Readability and Coronavirus: scoring top-ranked advice

We've scored the top-ranking results on Google for a Coronavirus-related search. Find out why readability and health literacy are important to the public.

12 March 2020 by Laura Kelly

Brexit. Clear as mud? Insight Agents investigate 

Insight Agents wanted to find out how readable Brexit documents were. They used Readable for their surprising findings. What does their analysis tell us? 

7 February 2020 by Laura Kelly

5 content writing New Year’s Resolutions you should make

It’s the start of a new decade. What resolutions can you make for your writing that will empower you to create quality content that performs for your brand?

9 January 2020 by Laura Kelly

Subscriber focus: What are Andy Healey’s top UX readability tips?

For this installment of our ‘subscriber focus’ series, we caught up with Andy Healey from Shopify about readability and UX. How does readability help build trust in UX content? 

14 November 2019 by Laura Kelly

Are you scaring the general public away with poor reach?

This spooky season, we’re loving scary stories, but not scary copy. How can you check yours with Readable’s new ‘Reach’ feature to ensure your audience doesn’t close the door on you? 

30 October 2019 by Laura Kelly
Girl holding notebook looking at notes | Readable, free readability test

Examples of wordy sentences – and how to correct wordiness

What does it mean for a sentence to be 'too wordy'? How can you edit sentences to decrease wordiness and improve readability?

24 October 2019 by Laura Kelly

Plain language at PLAIN 2019: Readable goes to Oslo

Readable headed to the most important plain language event of the year. What does PLAIN stand for and how did the conference remind us of our core values?

3 October 2019 by Laura Kelly

UX and readability: a readable rebuttal

If you read a UX Matters blog post about readability, you might have some questions about its value in UX. We’re here to address them.

10 September 2019 by Laura Kelly

Top essay mistakes in academic writing – and how to avoid them

It’s easy to feel insecure as an academic writer. After all, you’re writing about big ideas. How can you avoid common stylistic pitfalls in your essay? 

19 August 2019 by Laura Kelly

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