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Business Writing That Gets Results

Do the businesspeople you write to sometimes think, "Huh?"

There are a number of differences between business writing and other forms of writing. Once you sharpen your business writing skills, you'll communicate more effectively and take your writing – and your career – to the next level.

When you write a letter, report or e-mail, do you always get your message across? Business Writing That Gets Results will show you how to produce written communication that says exactly what you want it to.

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Dear Colleague:

Does it take you longer than you’d like to organize your thoughts? Do you sometimes struggle to write so that people can understand what you’re trying to say? Many employers today complain that their employees have poor writing skills. But in just minutes, you can take your writing from dreadful to dazzling.

In this Executive Summary of David Silverman’s popular webinar, you’ll learn how to organize your words and create clear, effective copy. Not only will you communicate better, you’ll also get the results you want. You’ll take your writing and your career to new heights.
Never again will I worry about confusing my audience! No matter what I'm writing, I'll know I'm being clear. And my sharpened communication skills will help me advance in my career.
checkbox Strong business writing is essential to my future. With this Executive Summary as my guide, I'll get my message across every time. Send me my copy of Business Writing That Gets Results today!
Yes! I want to turn my words into a call to action.
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An author, executive and business writing teacher, Silverman provides examples of effective (and ineffective) business writing, tips to getting the most out of few words and steps to follow so you can make sure every base is covered. Business Writing That Gets Results also includes an Appendix, “13 Quick Tips to Polish Your Business Writing,” a collection of best-practices articles from Business Management Daily.

Topics covered include:

  • The key difference between business writing and all other written communications
  • The most common errors in style and usage
  • How to structure a presentation or report to get the results you want
  • When to use a table and when to use a graphic
  • The best approach to revision and why it is so important
  • What you need to check before you click “send”
  • And much more!

Business Writing That Gets Results is your hands-on road map to clearer, more concise writing that gets you ahead. No matter what types of documents you produce in your job, you can increase your writing power and communicate more effectively.

Never again will I worry about confusing my audience! No matter what I'm writing, I'll know I'm being clear. And my sharpened communication skills will help me advance in my career.
checkbox Strong business writing is essential to my future. With this Executive Summary as my guide, I'll get my message across every time. Send me my copy of Business Writing That Gets Results today!
Yes! I want to turn my words into a call to action.
We respect your privacy.
Table of Contents
Introduction

What Is Business Writing? A Call to Action

Small Stuff

Medium Stuff

   Document structure
   Using tables and illustrations
   Passive vs. active phrasing
   Useless words and phrases
   Vague words: adjectives and adverbs
   Wordiness
   Clichés
   Examples of wordiness

Large Stuff
   9 first-draft checks
   Increase clarity by adding context
   Tell a story
   ‘Plagiarize’ and reference others
   The author-to-publish process
   Revising and editing
   How to revise
   Group writing
   Final-draft checklist
   The last thing to consider

Appendix: 13 Quick Tips to Polish Your Business Writing
   1. Writer’s checklist: Use a Focus Sheet
   2. A credibility lesson from Yogi Berra
   3. Trim the fat from business writing
   4. Is your writing foggy? Check the ‘fog index’
   5. Use transitions to improve flow of ideas
   6. Put a positive spin on your writing
   7. Pen an opening line with the 3 R’s
   8. How to write your best request
   9. 6 ways to tighten your communications
   10. Heed 3 cardinal rules of business writing
   11. 7 phrases to ban in business writing
   12. Cater your writing to ‘skimmers’
   13. Not so fast with a spell-checker

It’s time to take your writing to a new level. Once you know how to write – and how not to – your communication will get results every time. And you’ll see your career advancing further than you ever thought possible. Get your copy of Business Writing That Gets Results today and start improving your communication skills now!

Sincerely,




Pat DiDomenico
Editorial Director
Never again will I worry about confusing my audience! No matter what I'm writing, I'll know I'm being clear. And my sharpened communication skills will help me advance in my career.
checkbox Strong business writing is essential to my future. With this Executive Summary as my guide, I'll get my message across every time. Send me my copy of Business Writing That Gets Results today!
Yes! I want to turn my words into a call to action.
We respect your privacy. 
P.S. Remember, there’s absolutely no risk. If you don’t see how you can polish your communication skills and get ahead, we’ll refund your entire purchase price – no questions asked – and you’ll have no further obligation.
P.P.S. Be an asset to your organization – and impress your co-workers – with your sharpened writing. You’ll make a name for yourself as a master communicator. And if you order a PDF version of Business Writing That Gets Results, you’ll start honing your writing skills immediately. Get your copy now!