Business Writing for Dummies, 2nd Edition

  • 6h 37m
  • Natalie Canavor
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2017

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!

About the Author

Natalie Canavor is a business writer, magazine editor and workshop leader. She has won dozens of awards for her publications, articles and scripts. Her journalism credits include features for the New York Times, columns for business publications and advice for professional communicators. She is also the author of three books on business communication.

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • Make Writing Your Not-So-Secret Weapon
  • Planning Your Message Every Time
  • Making Your Writing Work—The Basics
  • Self-Editing—Professional Ways to Improve Your Work
  • Fixing Common Writing Problems
  • Writing Messages That Get Results
  • Creating High-Impact Business Materials
  • Speaking Well for Yourself
  • Telling Your Business Stories
  • Writing for the Job Hunt
  • Writing for the Digital World
  • Creating Your Online Presence
  • Writing and the Independent Worker
  • Writing Well to Manage Well
  • Ten Ways to Advance Your Career with Writing
  • Ten Ways to Energize Your Résumé
  • Ten Steps to Creating Video