“I believe the road to hell is paved with adverbs.” —Stephen King
“If you re-read your work, you can find on re-reading a great deal of repetition can be avoided by re-reading and editing.” —William Safire
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Never again would the automotive world – or manufacturing as a whole – be the same after Henry Ford brought forth his signature stroke of genius: the assembly line. Instead of handcrafted automobiles, Ford Motor Company could now mass produce vehicles by adding parts in a mechanized sequence that sped up the process exponentially. Ford’s [...]
It was a dark and dreary day. I sat at my desk, sullenly staring at my keys, trying to think of a good blog post topic.
Few things say “spring” like the start of baseball season – from the timeless charm of catching a game at Wrigley Field to a perfect afternoon watching a college game in Austin, Texas. So as the weather finally starts to warm, it’s time to take some cues from America’s favorite pastime in taking our blogging [...]
Everyone knows that blog posts are a great way to drive traffic and assist in converting website visitors. The struggle for most marketers is finding the time, manpower and ideas to publish helpful and entertaining blog posts on a consistent basis. Imagine if you had a repeatable schedule and bank of ideas that allowed you [...]
Prior to this century the youth of this nation were taught to always double space after a period, colon and some other rarely used punctuation marks. That’s the way I was taught in my high school keyboarding class (remember the home keys?). Up until the 21st Century this was a common typographical convention used by [...]
The term “blog” was coined in 1997 by Jorn Barger as a shortened version of the “web log.” That was 16 years ago. Time for a change perhaps.
Maybe your editor is on vacation, or maybe you’ve never had an editor. Maybe you’re just trying to expand your skill set. Whatever the case, you’ve suddenly found yourself faced with a whole lot of words that you’re going to have to make sure actually are words. Take a deep breath, and go through these steps to [...]