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It’s up to myself

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As you might expect, I’m a bit of a stickler for language. And one of my pet hates is sentences like the following: It’s up to myself At a time to suit yourselves I think I was probably guilty of using reflexive pronouns (yourself, myself, ourselves etc) in my younger days and I can see why. They […].. Read More

Two ways a writer will make you money

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There is one obvious benefit of hiring a writer. The work they produce will – in one way or another – help make your business money. Whether it’s press releases that help to raise your profile, case studies that enhance your credibility, web copy that effectively sells whatever it is you sell or award nominations […].. Read More

What can you say and what can’t you say?

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A little while ago, I gave a talk about copywriting at WiRE Gloucestershire. At the meeting before, I asked if anyone had any questions they’d like me to address in the talk. A popular topic was around the legalities of copywriting – what can you say and what can’t you say. I was reminded of […].. Read More

Are you affected by the effect?

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(Or when to use “affect” and when to use “effect”) This was an interesting post for me to write because it highlighted that while I might instinctively know when to use “affect” and when to use “effect”, I’ve found it quite tricky to articulate. So here we go….. Read More

Mobilegeddon

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‘Mobilegeddon’ has been all over the news this week, with everyone and his dog alerting us to the change in Google’s searching algorithms that will favour mobile-friendly websites. Well, never one to miss a bandwagon, here are my observations on the subject. .. Read More

Your guide to you’re and your

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This is the latest in the latest in my ‘back to basics’ blog posts. It was prompted by a recent coincidence. A colleague mentioned recently how frequently she saw “you’re” and “your” being confused. As if to prove her point, what did I see when I picked up a leaflet from a national retailer last weekend? […].. Read More

Where to go for writing inspiration

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A couple of months ago, I asked people on Twitter and Facebook what they’d like to see me blog about. (All ideas always gratefully received, by the way!) One of the suggestions was a post on whose writing I recommend people read for good practice in writing better (the inestimable Alice Jennings, who suggested this […].. Read More

SKŪP®

HŪF Design’s SKŪP® wins BETA Innovation Award

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The SKŪP® is an innovative feed scoop for horses. It was designed by Emma Lawton who first had the idea when preparing food for her horse one winter’s morning in 2008. As every horse owner and rider will know, cutting through the compacted and congealed food on mornings like this is a painful struggle – […].. Read More

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