Here come the Holidays, so who needs business writing? Ah, but…

As you’re reading this – especially if you’re in the UK – the last thing on your mind will be what you need to write for business in the coming two weeks.

HTWB Xmas biz writingYour to-do list will be heaving with everything from gift shopping to picking up the turkey to getting your tax return in order (well, you should, according to my accountant) to cleaning up after the office party to wondering how to stop your cat from shattering the Christmas tree all over your living room carpet.

Look on the bright side – you’ll soon be free to think about business writing 2016 (LOL!)

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What to write for Holiday greetings without upsetting religious apple carts

In our increasingly multi-religious – or not – world, sending seasonal greetings gets ever more political every year, as you know. As you may well be sitting here writing out (or clicking through) your Christmas cards/eCards, here are a few thoughts you might like to chew over.

What to write for Holiday greetings without upsetting religious apple carts

Can we make Holiday greetings truly multi-denominational?

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How to blog so your business benefits from the Holidays

How to make your blog posts benefit from the Holiday season by Suzan St Maur

It’s that time of year again. Are you blogging to make the most of the opportunities the Holidays (a.k.a. the Festive Season) have to offer?

If you haven’t already started thinking about your blog posts over the upcoming Holidays, you need to do so now. Not only are there the Holidays themselves to think about, but also we’re coming up to the time of year when many, many businesses are offering special deals, savings, sales and more.

Although you don’t want to be an also-ran, you also don’t want to miss out on any opportunities to get your brand out there and attracting attention.

(For a list of the top 10 most helpful articles on blogging for business as chosen by our readers, click here)

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The Holidays buying frenzy – a culture of vultures?

Holidays,money,gifts,giving,putting the world to writes,Suzan St Maur

The Holiday Season: feeding our greed?

Given that most of us in western industrialized countries have just experienced two weeks (or so) of ongoing festivities, you can’t help but wonder how the beliefs of this time of the year have been interpreted among faiths that don’t celebrate them.

Why should they? Because, if nothing else – and here I am talking at my most commercial and cynical – the whole gift-giving period represents an extraordinarily good opportunity to sell, sell, sell. [Read more…]

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