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Contented #39: News for content authors

All courses half price for 48 hours

All Contented courses work on any device - tablet, mobile, desktop

Now you can study with Contented on any device: all our courses are accessible on desktop, tablet, mobile, and all modern browsers. You can learn at your own pace wherever you are  on the commute home or curled up in a quiet spot with a cuppa. 

So we want to celebrate with you! With technology upgrades and recent group registrations from the Canadian Government, the Australian Government, consultants in Pakistan, the US and NZ, we are feeling great about the Year of the Sheep.

A new year is a great time to take charge of your learning goals, so here's our special never-baa-fore offer:
Register online for any course for HALF PRICE in the next 48 hours
(Register now. Start your study any time within 12 months.)

With international accreditation from the CPD Standards Office in the UK, our Diplomas and Certificates are more valuable than ever. Professionals — lawyers, accountants, engineers, health workers and more — can gain the CPD credits required by their professional membership body.

NZ customers can apply for government funding

New Zealand customers can now apply to the NZTE Capability Development Voucher Scheme for dollar-for-dollar funding for our online courses. See if you're eligible for a subsidy to train staff in modern writing skills.
Search for Contented on the Regional Business Partners website to find out more

Contented learners are indeed contented

Three recent customer reviews

We’ve poured time, money and creativity into our brilliant online professional development courses and books, and we fully guarantee them. But don't take our word for it. Here's what three graduates had to say this year.

"Not only did’s online self-paced training course meet our budget and logistical constraints, but we have also received highly favourable responses on the Certificate in Web Writing – often unsolicited – from our trainees."
Paul O'Donoghue, Intranet Redevelopment Project Manager, New Zealand

The Diploma in Web Content is excellent - really enjoying it. The method of study is excellent and fits in really well with my work / home life. :)
Elaine Catterall, Govt Web Content Manager, South Australia

"I did indeed feel contented after completing the subscription to all Contented courses, as well as enthused to be able to immediately improve my writing. The courses really are informative, easy to understand and entertaining. And easily completed in an hour every few weeks."
Annabel Mackay, Online Communications Co-ordinator for local govt, NSW Australia

Happy, happy: ebooks now free with these qualifications

Diploma in Web Content now includes free ebook

Write Me a Web Page, Elsie now free with the Diploma in Web Content
This book (and its predecessor Web Word Wizardry) has been a favourite web writing textbook for almost 20 years. 

Certificate in Business Writing now includes free ebook

Business Writing Plus now free with the Certificate in Business Writing
This authoritative book places business writing firmly in the real world of social media, search engines, and online publishing tools. 

Diploma in Web Content now includes free ebook

Annual subscriptions now include 3 free ebooks worth USD$23.99
Keep these go-to PDFs handy as you work: Write Me a Web Page, Elsie; Business Writing PlusGlobal English for Global Business. 

Writing tip: Add white space with punctuation

Clever use of three punctuation marks can increase the readability of web content and other documents by increasing the space around text.
Find out which punctuation marks add white space

Thanks for reading, and we wish you a great Year of the Sheep: fluffy, manageable, and profitable.

Alice and Rachel

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PS If you ever planned to study with Contented, make this the time: half price on all courses for the next two days (This is an especially good deal, if you are outside the US and you buy from our website in USD.) 

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