Case Study: PowerPoint, Issuu and Tagxedo

I’m so proud of Anne Lupkoski, the certification chair for the Central Canada Division of the International Association of Administrative Professionals. She asked for my recommendations to create an online booklet with testimonials. I advised that she use PowerPoint to create a PDF and upload it to Issuu, a site that turns your documents into online magazines. Voila! A masterpiece is …

Online Design and Poster Sites

I’m infatuated with drag-and-drop online and app tools that help you create posters and more without having the software. For an instant poster, try the Phoster app (iOS), which lets you add your own pictures and text to their templates for printable and shareable posters for events, ads and more. As of this writing, their templates were pretty rigid, but …

Paper Rater: Free Online Grammar Checker, Proofreader and More

My experience as a copywriter revealed to me the secret insecurities that many people have about their writing. Incredibly intelligent people with excellent communication skills would cringe when they handed me a first draft of a piece they wanted me to shape. With visions of former English teachers in their heads, they fretted about grammar, spelling and word choice, forever …