Article: 10 Tips for Better Business Writing

WritingNo matter what type of business or career you have, good writing skills are important.  Whether you usually write formal reports, informal Facebook posts or emails that fall somewhere in-between,   it is essential to get your point across clearly to the reader.

Forbes staff writer Susan Adams discusses some of the major elements of effective business writing.  For example, she recommends that business writers use active (rather than passive) verbs whenever possible;  include the main idea in the first paragraph to grab the reader’s attention; stick to an uncomplicated sentence structure so that the message can be quickly scanned; and avoid common grammatical errors like improper use of  “that” vs “which” or “affect” vs “effect”.

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