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essential characteristics of effective business writing

7 Essential Characteristics Of Effective Business Writing

Writers Write is a business writing resource. In this post, we share seven essential characteristics of effective business writing. We sometimes overthink our business writing. We worry about the wrong things. At Writers Write, we say: Write to communicate. Nowhere is this more important than…
8 Basic Questions Business Writers Need To Ask

8 Basic Questions Business Writers Need To Ask

Writers Write is a business writing resource. In this post, we share eight basic questions business writers need to ask before they send a document. Whether we are writing an email, a letter, or a report, we need to write well. If we are writing…
bad writing habits you can break today

5 Bad Writing Habits You Can Break Today

Writers Write creates and shares writing resources. In this infographic, we  share five bad writing habits you can break today. If you want to improve your writing - for business, blogging, or creative purposes - avoid making these five mistakes. 5 Bad Writing Habits You…

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 our post 13 Social Media Trends To Watch In 2017) We thought it was time to remind everybody that plain language matters in this 'post-truth' world. This post from Christopher Dean clearly says it all.

25 Email Etiquette Tips

Email etiquette is important because it is our primary method of communication. 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…
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