Understanding why correct syntax matters will help you develop your editing skills when you're proofreading someone else's work. In business writing, ‚Äúsyntax‚ÄĚ is a set of rules that explain how you should put words together to make a sentence.¬†YourDictionary.com¬†explains that syntax includes ‚Äúword choice, matching number and tense, and placing...
So you have a business idea, great! Now you simply have to actualize it, starting with a business plan. A business plan helps you get funding for your business idea. Business plan outline The key to a good business plan is the outline. It gives an overview of exactly what is...
A project statement can be for multiple purposes, but it’s a central element in grant applications, proposals, and scopes of work in project management. In a detailed and well-structured write-up, project managers or applicants address their clients, stakeholders, or peer reviewers with an individualized, unique project statement. Everything that fits...
Whether you're a business executive or an employee who is frequently assigned to write business letters, knowing how to construct your business letter in a professional format will help others take your business seriously. Every so often -- especially if you are preparing for a larger meeting or report -- you...
Writing a business letter has evolved over the years from the use of a terse business tone to a more friendly and relatable one. This is because the idea of what a business letter can do is changing in itself. Business letters are useful when communicating face-to-face, or making a phone...
When you're writing a business letter, especially to colleagues or other people in your field, you may tend to write in a very dry, jargon-filled manner. Though you may not be able to avoid the jargon trap in this case, there is another trap that you can jump over...
When writing for business, you need to be clear and concise, delivering your message without confusion. Like any other style of writing, the quality of the document can make or break its success. An ineffective piece can mean a contract falls through, your boss will ignore your business solution, or a...
Writing for business can be tricky. Because you must maintain a professional manner, this can often cause some people to become too formal in how they write. Although business writing should be more formal than other casual types of writing, such as emails between friends or social media articles, it still needs to maintain a friendly...
Your goal with every writing assignment, from an email to a proposal to a detailed report, remains the same‚ÄĒcommunicate data and your ideas about that data. Every part, from words to appearance, of that written communication contributes to the effectiveness of your work. This even includes¬†the font you choose,...
Outsourcing is one of the most practiced business techniques of our time. Initially, outsourcing was predominantly embraced by larger organizations to cut costs and focus on their core functions. These organizations were able to absorb risks associated with doing business in a radically different way. Now, almost any kind of work can be outsourced, including business...