11 Great Writing Apps for Apple Devices

Flack Me

Category: Flack Me Summary: Finding an outstanding iOS writing app can be challenging. Microsoft Word, arguably the best word processor available, was designed for Windows

Writing Inspiration Roundup: Our Top Writing Posts of 2015

Marketwired

Whether you’re writing last-minute seasonal blog content or already gearing up for a new year of media pitching (and if you are, we applaud you), a little inspiration can go a long way around now. The History of the Boilerplate and 7 Tips on Writing One.

10 Tiresome, Useless Clichés to Strip From Your Speech & Writing

PR Matters

Humour PR Words & Writing 10 bad cliches 10 terrible cliches business cliches cliches in business cliches in speeches cliches to avoid everyday cliches interview tips the worst cliches top 10 writing tips

Improve Your Public Relations Writing With These Tips

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Writing is one of the most important parts of a successful public relations campaign. To quote Malcolm Gladwell, “Good writing does not succeed or fail on the strength of its ability to persuade. And no matter how well you write, there’s always room for improvement.

Beware the 4 Killers of Clarity in PR Writing

PRSay

Because public relations is built on sharing clear and concise ideas, it’s important for communicators to be familiar with the common pitfalls in PR writing that can muddle strong work. If you write like this, then you’re cheating yourself and your employer or client.

Writing The Killer PR Plan

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

The post Writing The Killer PR Plan appeared first on Crenshaw Communications. When a public relations firm signs a new account, excitement is in the air. Take a little time to celebrate, then let the real work begin. And that work starts with a strategic plan.

5 Tips For PR Pros Too Busy To Write

ImPRessions - Crenshaw Communications

Clearly it can be challenging to find the focused time for longer pieces of writing. . Yet quality writing is vital in PR. Challenging though it is, there are ways to balance hectic schedules with creating space for good writing. Tackle longer writing assignments in pieces.

10 Knock-Their-Socks-Off Press Release Headline Writing Tips

Cision

Write as if it Were a Front Page Article. She says writing your headlines as they’d look in a newspaper article can “show the reporter the article through his/her readers’ eyes.” This is a great strategy to appeal to journalists who you want to write about your news.

The Hardest (and easiest) P.R. to Write

Flack's Revenge

All eyes turned to me when the topic of an obituary came up, as I write and work with the press (sure, it’s great to have doctors, lawyers, accountants in your family, but PR is needed too). to Write appeared first on.

5 Mistakes to Avoid When Writing a Press Release

Cision

Despite the changing environment and increasing use of technology, one skill remains as relevant as ever: knowing how to write press releases. Here are five mistakes to steer clear of when writing your next press release and advice on what to do instead: 1.

Avoiding the Unkindly Cut in Business Writing

Ishmael's Corner

What does this have to do with business writing? The post Avoiding the Unkindly Cut in Business Writing appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. I don’t smoke. I rarely drink more than two Old Fashioneds at a sitting. If I have a weakness, it’s called WG Yogurt.

Just Write

Waxing UnLyrical

So when Kami asked me if I’d write a guest post for her, there was no way I’d say “no.” And I continue to guest blog whenever I can, because it’s just such a terrific thing to do, to stretch one’s writing and creative muscles. Just write.

Why Your Writing Sucks: Business Writing Skills for the Digital Age [Book Review]

Polaris

When it comes to writing, lawyers are notoriously loquacious. Lawyers are the first to admit their writing is ridiculously wordy,” Kate told me in a phone conversation. “If Erickson told me she recently improved her own business writing. 1 Four reasons your writing sucks.

10 Research-Based Tips for Writing Better Content

Cision

When I looked into what actual research has been done into words that work well to convert customers, what I found was that linguistic research isn’t focused as much on what you say or write as much as the context and framing of your words. Don’t Write Like a (Corporate) Robot.

How to Write a Professional Press Release

Business Wire

This article details exactly what content should populate a press release and where it should be found within the release. Use the following as a template and make sure to amplify its message through the use of a commercial newswire such as Business Wire.

How to successfully write your bio

Public Relations Sydney

The post How to successfully write your bio appeared first on Public Relations Sydney. PR tips Writing how to write a bio personal branding professional biography

Now This Takes “Less Is More” to a New Level in News Release Writing

Ishmael's Corner

The post Now This Takes “Less Is More” to a New Level in News Release Writing appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. The Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications. I’ve railed about the amount of money squandered by the PR industry in the name of the news release.

We’re Serious About “Write Good Content”

Cision

In all the articles we’ve read and written on content marketing , write good content may be both the worst and most important advice we’ve seen. That means original research, stellar writing and new platforms and models of content.

Rethinking Ogilvy’s 10 Tips for Writing for Today’s World

Ishmael's Corner

So it was with David Ogilvy’s advice on writing that made the rounds on LinkedIn this week. The post Rethinking Ogilvy’s 10 Tips for Writing for Today’s World appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. Business Communications Writing business communications business writing tips david ogilvy writing tips persuasive business writing PR writing tips writing tips

9 common writing puzzlers

PR Daily

Competent writing is essential for any professional communicator. Choosing between affect and effect can be scary,” writes Vocabulary.com. When you are saying that one thing belongs to another, you use a part ,” writes Odyssey.

How to Write News Release Headlines Reporters Love

Business Wire

The key to writing a good news release headline is to be both compelling and informative. While headline writing isn’t an exact science, a common formula includes the use of a number or trigger word + adjective + keyword + promise.

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The Craft of Creative Writing

Barokas

The Craft of Creative Writing. For 2017, my super awesome Secret Santa, Michelle, gave me a book by Dani Shapiro, titled, “Still Writing – The Perils and Pleasures of a Creative Life.” In her book, Dani compares the beginning of the writing process to a jigsaw puzzle.

50 writing productivity ideas

PR Daily

Writing for a living is a grind. If you need a jolt to jot more substantive prose, Write to Done has an infographic featuring 50 writing productivity prompts and tips. FREE DOWNLOAD: 10 Ways to Improve Your Writing Today ]. Write tomorrow’s “to-do” list tonight.

How to write a blog post

Public Relations Sydney

If you want to be seen as an industry expert or thought leader a great way to boost your profile is to write blog posts. The post How to write a blog post appeared first on Public Relations Sydney. Blog tips business blog how to write a blog post

10 Knock-Their-Socks-Off Press Release Headline Writing Tips

Cision

Write as if it were a front page article. She says writing your headlines as they’d look in a reporter’s article can “show the reporter the article through his/her readers’ eyes.”. This is a great strategy to appeal to journalists who you want to write about your news.

The Well Written Press Release: Write the Article For Them

ISEBOX

People always talk about finding your “angle” when referring to writing. Find the right angle for the personas you’re writing for, and create an article (or multiple articles if you’re distributing to multiple personas) for distribution. If you do the legwork of writing a story for your journalists, they can easily find their way to taking that article and adding to it, or editing for their audience. The Well Written Press Release #3: Write for Personas.

Six Quick Tips for Writing Short Blog Posts

Journalistics

It’s not that I don’t know how to write short posts, it’s just not my preferred style. If I decide to write a 500-word post about how to write shorter blog posts, I can do it. If you have more than one point to cover, consider writing a separate post.

7 tips for speedier, more pragmatic writing

PR Daily

If you’re keen to become an efficient writing machine instead of a dithering nitpicker, Enchanting Marketing has an infographic for you. According to the infographic: “A perfectionist aims to write the definitive guide. Get it in gear, and start writing.

5 Tips to spark creativity and improve writing

Media Bullseye

Writing can be a therapeutic, relaxing way to share ideas and express yourself. Writer’s block is frustrating, especially when you’re unable to even think of an interesting topic about which to write. Try some writing exercises. Communications Public Relations Writing Feature

8 timeless writing tips from David Ogilvy

PR Daily

Writing is a big part of increasing your company’s visibility. From website copy and e-newsletters to blog posts and social media updates, your business depends on your ability to write well. Here are eight of his writing tips: 1. Write the way you talk.

4 Paths to Uninterrupted Writing Time

PR News

Reading and writing for uninterrupted stretches of time—and I consider five minutes to be an uninterrupted stretch of time—now seems like a rare, precious gift. The post 4 Paths to Uninterrupted Writing Time appeared first on PR News Blog.

Writing excellence nets bigger bucks

PR Daily

According to a Grammarly infographic , people who write cleanly and clearly tend to perform better at work and earn more than those who mishandle basic prose. Free download : 10 ways to improve your writing today ]. When it comes to writing, you get what you pay for.

4 (More) Tips to Help You Ace Your PR Writing Test

PR News

The post 4 (More) Tips to Help You Ace Your PR Writing Test appeared first on PR News Blog. At a recent roundtable meeting with a dozen or so PR executives, the conversation eventually turned to team building.

How to Write an Engaging Article-Even when Your Topic Seems Dull 

Media Bullseye

Writing well is always a tough endeavor, but it’s even more difficult when you’re tasked with writing about a subject that doesn’t automatically excite your readers. Your topic may be dry, but your writing doesn’t have to be. Mistake-free writing provides a smoother read.

Writing Earnings Releases for the Associated Press’ Robots

Cision

A very interesting question was posed by a client: “Do I need to write my earnings release in any special manner to facilitate better quality reporting by the Associated Press’ (AP) automated journalists?”. Only the writing aspect of the AP process is automated, not the data parsing. The post Writing Earnings Releases for the Associated Press’ Robots appeared first on Cision.

Writing advice from iconic authors

PR Daily

If your job involves writing in any way—or even if you just pen an occasional love note—it always pays to improve your skills. There’s plenty of writing advice out there, but why not learn from some of the best who ever put pen to paper? RELATED: 10 ways to improve your writing today ].

12 tips to more prodigious, productive writing

PR Daily

Enchanted Marketing spills the magic beans of productivity with a 12-step list to more efficient writing. The first tip is to write while “groggy,” which is believed to boost creativity. The graphic suggests writing for 25 minutes, then taking a five-minute break.

How to Write a Byline That Positions You as a ‘Thoughtful’ Leader

AirPR

I don’t mean to get meta, but I’m about to write a thought leadership post about thought leadership. Contributed content is more accessible than ever as publishers democratize writing opportunities in exchange for traffic volume.

7 free writing resources

PR Daily

Grammarly offers free extensions for Chrome, Safari or Firefox that provide as-you-write-it assistance. Write more clearly with. Like a thief in the night, jargon can sneak into sentences and render writing dull or confusing. FREE GUIDE: 10 Ways to Improve Your Writing Today ].

Granddaughter Brings an Edge to Her Hallmark Card Writing (and birthday wishes)

Ishmael's Corner

The post Granddaughter Brings an Edge to Her Hallmark Card Writing (and birthday wishes) appeared first on Ishmael's Corner ~ Storytelling Techniques For Business Communications. Language Levity Writing birthday card birthday card writing birthday celebration funny birthday humorous birthday instagram instagram content Lou HoffmanThe Art Of Storytelling In Business Communications And Public Relations. Techniques For Effective Business Communications.