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Blog Du Jour

OUP Blog

The terrific Oxford University Press blog recommends a bunch of other terrific blogs about language. Here are a few of our favorites:

Read Steady Book

fade theory

The Elegant Variation

Beatrice

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One of the toughest jobs in marketing and PR communications is getting your target audience to read what you have written. After all, if your press release, brochure, web page, sales letter or newsletter article isn't read, it fails totally.  Continue reading...
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Dog Eared

Books we love

Learn Another Language!

Heading to, say, India and want to bone up on your Hindi (or your Malayalam, Kannada or Oriya)? These books can help:

How To Learn Any Language by Barry M. Farber

Learning Foreign Languages: Everything You Need To Know by Brandon Simpson

The Quick and Dirty Guide to Learning Languages Fast by A. G. Hawke

Why You Need a Foreign Language & How to Learn One by Edward Trimnell

The Loom of Language by Frederick Bodmer

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"That is so totally cool!" There was no one in the room but I was hearing a voice. Not deep but definitely a man's voice. With something. A timbre of breathlessness? Joy maybe? That's what it was. Joy. It's not that I commonly hear things. Well, maybe I do. I'm a writer after all. But this voice was persistent. I didn't know who he was yet or where he came from. I only knew one thing. He was probably going to be a character in my next book.  Continue reading...
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Blog Excerpts

What Would Ogilvy Do?

The copyblogger website writes: "One would think that the wisdom of [advertising guru David] Ogilvy would have little application to social media marketing. However, I think his philosophies are dead on the money." Read how here.
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Almost 400 years after the death of William Shakespeare, theaters still regularly perform his plays, children study his work in school and we are still moved by the complexity of his stories and the beauty of his language. But what's less well known is that Shakespeare also provided superb advice for copywriters and corporate communicators. Here are five of his best tips:  Continue reading...
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Blog Du Jour

Reaching Women

These women write about how to market, brand and communicate to, well, women. Check out their influential blogs:

Wonder Branding

Marketing to Women Online

Learned on Women

Lip Sticking

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