Learners will discover foundational information on writing:
Regardless of your career, and whether or not you consider yourself in "business," crafting well planned professional communications can be the key to success.
Last year I wrote an article for www.smallbiztrends.com about how to write better business communications. By following 5 straightforward steps (notice I didn't say simple or easy) it's possible to begin improving your writing today.
Visit this link for the full article.
Review the purpose, style, format, and organization of business memos in this presentation.
This example uses many of the best practices expressed in the PowerPoint presentation above.
There are multiple sites dedicated to email etiquette. Here is a comprehensive PDF from one of them.
Formatting isn't everything. For more insight on how to write effective emails follow this link to my packet.
Carefully choose your channel when sending business communications. Sometimes a more formal letter is necessary, especially when writing to an external audience. In this PowerPoint you can review the basics of quality letter writing.
Block style is the most common for business letters. It's always wise to get an example of a letter from the specific company you're writing for to make sure you learn any specifics in the organization's style. Modified block style is another, less often used, style.
Don't leave quality writing up to chance. Use this checklist to make sure you have written the strongest communication possible.