Rules of Thumb for Business Writers

4.29 avg rating
( 7 ratings by GoodReads )
 
9780072347463: Rules of Thumb for Business Writers

The third in a successful McGraw-Hill series that includes Rules of Thumb: A Guide for Writers, Rules of Thumb for Online Research, and Rules of Thumb for Research, this guide has been designed to be used as a main text, a supplementary resource, and as a quick and easy reference. With full course of the writing process, directions, and advice that work, Rules of Thumb for Business Writers addresses the most common writing problems students will face every day in the business world.

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

From the Back Cover:

The Only Book You'll Ever Need to Write Clearly, Correctly, and SUCCESSFULLY

We all know "i before e," but do you know how to persuade with proposals, energize with email, and impress with PowerPoint? Rules of Thumb for Business Writers is your all-in-one, easy-to-use reference on everything you need to know about writing for the business world—from the basics of grammar and punctuation to putting the finishing touches on an important presentation. It's the only book you'll ever need to:

  • Get results—write effective letters, emails, résumés, proposals, agendas, and newsletters that get attention and the results you want!
  • Avoid embarrassing mistakes—with quick-reference answers on common errors in grammar, punctuation, spelling, and style.
  • Tap into technology—with work-saving shortcuts in Microsoft Word and PowerPoint, and special advice on writing for websites.
  • Find information fast—learn how to improve the quality of your work with valuable resources for researching anything on the Internet.
  • Save time—with proven advice on optimizing your work style, collaborating on projects, and controlling paper flow.

Whether you're applying for a job, preparing an agenda, or simply sending an email, how you write and present yourself can mean the difference between professional advancement and being left behind. Keep Rules of Thumb for Business Writers on your desk and have the best writing guide in the business at your fingertips.

From the Back Cover:

Great writing gets great results! Now you can too with easy lessons on powerful and accurate "to-the-point" business writing. Whether you're laboring over a letter, agonizing over the outline of your next big report, or simply wondering whether that comma really makes sense, turn to this handy book from the author team of the best-selling Rules of Thumb: A Guide for Writers. Designed to meet the on-the-job writing challenges of time-starved professionals, it's packed with concise explanations of the most frequent problems in writing, bulleted lists of easy-to-follow guidelines, and hundreds of practical examples that instantly illustrate the concepts. Rules of Thumb for Business Writers will show you how to: find your focus...organize your thoughts...format your documents for optimal readability...begin with attention-grabbers...adopt a conversational tone...and produce more succinct and persuasive letters, e-mails, memos, agendas, reports, newsletters, resumes, and more. Plus, you'll learn to effortlessly adhere to the rules of punctuation, grammar, and usage, including knowing when to capitalize...choosing the correct prononun...avoiding fragments and run-on sentences...and properly placing apostrophes.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Silverman, Jay; Wienbroer, Diana Roberts; Hughes, Elaine
Published by McGraw-Hill College, Boston, MA (1999)
ISBN 10: 0072347465 ISBN 13: 9780072347463
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller
a2zbooks
(Burgin , KY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill College, Boston, MA, 1999. Softcover. Book Condition: New. Brand New Quantity Available: 1. ISBN: 0072347465. ISBN/EAN: 9780072347463. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 1560734725. Bookseller Inventory # 1560734725

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 22.50
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 4.65
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

2.

Silverman, Jay; Wienbroer, Diana Roberts; Hughes, Elaine
ISBN 10: 0072347465 ISBN 13: 9780072347463
New Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Book Condition: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Bookseller Inventory # 97800723474631.0

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 27.12
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

3.

Silverman, Jay; Wienbroer, Diana Roberts; Hughes, Elaine
Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages (1999)
ISBN 10: 0072347465 ISBN 13: 9780072347463
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # SONG0072347465

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 48.19
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

4.

Silverman, Jay; Wienbroer, Diana Roberts; Hughes, Elaine
Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages (1999)
ISBN 10: 0072347465 ISBN 13: 9780072347463
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 1. Bookseller Inventory # DADAX0072347465

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 78.74
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

5.

Silverman, Jay; Wienbroer, Diana Roberts; Hughes, Elaine
Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages (1999)
ISBN 10: 0072347465 ISBN 13: 9780072347463
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Irish Booksellers
(Rumford, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0072347465

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 89.87
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: FREE
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds

6.

Silverman, Jay; Wienbroer, Diana Roberts; Hughes, Elaine
Published by McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages (1999)
ISBN 10: 0072347465 ISBN 13: 9780072347463
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller
Booked Again
(Summit, NJ, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description McGraw-Hill Humanities/Social Sciences/Languages, 1999. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-132-56-0488000

More Information About This Seller | Ask Bookseller a Question

Buy New
US$ 195.35
Convert Currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 10.00
Within U.S.A.
Destination, Rates & Speeds