Tag Archives: plain English
Plain English Doesn’t Mean Dumbing Down
Plain English is the only language you should use when creating marketing materials. That is my mantra, and I stand by it. Often, when people use a copywriter, they are under the false impression that the writer’s job is to make them (the client) appear intelligent. Wrong. You copywriter is working on your behalf, but […]Read more
Is Plain English Dying in the Workplace?
This is something I come across more and more when I meet clients. During meetings, the initial plain English is replaced by an incomprehensible babble of nonsensical words and phrases that meld to create a language that only a few seem to understand. Usually I am the only person who has to interrupt and […]Read more
Why Buzzwords Are The Pits – Especially Experiential Marketing
I’ve not had a good rant for a while, so watch out, one’s on its way – and it’s all about buzzwords (and one in particular). What’s got me so riled? The word ‘experiential’. It’s one of the latest ideas buzzing round the marketing and events industries. Experiential marketing is basically a way of […]Read more