Here’s ideas. In a hurry? Most people start with The Age of Innocent is Over (our thing about tone of voice trends that took LinkedIn by storm). Then have a mooch around.
New: The man who changed the words
I have taken the existence of John Simmons for granted. Sorry, John. I first met John about a decade ago.
Featured: The 5 genius out of office auto-replies that will turbo-charge your personal brand this summer
Every week or so I sent out a newsletter. Which means that every week, I get back a couple of
Featured: The invisible voice
Some tones of voice are all ‘look at me’. And some are practically invisible. I speak to Sarah Richards, the content designer behind Gov.uk, about the knack of being brilliantly neutral…
The real reason(s) I made Voicebox
Tone of voice is too often seen as a bit of a ‘dark art’. It was time to change that, and give people some simple tools instead.
The bank that likes to smiley
We talk to Monzo, the App-only bank, about why they share their tone of voice guidelines with their customers – and the risks of being a bank with an emoji habit
Find your voice. Nudge everything.
A writer in possession of a brand’s tone of voice is basically a one-person nudge unit. Here’s why.
The age of Innocent is over
Lazy brands used to rip off Innocent Drinks’ tone of voice. But these days, it’s all the rage to rip off a different tone…
Listen. I can’t play the trumpet
What I learned from playing the trumpet badly in front of 100 strangers at a conference where nobody knew what they were doing.
Don’t call me a ‘takeaway cup’
If we really want to reduce how many single-use cups we throw away, don’t just tax them. Rename them.