Business Writing

klutzfree By klutzfree, 18th Sep 2012 | Follow this author | RSS Feed
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Business writing tips for entrepreneurs and professionals.

Basic Tips In Business Writing

Few are good in business writing. But everyone needs to write something occasionally, even if it is not in their job description. Others hire secretary and assistants to whom they delegate the writing. Although hiring staff will be useful, you will still be responsible for errors once you signed a report or letter. Capable staff is hard to find and those that skillful in writing are very expensive.

Poor writing may be interpreted wrongly with disastrous results. A decent knowledge of business writing is one of the most useful skill for professionals. The quality of your writing may be a reference of the quality of your thinking.

To get you started, here are few basic writing tips:

1. Before you start to write, always decide the exact purpose of your writing; make sure that every paragraph, sentence, and word makes a clear contribution to that purpose, and makes it the right time.

2. Be precise in giving information. Never assume the recipient knows what are you talking about, gave all the information that reader may need. Also be careful in spelling names, titles and gender, a mistake of these may declare that you care little about the reader or you are grossly negligent. Remember to answer the who, what, when, where and how if they are relevant.

3.Use words that is simple, concrete and familiar. Reader will get the message better if it is concise and to the point. Also keep it short and simple.

4. Keep a dictionary at hand. always use a dictionary if you are confused about what word should you use.

5. Remember to double check your work. Check for fact, spelling and grammatical errors. Never neglect to recheck your writing.

Remember to be patient in your development; improving your writing capabilities takes time. Also focus on studying the actual type of writing you'll need.

Spending time in learning about effective business writing is one of the best investment to upgrade your know-how.

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Business Writing, Self Improvement

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Born in the month of June. Found an interest in freelance writing in search for a new career path.

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