The Write Blog

25 Sep 2020

PARTNERING WITH WRITERS TO CREATE GREAT BLOGS

You spent the last few weeks researching, interviewing, and selecting a professional writer to assist you in drafting the company blog. Now, you’re ready to send them on their way to develop compelling, content-rich copy that will take your company to the next level.  But, before you have your new writing team start churning out […]

22 Sep 2020

PUBLISHING YOUR PRIVATE MEMOIR OR FAMILY HISTORY BOOK

You have a story to tell and you are confident that it’s worth telling. It has characters, drama, and is filled with emotion. The best part is, it’s all true! Now you want to preserve that story for those you love and generations to come.  So, what do you do once you’ve finished putting words […]

18 Sep 2020

EDITORS VS. PROOFREADERS: THEY DON’T WEAR THE SAME HAT

The words you put out on behalf of your company are essential to your bottom line. They reflect your brand, your mission, and attract potential customers or donors. With so much at stake, it is imperative that you have multiple sets of eyes on your final copy before it goes out for all the world […]

15 Sep 2020

7 STEPS TO RESEARCHING YOUR FAMILY HISTORY ONLINE

I have this fantasy of taking an extended trip around the world to discover where my ancestors came from and to meet long-lost relatives. In this fantasy world, I have unlimited time and resources to explore every rabbit hole and track down clues about those who came before me. The reality is that I—along with […]

11 Sep 2020

MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR COMPANY NEWSLETTERS

A newsletter can be a marketer’s best friend. But like any relationship, they require an investment of your time, an understanding of what makes them tick, and some tender, loving care. There are a few key factors you need to consider and best practices to implement before making a newsletter a regular part of your […]

08 Sep 2020

YOUR BOOK: 5 THINGS TO THINK ABOUT BEFORE YOU WRITE A WORD

If you are like most people, you’d like to write a book someday. But, as anyone who has actually followed through and written a book will tell you, it can be a long and arduous process. If you want to have any chance of succeeding, it is important to plan and prepare first. The more […]

04 Sep 2020

THE BENEFITS OF USING FILLER WORDS IN YOUR WRITING

Filler words really get a bad rap. You know the ones I’m talking about: “um”, “uh”, “like” … And hedge words, such as “just” or “kind of,” are treated just as badly. According to this article from the Harvard Business Review, though, using filler or hedge words in your speech and writing can actually be […]

01 Sep 2020

WHO OWNS INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY?

For writers, marketers, content creators, and businesses alike, intellectual property laws can make a huge impact on your company’s livelihood and protect you from having someone else benefit from your work. This means that someone else cannot publish a copy of your book as their own or that another company cannot steal your proprietary software […]

28 Aug 2020

25 BEAUTIFUL AND INSPIRING WORDS TO EXPAND YOUR VOCABULARY

As human beings, we use language every day to convey thoughts and ideas, describe our feelings and emotions, to argue our points, and to convey directions.   And, as writers, we at TWFH use language even more than the average person. Very rarely, though, do we actually sit and think about just how beautiful language […]

25 Aug 2020

DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT – HOW TO MAKE SURE EMPLOYEES CAN FIND CRITICAL BUSINESS INFO WHEN THEY NEED IT

Let’s be honest…document management is probably not on the top of your priority list. You may even have an “old school” filing cabinet, where your company stores copies of personnel files and HR paperwork. You have to admit, though, that digging through physical files (or even unorganized files on your computer desktop) is not exactly […]