The Write Blog

04 Feb 2019

EVERYTHING YOU WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT GENERATING A TECHNOBABBLE-FREE PRESS RELEASE BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK

Imagine yourself in the following situation: You’re the chief engineer of an up-and-coming technology company, and you’ve just led the launch of a ground-breaking systems control software package. You’re excited. You know your new product can meet a wider range of needs for industrial operators than competing solutions. You’ve published a detailed press release, and […]

28 Jan 2019

SANS FORGETICA: A FONT TO HELP READERS REMEMBER

As a general rule, we writers tend to favor fonts that are practical and easy to read. While Baskerville Old Face and Lucinda Calligraphy are fun, it is highly unlikely that you will ever see them printed in a book. But what if we are doing it all wrong? What if the “easy” fonts such as […]

21 Jan 2019

PUBLISHER INTERVIEW: WHAT TO EXPECT WITH PUBLISHING YOUR BOOK

The fairytale version of finishing a book goes something like this:  You dramatically pull a final book page from the typewriter carriage, stack it on top of a huge pile of papers, stuff it into a bulky package, rush ship it to your favorite publisher, and immediately get a call praising your book and offering […]

19 Jan 2019

HOW TO EASILY CRAFT AN RFP SOLICITATION TO ATTRACT THE BEST VENDORS TO YOUR BUSINESS

Oftentimes, getting the right vendors to work with your company is a critical part of your business success. But how do you attract high-quality vendors to provide you with the services and supplies you need? An RFP solicitation can be key in attracting the right suppliers to help your company achieve its goals. And whether […]

16 Jan 2019

THE GREAT OXFORD COMMA DEBATE

It is one of the greatest debates in the English-speaking world… To Oxford comma, or not to Oxford comma. While it is technically a grammatical option in American English, there are many people who feel very passionate about the Oxford (or serial) comma. In fact, this silly little comma has been the topic of debate […]

16 Jan 2019

YOUR WEBSITE MIGRATION FROM HTTP TO HTTPS

If you have browsed the internet lately, you have probably noticed that when you attempt to access HTTP sites, you get a scary-looking warning about possible security risks. You have also probably noticed that more and more companies are switching from HTTP to HTTPS. But what is the difference? And why is it such a […]

10 Jan 2019

10 BEST FORMATS FOR YOUR COMPANY HISTORY BOOK

Given all that goes into starting and successfully running a business, chances are that your company has a story to tell. Have you been tasked with sharing it? Maybe you have a milestone anniversary to celebrate, a legacy to preserve, or a great brand origin to share. Whatever the reasons, if you’ve thought about chronicling […]

31 Dec 2018

A GENEALOGIST’S GUIDE TO DECIPHERING OLD GERMAN SCRIPT

If you’ve ever dabbled in genealogy, you know that reading the print on old documents can be a daunting task. Not only is the writing hard to read (especially on documents that have not been well maintained), but the formation of the letters is often different from what we see today. Well, if you think […]

31 Dec 2018

WORDS OF WISDOM FROM 10 GREAT WRITERS

Some people are naturally gifted writers. They don’t have a fancy education. They haven’t spent endless hours and money taking classes to learn how to write well. They are just good. They simply have an incredible talent for the written word that the rest of us can only sit back and envy. But have you […]

17 Dec 2018

HOW EMAIL MARKETING CAN IMPROVE YOUR BUSINESS

In today’s business world, online competition is fierce! Between Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, it seems nearly impossible to keep up. Yet, some businesses seem to be thriving in the world of social media. So, what’s their secret? According to this interesting article from Hostgator, if you’re going to have any chance of getting and keeping […]

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