Three-Part Series on Writing Clearly and Concisely: Part II – A Shortcut to Clearer Sentences

By David Chrisinger In my last post, we talked about paragraph coherence and the “old-to-new” sequence. In this post, we’re moving from the paragraph level to the sentence level. Specifically, I’m going to share with you a shortcut for writing sentences your reader will be able to clearly picture, which will help make what you’re … Continue reading Three-Part Series on Writing Clearly and Concisely: Part II – A Shortcut to Clearer Sentences

Even if You’re Trying, You’re Probably not Writing for the Average American

by Meredith Larson If you’re reading this, you probably have a job where you read and write 40+ hours a week, you are likely to read and write for pleasure, and you may even have a bookcase at home. For people for whom reading and writing are as common as air and water, it is … Continue reading Even if You’re Trying, You’re Probably not Writing for the Average American

Top 7 Social Media Calendar Planning Tips

By Tracey Batacan Some government organizations are beginning to tap into the potential of leveraging social media channels to amplify their brand, foster two-way communications with stakeholders as well as keep target audiences informed about organizational news. While these new media tools are a great resource, it does require some prep work in advance before … Continue reading Top 7 Social Media Calendar Planning Tips