September 2009

There’s a scene in Lynsey Lohan’s brilliant Mean Girls movie where she’s introduced to various social groups in the school cafeteria. Who can forget The Plastics, Cool Asians, Varsity Jocks, Desperate Wannabees and Girls Who Eat Their Feelings?Now Scott Baradell has put together the bloggers cafeteria. Hmmm...

Editor’s note: This is a guest post by fellow copywriter Jamie Hudson.Sound familiar? The 2009 model has a 220-horsepower V8 engine, anti-lock brakes, traction control, automatic safety restraint system and both front and side-impact airbags. Or how about this? This ring features a 1.4 carat, pear-shaped cut white diamond with an SI1 clarity grade and an H color rating. They’re pretty impressive aren’t they?...

These are my two favourite mugs in the office right now. Which one I choose depends on how I think the day is going to pan out. Today is a Keep Calm day.   Send me your favourite mug shots and I'll feature them here....

Continuing our occasional series where we look at the reasons why techie types shouldn't be allowed to write copy. Hmmmm. So what is it you do exactly? We're dedicated to providing results oriented, cost efficient solutions for customer outreach by employing existing and proprietary technologies that maximize exposure and obtain a leadership position in your market through the use of [software] our...

When I quote a job I actually give a separate cost for writing meta description tags. Why? Because they're fiddly little suckers, which can take ages to write, and deserve to be costed separately.But what are meta description tags exactly? And are they necessary for SEO?Ok, meta description tags aren't viewable on the actual web page but they do let...

Is there anything more tedious than waiting for your baggage at the airport? It's enough to make your holiday joie de vivre go right out the window.So there I was at London's Gatwick Airport at the weekend, waiting with breathless anticipation for my case to arrive, when I spied this ad for Gatwick Express, the fast train service into central...

We're used to seeing phone numbers and website addresses plastered on the side of work vans and company cars. But Ma Goa restaurant in Putney, London, has gone one step further: they've added an actual restaurant review to the back of their delivery vehicle; and one from Time Out no less. What a brilliant idea.How many people have seen that...