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Close Your Eyes & Hit "Publish." Please.

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I'm not advocating publishing crappy copy. But here's the thing:…

Ready for "Risky" Conversations?

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Last month, HubSpot released some great news for me: a blog…

Word Confusion: We vs. Us

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Dear Copy Bitch: I struggle with we vs. us. Consider this example: Your…

Don't underestimate "chatty" writing

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Dear Copy Bitch: I'm banging my head over here because, once…

Back Away from the Computer, Ma'am

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Dear Copy Bitch: We're kindred spirits: I'm a copywriter by day,…

Why Scott Brown Really Won (& how to leverage the lesson)

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The Copy Bitch lives in Massachusetts, and like everyone else…

Got BNI?

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Dear Copy Bitch: Happy New Year. I hope your business is going…

Should You Surrender?

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Dear Copy Bitch: I'm having an argument with the sales folks…

Word Confusion: Adverse & Averse

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Dear Copy Bitch: It drives me nuts when people mix up adverse…

Should You Give Customers What They Want or What They Need?

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Dear Copy Bitch: I'd like your take on something. Lately, I've…

Are You Living in Value City or Rateville?

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I received this email a couple of weeks ago (I'm not editing…

Word Confusion: e.g. &. i.e.

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Dear Copy Bitch: Can you settle an argument I'm having with my…

How to Use a Semicolon - Just 2 Rules

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Dear Copy Bitch: You often say to avoid semicolons. But I want…

Cost-Per-Click: Will it cost less if you lose the hyphens?

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Dear Copy Bitch: We are always having these debates in the office. …

Don't Write Like This (even if you're a lawyer)

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Dear Copy Bitch: Aren't long, complex sentences with big words more…