This is what happens when your brain recognizes fantastic readability

Readability has become widely recognized as an SEO-approved tool. But, what about the audience who drive this optimization for Google, and why does the brain love a readable sentence?

17 June 2019 by Laura Kelly

Are you using the active voice in your content?

What is the active voice, and how can Readable’s passive voice detector help you maintain it?

31 May 2019 by Laura Kelly

Subscriber focus: Heather Badenoch

Easily understood writing is important in every sector, but perhaps more so within the not-for-profit sector. Budgets can often be tight, and messaging needs to hit its mark.

3 May 2019 by Steve Linney

How did Lensear Write help communicators cut out gobbledygook?

In the 1960s, a style manual was published which helped inspire the plain language movement and created the Lensear Write readability formula. But, what was Lensear Write and how can it help your content be more impactful?

3 May 2019 by Laura Kelly

Readability at the UN: why is speech clarity important?

Readability is of great importance when writing speeches and communicating with others. How are the principles of readability used at the UN?

23 April 2019 by Laura Kelly

How can Lix and Rix help score readability for non-English content?

In the late 1960s, an obscure readability formula was developed which has since proven useful for several languages. Where did it come from, and how can you use it?

14 April 2019 by Laura Kelly