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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
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
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