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Improve your proofreading

August 15, 2017
No matter how busy or rushed you are, you should never forgo proofing your message. Before you share that document, email or other content, follow these proofreading hacks.

Do you use these phrases correctly?

August 14, 2017
Here at Communication Briefings, we often discourage you from using the latest buzzwords and jargon because they cause confusion and misunderstandings. That said, if you are going to use them, at least, make sure you are using them correctly.

Words, Words, Words: August ’17

August 12, 2017
Write it right, say it right, spell it right.

Are you making this email goof?

July 19, 2017
What’s the biggest faux pas when writing emails? Making them too long. “A long email is a signal you’re using the wrong communication tool,” says Leigh Stringer, author of The Healthy Workplace. Here are two great reasons to keep your emails short and sweet.

Scary good tips from Stephen King

July 19, 2017
Even the best writers can improve, and who better to share some insight than a writer who has sold 400 million books. In his book, On Writing: A Memoir of Craft, Stephen King offers these tips.

Words, Words, Words: July ’17

July 5, 2017
Write it right, say it right, spell it right.

Words, Words, Words: June ’17

May 24, 2017
Write it right, say it right, spell it right.

8 biases that hurt communication

May 24, 2017
You may not be entirely to blame for your communication misses. People’s cognitive biases can affect how they process information and make decisions based on what they heard. Overcome these eight cognitive biases that are working against you.

Stop these bad language habits

May 21, 2017
Want to elicit a serious eye roll from customers and co-workers? Litter your language with these annoying—often jarring—sometimes silly choices.

Write irresistible blog titles

May 14, 2017
You may have written the most poignant blog post ever. You may have a dozen ways to share it with people. However, if the title is only so-so, don’t count on too many people clicking on it.
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