The 5 most common words you sought synonyms for on Readable

We’ve looked at the most common words our users sought synonyms for over a three-month period. Here are the top words and more readable alternatives. 

18 January 2022 by Laura Kelly

Readability in history: the Plain Writing Act

Certain moments in history have been greatly impactful on readability standards. In the U.S., Obama passing the Plain Writing Act was a significant landmark in the history of clarity campaigning. 

7 January 2022 by Laura Kelly

Why should readability be a brand value in your business?

Readable content helps you make an impact, build trust and reach a wider audience. Find out why readability should be a central part of your business.

6 October 2021 by Laura Kelly

How has distance learning increased the need for readability?

Distance learning has become essential, changing the way we learn. FInd out how it has impacted the demand for readability and accessibility.

9 June 2021 by Laura Kelly
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How to repurpose a document for the web

For accessibility, it's best practice to convert documents to HTML when uploading resources. We'll cover the best way to do this.

27 May 2021 by Laura Kelly

How can financial services use readability to inspire trust?

Readability makes customers trust financial brands. Trust is the second most important purchase factor. How can banks meet this demand for clarity?

14 April 2021 by Laura Kelly

Joe Biden’s inauguration speech: full transcript and analysis

In January 2021, Joe Biden officially became the 46th president of the United States. We will do a full readability analysis of his inaugural speech.

22 January 2021 by Laura Kelly

Historical quotes on readability

The concept of plain language is centuries old. We’ll highlight some great quotes about readability throughout history and what they can teach us.

7 January 2021 by Laura Kelly

What is the average person’s reading level?

What is the average person's reading level and how can you write for it?

21 August 2020 by Laura Kelly

How much is your time worth? Readability and money

Readability has been shown to save companies time and money. Learn more about using readability as a style guideline and examples of successes.

1 July 2020 by Laura Kelly

What are glue words and how do they affect readability?

Glue words can often dampen your efforts to shorten your sentences for readability. What are glue words and how can you remove them to sharpen your content? 

4 June 2020 by Laura Kelly

Do spelling and grammar affect SEO?

We talk a lot about how good readability affects SEO, but it’s also important to note spelling and grammar. You may underestimate how much they could affect rankings. Let’s explore why you should always do a check. 

15 May 2020 by Laura Kelly