Two-minute Grammar: The Bare-bones Basics of Prepositions

by • February 13, 2015
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“Vampires! Zombies! Werewolves!” “Where?!” “Behind you!” Thank goodness for prepositions. Imagine not knowing where the danger lay! Prepositions tell us where or when something is in relation to something else. When monsters are sneaking up on you, it is good to have these special words to tell… MORE →

5 Strategies to Improve Your Business Writing

by • February 12, 2015

Guest post by Greg Fowler  Even if your career isn’t focused on writing, the ability to write well can strongly influence your business opportunities. A poorly-executed email, or a resume filled with mistakes, can damage your reputation. To advance your career and impress your boss, develop your writing skills by employing the following five strategies. Keep Your Writing Concise Brevity is important. An editor once told me that if there’s a way to say something with two words instead of three, do it. People want the information they’re seeking instantaneously, without having… MORE →