Business Writing Tips

10 Platforms Where You Can Host Online Courses

Have you thought about creating an online course for your blog? Blogging is big business. Companies with successful blogs generate 67% more leads than those that do not have one. With 3.42 billion internet users across the globe, you have to take it seriously. In my post, 7…
16 Persuasive Writing Secrets

16 Persuasive Writing Secrets

According to Wikipedia, persuasive writing is 'a form of writing in which the writer uses words to convince the reader that the writer's opinion is correct in regard to an issue'. Persuasive writing is a skill writers use when they blog, or write for social…

16 Copywriting Phrases That Sell

A copywriter is 'a person who writes the text of advertisements or publicity material'. Because we all write for our businesses in one form or another, we have to learn how to write copy. According to CopyBlogger, copywriting 'is the art and science of strategically…

5 Bad Writing Habits You Can Break Today

Source for infographic: Grammar Check If you want to learn how to write a book, join our Writers Write course in Johannesburg or sign up for our online course. If you enjoyed this infographic, you may like these: 30 Filler Words To Cut Out Of Your Writing (Infographic) The…

How To Write Better Emails: 6 Rules For Everyone

"We send emails to place orders, answer questions, ask questions, inform, entertain, and promote. If a client’s first impression of a company is a written one, make sure it is good. The way we answer our telephone, the way we conduct ourselves in a meeting, and…

The 18 Essential Rules Of Journalism

Guest Post The Essential Rules of Journalism serves as your no-BS cheat-sheet to the rules of the playing field. They are, at least in my humble opinion, what makes a good journalist– and good journalism. Writing them down was partially inspired by Captain Beefheart’s Commandments…

Why Plain Language Matters In A Post-Truth World

After a world-tilting start to 2017, where a spokesperson for Donald Trump coined the phrase ‘alternative facts’ as if it actually meant something, it has become clear that communicating clearly and truthfully is going to become an uphill battle. (Read points 7 and 8 in…
5 Simple Ways To Improve Your Business Writing

5 Simple Ways To Improve Your Business Writing

How To Improve Your Business Writing In business, you write to communicate. If you want to improve your business writing, ask yourself these five questions: 1.  What are you trying to say? You should be able to answer this in one sentence. Before you begin,…

The Complete Speechwriting Series

'If you have an important point to make, don't try to be subtle or clever. Use a pile driver. Hit the point once. Then come back and hit it again. Then hit it a third time - a tremendous whack.' - Winston Churchill Last year…
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