Grammar

How Long Was That Quotation? Do’s and Don’ts of Using Quoted Material

Teddy Snyder | When making oral presentations, always tell listeners where quoted material ends.

Theda C. Snyder - July 14, 2022
Fulsome Word Choice Advice

Teddy Snyder | Don’t be tempted to use a fancy word when a plain one will do.

Theda C. Snyder - June 14, 2022
Multiplicity: I Got It — There’s a Lot of Them

Teddy Snyder | So many syllables. So many other word choices.

Theda C. Snyder - May 10, 2022
These Junk Phrases Could Undermine Your Credibility

Teddy Snyder | Your job is to persuade. Avoid condescending phrases that are more likely to repel the listener.

Theda C. Snyder - April 13, 2022
dictionary
Is Google Better Than a Dictionary?

"Get to the Point!" is a huge fan of working the heck out of your dictionary to improve your writing. But is Google better?

Theda C. Snyder - April 10, 2022
Not an Insect, Not Your Relative: The Grammatical Antecedent

Teddy Snyder | Make sure every pronoun or pro-form reference is clear.

Theda C. Snyder - February 15, 2022
Put the Important Stuff First

Teddy Snyder | You want to frame your opening in a way that supports your position.

Theda C. Snyder - February 2, 2022
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Turn Leisure Reading into Marketing Gold

Teddy Snyder | Funneling information to your clients from the books you read marks you as an expert who stays on top of the news in your field

Theda C. Snyder - November 22, 2021
Don’t Say This to a Survivor

Teddy Snyder | There is nothing lucky about needing surgery. The business chief who uncovers IP theft is not lucky. Yet we misuse this phrase regularly.

Theda C. Snyder - October 7, 2021
marketing content
Recycle Your Bottles, Cans and Work Product

Teddy Snyder | You regularly create quality content in your briefs and memoranda. Here are ways to recycle that document you’ve already created into marketing content.

Theda C. Snyder - September 20, 2021
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