Posts Tagged "professional writing"

Mooresville Welding ready for new era

Posted by on Jun 12, 2012 in Featured, Print Article | 0 comments

What does it mean to have a business that is virtually debt free? For Mooresville Welding owner, Jeff Allen, it’s a great feeling. He says, “We can breathe.” However, that doesn’t mean the business is taking a break. In fact, Allen just recently expanded his operation by 5,000 square feet, added more fabrication machinery and increased his product line. At age 23, Allen became the owner of the company on June 1, 1991. At that time, the business had already been an established family-owned operation since 1939.  Not only is Allen celebrating 21 years in business at the Open House slated for June 2, he is excited to begin a new chapter where his son, Justin, will...

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Take the “HUH?” out of your newsletter writing

Posted by on Sep 29, 2011 in Blog, Communication, Editing, Marketing | 0 comments

Conveying a message clearly – and projecting an image of competence – takes time and effort. It’s been said that there really isn’t any great writing – but great re-writing. From experience, I can tell you that smacks of truth just like water is wet. Re-reading, proofreading, rewriting, editing – whatever you call it – is the lifeblood of good communication. Once bitten by typos, spelling errors or unclear statements, you realize how much better your message could have been said if only … By then, it’s too late. It’s like tripping with the wedding cake – your misstep is splattered all over the floor for...

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What your writing says about you

Posted by on Sep 17, 2011 in Blog, Communication, Composition, Editing | 0 comments

Being of a “certain age,” I receive the monthly AARP magazine. And being a bit of a word-aholic and information junkie, I read it – all.  In the section where readers get the publication to resolve financial complaints, Ron Burley wrote this about company they were investigating: Shoddy presentations “The handouts were full of misspellings,” she remembers, and she sent us the proof. The firm’s website also has careless errors. The obvious connotation was that the company was unprofessional and schlocky – and careless. Hmm. All that from the words offered to potential clients and every onlooker that accesses its website. As a young person growing up in a...

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