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Bureaucratic writing stifles from overuse of passive voice. But it can be used strategically http://ow.ly/QYf6d #plainlanguage
No grammatical construction raises the ire of writing "experts" like the passive. Geoff Pullum (a regular contributor to Lingua Franca at the Chronicle of Higher Education) provided two marvelous e...
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Jargon is a useful shortcut, but only when all parties involved understand it http://ow.ly/QYeZT #plainlanguage
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An example of an #accessible infographic http://ow.ly/QYbIr #a11y (oldie, but goodie)
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"Plain language is one of the best tools to increase the public's scientific literacy" http://ow.ly/QY9Rc #plainlanguage
NHGRI TmT winners. Top, L to R: Gustavo Sudre (Postdoc, Shaw group, Social Behavioral Research Branch); Melissa Harris (Research Fellow, Pavan group, Genetic Disease Research Branch). NHGRI TmT finalists. Bottom, L to R: Senta Kapnick (Graduate Student, Schwartzberg group, Genetic Disease ...
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Need a few more writing tips? Here's a whole ebook full of them http://ow.ly/QNkka
Download your free ebook, featuring 200 writing tips, techniques and simple strategies that will get you writing like a pro!
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Lots of good advice in here for summaries online too http://ow.ly/QNj4e #webwriting
The executive summary is the most important part of a business report. It's vital to write a persuasive executive summary if your report is to have impact.
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Got your digital content governance sorted? These principles might help http://ow.ly/QYd6w
If you’ve got your sights set on triumphantly publishing a flood of glorious content across every emerging channel, you’re going to need some help. And you’ll need a plan. Content Governance may sound as dry as burnt toast, but when done correctly, it can make sure you both delight your readers and drive business growth.
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Do you know if your web content is performing well? http://ow.ly/QYcVz #ContentStrategy
Paula is presenting at Confab Intensive in Portland, Oregon this month. What makes an organization’s content great? We may think we know instinctively how to tell if a piece of content is good or bad. We know that it was created for a reason—very few organizations invest in paying writers to write for their own amusement—and we
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Is there an ethical reason to use #plainlanguage? New book explores this topic http://ow.ly/QYa4C
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Guess whose privacy policy rated highly readable? http://ow.ly/QNlxy #plainlanguage
Exclusive: The Center for Plain Language judges the readable and the ridiculous
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Yup, I agree. Good writing takes time http://ow.ly/QNjN5 #webwriting
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Looking forward to #Perth next month. Still spots available in my #webwriting training http://ow.ly/QGsxy
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Online content specialists. Consulting and training services for government and corporate clients across Australia. Public web writing workshops with Vision Australia.