Overcoming common objections to readability
If you're having a hard time convincing a decision maker that readability software is worthwhile, here's how to overcome objections to readability.
How to use emotive language to connect with your audience
Emotive language is language that is used to evoke an emotional response from the reader. When used effectively, emotive language can help you connect with your audience on a deeper level and persuade them to take action.
Readability in eCommerce
In eCommerce, readability is particularly crucial. Users need to be able to comprehend product descriptions and other important information.
The act of verbing a noun
Recently, a lawyer used the term 'straitjacketing' as a verb. Some grammarians were disgruntled. What is verbing and how can we use it effectively?
The impact of formal and complex language in government communications
A recent study has found formal government writing improves engagement. We look at what this means for Plain Language.
National Proofreading Day: celebrating the pedantic
U.S. National Proofreading Day is celebrated annually on March 8th. This day is dedicated to promoting and encouraging error-free writing.
What are sensitivity readers?
The publishing industry has been working to increase diversity and representation which has led to a growing need for sensitivity readers. Sensitivity readers have been in the headlines recently because of the recent editing decisions by Puffin on Roald Dahl.
Will ChatGPT replace writers?
ChatGPT stands for Chat Generative Pre-trained Transformer. It’s a chatbot capable of a huge variety of writing. We look at the impact on writers.
New study shows font readability is very individual
Readable can help you to change your content structure to improve readability. We also follow developments in readable design. This study caught our eye.
What’s new in October 2019? Introducing Reach
See what the Readable team has been up to in June 2019.
What’s new in May 2019?
See what the Readable team has been up to in May 2019.
What’s new in April 2019?
See what the Readable team has been up to in April 2019.