Category Archives: Announcements

Professor Name Inspector is a real Dawg!

Originally published April 30, 2015 The University of Washington is one of those grand, beautiful flagship public universities and a driving force in Seattle’s hopping economy. The Name Inspector has loved the UW ever since he moved to Seattle, and not only … Continue reading

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Microstyle in Turkish!

Originally published Aug 20, 2014 The Name Inspector is pleased to report that the Turkish translation of Microstyle has been published by BZD Yayincilik! It actually happened a while ago but only recently came to his attention. So now there … Continue reading

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Ronald Johnson

Originally published Mar 11, 2013 The Name Inspector has had a hard time writing this post. The reason is a sad one: his father died in January. It isn’t so much that grieving has made it impossible to work. Rather, … Continue reading

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Microstyle in Korean!

Originally published Nov 21, 2011 The Name Inspector received a mysterious package of books today from Norton, publisher of his book Microstyle: The Art of Writing Little. The paperback version already? No, too early for that. Inside he was delighted to … Continue reading

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Seattle Interactive Conference

Originally published Oct 6, 2011 Come meet this cute, colorful little owl at the very first Seattle Interactive Conference next month! Actually, The Name Inspector isn’t sure the owl will be there. But the conference is sure to be colorful anyway. Seattle … Continue reading

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Get the Kindle version of The Name Inspector’s book!

Originally published Jul 18, 2011 The Name Inspector is excited to announce that the Kindle version of his book, Microstyle: The Art of Writing Little, is available for purchase and immediate delivery on Amazon.com. He’s a little torn, though. On the one … Continue reading

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Two out of three critics are raving about Microstyle!

Originally published Jul 7, 2011 The Name Inspector hopes you know by now that he has written a book. It’s called Microstyle: The Art of Writing Little, and it’s coming out on July 25th (a week earlier for the Nook and Kindle versions). A few people … Continue reading

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Zulily #4 on new Seattle Startup Index

Originally published Jun 20, 2011 The Seattle Startup Index is Seattle 2.0′s regular ranking of Seattle startups based on web traffic. The newest ranking is out, and The Name Inspector is delighted to see Zulily, a former client, at #4, just behind Cheezburger Network, BuddyTV, and Feedjit. Zulily has been burning … Continue reading

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Hooray for The Name Inspector

Originally published May 19, 2011 Every year, the blog LexioPhiles has a contest of sorts to pick the world’s top language blogs. The Name Inspector has been lucky enough to be included in those unscientifically chosen but distinguished ranks in … Continue reading

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Two brags: Inc. magazine, Top 100 Language Blogs

Originally published Jul 30, 2009 The Name Inspector has created a new page to round up press mentions of this blog. If you check it out, you’ll find that The Name Inspector is quoted in an article about domain names in the latest … Continue reading

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