Our best advice of the year (so far)

Our best advice of the year (so far)

Our top posts this quarter focused on time management, word choice, nature journaling and more. How to estimate your time more accurately This year I launched a new training module on time management for content creators. One of the core elements is estimating the...
Best advice from Q3

Best advice from Q3

Let's revisit the most-read posts from Q3. As ever, thanks for finding value in what we do. Writing improvement tip: deploy visual verbs "Verbs! Yeah. That's what's happening." Ok, if you're young, you probably have no idea what just happened. Whatever. This post,...
Be a better rainmaker

Be a better rainmaker

Recently, we lost a regular customer in a round of layoffs and budget cuts. This left us with unexpected capacity for the rest of the quarter (and potentially beyond). It's easy to freak out when this happens and start spinning all kinds of unhelpful scenarios. I know...
Best content advice from 1H23

Best content advice from 1H23

Writing advice was the most popular topic for the first half of 2023. Our readers really dug into tips on how to scrap state-of-being verbs and how to improve concision, highlighting a few of the issues facing content creators and brand journalists. And this it's a...
30 insights from 30 years in business

30 insights from 30 years in business

It’s hard to believe that I’ve been an agency owner for almost half my life. This 12 March marked three decades since the end of my time as an FTE for someone else. I admit at the time I thought I’d freelance for a while till I found my next gig. But I got and stayed...