Rules Of Thumb For Business Writers / Edition 2

Rules Of Thumb For Business Writers / Edition 2

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by Diana Roberts Wienbroer, Elaine Hughes, Jay Silverman
     
 

The Only Book You'll Ever Need to Write Clearly, Correctly, and

SUCCESSFULLY

We all know "i before e," but do you know how to persuade with proposals, energize with email, and impress with PowerPoint? Rules of Thumb for Business Writers is your all-in-one, easy-to-use reference on everything you need to know about writing for the business world—from the

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The Only Book You'll Ever Need to Write Clearly, Correctly, and

SUCCESSFULLY

We all know "i before e," but do you know how to persuade with proposals, energize with email, and impress with PowerPoint? Rules of Thumb for Business Writers is your all-in-one, easy-to-use reference on everything you need to know about writing for the business world—from the basics of grammar and punctuation to putting the finishing touches on an important presentation. It's the only book you'll ever need to:

  • Get results—write effective letters, emails, résumés, proposals, agendas, and newsletters that get attention and the results you want!
  • Avoid embarrassing mistakes—with quick-reference answers on common errors in grammar, punctuation, spelling, and style.
  • Tap into technology—with work-saving shortcuts in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, and special advice on writing for websites.
  • Find information fast—learn how to improve the quality of your work with valuable resources for researching anything on the Internet.
  • Save time—with proven advice on optimizing your work style, collaborating on projects, and controlling paper flow.

Whether you're applying for a job, preparing an agenda, or simply sending an email, how you write and present yourself can mean the difference between professional advancement and being left behind. Keep Rules of Thumb for Business Writers on your desk and have the best writing guide in the business at your fingertips.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071457576
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date:
03/21/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
0.54(w) x 9.00(h) x 6.00(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. 1The writing process
Pt. 2Writing with power
Pt. 3Specific business writing
Pt. 4Special projects
Pt. 5Correctness - usage
Pt. 6Correctness - punctuation
AppSample business documents
AppGuidelines for preparing documents

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