey acknowledged the company was using the moment to promote its business, writing “we do believe in what we do.” “Cooking dramatically reduces our susceptibility to irrational thought. And you may have noticed this election has ...
An Island Holiday, Galveston-Style
Galveston.com & Company (press release) (blog)
A member of the Society of American Travel Writers (SATW), he specializes in travel, feature and business writing and is the author (main contributor) of the Dorling Kindersley EYEWITNESS TRAVEL GUIDE TO PHILADELPHIA AND THE PENNSYLVANIA ...
Thursday, November 24, 2016
Media Finally Admit Credibility Problem, Trust Crisis
How do you deal with the crisis of people making a ton of money on Facebook with 'fake news,' but real, valid journalistic outlets are having an enormous difficulty making enough money to stay in business writing real news? There's all this stuff ...