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Writing Better at Work & In Life ... Because Words Still Matter

This isn't how social media works

With no shortage of resources out there telling business owners how to behave on social networks, here's an article that goes in the other direction: Seven things not to do.  
(Via Spark

How to make your words 
look good in Microsoft Word 

After all these years, why is it still so difficult to properly format documents in Microsoft Word? We don't know, but here are a dozen tricks that will make the task a whole lot easier. 
(Via Popular Mechanics. That's right, Popular Mechanics ) 

Don't make these 10 major business blogging mistakes

If your website includes a blog, these must-read tips will help you avoid costly errors that eventually could impact your company's bottom line.
(Via Business 2 Community

Best words to avoid in your resume (plus others to include) 

Surveys suggest that 17 percent of hiring managers spend 30 seconds or less reviewing resumes; 68 percent take fewer than two minutes. That's why every word you choose matters. Here are 15 of them to avoid (plus 15 to use). 
(Via About Careers

10 Epic Quotes from Ernest Hemingway 

Ernest Hemingway would have turned 116 years old this summer. In honor of the famed author and journalist's birthday, Esquire collected 10 essential quotes that demonstrate the depth of the man's words of wisdom. 

What Clients Say About Two Lakes Media Group & Michael Popke


“Michael Popke is a true professional! He quickly grasps your vision and consistently delivers high-quality material within deadlines. Michael is one of the rare true wordsmiths left. It's a pleasure to work with him." 

— Iannick Di Sanza, Marketing Coordinator
Beynon Sports/FieldTurf
Montreal, Quebec


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