Author: Dawn Michelle Baude
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
Release Date: 2006-01-01
Genre: Business & Economics
Sit down at the keyboard and cinch that deal! Press the send button and get the account! Writing skills are more important than ever in determining business success. They can make the difference between climbing the corporate ladder and getting stuck on a low rung. An e-mail that's clear, concise, and targeted will get more than just a response -- it will get results ... including your boss's attention! No matter what the business or sector, top communication skills are in major demand. Why? Because businesses are bogged down with e-mails that are too long, wordy, and unclear. Instead of wasting time rewriting, clarifying, and still miscommunicating, write it once, write it right, and get the job done the first time. The Executive Guide to E-mail Correspondence will show you how to rapidly transform basic writing skills into global communications expertise. Geared to the computer-toting professional with little patience for instructions and explanations, The Executive Guide to E-mail Correspondence fills the gap between academic training and real-world writing by providing you with a range of e-mail templates that you can instantly adapt to your business needs. Written in a fresh and lively, here's-how style, The Executive Guide to E-mail Correspondence: -Demonstrates the hallmarks of effective business e-mails.-Features ready-to-use organizational plans.-Presents quick and easy editing techniques.-Furnishes before-and-after editing models.-Focuses on the do's and don'ts of proficient e-mails.-Supplies practical writing tips and tricks. The Executive Guide to E-mail Correspondence is a must-have book for anyone who wants to fast-forward his or her career in any business or industry. Dawn-Michelle Baude is an international corporate speaker specializing in global communications. She has lectured throughout Europe and Asia to businesses and alumni groups alike. An accomplished professional, she has written copy for Gucci perfumes and feature articles for Reader's Digest and Vogue. She also co-authored a self-help bestseller, Savoir Dire Non (Flammarion 2006). In 2000, she began working as a writing consultant for IBM Corp. She holds an M.A., an M.F.A., a D.E.A. and a Ph. D. in English. A 2005-06 Senior Fulbright Scholar in Creative Writing, she teaches at the American University of Paris.
The team that developed Effective E-Mail Made E-Z polled businesspeople about their experience with e-mail. Here are some of their responses: "We came to realize that our company's image rests with every employee who writes or answers e-mail." "We spend a lot of time opening and reading e-mail. If the message is clear, this is time well spent. But when the messages require further e-mails to explain the original e-mail, time is wasted." "I often wonder: Should I use a greeting? If so, what kind of greeting? I usually use Sincerely for my closing, but I notice that most of the international e-mails close with Regards. Should I use Regards?" "If I'm sending an e-mail to Sweden, do I write dates like we do here in the United States, or should I write them like they do in Sweden?" "Right now our biggest need is to learn how to use e-mail to better manage our teams of workers. Our second challenge is to implement an e-mail policy."
A practical how-to book, ENGINEERING COMMUNICATION is more than a guidebook for creating clear, accurate and engaging communication -- it is a complete teaching tool that includes the use of technology to produce dynamic written, oral, and visual communication. There are numerous complete examples, many taken directly from either student or business samples. It also asks students to critically examine the goals and methods of engineering communication. Written with step-by-step instruction on how to create both written and oral communication, the pedagogy includes end-of-chapter exercises to give the students opportunity to use what they have learned, and for the instructor to assess student mastery. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Robert W. Bly
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
Release Date: 2009-01-15
Genre: Business & Economics
Business writing has been transformed in our era from long, leisurely letters to fast faxes, instant e-mails, crisp memos, and concise letters. Your reader doesn’t have time to waste. And neither do you. That—s where The Encyclopedia of Business Letters, Faxes, and E-mails can help. Here You’ll find the most complete and up-to-date collection of model business correspondence for every conceivable occasion—sample letters, memos, and e-mails you can use as is or adapt for your own purposes. This invaluable reference contains more than 300 model letters with instructions for adapting each to your particular situation. Letters are organized into chapters by category, and the detailed table of contents guides you quickly to the letter that best suits your needs. For each model letter, You’ll find: · Introductory comments that give you a working knowledge of each kind of correspondence. · Several variations of tone and style from which you can pick the one that suits you best. · Analysis that reveals the formula to writing each kind of letter. · Instructions on how to format, design, print, and deliver your correspondence for best effect. This revised edition The Encyclopedia of Business Letters, Faxes, and E-mails contains more help than ever, including: · An expanded introduction to writing letters, faxes, and e-mails, with new tips and advice on the best use of each · Ample guidance on the nuances of e-mail, including hints for avoiding common pitfalls · Dozens of additional sample e-mail formats to meet today—s communication needs · Even more focused, easy-to-remember directions for organizing your thoughts and composing even the toughest kinds of correspondence don’t go to work without it!
The book is the updated version of E-Mail: A Write It Well Guide. In today's fast-paced, competitive business environment, everyone needs to communicate clearly and use time productively. E-Mail: A Write It Well Guide is a user-friendly book that is filled with guidelines, tips, and tools. Discover how to write professional e-mail that gets results, makes better use of e-mail time, and avoids problems that can be costly. The book includes questions and exercises. The updated version includes a section on using instant messaging and handheld devices. Used by individuals, corporations, and trainers, this is a must-have for anyone who writes e-mail at work.
Author: Danny Rubin
Publisher: News to Live by
Release Date: 2016-10-15
Genre: Business & Economics
Ever struggle with an email to network or find a job? Help has arrived. In his new book, Wait, How Do I Write This Email?, communications expert Danny Rubin provides 100+ "game-changing" templates for networking, the job search and LinkedIn. As well, the book teaches people how to harness the power of storytelling and build relationships that last
E-mail and computer keyboards may have replaced dictation and typewriters in the business world, but the importance of clear and effective written communication has never been greater. In her all-new book, business-writing expert Sheryl Lindsell-Roberts offers practical advice on writing messages guaranteed to get results. Drawing on her experience leading writing workshops for Fortune 500 companies, Lindsell-Roberts walks the reader through a variety of letter-writing exercises and shows how a well-crafted message can make any writer stand out in the crowd. Getting from a blank page or screen to a results-oriented message is easy with Lindsell-Roberts’s proven Six Step Process. And numerous tips and reminders help make the central point that a successful message should always focus on what the primary reader needs to know. Best of all, Strategic Business Letters and E-mail is designed to save the user time and effort. Specific chapters on such areas as sales and marketing, customer relations, and personal business offer hundreds of sample letters, memos, and e-mail messages that can be used verbatim or with minimal alteration to fit a particular circumstance. Opening this invaluable book is the first step to jump-starting effective business communication.
This practical guide features comprehensive lists of words, phrases, sentences, and paragraphs that allow you to express yourself on any subject in your own voice and style. It teaches what to include and what to leave out when writing. Whether you want to sound formal or casual, traditional or contemporary, businesslike or lighthearted, distant or intimate, you’ll find here the words for every letter writing occasion, including: - Business letters - Personal letters - Get-well cards - Invitations - Resumes - And more! With helpful grammatical appendices and sample letters, say goodbye to your writing etiquette worries!
Author: David Shipley
Release Date: 2008-09-02
Genre: Business & Economics
Send—the classic guide to email for office and home—has become indispensable for readers navigating the impersonal, and at times overwhelming, world of electronic communication. Filled with real-life email success (and horror) stories and a wealth of useful and entertaining examples, Send dissects all the major minefields and pitfalls of email. It provides clear rules for constructing effective emails, for handheld etiquette, for handling the “emotional email,” and for navigating all of today’s hot-button issues. It offers essential strategies to help you both better manage the ever-increasing number of emails you receive and improve the ones you send. Send is now more than ever the essential book about email for businesspeople and professionals everywhere. From the Trade Paperback edition.
Author: Sandra E. Lamb
Publisher: Ten Speed Press
Release Date: 2011-08-30
Write personal and professional communications with clarity, confidence, and style. How to Write It is the essential resource for eloquent personal and professional self-expression. Award-winning journalist Sandra E. Lamb transforms even reluctant scribblers into articulate wordsmiths by providing compelling examples of nearly every type and form of written communication. Completely updated and expanded, the new third edition offers hundreds of handy word, phrase, and sentence lists, precisely crafted sample paragraphs, and professionally designed document layouts. How to Write It is a must-own for students, teachers, authors, journalists, bloggers, managers, and anyone who doesn’t have time to wade through a massive style guide but needs a friendly desk reference. From the Trade Paperback edition.
This fifth book by Judith Kallos on E-mail Etiquette, covers the best practices and nuances specifically as they apply to Business E-mail Etiquette. In this "Manual," Judith details all the important topics, issues and skills that every business onliner needs to be aware of and embrace to ensure they are perceived as tech savvy professionals. Online, you generally only have one chance to make a positive impression when communicating with new customers and partners. Lack of proper Business E-mail Etiquette can lend to you being perceived as a fish out of water. This "Manual" is all you need and covers it all to ensure you are perceived positively and rise above your perceived competitors!
Author: Dawn Michelle Baude
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
Release Date: 2008-04-01
Genre: Juvenile Nonfiction
Fun exercises to help you learn français! Bonjour, mon ami! So, you want to learn French but don't know where to start? Start ici, with The Everything Kids' Learning French Book. Inside, you'll find simple exercises, fun facts, tips on pronunciation, and popular phrases that enable you to read and speak French in no time at all. You'll learn how to: Address your family ("Ma famille") and pets ("Mes animaux familiers") Describe holidays and birthdays ("Fêtes et anniversaires") Ask "What time is it?" ("Quelle heure est-il?") Tell your friends, "Let's go outdoors" ("On va dehors") Express your feelings ("Exprimer mes sentiments") Talk about school ("Mon école") and your classes ("Mes cours") Dozens of puzzles and activities--plus an English-French Dictionary--make learning this exciting new language easy, fast, and fun!
Author: Hassan Osman
Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
Release Date: 2015-12-11
Genre: Business communication
Are you frustrated with the amount of time you spend managing your emails every day? Don't Reply All will show you how to use email more efficiently. Most employees spend over 11 hours a week reading and replying to emails. In this book, you'll learn how to spend less time and make your messages more effective. You'll get research-based guidelines for improving the way you communicate with your team members. Here is a partial list of what's covered: How to use the "3Ws" to clearly assign tasks in emails and get things done. Four recommendations to help you create powerful subject lines to ensure that your emails are read. How to use "If...then..." statements in your messages to improve clarity, increase accountability, and reduce the amount of follow-ups. Tips to show you how to format your email so readers will easily be able to see the most important parts of your message. How to list questions and present options instead of asking open-ended queries to reduce back & forth emails. How to improve your email open-rate by using the "Delay Delivery" feature to schedule your emails in advance. Here's what's included in the book: Tactic #1: Assign Tasks in an Email Using the "3Ws" Tactic #2: Write the Perfect Subject Line Tactic #3: TL;DR - Write Emails That are Five Sentences or Less Tactic #4: Break Long Emails into Two Parts Tactic #5: Make Your Emails Scannable Tactic #6: Show Instead of Tell by Attaching Screenshots Tactic #7: Spell Out Time Zones, Dates, and Acronyms Tactic #8: Use "If...then..." Statements Tactic #9: Present Options Instead of Asking Open-Ended Questions Tactic #10: Re-Read Your Email Once for a Content Check Tactic #11: Save Drafts of Repetitive Emails Tactic #12: Write It Now, Send It Later Using Delay Delivery Tactic #13: Don't Reply All (Unless You Absolutely Have To) Tactic #14: Reply to Questions Inline Tactic #15: Reply Immediately to Time-Sensitive Emails Tactic #16: Read the Latest Email on a Thread Before Responding Tactic #17: Write the Perfect Out-of-Office (OOO) Auto Reply Tactic #18: Share the Rules of Email Ahead of Time Free Bonus As a free bonus for purchasing this book, you'll get a downloadable cheat sheet (a PDF file) that summarizes the content on one single page. You'll also get a PowerPoint presentation (a PPT file) that also summarizes the tactics in the book, but in more detail so you can share the deck with your team. Would you like to learn more? Download Don't Reply All now to get started right away. Scroll to the top of this page and click on the "buy button.
Author: Natalie Canavor
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
Release Date: 2017-04-05
Genre: Business & Economics
Business writing that gets results The ability to write well is a key part of your professional success. From reports and presentations to emails and Facebook posts, whether you're a marketer, customer service rep, or manager, being able to write clearly and for the right audience is critical to moving your business forward. The techniques covered in this new edition of Business Writing For Dummies will arm you with the skills you need to write better business communications that inform, persuade, and win business. How many pieces of paper land on your desk each day, or emails in your inbox? Your readers–the people you communicate with at work–are no different. So how can you make your communications stand out and get the job done? From crafting a short and sweet email to bidding for a crucial project, Business Writing For Dummies gives you everything you need to achieve high-impact business writing. Draft reports, proposals, emails, blog posts, and more Employ editing techniques to help you craft the perfect messages Adapt your writing style for digital media Advance your career with great writing In today's competitive job market, being able to write well is a skill you can't afford to be without–and Business Writing For Dummies makes it easy!