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Why I’m not blogging as much in 2018
Why I’m not blogging as much in 2018
On Sunday I was being “Harsh Bianca” with a client. We were reviewing content schedules for their Year of Content. With each idea, I demanded three things: why were they doing it, what goal would it assist, and how does it relate to their customers. Essential things and not unusual for content marketers. By the […]
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck – Book Review
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a F*ck – Book Review
The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck is the buzz business book for 2017. I was sucked in because so many people I respect have raved about it. That sounds more negative than the book deserves. I hesitated about writing this review. I’ve written about The Subtle Art of Not Giving a Fuck over […]
A World Without “Whom” – Book Review
A World Without “Whom” – Book Review
John and Hank Green spent a third of a Dear Hank and John episode trying to decide how to spell the colloquial form of casual. Cash would be confused with money. Instead of a 17-minute discussion, they could have just asked BuzzFeed. In growing from clickbait quizzes asking “Which pie are you?” to a massive […]
Do You Use a Style Guide? You Should
Do You Use a Style Guide? You Should
I’m currently reading Emmy Favilla’s upcoming book on language. She describes writing BuzzFeed’s first style guide, and it got me thinking about the different style guides I’ve used and how they’ve helped my writing. They’re especially useful when writing for different audiences and different countries. What is a Style Guide? A few of my clients […]