Do you find yourself writing sentences that are far too long? Have you ever re-read a sentence and struggled to finish it in one breath? If so, you may be suffering from something called prolixity, or in laymen’s terms, wordiness. Our editors suggest several ways to help you avoid wordiness and increase quality.
So you’ve decided to take the plunge. You have a fantastic business idea that you think will succeed, you’re excited about being your own boss, and you’re ready to turn your visions into reality. Congratulations—but don’t pop open that bottle of champagne just yet. In the world of entrepreneurship, a great business idea is just the tip of the iceberg.
Want to write more articles? And more often? Then follow in the footsteps of magazine editors and utilize an editorial calendar. Our editors explain the benefits of using an editorial calendar in this podcast.
Good writing comes from good editing. A professional editor does more than correct mistakes; they can help you turn lead into gold! The following podcast includes 10 reasons to hire a professional editor.
You are a professional and are very proficient at academic writing in your first language, but when it comes to translating your work into written English, suddenly you don't know your "ifs" from your "ofs." This is natural in professional ESL writing, because writing in another language is a lot more complicated than speaking it. However, here are some helpful tips to improve your ESL writing.
A business pitch is a presentation, by one or more persons, to an investor or group of investors. The goal of a business pitch is generally to secure the resources and funding necessary to move forward with a business plan, or to continue forward with an already established business or venture.
Finding the perfect candidate is never easy. Once you have hired someone, informing the other applicants that they were not selected for the position is beneficial. Listen to our podcast to find out why writing a candidate rejection letter so important.
Writing a letter of complaint can be tricky, but the most important thing to remember is to be direct and tasteful. No one will take your complaint seriously if you are ranting and raving. Take a look at this example complaint letter for ideas on how you should approach writing a letter of complaint.
The hiring process is never easy, and finding the perfect candidate can be a challenge. When you do find the individual you wish to hire, it is certainly to your advantage to notify the other applicants that they were not selected for the position. Before you say that you just don’t have the time to send letters to everyone you interviewed, let’s take a closer look at the candidate rejection letter and why it’s so important.
PowerPoint Presentations: A necessary evil? The bane of presenters and audiences everywhere? PowerPoint presentations get a bad rap, and often legitimately so, but it doesn’t have to be this way! A well-done PowerPoint can greatly enhance your presentation.