Nov 18, 2010 by Lindsay Gower
Are you planning on sending holiday greetings to your clients and colleagues? Here are some thoughts to keep in mind:
Plan ahead. “Ahead” as in right now.
It takes time to prepare and send a holiday greeting, and the deadlines are drawing nigh. You’ve got to:
- Make a list and check it twice (because you might want to differentiate who-gets-what).
- Write a suitable message (or more than one message).
- Choose stationary if your plan to use postal mail.
- Choose a suitable email template if you plan to email.
- Allow time to format your message, including sending yourself a test message to make sure it looks spruce.
Pick a …
Nov 17, 2010 by Aaron Rubman
The dark evenings and lengthening nights have led all of us in the office to discussing local and regional charities, and different ways we can give. Of course, being the web developers we are, we decided that the best charities to share would be those accepting online donations.
Food banks seemed especially appropriate this season, so here are just a few to choose from.
National and International
Worldwide Food Programme
UN Sponsored Worldwide Network of Food Banks
Visit the Site or Give Online
A Nationwide Network of Food …
Nov 10, 2010 by Lindsay Gower
When you write up your postings for whatever social media networking sites you frequent, please consider:
Grammar, spelling, and sentence structure all matter. How closely you wish to follow these rules depends on the image you wish to convey. Or, to say that the other way around, however you express yourself will convey an image. If you want to appear at all professional, stick to good grammar, correct spelling and as few exclamation points as possible.
Be consistent with personal pronouns.
You can use I or you can use we. Just pick one and stick with it. Let’s say your Facebook page …
Nov 5, 2010 by Lindsay Gower
O fabulous day! The SF Giants won the World Series!
No, they did not defeat every team in the whole wide world. So why is it the World Series? After all, professional baseball is played in dozens of countries. The sport is immensely popular in Japan and throughout Central and South America. And although Major League Baseball’s teams are from both the US and Canada, and those teams field players of various nationalities, the competition is obviously limited to North America.
Is it fair to call the championship a World Series?
Watching Wednesday’s victory parade in San Francisco, I contemplated this question and …