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Fun Fact #17: Equinox or Solstice?

  • December 21, 2018

Today is the Winter solstice 2018 and will make its appearance in the Northern Hemisphere at 5:23 PM EST. This astronomical event marks the shortest day and the longest night of the year in the northern hemisphere. Let's take a look…

Fun Fact #16: Another year thanks to you!

  • December 13, 2018

It may seem a bit strange to use the words Fun Fact for a business anniversary blog but in this case we think it is perfect. Fun Fact: The name of the company came about because when creating content, it…

Fun Fact # 15: It’s Author’s Day.

  • November 1, 2018

We came across this little-known fact that today, November 1st is Author’s Day. Being in the content and writing space, we’d like to share with you what we found out about this fun holiday. According to the website www.timeanddate.com “Writing…

Fun Fact #14: What is a copyright?

  • September 27, 2018

Below you will find some information about copyrights. This is not meant to be legal advice, and should you require legal advice, it is best to contact an attorney with experience with copyrighting. Here are some quick facts: What does…

Fun Fact #13: We are talking ‘hay/hey” here!

  • September 11, 2018

Have you ever listened to people talk on the train or in the mall and paid attention to their grammar, accent or perhaps tone?  Many people use sayings and phrases, might I say, sometimes incorrectly. Old time sayings have been…

Fun Fact #12: Oldest logos in the world

  • August 28, 2018

Logos and branding live in our world from the moment we wake up and see a logo on our alarm clocks, continuing as we drive a brand of car to work and in our offices and homes. Companies spend inordinate…

Fun Fact #11:  Write it like a country music song!

  • July 24, 2018

Did you know that music can stimulate your creative juices and get them flowing? We listen to the radio in the office and find ourselves singing along to the music, especially country music. It is emotional, moving yet simple, and…

Fun Fact #10: What is i.e.?

  • July 9, 2018

(And no, it is not Internet Explorer!) It is very warm in New York this morning, so I will make this lesson short and sweet.  So many of today’s words and phrases originate from Latin roots. We don’t even realize…

Fun Fact #9: The Elevator Pitch

  • June 13, 2018

You are at a networking event, an airport or any other social situation and someone that you do not know asks you what you do for a living. Ugh. You hesitate in responding yet you live and breathe in this…

Fun Fact #8:  How many spaces after a period?

  • May 22, 2018

Well, well, well. This age-old question raises its ugly head once more. Do you need two spaces after a period, or any other end of a sentence punctuation? This is going to be a short and sweet post.  The answer…

Fun Fact #7: Food for thought.

  • May 2, 2018

How many times have you had a conversation with someone and at the end of the discussion one party says, “Well, it's food for thought?" It may be something deeply thought provoking such as new therapy options for curing lung…

Fun Fact #6: How long is too long?

  • April 18, 2018

I was recently asked to write an article for a newsletter.  I love to write and was looking forward to the task.  I found myself asking a few questions: Are there specific topics or areas of interest you would like…