Trooper Bluegum: The legend behind the Bluegum brand
Posted by Oliver Hogue on 02/07/2021
Every business has a story. Mine centres on the extraordinary life of my great-great uncle Oliver Hogue, or "Trooper Bluegum" – war hero, celebrated journalist and Major during the first world war.
What’s on the Bluegum bookshelves?
Posted by Oliver Hogue on 26/01/2021
These 10 style manuals, grammar books and tender application guides from Bluegum Communication’s bookshelves cover rules and advice for better writing.
English grammar: how to use punctuation marks
Posted by Oliver Hogue on 07/10/2020
From capital letters to dashes, this reference for using punctuation marks demystifies the use of punctuation for writing reports and blog posts.
Writing in Plain English - tips to write clearly and concisely
Posted by Oliver Hogue on 22/07/2020
Writing in plain English means writing in a dynamic, clear way that helps you communicate better, whether it's writing a report, blog post or white paper.
Awards for the construction and engineering industry
Posted by Oliver Hogue on 11/04/2020
This list of construction industry awards may include one your business can enter, but do you know how to write a construction industry award application?
Tips for writing a better tender response
Posted by Oliver Hogue on 27/02/2020
Winning a tender means understanding your unique selling position, having a skilful team and proving you can deliver the required outcomes.
How to write successful award submissions
Posted by Oliver Hogue on 21/11/2019
Following these tips for an award submission will give you a better chance to making it to the shortlist and beyond.
The role of a tender writer in a winning bid
Posted by Oliver Hogue on 02/07/2019
A tender writer performs these roles to bring professional writing skills to a tender application while unearthing an organisation’s hidden potential.
Key infrastructure pledges of the 2019 NSW election
Posted by Oliver Hogue on 17/03/2019
Discover the key infrastructure pledges from both major parties ahead of the 2019 NSW election.
Major projects from 2018 and a peek at the year ahead
Posted by Oliver Hogue on 14/12/2018
As a year of tender writing comes to a close, we take a look at major projects of 2018, and what's on the horizon for next year.