Social media for business: Worth your time or waste of time?

Recently I had a terrific, stimulating discussion with Debra Yearwood of CommStorm about how clients often want to talk about social media. Now, I love social media for connecting people and raising awareness of social causes, which I use to help organizations with fundraising and promoting events on tight budgets. But if you’re counting on Read more about Social media for business: Worth your time or waste of time?[…]

Time is pie — is your project slice big enough?

One of the biggest problems I see with projects is time – people make the mistake of not giving each step enough time to be done well. Often there is a set date, such an event, for which a publication has to be produced. Imagine there’s a trade show you need a brochure for, a Read more about Time is pie — is your project slice big enough?[…]

Language changes & grammar evolves: Why it’s okay to not listen to your English teacher sometimes

“But my Grade 8 English teacher taught me that. Why would she do that if it weren’t true?” That question came from a client who was not accustomed to being edited. The problem was, we were working on a press release about software that integrated into existing databases. Somehow I don’t think that’s what his Read more about Language changes & grammar evolves: Why it’s okay to not listen to your English teacher sometimes[…]

A dozen years of Dossier!

Hello and welcome to Dossier Communications’ new website! I started Dossier in July 2005 after a decade in publishing, and I’m very happy to celebrate our 12th anniversary with you. From articles, journals and reports, to manuals, textbooks and social media campaigns, we’ve worked on a wide variety of materials. It’s the people, though, who Read more about A dozen years of Dossier![…]