But even after all those years pounding out deadline stories, I am still hazy about the rules for using numbers in stories, press releases, and marketing.
This morning I stumbled across this great cheat-sheet.
Print it out, and tack it up in your cubicle. It’s a useful and easy tool to use when pumping out those press releases and financial results.
And here’s a bonus tip from me that is not included in the above link:
When using numbers, always try to set them in context. Here are a couple of great examples: