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Success is a Two-Way Street

I recently finished designing and developing a website for a nonprofit client and many exciting things are happening for that organization. First, they received a phone call from a very well-known actress whose son has a childhood disease. My client’s

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Measuring Competence with a Language

I recently read an email on a listserv from a person who supervises technical writers and she asked for suggestions of criteria to use when performing yearly evaluations on her employees. A number of people responded with the typical answers:

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Press Release: WTI’s President Wins Award of Excellence

Normally, I’m not the type of person to tout myself–I tend to do that for my clients–but I am so excited, I had to share this with you. Here’s the text of a press release about an award I won.

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Copyright–A Simple Concept

I’m shocked, although perhaps I shouldn’t be. Why? A few months ago, I taught a workshop to some small-business owners and nonprofit board members and volunteers. In the course of the workshop, which was fee-based, I provided hard copy of

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Help a Reporter Out

I almost had lunch with Peter Shankman the other day, but his client cancelled on him so he cancelled on me. He did promise to reschedule our lunch, though, so I can easily forgive him and look forward to getting

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The Picture on the Dustcover

A very good friend of mine, a history professor, was in town from the west coast and we spent the day in Philadelphia doing the touristy things—The Constitution Center, Independence Hall, Betsy Ross‘s house and the like. When we were

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First Words

As a writer, you know that my first words will be more than “Hello, world!” I envision using my blog to talk about writing and what’s it’s like to be a professional writer, run a professional communications firm, to talk

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