I can already hear the moans and groans … ‘Not another missive about bad English on the web … bla bla bla’. Well, yes it is – and there is good reason for it being here. You may have read an earlier blog entry about punctuation...

Punctuation in Blogs Just what is it about punctuation in blogs that gets us all on edge?   Start a conversation anywhere, with anyone, and happen to mention errant apostrophes or misplaced commas and the debate will soon get heated. Yes, I know it's not one of the most...

The shortest correct answer we can think of to that question is yes, when products are launched there should be a sense of excitement and longing going through the minds of potential customers but when it comes to Apple and its iPhone range there just...

As a company who volunteers their time to as business advisors and as Secretary to the Stone and Stafford Young Enterprise Board we would like to cite this blog from the Chairman of the Board - http://conspicuous-cbm.com/blog/staffordstoneschoolsneedyoursupportforthisyearsyoungenterpriseprogramme.html. September sees the start of the next exciting Young Enterprise company programme...

There was a time when people had the perception that you needed a top of the range camera with a couple of hundred pounds worth of lenses to take a great picture but that isn’t the case anymore. Instagram is an app that was launched in...

Why Summer is the best time of the year! Regular visits from the ice cream man. People stuck on computers so they want to engage with people to cheer up.  Make good use of your air conditioning in the office. Can feel more comfortable at work in your casual...

When you hear quotes from worldwide billion pound organisations like McDonalds saying “Our head of social media is the customer” you know that Social Media has the power to make or break a company. Which path you go down all depends on how your business...

For the new cookie law, the site I found that was most useful in creating a cookie code was, http://www.civicuk.com/cookie-law/index Below are some instructions on how you can create the code and how you can import it onto your website. C = Cookie Step 1 Cookie Control uses jQuery....

Here is our poem for World Poetry Day Today it seems, is poem day, It’s a Perfect time for us to say. We do Facebook, blogs and Twitter, Nobody else can do it quicker. Linked in and four square too, No matter what we do. We do it with care and passion, Whether...

Whilst this list is no means exhaustive and not applicable to every single post, it helps to have an overall check list to refer to. Is it direct response written? I.E. are you leading your readers to make some sort of decision...

Ever wonder why, when you ask someone to don’t do something, they do the complete opposite. For example, when you ask a child in a shop to not touch an item and they touch it any way. This is because the human mind doesn’t register...

1. 70% Brain Storming, 5% Writing and 25% Editing. When writing a document make sure you spend 70% of the time brainstorming, 5% writing and then 25% editing to ensure it is written how you want it to be. 2. Understand the types of questions people will...

I was driving down the motorway the other day only to be overtaken in the fast lane by someone clearly suffering from White van syndrome! To make matters worse his sign writing skills (or proof reading) were a little to be desired because 'no job to...