where content is queen
 
free tips
 

Style

I say email, you say e-mail
Resources on style
Grammar and punctuation for the web
Why you need a style guide

I say email, you say e-mail

A common thread on online writing lists relates to matters of style, or the lack thereof, on the Net.

Do you hyphenate email and online? Is Internet capitalised?

Some experts believe editorial style guides restrict freedom of expression (sounds a bit like the Queensland education system theory a couple of decades ago to inspire creativity).

Still, consistency in terminology suggests attention to detail so should be encouraged at least within an organisation's web site.

If you need guidance, read this light-hearted piece by Meryl Kaplan Evans in response to Wired's new style (eg hyphenating e-mail):

http://webreference.com/new/webgrammar.html

8/11/2000

You must be a subscriber to access the entire archive.

 

Bobby Approved (v 3.2) Unusual Corporate Gifts other than a Gift Basket

workshops - consulting - content jobs - free tips - readers write - surf club - shop - home
1997-2005 brizcomm - All rights reserved - Privacy policy
Email yvette@brizcomm.com.au - ABN 74 080 981 095 - Advertise

FREE NEWSLETTER
Enter email address
BLOG
testimonials
Tell A Friend!
Your Name:

Your E-mail:

Friend's E-mail:

Comments:

Receive copy:  


Bravenet Tell-A-Friend