The Raygor readability graph
The Raygor readability graph is a formula which calculates the reading grade level of a text. Find out how it's calculated and how it can best be used.
The FORCAST readability formula
Other readability formulas work great when you’re writing a narrative. What about when you’re not, and how can the FORCAST formula help you analyze incomplete sentences?
The history of readability
Readability has evolved with language. It is also linked to consumer habits, tech and education. Find out more about the history of readability.
News releases are bogged down by fuzzy language, jargon, and men
Britain’s biggest companies write news releases that are woolly, opaque, and fail to communicate clearly.
Your readability questions answered
You’re bound to have plenty of questions about readability and how you can improve your content. We’ve rounded up the most commonly asked questions and we’re tackling them one by one.
The Spache readability formula
The Spache formula is a readability measure which estimates an elementary reading grade level. Find out how it's calculated and how you can best use it.
The New Dale-Chall readability formula
The New Dale-Chall formula was created to analyse readability for fourth-graders and above. Find out where it came from and how you can best use it.
Make readability your #1 content marketing resolution for 2019
In December 2018, Hubspot Academy and Digital Marketing Radio brought together 120 of the worlds leading digital marketers - myself included. We were all asked to answer one question - What’s your number 1, actionable digital marketing tip for 2019?
The Automated Readability Index
The ARI assesses the U.S. grade level required to read a piece of text. It is useful for technical writing. Find out how you can use it.
The SMOG readability index
The SMOG Index is an influential and popular writing tool. But, where did it come from, and how can you best use it?
British Forces think acronyms are FUBAR
The British Forces are going to war with acronyms. The defense minister, Stuart Andrew, has banned the use of acronyms and abbreviations in his office. Smart move, or will it all go FUBAR?
NHS doctors told to use ‘plain English’
Doctors are being told to adopt readability practices and write letters to patients that they can understand.