Writing at speed: how can this benefit authors?

Do you regard having to write stuff for work or other pursuit as a tedious chore to be done as fast as possible?


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Is writing really one of those boring jobs like your accounts or your filing or washing the coffee cups that you want to get done and out of the way so you’re then free to do something interesting?

Has writing really become pure gruntwork along with these other humdrum procedures?

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Blogging: the evergreen business favourite – on your own site

When you think that the first ever blog post was written nearly 25 years ago, it makes you wonder why this genre of communication hasn’t been killed and cremated along with many other online comms notions that have bitten the dust since those early years. Why not?

It's good to blog on your own website

Do we still need to bang the drum about blogging on your own website or blogsite?

Well, you know how I love to bang the drum about blogging and how it’s the best way since sliced bread for you to get both traffic and SEO brownie points for your website…could be that’s why blogging is still going strong. Here’s how to make sure it stays strong for you… [Continue reading]

Pony jokes for daughters (and you may need them too)

Funny jokes about ponies

Pony-mad children are gathering momentum for the northern hemisphere's equestrian extravaganzas as schools close down for the summer. As most parents and other adult relatives/friends will know, such activities breed very high levels of … [Continue reading]

Email: how to make your signature file work harder

Email: how to make your signature file work harder

Are those few lines that appear just below your name on your emails working as hard for you as they could? In the spirit of sharing value to clients, prospects and others, here's an idea that might work for you and your business, charity or … [Continue reading]

Book publishing today: top 10 myths exploded

10 most popular myths about book publishing today

You probably know that book publishing today is a very different ballgame than the publishing picture of 20 years ago and more. But as you'd expect with a comparatively new and still evolving industry, "fake news" runs rife. Here, then, are … [Continue reading]

Why banks should never mess with Seniors…

why banks shouldn't take on old ladies

High five to the 82-year-old lady who wrote this letter to her branch of the Toronto Dominion Bank. I understand that despite the online banking robots taking over most of the bank's activities, there were a couple of humans still around who were … [Continue reading]

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