Monday Note’s layout has lessons to teach us all about how to make online writing compelling.
In this issue of our occasional email newsletter we feature website work for Hay Group, an email for the Energy Saving Trust and Plain Text co-founder Paul Nero’s secret life as a radio broadcaster.
Yes, we’re talking about hedge fund websites. They make Google look wordy. I guess it’s a simple way of saying: “If you need to know anything about what we do, then you’re clearly not our sort.” At 41 words, including the phone number, Amiya Capital is exceptionally cool. Whereas IV Capital, sporting 147 words, is […]
It’s remarkable how little harrumphing is caused by Twitter. Elder digerati such as Stephen Fry and the excellent John Naughton seem utterly captivated by an app that, on the face of it, allows for the high-speed dissemination of inanity on a global scale. Perhaps it’s at least in part because there is something excellent about […]
================================================ THE PLAIN TEXT GAZETTE – Issue 5, December 2002 ================================================ Contents ——– * Editorial * Introducing the A-Z of Plain Text * When communication doesn’t #5: caught in the Web Editorial ——— Welcome to the last Plain Text Gazette of 2002. It’s been a high-profile time for no-nonsense writing here in the UK, with […]