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Big words, big ideals - Podcast

Big words, big ideals

Purpose, values, vision, narrative… These are all words that get bandied about, but why are they important, how do they help, and what do they really mean? If you’re interested…

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believe in yourself

Tricky testimonials – and how to take the pain away

Asking for a testimonial can be tricky. Actually getting one is even trickier.

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Out of office Written On White Paper Hanging On Blue Background With the Latch

A risky thing – and a return to the out-of-office reply

I did a risky thing this summer – I didn’t use an out-of-office reply…

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FAQs

Good question?

An FAQ about FAQs: are they a good thing to have on your website or not?

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Simon Drayson and Darren Leach at George and James Architects

An Alternative Guide to the RIBA Work Stages

RIBA Plan of Work An alternative Guide to the RIBA Work Stages

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New Architects 4

A brick of a book

New Architects 4 from the Architecture Foundation

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Images and words – pitching one against the other

Images and words – pitching one against the other

Storytelling in words and images.

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Images and words – pitching one against the other

How to tell a great story about architecture – in words and images

Telling great stories is one of the best ways of winning clients, changing minds, and sparking conversation.

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Jargon is a strange thing

Jargon is a strange thing

In architecture, there are so many words and phrases that leave me cold.

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Word-tinkering: my two-week challenge

Word-tinkering: my two-week challenge

It’s funny how often people whose business is communication can’t quite get comfortable with the words on their own website.

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I’ve always been a LinkedIn sceptic

A place to hang out?

Finding collaboration and connection on LinkedIn.

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Website content: a quickstart guide just for architects

Website content: a quickstart guide just for architects

If you want the words on your website to work harder, these simple instructions are written with you in mind:

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Do we grapple with the same things?

Do we grapple with the same things?

I imagine the feedback process is just as pitfall-strewn for architects and designers as it is for writers like me.

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Juliette Mitchell

ArkiBee – a new platform for people who work with architects

A new platform for consultants who work with architects.

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Blogs that get it right

Blogs that get it right

A blog doesn’t have to be all things to all people. It just needs to do one thing well.

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Five websites worth checking out

Sometimes it’s by seeing what others have done well that you can be inspired to do things better yourself.

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Architects Award Submission handbook

We’ve done it at last!

At last, our Architects Award Submission handbook is done, dusted and ready to buy.

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A word about your favourite client

A word about your favourite client

Thinking about what makes a great client is a very useful first step in working out how to write and talk about yourself.

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A copywriter might not be what you need right now

A copywriter might not be what you need right now

A new website is the opportunity to rediscover the driving force of your practice.

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Archiboo shortlist 2020

Lovely news for a rainy September afternoon

Best Written Content category shortlist for Archiboo Awards 2020

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