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Super marketing lessons from supermarkets – part 1 of 3

You can become a better writer or marketer or persuader by learning lessons from supermarkets – as I did this morning. I was on a mission to buy tea and … Continue reading

August 9, 2017 · Leave a comment

Improve how you ask and answer tough questions – Insiders Barrie Cassidy interviews Finance Minister Mathias Cormann

When you need to ask or answer questions as part of your job – you can learn a lot from watching professionals in action on shows such as the ABC’s … Continue reading

February 11, 2015 · 1 Comment

Fun, new words: Nontent

Don’t you love it when people make up clever new words to describe new things? I’m a word nerd who loves the creativity of people who make up new words. … Continue reading

January 15, 2015 · 1 Comment

Avoid #danglers in #news #writing – so easy to fix

If you write professionally – especially if you are in the media – it’s easy to avoid “danglers” The BBC trains its people to avoid danglers and here are examples … Continue reading

January 14, 2015 · Leave a comment

Quite possibly the coolest job ad ever! What do you think of the #writing style?

This post and this heading were inspired by a job ad that hooked my attention with the heading: Quite possibly the coolest marketing role ever! As I’ve shared in previous … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

#Writing job ads – does politeness pay?

This post want inspired by reading one of the most “polite” job ads I’ve read recently. Reading job ads often helps me with my work – my work as a … Continue reading

December 29, 2014 · 1 Comment

How to use your Linked In photo to connect

Do you want to connect with people on Linked In? I know many professionals use Linked In in a very cautious and proper way. I used to find Linked In … Continue reading

December 22, 2014 · 1 Comment