Category Archives: Writing

Aug
16
2016

Save the Endangered Period!

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by Sarah Warlick, content director
The next time you’re ready to begin a rant about these kids today, you might want to add this to list of youthful transgressions: Millennials are driving a language trend that could result in the demise of the …. more >

Aug
4
2016

WTF, English Language?

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by Sarah Warlick, content director
Image credit: https://thestoryreadingapeblog.com/2016/02/29/the-english-language-meme/
With the ascent of social media, Americans are utilizing written communications in a public forum to a far greater degree than they once did. That’s not true for everyone, of course; there have always been prolific writers …. more >

Jul
27
2016

Whoops! And Here’s Why Proofreading Is So Important

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by Sarah Warlick, content director
Photo credit: https://www.flickr.com/photos/proimos/4199675334/
If you’ve read the bbr marketing newsletter that went out in July, you probably noticed something – a glaring typo in the main headline. If you read right past it without noticing anything amiss, don’t feel …. more >

Jul
19
2016

Your Keyboard Is More Dynamic Than You Realize

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by Sarah Warlick, content director

Ever since the dawn of typing, people have wondered why the keys aren’t laid out alphabetically. That way we’d know where to look for them, and after all, the original typewriters patented in 1868 did use …. more >

Jul
5
2016

People Find You Fascinating!

2 COMMENTS | Posted in Websites, Writing

 
by Bonnie Buol Ruszczyk, president
Okay, that may be an overstatement, but I’d be willing to bet that people actually do care more about who you are as a person than you think. We preach this to our clients all the time, especially when …. more >

Jun
15
2016

Content Creators: Heed New AP Guidelines When Reporting Data

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guest post by Laura Sparks, Creative Sparks, for bbr marketing
“Data sources used in stories should be vetted for integrity and validity.”
Amen, and thank you to the good folks at Associated Press for including this new entry on data journalism in …. more >