Ponderous writing is lazy writing. Instead of digging beneath the true meaning of words, it's easier to combine abstract language with industry terminology. Herschell Gordon Lewis warns against developing this syndrome in his own inimitable way.
In this month's issue, we look at a rather wonderful example of gamification by WHSmith, consider whether crowbarring lofty ideals into products is always such a good idea, and highlight the importance of having an innovation strategy.
Drayton Bird examines the front cover of a magazine from the National Trust. It looks beautiful but achieves little. So, what's the problem? Drayton's simple diagnosis holds an important lesson for all marketers, whatever their specialist medium.