Smart Grammar: What are Homonyms?

What’s up, grammar geeks! We’re kicking off a new series on our blog called Smart Grammar, and we have a question for you: Do you know what a homonym is? According to Dictionary.com, homonyms are words that are pronounced the same but different in meaning. Two of the most recognizable examples are bare versus bear…

5 Tips to Stay Professional in the Work-At-Home Life

You know what irritates me? People who treat at-home work like it’s a punchline. I’m talking about the folks who act like working outside of the traditional office is a never-ending vacation. While it does have perks, working from home is no joke. The Importance of Professionalism It doesn’t matter if you’re manning a customer…

How to Build a Blog Readership

Nowadays, if you’re starting a small business or building a brand, you need to create a company blog. Blogging generates so much value and evergreen, content-driven advertising that you’d be insane to ignore or neglect it. But how do you build a blog readership? Do you need to? Understand this: It doesn’t matter who or what…

Smart Grammar: It’s Coming to a Facebook Live Near You

The debut episode of Smart Grammar is coming to a computer or mobile device near you! Don’t know what I’m talking about? You’re about to, dear reader. You see,  we’ve decided to do something crazy. We have no idea how it’ll turn out, but we’re willing to give almost anything at least one try. Have…

5 Tips for Instantly Gripping Copy

Successful content marketing hinges on engagement. Discover the top five techniques for creating instantly gripping and engaging copy for your blog or website so your content doesn’t flatline.

National Proofreading Day: 10 Tips to Proof It Up!

Did you know it’s National Proofreading Day? That’s right, folks! It is officially March 8, 2017, and that little ‘ol 8 makes it National Proofreading Day. To celebrate today’s dedication to error-free writing, we thought we’d share our top 10 tips for proofing it up. Don’t Get Caught With Errors To err is human, but it doesn’t…

How to Captivate an Audience of Readers

Everyone loves a great story, and headlines are worth 90% of the advertising dollar. There’s more to capturing an audience through words than you might think…

The Oxford Comma – Is It Dead?

Enter the Oxford Comma Wars. Regardless of which side you support, it’s always prudent to understand the grammar behind the struggle.

Book Review: Tangled by Em Wolf

There are two kinds of books in this world; the ones you can’t stop reading and the ones you put down. Every author wants their story to be the former. They aim to keep you so entranced that you forgo necessities like sleep just to see what happens next. Tangled by Em Wolf delivers just that –…