Staying productive during the holidays can be hard, but maybe we can learn a few lessons about productivity and work-life balance from Santa Claus.
Instructor-led training or Self-paced training? Deciding on the most effective training solution for your team can be challenging. With the recent move to remote and hybrid work and limited office hours, scheduling training adds to the challenge. Should you use a facilitator for in-person, classroom-based training, or is virtual training a better option? If your…
Writing is both an art and a science, with some styles leaning more toward one attribute than the other. For example, content writing is meant to educate, entertain, inform, or inspire to grab a reader’s attention and build relationships with their intended audience. Social media posts, company blogs, web content, and advertising/marketing content are all…
After research and development, your team has come together to make something great. What comes next?
Various types of technical manuals are meant to make complex information more accessible to end users. However, we’ve all experienced the mind-numbing frustration of trying to follow documents with too much technical jargon that are difficult to understand. Bad user guides make the reader feel frustrated and create more questions than answers. Poorly written instructions…
Leap into the gig economy with confidence and good advice. The gig economy lets you to choose your work and monetize your assets as a career or side hustle…
Our presidents sure have some awesome speechwriters. At other times, they say some off-the-cuff things that truly inspire! Here are some notable quotes from each US President. 1. George Washington (1789–1797) 2. John Adams (1797–1801) 3. Thomas Jefferson (1801–1809) 4. James Madison (1809–1817) 5. James Monroe (1817–1825) 6. John Quincy Adams (1825–1829) 7. Andrew Jackson…
Well-trained employees are essential to an organization’s success. Unfortunately, many small, budget-conscious organizations shy away from investing in eLearning (short for “electronic learning”). Reasons include the often-high costs associated with creating and hosting self-paced learning courses. When financial, human, and training resources are in limited supply, it can seem impractical to invest in a new…
By now you’ve heard of ChatGPT, the artificial intelligence model that can answer questions in a conversational way. So, I decided to ask it some questions.
Words are easy to use, and even easier to overuse. Jargon, cliches, and trendy terms can diminish your credibility and make your content read as generic or vague. Filler words pad the word count but don’t add anything of value to your writing. Sometimes, the word itself is just plain wrong. We’ve all been guilty…
From leaving someone on read to late night double texts, texting etiquette makes all the difference in personal and professional communication.
Merriam-Webster, the world’s favorite dictionary, named “gaslighting” as word of the year following a 1,740% increase in searches for the term.
For many of us, our furry, scaly, and feathered friends are just as much a part of the family as anyone else. Of course, nothing can spoil holiday celebrations like a trip to the emergency veterinary clinic. This Q&A guide is full of tips (and purr-fect puns) you can use to keep the winter holiday…
Gobble up some word fun this holiday season with a ridiculously difficult Thanksgiving crossword puzzle, and show off your Thanksgiving vocab prowess!
Adobe and Pantone have finally rolled out big changes to the pricing structure for designers using Pantone’s industry-standard color books in Adobe’s products.
ProEdit has won a thirteenth APEX Award for publication excellence. Our team was honored to receive an APEX Award in the Annual Reports – Print category.
Here’s a list of creative Halloween costume ideas for writers to inspire you. Jokes, characters, writers, and the tools of the trade make great costumes.
Every piece of writing needs editing, from marketing materials to training manuals, social media posts, website content, and everything in between. The editing process helps you create the best version of your written content possible.
Not taking time off can really stop up your creative flow. This guide will help you find the “write” way to enjoy your next vacation.
Taking time off is much more relaxing if you effectively delegate your tasks to other team members. Here’s what you need to know to get started.
You know your business, but should you write about it? Find out why it pays to outsource your content writing needs.
Blogging is more than just a fun hobby. When done correctly, a blog is a powerful marketing tool and sound investment for your business.
If you want to increase web traffic, gain leads, or boost SEO ratings, you need to know how to make a good blog post. Here’s how you do it.
Are distractions derailing your work day? Use these tips to deal with distractions, stay focused, and stay on task.
No travel? No problem. Even if you’re working from home, you still need a break. Use these tips to make the most of your time off.
Google Slides is a popular presentation tool for many educators, both in the classroom and online. If you’re still using PowerPoint for sharing content, read on to discover the benefits and ease of converting lessons into Google Slides for dynamic presentations.
It’s easy to wonder how a writer can produce authoritative and compelling content about unfamiliar subjects. The answer is surprisingly simple.
Estimating the cost of a project can feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Experienced project management makes cost estimates more complete and reliable.
ADA accommodations aren’t just for physical spaces—they apply to digital platforms, too. Here’s what you need to know.
If working remotely sometimes feels more like remotely working, don’t despair. Set yourself up for success with strategies that will help you stay focused and productive.
Our new website is faster, cleaner, and more user-friendly than ever before.
We asked readers how they work from home. Here’s what they said.
The more you know, the better your team works from home. Check out this fun survey to better support your remote workforce.
Subject matter experts (SMEs) have lots of knowledge but limited time. Use these 5 techniques to get great information quickly.
You don’t have to be stuck at home while working remotely. Use these tips to find the perfect cafe for your workday needs.
Our freelancer everyday carry (EDC) list is the perfect gift guide for remote workers and business travelers who want dependable tools to carry anywhere.
Compound words are bigger words that are made by joining smaller words. Editing software can’t tell what you mean, so compound word typos get missed.
Mark Twain’s signature was found inside the Mark Twain Cave—the real-life setting for some of the most treasured scenes in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.
Writers are loving Apple Shortcuts. Here are five downloadable Shortcuts to make creative work easier and to get you started if you’re new to the app.
Joy Harjo is America’s newest poet Laureate. Joy Harjo is an icon among modern female and Native American poets. See why she deserves this latest accolade.
Economists are predicting the end of record-low U.S. unemployment. There are a few things workers and companies can do to prepare for the coming downturn.
You have seven words to get attention. Distracted people ignore messages that take too long to read. That’s why your first seven words are so critical.
Kangaroo words are a fun little word game. A kangaroo word contains joey words, and the search is on for new ones. Here’s a kangaroo word for every letter.
Complacence and complaisance are distinct words with different meanings. Understanding the difference could save a lot of embarrassment.
Pro writers and editors save time with these seven advanced keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Word for PC and Mac.
Elearning delivers information over the web to your associates, customers, and the public. Start small by redesigning existing slide decks into video presentations. Or, upgrade to a custom, interactive elearning program for your online learning management system, or LMS. Elearning development begins with…
Here’s how ProEdit connects great companies with technical writers, instructional designers, trainers, graphic designers, marketers, and other communications job seekers.
Great writing moves the world. Every day, companies rely on ProEdit to tell their story, teach their employees, hire staff, and explain their products.
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