France is sizzling this summer
19 Jun 2019

France is sizzling this summer

Summertime, and the livin' is easy Fish are jumpin' and the cotton is high Oh, your daddy's rich and your ma is good-lookin' So hush, little baby, don't you ...
20 Mar 2014

Feathers in the Wind: 6 life lessons we can all learn from the rise and fall of Flappy Bird

A few months after an inconspicuous entry into the Android and Apple app stores, the simple 2D platform game Flappy Bird became an international success, ...
07 Mar 2014

Stilettos and Women’s Liberation: What have they got in common?

Feminists were flat against them. Flappers were out to shake them. While Dior made them a household name. This International Women’s Day we trace the ...
03 Feb 2014

What does your tone of voice say about you?

What is your tone of voice saying about your company? "Dear Maureen, With the Spring ‘14 product update just around the corner, we want to make sure you're ...
16 Jan 2014

What you can learn from someone else's business disaster

A disaster for one suburban cafe is a learning opportunity for all small businesses, writes Maureen Shelley. In leafy Lindfield, the day started well for ...
09 Jan 2014

Disney, disability and Frozen

Frozen charts feminist territory and a glimmer of a more enlightened view of people with disabilities for Disney writes Maureen Shelley. Despite the singing (I ...
25 Dec 2013

How to be a freelance writer people want to use again and again

The Copy Collective's Andrea O'Driscoll knows what it takes to be a good writer.
18 Dec 2013

What's on your mind?

How I learned to love crappy Facebook statuses If you’re a regular user of Facebook, you scroll past inane statuses every day. Maybe in the last hour. It might ...
04 Oct 2013

Writing for the Web

Writing for the Web Your digital audience is internet-savvy and time poor. So don't waste their precious time (and yours) with long-winded explanations of why ...
04 Sep 2013

What Will the Results of the Federal Election Bring You

21 Aug 2013

The Great Gatsby or just the not-so-great gabby

Thanks to Warner: The Great Gatsby poster Our Paris-based fashionista Tina Antarakis, manages to get some time off from working for her own business, The Style ...