The Last Thing You Should Worry About Is Writing Press Releases
Yes, that’s right! At Prompt Proofing we think that writing press releases is one of the last things you should need to worry about and that’s why we are happy to do it for you. Press_ReleaseWe know what’s involved in running a business and the best thing for any business owner is to know when to delegate, giving themselves time to do what they excel at. I’ve learned over the years the wisdom of hiring professionals to do jobs I can’t do at all (build a website/work on my car engine/fix plumbing, etc.), jobs I can do if needs be but that are very time consuming and generally have a far better outcome if a professional does them (e.g. painting my house/tiling my bathroom) and occasionally jobs that I could do very well but aren’t necessarily the best use ...
What Will Happen To Your Business In 2016?
As 2016 kicks off, all business owners should be asking themselves: “What will happen to my business this year?” While some things may be out of your control – unexpected downturns in the economy, for example – the first question for business owners to answer is: “What do you want to happen to your business this year?” In the first of a series of new-style blog posts for 2016, we look at planning for change and growth in your business.watch-your-business-grow-300×225 We are working on the assumption that you do actually want your business to develop and grow – of course, there are always business owners who are quite content to carry on as they are – but these are likely a small minority. For those who do want change and growth, what exa ...
The Not So Humble Semicolon
This oft-neglected punctuation mark actually has a couple of vital uses. There’s no need to fear the semicolon; it’s really quite simple. (See what I did there?) There are two reasons to use a semicolon. The first is to take the place of a period and link two related clauses. Related is the key word here; the clauses must be able to stand alone but also be closely related in subject. I have to be home early tonight; I have a very early flight in the morning. Or: Mr Schmidt was exasperated today; it seemed like there was just one disaster after another. Semicolons are not used before conjunctions such as ‘and’, ‘but’ or ‘so’. When two clauses are separated by a semicolon, there is no need for a conjunction; the semicolon takes the place of a p ...