Humans are creatures of habit; we don’t like change. As much as this is true, it doesn’t bode well for communications professionals to fight the system and refuse change. We have to be on top of our game at all times, and this includes our knowledge of AP style.

Here are a few recent changes to the Stylebook you should be aware of when writing your next press release:


Five hundred million Tweets are sent each day. That’s 5,787 tweets every second. To some, take a small business for example, these numbers may seem intimidating. As a communications professional, I’m here to tell you with the proper tools and tactics (and a little bit of creativity) your page can become a success.

Here are a few Twitter best practices to keep in mind:


According to a study by the International Data Corporation (IDC), workers spend 28 percent of their workweek reading and answering email, which adds up to at least 11 hours of your valuable time. Despite the excessive hours professionals spend glued to their phones and computers, many still do not employ proper email etiquette. Save yourself time, and embarrassment, by f...

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