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MISTAKE MONDAY for January 27: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. I think you’ll catch this one pretty easily. Having trouble? Read it out loud. I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of proofreading.

Darien Gould

Social media and digital marketing for investment managers

Darien Gould did a great job hosting my webinar on investment blogging for the Third Party Marketing Association last summer. I was intrigued by the statistics she found on social media marketing by investment management firms, so I asked her to blog about the topic. The guest post below is the result. I’m particularly taken […]

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Top posts from 2019’s fourth quarter

Check out my top posts from the fourth quarter! They’re a mix of practical tips on writing (#1, #3, #4), blogging (#2), and grammar (#5). I got a thrill out of Bryan Garner, the inspiration for the #1 post, retweeting it. He’s an expert on writing and proper usage of the English language. My #2 […]

Continuity

How to achieve continuity in your writing

Continuity in your writing is important. By continuity, I mean the easily followed flow of each sentence, paragraph, and section to what follows it. I don’t remember reading about this topic before I encountered a section on “The importance of continuity” in John R. Trimble’s Writing with Style. Here are four techniques that support continuity. […]

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MISTAKE MONDAY for December 30: Can YOU spot what’s wrong?

Can you spot what’s wrong in the image below? Please post your answer as a comment. If you sometimes make mistakes, as I do, I hope you feel a bit better once you realize that a big organization that employs proofreaders also makes mistakes. I post these challenges to raise awareness of the importance of […]