Thoughts on Communications

Thoughts

Keep Your Professional Social Media Presence ProfessionalKeep Your Professional Social Media Presence Professional

You have an opinion on a controversial topic and you are certainly entitled to that opinion. The question is, should you share it on your professional social media channels?

Beware of SEO ScamsBeware of SEO Scams

Set up a web site for your business and you’ll soon be inundated with calls from SEO (Search Engine Optimization) companies promising you the top spot on Google search results. Don’t fall for this scam!

How much is your time worth?How much is your time worth?

Most of us tend to underestimate the time required to do a job well. Perhaps we overestimate our own abilities, or forget all the little tasks that form the larger project, or fail to take into consideration all the things that can — and usually do — go wrong, Murphy’s Law. Or perhaps it’s just wishful thinking overriding good sense.

Words Are Powerful ToolsWords Are Powerful Tools

Writing well isn’t difficult, but it does require a certain degree of skill. It’s not enough to scribble words on a page or pound text into a keyboard. Writing well requires thorough research and thoughtful analysis. You have to understand the subject you’re writing about, but you also have to understand the needs of your readers.

How Will Your Words Be Remembered?How Will Your Words Be Remembered?

Certain phrases are so memorable they have become embedded in human consciousness. Some are sacred; others are sacrilegious. Some are somber; others are silly. They all have something in common. If you want your words to be remembered, or at least to move people to action, it pays to analyze a few examples.