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Karen Lombardo

Clear and compelling messaging makes the difference when communicating who you are and what you offer. Words on paper, on a website, or on the vows you speak on your wedding day represent your thoughts, feelings, and emotions. Your message comes alive and delivers with intent.

It is more than just words on paper and images on the internet. It is personal. I hope you enjoy the blog posts and learn more about the written word and how it can best speak for you and your business.

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Content Management / putanotherwayllc / Website Content

Dealing with Deadlines

Mar 7, 2018

Here is a wonderful quote, somewhat humorous yet dead on point:

“I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by.”

― Douglas Adams, The Salmon of Doubt

Deadlines make people crazy. I find that people are either procrastinators or over achievers who complete the task well before the due date. Few are in the middle.

Deadlines exist for your safety.  They can insure you complete necessary tasks and avoid the pain that surely will follow if you miss that date.  Writing is a task that pushes even the great over achiever into procrastination.  I find with so many of our clients, they hold out on content writing until the last minute.  The website is up, the images are in and wow, there is a deluge of white space waiting for the written word.

Some simple tips for content and writing deadlines:

  1. Be realistic. Don’t stress yourself by making lofty goals.  Pick your end date and back into the associated due dates so the project progresses at a good pace.
  2. Leave wiggle room. No need to say more.
  3. Don’t do it alone. Get help from a professional, a colleague or a resource for that subject matter.

Content writers can help with proofreading, editing or full creation of your content. It doesn’t have to be costly or time consuming.

Face your fears! Take a shot at finding your voice and if you cannot do it, we can help!

No deadlines missed.  No websites delayed.  No whooshing sounds!

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