Business Writing For Dummies

Author: Natalie Canavor
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118583623
Release Date: 2013-07-29
Genre: Business & Economics

How many pieces of paper land on your desk each day, or emailsin your inbox? Your readers – the people you communicate withat work – are no different. So how can you make your communication stand out from the pileand get the job done? Whether you’re crafting a short andsweet email or bidding for a crucial project, Business WritingFor Dummies is the only guide you need. Inside you’llfind: The basic principles of how to write well How to avoid the common pitfalls that immediately turn a readeroff Crucial tips for self-editing and revision techniques toheighten your impact Lots of practical advice and examples covering a range ofdifferent types of communication, including emails, letters, majorbusiness documents such as reports and proposals, promotionalmaterials, web copy and blogs - even tweets The global touch - understand the key differences in writtencommunication around the world, and how to tailor your writing forinternational audiences

Business Writing For Dummies

Author: Sheryl Lindsell-Roberts
Publisher: For Dummies
ISBN: PSU:000043295456
Release Date: 1999-03-29
Genre: Business & Economics

Offers writing strategies, grammar guidelines, and tips on overcoming writer's block, organizing business correspondence, and writing a polished, readable proposal

Writing Business Letters For Dummies

Author: Sheryl Lindsell-Roberts
Publisher: For Dummies
ISBN: 0764552074
Release Date: 1999-09-22
Genre: Business & Economics

Do you wish that you could cut your writing time in half and double the impact? Do you worry that your business communications are fuzzy and ineffective? Do your letters get results or just get recycled? Add zing to your writing with Writing Business Letters For Dummies. Get the secrets of powerful letter writing and sidestep the ten reasons that letters can fail. Communicate with savvy, cut your paper glut, and proofread like a pro. Discover easy, step-by-step methods to craft correspondence that gets results, or try our ready-to-use letters and e-mail messages for all business occasions. From beginning (how to write an effective e-mail subject line) to end (remember to sign your name), Writing Business Letters For Dummies is your guide to clear, persuasive business letters.

Business Writing in the Digital Age

Author: Natalie Canavor
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 9781412992503
Release Date: 2011-10-20
Genre: Business & Economics

Natalie Canavor presents a step-by-step system that shows what to say and how to say it, along with practical techniques to improve writing skills. The book builds confidence, and provides a solid foundation that applies to traditional media such as letters and proposals, and also to email, blogs, web sites, social media and PowerPoint. Readers develop tools to keep improving on their own, and to handle new communication channels as they emerge.

Business Writing Today

Author: Natalie Canavor
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 9781506388304
Release Date: 2018-05-09
Genre: Business & Economics

Business Writing Today prepares students to succeed in the business world by giving them the tools they need to write powerfully, no matter the challenge. In her highly-practical text, author Natalie Canavor shares step-by-step guidance and tips for success to help students write more clearly and strategically. Readers will learn what to say and how to say it in any medium from tweets and emails to proposals and formal reports. Every technique comes with concrete examples and practice opportunities, helping students transfer their writing skills to the workplace. New to This Edition Updated with new examples, success tips, resources, and expanded material on subjects that relate to students’ most pressing interests and reflect current directions of professional communication. New and expanded coverage of important topics like networking, storytelling, creating a positive online presence, and visually-based media. New and updated good and not-so-good writing samples throughout the book show readers where and what to revise. A reorganized and streamlined table of contents is now organized into four major parts, moving from basics into more advanced topics. Nine new “Views From the Field” include advice on networking, building rapport, and creating personal introduction videos. A new chapter on editing includes practical strategies for improving drafts and fixing common writing issues. A greater emphasis on strategic thinking and problem-solving helps students develop their insight into the perspectives of others so they are better able to represent their own interests and contribute more on the job. This edition more closely connects writing skills with oral communication, relationship-building, a strategic online presence, and students’ hopes to become valued employees, leaders, and entrepreneurs. A new appendix includes new writing activities, new assignments, and cheat sheets for students, making this the most applied edition yet.

Technical Writing For Dummies

Author: Sheryl Lindsell-Roberts
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118069420
Release Date: 2011-04-27
Genre: Technology & Engineering

Let’s face it, a lot of technical documentation reads as if it had been translated into English from Venutian by a native speaker of gibberish. Which is annoying for you and expensive for the manufacturer who pays with alienated customers and soaring technical support costs. That’s why good technical writers are in such big demand worldwide. Now, Technical Writing For Dummies arms you with the skills you need to cash in on that demand. Whether you’re contemplating a career as a technical writer, or you just got tapped for a technical writing project, this friendly guide is your ticket to getting your tech writing skills up to snuff. It shows you step-by-step how to: Research and organize information for your documents Plan your project in a technical brief Fine-tune and polish your writing Work collaboratively with your reviewers Create great user manuals, awesome abstracts, and more Write first-rate electronic documentation Write computer- and Web-based training courses Discover how to write energized technical documents that have the impact you want on your readers. Wordsmith Sheryl Lindsell-Roberts covers all the bases, including: All about the red-hot market for technical writing and how to get work as a technical writer The ABCs of creating a strong technical document, including preparing a production schedule, brainstorming, outlining, drafting, editing, rewriting, testing, presentation, and more Types of technical documents, including user manuals, abstracts, spec sheets, evaluation forms and questionnaires, executive summaries, and presentations Writing for the Internet—covers doing research online, creating multimedia documents, developing computer-based training and Web-based training, and writing online help Combining examples, practical advice, and priceless insider tips on how to write whiz-bang technical documents, Technical Writing For Dummies is an indispensable resource for newcomers to technical writing and pros looking for new ideas to advance their careers.

Writing Copy For Dummies

Author: Jonathan Kranz
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118069936
Release Date: 2011-05-04
Genre: Reference

Tips on writing to consumers and business-to-business Create captivating, results-oriented, sales-generating copy Need to produce winning copy for your business? This fast, fun guide takes you through every step of a successful copywriting project, from direct mail, print ads, and radio spots to Web sites, articles, and press releases. You'll see how to gather crucial information before you write, build awareness, land sales, and keep customers coming back for more. Discover How To: * Write compelling headlines and body copy * Turn your research into brilliant ideas * Create motivational materials for worthy causes * Fix projects when they go wrong * Land a job as a copywriter

Writing Business Bids and Proposals For Dummies

Author: Marcus A. Eden-Ellis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119174325
Release Date: 2016-08-08
Genre: Business & Economics

Develop a winning business proposal Plan and use a repeatable proposal process Use tools and templates to accelerate your proposals Get the intel on bids and proposals Congratulations! You have in your hands the collected knowledge and skills of the professional proposal writer – without having to be one! Inside, you'll find out how to unlock what these professionals know and apply it to your own business to improve the way you capture new customers and communicate with existing ones! Inside... Develop a great proposal Focus on the customer Know your competition Plan your approach Use tools and templates Write persuasively Overcome misconceptions Expand your skills Avoid proposal killers

300 Successful Business Letters for All Occasions

Author: Alan Bond
Publisher: Barron's Educational Series
ISBN: 0764181955
Release Date: 2005-04
Genre: Business & Economics

Despite e-mail, cell phones and other modern conveniences, an important place still exists for the written letter, especially when it is used as a means of business communication. This revised and updated book presents correct business formats, then offers instruction on writing clear and concise letters for every imaginable occasion. Among them are letters of inquiry, credit letters, dunning letters, congratulatory letters, business announcements, invitations to business functions, and many more. Readers will find many sample letters that they can adapt for their own uses. New in this edition is advice and instruction on effective e-mail correspondence.

Starting a Business All In One For Dummies

Author: Consumer Dummies
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119049104
Release Date: 2015-04-20
Genre: Business & Economics

Starting a Business All-In-One For Dummies will give you the practical advice you need to start any type of business. The content will reflect today’s opportunities and challenges, managing your personal and business risks, and how to successfully navigate your first year in business, including branding and marketing. Learn to start up your dream business from scratch, write a winning business plan, secure financing, manage your risks successfully, navigate your first year of operation, and much more!

Business Plans For Dummies

Author: Paul Tiffany
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119943884
Release Date: 2012-05-08
Genre: Business & Economics

Your one-stop guide to creating a winning business plan from scratch Whether you're starting a new business or growing an established one, you'll need a solid business plan to get you where you want to go. Revised for today's rocky economic climate, this edition of the UK's bestselling business plan guide gives you what you need to map out your business strategy and stay on course – including a complete sample plan that you can easily adapt for your business! Chart your course – assess the current state of your business and where you'd like to take it, and establish clear, achievable objectives Get to know your customers – learn the latest techniques for getting a better idea of who your customers are and what they want Scope out the competition – find out who your competitors are and what it'll take to get your share of the market pie (and theirs) Sort out your finances – construct a value chain, examine your cash flow and calculate a sensible budget Enter the Dragons' Den – convince bankers, investors, venture capitalists and other funding sources your business is a good investment Read the tea leaves – learn to decipher changing cultural, political and technological trends and to alter your strategies as needed Open the book and find: Tips on developing a sure-fire business strategy How to set realistic objectives Forecasting and budgeting strategies Keys to writing a motivational mission statement How to decipher the latest consumer trends Advice on building your brand and brand loyalty Tips for seeing and seizing opportunities before the competition Ways to adapt your plan to economic change Learn to: Prepare a watertight business strategy Assess the marketplace Devise a sensible forecast and budget

Memoir Writing For Dummies

Author: Ryan Van Cleave
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118414675
Release Date: 2013-02-04
Genre: Education

The fast and easy way to write your memoir Memoir writing is a growing phenomenon, and not just bycelebrities and politicians. Everyone has a story to tell, andMemoir Writing For Dummies provides hopeful writers with thetools they need to share their life stories with the world andbecome published authors. With easy-to-follow, step-by-step instructions—along withhelpful tips and advice on how to get published—MemoirWriting For Dummies shows you how to put pen to paper and honethe craft of writing a truly compelling memoir. You'll get adviceon how to explore your memories, map out your story, perfect yourplot, setting, character, and dialogue, and so much more. Includes tips on getting over writer's block Guides you through every step of the writing and editingprocesses Covers the best ways to market a finished memoir Packed with proven tips and writing tricks of the trade,Memoir Writing For Dummies gives you everything you need toensure your life story is never forgotten.

Grant Writing For Dummies

Author: Beverly A. Browning
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118856505
Release Date: 2014-03-05
Genre: Business & Economics

Learn to: Navigate federal grant databases and apply online for grants Find the most current public and private sector grant opportunities Create strong statements of need Submit applications that meet funders’ expectations Your comprehensive guide to finding and winning grant monies Grant writing can be quite daunting, but this complete guide provides you with everything you need to get started with your application right away! Use this resource, including new and updated material, to move through the entire grant-writing process and apply for some of the billions of dollars available from public and private sector sources. Grant writing 101 — get an easy-to-understand introduction to the ins and outs of grants, including who funds them and how to receive them Know what funders want — discover the many grant-making organizations throughout the world and how to tailor your message to what your prospects expect Tug on reviewers’ heartstrings — find out how to tell your story so peer reviewers award your application the maximum number of points The write stuff — explore writing techniques to create powerful, successful applications and proposals that convey your need for grant funding Go online and find templates for request letters, executive summaries, logic models, budget summary tables, and more Open the book and find: How to connect with grant-making agencies What goes into a grant submission How to build a great funding plan An overview of the peer review process A helpful checklist to make sure all the pieces are in place How to navigate federal grant websites Compelling words to use in applications Advice on requesting matching funds and other items

Business Skills All in One For Dummies

Author: Consumer Dummies
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781119473985
Release Date: 2018-03-16
Genre: Business & Economics

Find workplace success There are some things that will never go out of style, and good business skills are one of them. With the help of this informative book, you’ll learn how to wear multiple hats in the workplace no matter what comes your way—without ever breaking a sweat. Compiled from eight of the best Dummies books on business skills topics, Business Skills All-in-One For Dummies offers everything you need to hone your abilities and translate them into a bigger paycheck. Whether you’re tasked with marketing or accounting responsibilities—or anything in between—this all-encompassing reference makes it easier than ever to tackle your job with confidence. Manage a successful operation Write more effectively Work on the go with Microsoft Office 365 Deal with marketing, accounting, and projects with ease If you’ve ever dreamed about being able to juggle all your work responsibilities without ever dropping the ball, the book is for you.

Starting and Running a Small Business For Canadians For Dummies All in One

Author: John Aylen
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118223895
Release Date: 2012-06-01
Genre: Business & Economics

The comprehensive, six-in-one package small business entrepreneurs can't afford to be without With more Canadians considering starting their own small businesses than ever before, there's never been a greater need for a detailed, comprehensive guide to help budding entrepreneurs get off the ground. Comprised of six books in one that cover every aspect of running a business, from developing a business plan to managing growth successfully, and everything in between, Starting and Running a Small Business For Canadians For Dummies All-in-One will ensure readers' ventures meet with success. The ideal resource for the first-time entrepreneur in a market when small businesses are growing fast Provides a wealth of management advice based on recent research that shows that when small businesses are successful, they hire Includes the financial advice that keeps new businesses from folding within their first five years Offering Canadians everything they need to know about starting their own companies within Canada, this six-book compilation is essential reading for anyone looking to make it big in the world of small business.