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A Non-Designer's Guide to Typefaces and Layout

A Non-Designer's Guide to Typefaces and Layout | businesscommunication | Scoop.it
Whether you realize it or not, you're designing every day. It might be a simple document, an updated resume, or a presentation, but either way you're making design choices, in particular about typefaces and layout.
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Gauge Response Time and Listen for Word Fillers to Detect Lying Over the Phone

Gauge Response Time and Listen for Word Fillers to Detect Lying Over the Phone | businesscommunication | Scoop.it
Have you ever felt like a customer service rep or friend was lying to you over the phone? It's hard to detect deception without visual cues, but Psychology Today suggests it's not impossible if you listen closely for for a few specific words.
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How to Promote Yourself (Without Being Sleazy)

How to Promote Yourself (Without Being Sleazy) | businesscommunication | Scoop.it

Whether due to modesty, timidity, or just a desire not to annoy anyone, most of us suck at self-promotion. This article offers tips to help you get your name out there without being that guy or girl that everyone at a party runs away from. 

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Copyright isn't working, says European Commission | ZDNet UK

Copyright isn't working, says European Commission | ZDNet UK | businesscommunication | Scoop.it
People have come to see copyright as a tool of punishment, Europe's technology chief has said in her strongest-yet attack on the current copyright system.

Digital agenda commissioner Neelie Kroes said on Saturday that the creative...
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Federal Plain Language Guidelines: Table of Contents

Plain language is the law! Here are some tips from the federal government to keep your language plain and simple.

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PlainTrain - Plain Language Online Training - Digest

A quick look at plain language with a focus on audience analysis.

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Keep Your Emails Short and Read Them Aloud to Ensure Your Reader Gets the Message, Error-Free

Keep Your Emails Short and Read Them Aloud to Ensure Your Reader Gets the Message, Error-Free | businesscommunication | Scoop.it
We've discussed how you should keep your emails organized and brief, especially when emailing people who get a lot of mail or you know are busy, but the folks at the blog Pick the Brain have another great suggestion:...
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The Four Types of Intent

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This tool describes each of the four types of intent in detail and provides useful tips for people who want to display positive intent.
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Three Mistakes of Web Design

Some basic conventions will improve the usability of web sites. 

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Don’t Call Me Buddy: A Quick Guide to Business Communication

Don’t Call Me Buddy: A Quick Guide to Business Communication | businesscommunication | Scoop.it
At an age where most kids are wearing baggy pants, dying their hair, and using words like "ridic" and "yo," I chose to build and run a multimillion dollar corpo (RT @entreprenewer: Don't Call Me Buddy: A Quick Guide to Business Communication
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