It’s a tried-and-true tenet of teaching: assign essays with a minimum word count. As a student, I wondered about this practice, and using my own special brand of math wizardry calculated that if my teacher had five classes with thirty students each and asked for a minimum of 500 words from each student, that teacher […]
Whenever I would travel with my parents as a kid, one of the things we always did after checking into our hotel room was to check to see what brand of faucets were installed in the bathroom. If they were Delta faucets, the hotel got a thumbs-up from us. And because old habits die hard, […]
Business today relies heavily on technology – it’s almost impossible to conduct business these days without an online presence of some sort. In fact, IT research company Gartner, Inc. predicts that by 2020, 85% of customers will manage their relationships with companies without benefit of contact with a human being. That’s just five short years […]
If I were to say the word “hippo” to you – what images come to your mind? The dancing hippos in the 1940 Disney film Fantasia? Donna the Hippo from Mesker Park Zoo? The baby hippo pictures that periodically circulate in social media and threaten to break the Internet? Over the years hippos have gotten […]
As a content creator, I am probably one of a limited number people in this world who love research and writing. Sometimes I have little more to work with than a basic idea or a handful of links centered on a topic, but I thoroughly enjoy learning something new and writing about it. I realize […]
A new year means a new chance to build your company’s content. Our copywriter Hope provides her 10 tips for coming up with content.