Why I’m so passive about active voice

Why I’m so passive about active voice

Warning: this is mega word nerd stuff folks. This is for those of you who subscribe to “Word of the day” emails from Merriam Webster. Whose heart races with joy when your favourite copywriter slips up with a typo in their weekly email. Aha! They’re human after all....
You don’t need sleaze to sell

You don’t need sleaze to sell

I’ll admit it. I love pouring over the latest $7 noodle bowls available on coupon sites. I’ve even once purchased a $59 tall ship cruise (ok, it was twice). So when a $29 Pilates membership popped up at a studio near me, I leapt at the chance. Since starting my...
Big words aren’t better, here’s why

Big words aren’t better, here’s why

Other people in your industry are using big words, so why shouldn’t you? It’s a question I get asked all the time. There’s nothing more tempting than jargon. The words so familiar to your industry it feels like your native language. After all, how will people know...