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Keeping it Short and Sweet – How to Keep your Blog Followers Engaged

Short Words You’re aiming for engagement and accessibility. Don’t daunt your readers with convoluted, overly acadmic language. Keep it personal and low-key. And avoid dense jargon – your readers will skip unfamiliar words.  Short Sentences Long, chunky sentences frustrate the hasty web reader. For instance, what reads better? “We have just published a new blog … Continue reading “Keeping it Short and Sweet – How to Keep your Blog Followers Engaged”

Writing for the Web – How to Find a Writer

Welcome to the first of a series of Friday morning posts on Writing for the Web! In this series, we’ll be covering how to adapt your writing style for individual social media platforms, how to write and format stand-out blog posts, and what it takes to be a effective web writer! WHY YOU NEED A … Continue reading “Writing for the Web – How to Find a Writer”

#Authenticity #Conference (October 2, 2012) Durham Region, ON

This year’s Day of Hope and Leadership conference is being held on Oct.2, 2012 in Durham Region and is all about authenticity.  Tickets on sale on the website. Follow the fun on twitter at #dhl2012 and please join in the conversation on the Facebook event page.

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‎”You control your future, your destiny. What you think about comes about. By recording your dreams and goals on paper, you set in motion the process of becoming the person you most want to be. Put your future in good hands – your own.” Mark Victor Hansen

Top 4 Ways to Time your Tweets

Tired of sending out blocks of tweets once or twice a day? Not getting the ROI on your time in the twitterverse? Check out these great tools to schedule your tweets and measure their impact: 1. Hootsuite Handling your Facebook, LinkedIn and blog releases, as well as timing your tweets, Hootsuite remains a scheduling champ. … Continue reading “Top 4 Ways to Time your Tweets”