Writing Matters Blog

Resource List: Copyright-Cleared and Royalty-Free Images

August 3, 2016

For selfish reasons, I’m offering you this list of places to find copyright-cleared and royalty-free images. My scattered list of these sites is driving me crazy, and I need to keep track of these links for myself! If you have a resource you really like, please let me know, and I’ll add it to the list.



How to Write Automated Texts That Sound Human, Not Robotic

May 5, 2016

If your customers have opted-in to receive texts from your company, they probably understand that some texts from your company were sent by an automated system. However, your automated texts to customers shouldn’t sound mechanical. Here are 10 tips to help you write automated texts that sound human and build rapport with your customers.



How to Write a Condolence for a Coworker

March 14, 2016

Even if a condolence is difficult for you to write, you should still do it. “I don’t know what to say, so I won’t say anything,” doesn’t cut it. Take a deep breath and follow these writing tips. You’ll maintain your self-respect, and you’ll give comfort to a person who needs it.