DON'T LET YOUR WRITING HOLD YOU BACK. When you’re fumbling for words and pressed for time, you might be tempted to dismiss good business writing as a luxury. But it’s a skill you must cultivate to succeed: You’ll lose time, money, and influence if your e-mails, proposals, and other important documents fail to win people over. The HBR Guide to Better Business Writing, by writing expert Bryan A. Garner, gives you the tools you need to express your ideas clearly and persuasively so clients, colleagues, stakeholders, and partners will get behind them. This book will help you: • Push past writer’s block • Grab—and keep—readers’ attention • Earn credibility with tough audiences • Trim the fat from your writing • Strike the right tone • Brush up on grammar, punctuation, and usage
Writing for Business
Publisher: Harvard Business Press
Effective business writing rests on a foundation of basic principles. Master them, and you'll know how to handle the many different writing tasks that come your way. This book contains relevant information on how to: 1) Organize your document according to your readers' needs. 2) Employ a variety of strategies for jump-starting your writing assignments. 3) Apply editing and design principles to heighten the impact of your message. The Pocket Mentor series offers immediate solutions to the challenges managers face on the job every day. Each book in the series is packed with handy tools, self-tests, and real life examples to help you identify strengths and weaknesses and hone critical skills. Whether you're at your desk, in a meeting, or on the road, these portable guides enable you to tackle the daily demands of your work with greater speed, savvy, and effectiveness.
Report Writing for Business
Author: Raymond Vincent Lesikar, John D. Pettit
Because learning communication is a prerequisite for success, this text applies the concept of writing and speaking to business communication. It integrates basic skills, intellectual inquiry and specific topics of communication applicable to the professional world. New material on using the techniques of writing, speaking, and interpersonal communication to make meetings more productive includes checklists to help prepare for and run meetings and a section on managing difficult personalities. Information databases are covered as new research tools, which can increase productivity, accuracy, and credibility.
Business writing that gets results The ability to write well is a key part of your professional success. From reports and presentations to emails and Facebook posts, whether you're a marketer, customer service rep, or manager, being able to write clearly and for the right audience is critical to moving your business forward. The techniques covered in this new edition of Business Writing For Dummies will arm you with the skills you need to write better business communications that inform, persuade, and win business. How many pieces of paper land on your desk each day, or emails in your inbox? Your readers–the people you communicate with at work–are no different. So how can you make your communications stand out and get the job done? From crafting a short and sweet email to bidding for a crucial project, Business Writing For Dummies gives you everything you need to achieve high-impact business writing. Draft reports, proposals, emails, blog posts, and more Employ editing techniques to help you craft the perfect messages Adapt your writing style for digital media Advance your career with great writing In today's competitive job market, being able to write well is a skill you can't afford to be without–and Business Writing For Dummies makes it easy!
Writing for Business
Author: Jane Hicks
Publisher: Trafford Publishing
This book is for anyone who has ever been baffled by English usage or who needs a grammar reality-check. A good review for anyone, the book is especially recommended for college business majors. The author knows how writing can boost or wreck careers. She should know; she is a former business executive, entrepreneur, and most recently, business professor. Now she wants to give you the tips she wishes someone had given her. In an online world, you are what you write. Your goal should be to present yourself as a polished professional and a person of goodwill. Whether you build your own business, work for the Fortune 500, or work for the public good, writing will be crucial to your success. This book will help.
The Penguin Writers' Guides series provides authoritative, succinct and easy-to-follow guidance on specific aspects of written English. Whether you need to brush up your skills or get to grips with something for the first time, these invaluable Guides will help you find the best way to get your message across clearly and effectively. Business demands many different types of writing skills - from creating proposals and presentations to compiling reports and briefings. This one-stop, no-nonsense guide shows you how to improve your writing at work: including how to discover your strengths and weaknesses, how to identify your audience, how to develop your argument and keep information flowing while avoiding overused jargon. It shows how to make the most of the language you use and make your writing effective and influential.
Author: Wilma Davidson
Publisher: St. Martin's Griffin
First published by Griffin in 1994, Wilma Davidson's clear, practical guide to business writing has established itself as a steady seller and an excellent primer for anyone who writes on the job. Newly revised to cover e-mail, texts, and the latest word social media technology, the book uses examples, charts, cartoons, and anecdotes to illustrate what makes memos, business letters, reports, selling copy, and other types of business writing work.
Effective writing for business, college & life: the down in the trenches writing resource you need to be successful. Use this concise guide to help you: write essays, papers, and dissertations; create reports and presentations; develop articles, stories, and novels; publish online, and CD-ROM.
To write well, you need to keep it clear and concise. But for many who struggle with writing reports, memos, e-mails, and other necessary correspondence on the job, that's easier said than done. This no-nonsense book is a virtual lifeline to writing success. Author Steve Gladis has been a writer all his life. He has published numerous magazine and journal articles as well as 11 books. Survival Writing for Business presents, in an easy-to-follow format, his top tips for writing clearly and briefl.
With an emphasis on audience analysis and technology applications, this comprehensive book makes business communication easy. Readers are presented the basics about the communications process and how to improve writing and presentation techniques. It also shows how to present data, write both informal and formal reports, make oral presentations and conduct conference calls, and more.
Writing for the Fashion Business is an exciting and engaging textbook that presents effective writing techniques geared specifically for the fashion industry. This text fills the gap between general writing classes and upper-level fashion courses that address writing for specific sectors of the fashion business, such as merchandising or promotion. Real-world examples, case studies, and industry profiles provide models of the challenges of writing for the fashion industry and discuss issues of form and content. Students have ample opportunity to practice writing and critical thinking skills as they complete the portfolio exercises within each chapter and respond to the questions at the end of each case study. Chapter summaries and lists of key terms help them retain chapter content.
Advises the business writer on how to communicate more effectively
The Business of Writing
Author: Jennifer Lyons
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
Queries adn cover letters : a cosmic approach. Personal branding : advice for authors. Reverse engineering. To reach the literary editor, some advice for the first - time author.