Shirley Taylor has been a primary school teacher, resource teacher, adviser and consultant on children with special abilities, special education adviser, and college of education lecturer. She is currently an adviser on gifted students and is training to be an educational psychologist.
This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About the New Rules of Business Writing (ISBN: 9780137153152) by Natalie Canavor and Claire Meirowitz. vailable in print and digital formats.
Master the simple editing techniques that make the difference between average emails and powerfully effective messages!
“A writer isn’t someone who writes, but someone who rewrites.” This basic principle applies to all business writing--especiallynewer forms like e-mail. You may have found editing difficult. However, some guidelines and practice can make all the difference in producing clear, effective writing that connects with readers in the 21st-century digital world.
This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About the New Rules of Business Writing (ISBN: 9780137153152) by Natalie Canavor and Claire Meirowitz. Available in print and digital formats.
When to write a letter, not an e-mail--and how to make sure that letter does the job!
Even in the digital age, businesspeople use letters for building client relations, proposals, references, invitations, and other formal occasions of the business world. In each case, the step-by-step process will focus your thinking so you come up with the right presentation. To achieve your goal, consciously decide when you are writing a letter and think it through as a letter.