This summer, Internet users around the world are seeing notices about new privacy protections at popular websites. A European Union law regulating the collection and use of our personal data went into effect and, because the Internet is global, everyone is involved in the effort. In this column, we provide a quick introduction to these important privacy issues, which we fully support.
Marketing expert Susan Stitt offers lots of helpful tips—and great examples—to help you create a robust Amazon Author Page. If you are an author, or know an author, and there’s no Amazon Author Page set up, then you’re missing out on a great opportunity to engage readers. Use Susan’s column, or please share it with friends.
Thoughtful manuscript formatting and treatment is integral to the overall structure and experience of reading a book. Most readers are familiar with the general elements of a book—like chapters, footnotes and appendices and how they should be arranged, but not every reader stops to consider the purpose of inline style choices like emphasis, bolded words and indentation—except […]
A newly released Pew Research report, which you can download for free, chronicles a rapidly changing pattern of social media usage among American teens. While Facebook once dominated, that’s not the case now. But books? Pew says young adults still love them, especially in paper. Learn why this matters to writers today.
“Leaders drive change,” writes Bill Donohue, a Distinguished Professor of Communication at Michigan State University. “That driving process happens through a series of critical conversations.” As we work each day, we talk with managers, coworkers, clients—but we rarely think about how we are approaching these conversations that define our lives. In this “must-read primer for anyone interested in leadership,” Donohue […]