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Suzan St Maur
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A cute little singalong that puts all the arguments into perspective...if rather rudely. Enjoy.

#UK   #EU   #referendum   #humour   #funnyjokes  
Can we write better about the upcoming (June 2016) EU Referendum? Here business writer and humorist Suzan St Maur shares her hilarious thoughts, in verse...
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If you feel the phrase "I love you" has become a little hackneyed, here is some inspiration for alternatives. Your #SundaySmile ...

#sundaysmile   #funnyjokes   #humor   #howtowritebetterdotnet  
How to write I love you is not as easy as it seems, especially in the USA ... check out these states which have, er, different criteria ...
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Education the write way ... are we really preparing our children properly for the workplace, here in the UK at least? What do you think, and if you're not based in the UK, how does this compare with where you are?

#education   #englishlanguage   #schools   #writing  
We want our children to learn how to write better English so they can communicate well. Are governments right to tell teachers how to do it better?
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+Irongate Group Yes, I think you're right - apprenticeships are much more in touch with the real world and if they can be seen to be equal to academic degrees in both practical and "socio-economic" terms, they are almost certainly the way forward for many professions.
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Here's a new twist to #humor  ... write a joke that’s as HARD to understand as possible. So, you need to use anything that’s NOT Plain English. This includes long sentences, complex words, and the passive voice. I tried, but failed, although my attempt is very funny ...!

#funnyjokes   #writingjokes   #humour   #SundaySmile  
Here the challenge was how to write a joke that's truly hard to understand ... Suzan St Maur failed to write a bad joke and here's why
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If you are, or someone you know is a #nurse - especially in a UK hospital - this article is likely to be very helpful. I would be grateful if you could share it on - and please note it is NOT selling anything! Many thanks, Suze.

#patientinformation   #hospitals   #nurses  
Writing local patient information often falls to nurses who - in the UK at least - receive no training for it. Here are some tips on how to do it well.
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Your Latin #SundaySmile  - habere.
Naturally we all need to write better Latin, don't we? Here are some handy phrases to use when you're next on vacation in Europe...LOL...
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A simple way to edit and proof-read your any writing you do, especially for business...and it's free ...

#English   #grammar   #writing    #GSPS  
Want to write better? Here's a foolproof formula to check whether you GSPS is good enough to help you write better - and if not, how to make it happen
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A very sensitive issue ... how do you deal with it when someone you know has just lost their job? This article offers some guidance...

#jobs   #recruitment   #redundancy   #writing  
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What has changed in the last few years (and what hasn't) in blogging for business: a quick review to help keep you up to date with yours...

#bloggingforbusiness   #howtowritebetter   #businessblogging  
If you want to know how to write better blogs, you need to consider the job the English language has to do today - quite different from old times.
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Are you a) a woman and b) due to make a speech at your or someone else's wedding this season? If so, you'll find these tips very helpful...

#weddings   #weddingspeeches   #bridesspeech   #motherofthebride  
Women increasingly are called on to give wedding speeches these days, and here are 10 great tips to help you do a fabulous job!
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Some down-to-earth tips on how to get the best value from printed leaflets and flyers ...

#leafletmarketing   #print   #fliers  
How to write better leaflets and fliers consists of 10 key tips on what really matters in printed documents like this - and how to make them work powerfully.
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Writing a good headline is critical for any type of business writing, whether it's a blog post or article, an email marketing piece, or a Google Ad. Here are some quick headline writing tips that you'll find very helpful...

#headlines   #contentwriting   #onlinemarketing  
Here you have 35 quick mini-tips on how to write better headlines, whether for blog posts, articles or even advertisements. Enjoy and share...
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Websitge Content Strategist & Writer for SMEs, Best-Selling Author, founder of award-winning resource How To Write Better .net
Introduction

Particularly if you're the busy owner of an SME or other organization, you may not have the time or inclination to work through the best strategy to achieve the marketing objectives for your website ... and then develop the targeted written or spoken words that make them happen. 

How I can help you: choose from...

**Help to assess how best to communicate your marketing

**Planning your website (and associated strategy across all media) 

**Copywriting the words for your website, blog, social media, print, etc.

**Scriptwriting and interviewing for videos on your website, YouTube, social media, etc

**Recommendations of trusted fellow specialists allied help 

**Training to help you write better either 1-2-1, in a workshop or as a talk for your group

Why I can help you:

With a background in journalism, copywriting and TV/corporate scriptwriting, I've devised and written communication projects for dozens of clients including the Ford Motor Co., General Motors Europe, LandRover, BWM UK, AXA Insurance, Eli Lilly, Macmillan Cancer Support, the NHS, etc. at the corporate end, plus dozens of exciting and inspiring SMEs/micro-businesses. The know-how I have gained (and there's always room for more) is outstanding. 

With that plus more than 30 published nonfiction books out there, two of which have been organic #1 best sellers on Amazon, I've earned my place in the top ranks of business writers, bloggers, authors and content strategists across the major English language markets.

Plus, take a look at http://HowToWriteBetter.net: a niche site I started from scratch in 2011 that's now a PR3 with more than 2 million page views ... winner of the Highly Commended Award in the UK Blog Awards 2015 ... and honored in Guy Kawasaki's Alltop.com as one of their top 300 social media sites worldwide. More than 1,000 articles on, well, how to write better - across all disciplines. It's a very useful resource.

Let's talk about how I can help you and your business - on suze@suzanstmaur.com. In the meantime, check me out further here...

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Author of 31 published nonfiction books, two of which have been organic (i.e. not hyped) #1 best sellers...have beaten cancer twice so far...write joke books as a hobby!
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Website Content Strategist & Writer for SMEs, Best-Selling Author, founder of How To Write Better .net
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Specialist in communication strategy for SME websites, with copywriting and scriptwriting support across all media, blogging, training in business writing.
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  • How To Write Better .net
    Owner, 2011 - present
    Lead writer, editor and curator of site. Also strategise, devise and write content for SME clients' websites and allied online marketing, and run popular workshops for business people who want to write their own material. Experienced former journalist, copywriter and corporate scriptwriter.
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How to write poetically about the UK's EU referendum | How To Write Bett...
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Can we write better about the upcoming (June 2016) EU Referendum? Here business writer and humorist Suzan St Maur shares her hilarious thoug

How to write better thanks to GSPS | How To Write Better .net
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Want to write better? Here's a foolproof formula to check whether you GSPS is good enough to help you write better - and if not, how to make

How to write I Love You | How To Write Better .net
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How to write I love you is not as easy as it seems, especially in the USA ... check out these states which have, er, different criteria ...

What to write when someone has lost their job | How To Write Better .net
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How do you write better thoughts to friends and family who have lost their jobs, to make them feel better and regain some hope? Some good id

How to write better English, by the British government | How To Write Be...
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We want our children to learn how to write better English so they can communicate well. Are governments right to tell teachers how to do it

How to write better blogs for the realities of today | How To Write Bett...
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If you want to know how to write better blogs, you need to consider the job the English language has to do today - quite different from old

How to write a joke that's so good, it's bad | How To Write Better .net
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Here the challenge was how to write a joke that's truly hard to understand ... Suzan St Maur failed to write a bad joke and here's why

10 tips for women to make great wedding speeches | How To Write Better .net
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Women increasingly are called on to give wedding speeches these days, and here are 10 great tips to help you do a fabulous job!

How to write better patient information - for nurses and other health pr...
howtowritebetter.net

Writing local patient information often falls to nurses who - in the UK at least - receive no training for it. Here are some tips on how to

How to write better leaflets and fliers | How To Write Better .net
howtowritebetter.net

How to write better leaflets and fliers consists of 10 key tips on what really matters in printed documents like this - and how to make them

How to write better, er, Latin... | How To Write Better .net
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Naturally we all need to write better Latin, don't we? Here are some handy phrases to use when you're next on vacation in Europe...LOL...

How to write better headlines whatever they're for | How To Write Better...
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Here you have 35 quick mini-tips on how to write better headlines, whether for blog posts, articles or even advertisements. Enjoy and share.

How to write better, without mistakes | How To Write Better .net
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There are very good reasons why you should write better, without mistakes, if you want your business and brand to look professional. Read on

How to write better poetry - iconic | How To Write Better .net
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If you want to write better poetry while being rude ... does the word ICONIC make you tick, or sick? Suzan St Maur tackles the use of this h

How to write video that works properly | How To Write Better .net
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When it comes to grownup business documentary video Suzan St Maur has been an expert at writing and producing it for more than 20 years. Her

How to write better non-binary pronouns | How To Write Better .net
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With non-binary pronouns being debated in gender-related discussions everywhere in most English speaking countries, why do we ignore one tha

How to write better in-vision video scripts | How To Write Better .net
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How to write better in-vision video scripts is easy when you use these tips and advice from Suzan St Maur on How To Write Better .net.

How to write an, er, anger management course | How To Write Better .net
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Probably the funniest anger management course you'll see - written here by HTWB friend Mitch S.

How to write better Euro speak | How To Write Better .net
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If you want to write Euro speak better you will find this short, hilarious glossary on How To Write Better .net very useful.

How to write better brand names | How To Write Better .net
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If a brand name seems jinxed and associated with failure or bad service, what do you do to put it right? Some ideas from How To Write Better