We’re excited to announce our newest partnership with Through the Gate! Our new workshop series pair writing sessions with equine-assisted personal development to deepen our communication skills and empower our voices.
Your writing skills directly affect your workplace efficiency. In this free workshop, we’ll help you brush up on your grammar and change habits with tips for delivering crisp, on-point business writing.
If people aren’t reading your content, you may be sharing too much fluff. And by doing so, you’re boring, confusing, or overwhelming your readers. From your paragraphs to your word choice, follow these editing tips to create the clear, compelling content your audiences want.
A fluff trap happens when content loses its focus and gets too wordy, too confusing, and too full of unnecessary details. Let’s explore two of the sneakiest but most common ways content creators can find themselves in fluff traps.
“Perfection is not when there’s more to add but no more to take away.” – Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Whether you’re creating a company blog, printed brochure, email, or more, the perfect content can often feel like it needs as many details as possible. In an effort to be specific, you may find yourself including all…
“Show, don’t tell” invites readers to experience your messaging, rather than just hear about them. Showing often involves intriguing details, informative visuals, and an inviting tone.
Clear, compelling communication is about more than proper grammar, structure, and word choice. When writing, you want to make sure that your message is not only well put — but also true.
An editor’s role in communications is to refine and sharpen content, and ensure transparency. And when removing opaqueness in business, more is better. By opening up the doors and being forthright in your messaging, you can attract like-minded people to your brand while boosting your bottom line.
Transparency seems to be everywhere these days. In fact, nearly 90% of people believe that transparency in business is more important than ever. From B-Corps to privacy policies and more, consumers are pushing for clarity in business.
So, you’re creating content and want to start a meaningful conversation with your audiences. While a variety of language tools can help you reach them — such as first-person voice and humor— another key feature to embrace is clarity. Clear writing and communications are essential, because you remove complexity, encourage transparency, and speak directly to…