When to capitalise dog and cat breeds

When to capitalise dog and cat breeds

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In writing about pet breeds, it is common to come across some which are capitalised (e.g. Labrador) and others which are not (e.g. boxer). Because consistency in writing is important, some writers or editors may decide to create an all-or-nothing rule, capitalising all breed names or leaving them all in lowercase. This is not, however, a case of deciding which works for you.
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Using MailChimp for email marketing

Using MailChimp for email marketing

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MailChimp is an online marketing automation platform with extremely handy email marketing related functionality. All their features, including their email marketing ones, are comprehensive in nature and very customisable, but yet fairly easy to use. Pricing is very flexible, but mainly dependents on the total amount of email recipients and ranges from free to a couple of hundred rands.
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When using internet images, ask about permission first

When using internet images, ask about permission first

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While some web writers are lucky enough to purchase stock photos to use with their web content, others might not be in that financial position. Many writers rely on images downloaded from the internet. Although internet search engines are very often used for 'borrowing' other people's images, it should be done with caution (and permission).
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