December 2013

Every  year I send a Turner Ink Christmas card to clients of the past, clients of the present and a bunch of suppliers and other good sorts that make Turner Ink tick. Over the years we've done quizzes, buzzword bingo and word searches. But this year we decided to let Twitter make the card, exquisite corpse stylee.So, over a number...

Whenever I need copy translating for a client I whizz it over to Tongue Tied to do the biz. All their translators are native speakers and understand the nuances of advertising copy. They also know their idioms from their elbows. So they've put together the following list of idioms, their foreign language equivalent and their literal translations for your amusement....

This article was originally written for Retail IT and appeared on their blog in February 2013.In all the excitement of getting your ecommerce site up and running it’s easy to overlook product descriptions. Surely the images are enough to sell the product, aren’t they? And one line of text copied from someone else’s site will do the trick won’t it?...

As you  may already know, I love working with clients that give me free stuff. Especially food. And especually gluten free chocolate cake.A bunch of Pudding Pops have just been delivered to the office. And, yes, they really are cakes on a stick, so are ideal for weddings, parties, corporate gatherings, and anywhere else where holding a napkin or fork is a...