Business Writing Today

A Practical Guide

Business Writing Today

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.

Business Writing Today

A Practical Guide

Business Writing Today

Confident writers succeed. Whether you aim for a career in the business, nonprofit or government world, good writing equips you to stand out. In this accessible and reader-friendly book, Natalie Canavor shares a step-by-step framework to help you write strategically, win opportunities, and perform better on the job. You’ll know what to say and how to say it in any medium from email to blog, cover letter, proposal, resume, report, website, tweet, news release, and more. You’ll discover practical, grammar-free techniques to improve all your writing and learn how to recognize and fix your own problems with clear demonstrations. Business Writing Today, Second Edition, gives you tools, techniques and inside tips drawn from the worlds of journalism, corporate communications and public relations. It prepares you to better understand the business world and communicate in ways that achieve your own immediate and long range goals in today’s highly competitive work environment.

Business Writing Today

A Practical Guide

Business Writing Today

Confident writers succeed. Whether you aim for a career in the business, nonprofit or government world, good writing equips you to stand out. In this accessible and reader-friendly book, Natalie Canavor shares a step-by-step framework to help you write strategically, win opportunities, and perform better on the job. You’ll know what to say and how to say it in any medium from email to blog, cover letter, proposal, resume, report, website, tweet, news release, and more. You’ll discover practical, grammar-free techniques to improve all your writing and learn how to recognize and fix your own problems with clear demonstrations. Business Writing Today, Second Edition, gives you tools, techniques and inside tips drawn from the worlds of journalism, corporate communications and public relations. It prepares you to better understand the business world and communicate in ways that achieve your own immediate and long range goals in today’s highly competitive work environment.

Business Writing in the Digital Age

Business Writing in the Digital Age

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.

The Best Australian Business Writing 2012

The Best Australian Business Writing 2012

Have Baby Boomers been forced back to work since the GFC? Why do we rely on the arbitrary and illusory numbers of double-entry book-keeping to direct our policies, institutions, economies and societies? Will pre-commitment cards for poker machines coerce the addicted gambler to think before he or she acts? Is airport security a waste of time and money? Not just a series of numbers and facts, good business writing is informative, provocative, funny, even moving. In this first edition of a new annual anthology showcasing the best of Australian business writing, editor Andrew Cornell shows just how good – and how important – writing about business can be. With a foreword by Reserve Bank board member Dr John Edwards, the anthology includes contributions by Gideon Haigh, Alan Kohler, Judith Brett, Saul Eslake, George Megalogenis and a host of other writers and commentators.

Instant-answer Guide to Business Writing

An A-Z Source for Today's Business Writer

Instant-answer Guide to Business Writing

Find Fast, accurate answers to all your business writing questions with this handy reference guide. Packed with practical guidance and real-world examples, it helps you write better business documents in half the time, design winning proposals, generate e-mail that commands attention, create presentations and reports that connect to customer value, learn from many sample documents for inspiration, write with greater clarity and impact, avoid redundancy, stiff phrasing, and "bureaucratic" writing, handle complex technical topics with ease, organize documents for impact, and void embarrassing mistakes in grammar and usage.

The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course in Business Writing and Communication, Second Edition

The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course in Business Writing and Communication, Second Edition

Supercharge your writing skills . . . by the end of the week! In the workplace, your writing speaks volumes about you. Whether you’re crafting a three-line message or a 300-page report, you need to write in a polished, professional way—regardless of your position or profession. The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course in Business Writing and Communication puts you on the fast track to becoming a strong, persuasive business writer. Complete with exercises, self-tests, and an online final exam, this multifaceted business writing “course” teaches you how to: SEIZE READERS’ INTEREST INSTANTLY ELIMINATE NONSPECIFIC WORDS AND PHRASES MANAGE CROSS-CULTURAL WRITING CRAFT COMPELLING ONLINE COPY CREATE POWERFUL PRESENTATIONS Present yourself at the top of your game in every e-mail, memo, report, and presentation with The McGraw-Hill 36-Hour Course in Business Writing and Communication!

Handbook for Business Writing

Handbook for Business Writing

Describes an effective approach to the writing process, discusses business letters, memos, reports, and resumes, and reviews business grammar and style.

Learn Good Business Writing and Communication (Collection)

Learn Good Business Writing and Communication (Collection)

The Truth About the New Rules of Business Writing shows you how to master the art of effective business communication replacing the old standards of jargon, pomposity, and grammar drills with a simple, quick, and conversational writing style. Authors Natalie Canavor and Claire Meirowitz demonstrate how to plan and organize your content, make your point faster, tell your readers what's in it for them, construct winning documents of every kind--print, electronic, and even blog entries and text messages! The Truth about the New Rules of Business Writing brings together the field's best knowledge and shows exactly how to put it to work. With an "aha" on every page, it presents information in a clear, accessible style that's easy to understand and use. Written in short chapters, it covers the entire field, cuts to the heart of every topic, pulls back the curtain on expert secrets, and pops the bubble of commonly-held assumptions. Simply put, this book delivers easy, painless writing techniques that work. ¿ FranklinCovey Style Guide: For Business and Technical Communication can help any writer produce documents that achieve outstanding results. Created by FranklinCovey, the world-renowned leader in helping organizations enhance individual effectiveness, this edition fully reflects today's online media and global business challenges. The only style guide used in FranklinCovey's own renowned Writing AdvantageTM programs, it covers everything from document design and graphics to sentence style and word choice. This edition includes extensive new coverage of graphics, writing for online media, and international business English.

Arabic Today: A Student, Business and Professional Course in Spoken and Written Arabic

A Student, Business and Professional Course in Spoken and Written Arabic

Arabic Today: A Student, Business and Professional Course in Spoken and Written Arabic

Audio material to accompany the book is available at the following website: www.euppublishing.com/page/ArabicToday/audioA student, business and professional course in spoken and written Arabic aimed at those with no prior knowledge of the language.Suitable for business professionals and students wanting to communicate directly with people and institutions in the Arab world, Arabic Today is a self-contained course in contemporary Arabic. Tuition tends to concentrate either on the written language (never used in everyday speech) or on a selected regional dialect (which is never written down). Arabic Today breaks with this tradition, capitalising on the emerging form of spoken Pan-Arabic. This supraregional form of educated speech is drawn from the most influential areas, as well as the modern written word. So whether you wish to speak the language or add writing skills as well, this course book and accompanying audio website are the ideal tools for self-tuition and classroom use. The second edition of this book has been thoroughly revised and updated to make it relevant to a new generation of readers. Grammar is explained more clearly and precisely, the reading material has been updated and the typography is clearer. New word indexes give meanings and reference for the vocabulary and together with the grammar index they offer an invaluable additional reference function.