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Why hire a copywriter?

  • Posted by Karleigh Stevenson
  • On May 15, 2017
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  • copywriter, editing services, proofreading
Content creation and management is not an easy task. Not everyone can write brochure, website, or report copy that speaks appropriately to a target audience. That’s not a bad thing—you’ve just focused on developing your own passions. Well, because we’re passionate about clear communication, we’re professionals with years of schooling and experience with writing, editing, […]
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Client Profile: Lee Cardwell

  • Posted by Karleigh Stevenson
  • On May 9, 2017
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  • Alberta author, client profile, literary agent, writing and editing
Dementia affects approximately six million people in North America, and it first hit Lee Cardwell’s mother and then husband. Dementia in the Family: Practical Advice From A Caregiver, is a heartfelt and optimistic account of her overwhelming experiences with dementia, as well as guidance on how to live when so affected by the disease. By […]
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Seven tips for an effective business email

  • Posted by Karleigh Stevenson
  • On April 7, 2017
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  • business writing, copywriting, email tips
In our busy society, emails are a definite work requirement. Most jobs demand that communication takes place primarily through emails, and, as a result, many people send and receive dozens (and sometimes hundreds) of emails a day. Emails are a blessing for those who can’t afford the time to chat; but they can also be […]
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Why authors need social media

  • Posted by Karleigh Stevenson
  • On March 23, 2017
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  • Alberta, author marketing, Calgary, editing, Edmonton, marketing, social media, Vancouver
Social media is no longer an option when marketing yourself or your books. The available platforms are perfectly designed for making personal connections with readers, which will greatly increase your chances of selling books (assuming, of course, that those books are professionally edited and proofed). Adding social media into your marketing plan is a sure-fire […]
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De-stressing tips

  • Posted by Karleigh Stevenson
  • On February 28, 2017
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  • business, de-stressing, life, work
Stress is a silent fiend that sneaks up on you before you know what hit you. It comes in many forms, and from many sources. If affects everyone: professionals, business owners, artists, parents… we all feel stress at some point. Some people handle stress well, while others get tense and scattered. No matter how you […]
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Client profile: Carrie Stanton

  • Posted by Karleigh Stevenson
  • On January 24, 2017
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  • Alberta, author, Calgary author, Carrie Stanton, client profile
We recently chatted with Carrie Stanton, a Calgary author who just released her second children’s book, The Jewel, to great local critical acclaim. Her first book, Emmie and the Fierce Dragon, was also a hit in Alberta. FE: What inspired you to become an author? CS: After reading my stories to elementary students for years, […]
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Your social media checklist for 2017

  • Posted by Karleigh Stevenson
  • On January 24, 2017
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  • 2017, Calgary, Edmonton, marketing, social media, social media marketing, writing
Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to become more social? Social media platforms are constantly changing, so why not change with them? Implement our social media checklist to refresh and enhance your social media presence. 1. Make a plan. People often underestimate the time and effort that goes into social posts. Sitting down at the […]
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We love Alberta books!

  • Posted by Karleigh Stevenson
  • On January 10, 2017
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  • Alberta, editing, Edmonton, publishing, social media
As Alberta editors and publishing supporters, we obviously love Alberta books. There is a wide breadth of talent here in our province, and unfortunately a lot of it goes unnoticed due to lack of funding for publishing. The Book Publishers’ Association of Alberta (BPAA) has come up with a proposed solution to this lack of […]
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Seven basic proofing tips

  • Posted by Karleigh Stevenson
  • On November 4, 2016
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  • copy editing, editing, Edmonton, proofing, services
We’ve all been there: You send out an email and catch your mistakes after you hit send. Or, you hand in a report that is supposed to impress the boss and then realize you spelled her name wrong. Mistakes in writing are commonplace, which is why proofreading is essential for even the shortest document. Proofreading […]
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