Writing Tag

21 Jun Summertime and the PR is Easy

As summer begins, many of us are looking forward to family beach vacations, Fourth of July barbecues, Mojitos by the pool, and all of the fun that warm weather provides. Time to celebrate the successes of the first half of the year, sit back, and...

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21 Feb 4 Tips to Help Your Content Stand Out

When used effectively, content marketing can be an awareness gem. This is no secret. In fact, according to MarketingProf’s, approximately 2 million blog posts are written every day. Therein lies the problem. With so much content being created, how do you stand out? For starters, make...

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11 Aug Finding Your Company’s Story

Years ago, I took a series of creative writing classes at Duke University that focused on finding the story in something -- identifying a unique tale that would capture people’s interest. Ideally, it would involve not only an interesting plot or characters, but say something...

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10 Dec Hopes and Dreams for 2015

The end of the year tends to make us all reflect a bit. We look back on the past 12 months, assess what we experienced and learned, and wonder what those things will translate into next year. I think that’s one of the reasons why predictions...

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14 Aug Great Advice from Great Writers

Recently here at SpeakerBox, we’ve been thinking a lot about blogging. Blog goals, blog strategy and a blog facelift are all top-of-mind for us right now. (SPOILER ALERT: changes are coming!) Our goal for the rest of this year is to focus on the quality of...

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29 Jul Taking the Time to Think Through an Authored Article

I was recently searching for relevant reporters and publications for a new client media list when I stumbled upon Gigaom’s new(ish) guest post policy.  Released May 31, 2014, Unfortunately (and I’m sure they aren’t the only publication), they grew tired of sifting through countless junk stories in...

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31 Mar Grammar School

Has social media single handedly eroded our writing skills? Or is it the need to get news published as quickly as possible that leads to careless grammatical errors? Whatever it is, I have noticed an increase in simple grammar errors across the board – from my...

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14 Nov Fostering a Culture of Content Creation

We talk a lot about content on here: Managing it, promoting it, and most importantly, creating it. It has to come from somewhere right? For a company looking to start a blog, move to an inbound marketing strategy or just beef up its website, who creates...

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03 Apr Why Did It Have to Be Fake? The BullScanner

April Fool’s Day 2013 presented us with a wide variety of pranks, from Google’s answer to Smell-O-Vision to SpeakerBox’s move to the moors of Scotland, but as always, there are a few that one wishes were actually real.  For me, it’s the BullScanner. The faux product...

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19 Nov 2012 Word of the Year – GIF

This month Oxford Dictionaries announced that the American “Word of the Year” for 2012 is GIF. While GIF is actually an acronym for graphic interchange format and has been around for a while, it is also a trend that has really taken off this year when...

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