Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.
A letter can be a great format for your financial blog. Writing a letter can help you tackle difficult topics or get a new perspective on an old topic. I’m not thinking about the kinds of letter you usually write. I don’t mean prospecting letters, quarterly reports, or requests for documentation. Instead, I am thinking […]
Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. If you follow the Investment Writing Facebook page, you know what I’ve been testing everyone’s proofreading skills since I introduced the concept on my blog in November 2011. I post an image, then challenge people to respond by identifying […]
Are you looking for tips to help you write or blog more frequently? Some of the tips from the “Work Well” chapter of Kate Hanley’s How to Be a Better Person may help. 1. Mono-task one thing a day This is one of my favorite tips. Hanley says: Multitasking is a fact of life and can […]
Totally original content doesn’t exist. Everyone is influenced by others. Your work is not diminished by giving credit to them. As Jeff Goins says in Real Artists Don’t Starve: …cite your sources, giving credit where credit is due. This won’t discredit you. It will likely endear you to your influences and your audience. What might citing […]