Strategies for Business and Technical Writing (5th Edition)

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9780321241955: Strategies for Business and Technical Writing (5th Edition)

sHORT RETAIL DESCRIPTION: A must-have reference book for business and technical writers of any level, Strategies for Business and Technical Writing will help you plan, organize, create, and polish your writing. You know the ability to communicate effectively both in person and on paper will help you advance in your career—the selections in this book will help you write effective letters, reports, memos, resumes, and other professional documents. The new edition features helpful models, tips, and advice from top experts, including David V. Lewis, Making Your Correspondence Get Results, The Royal Bank of Canada, Letters That Sell, Vincent Vinci, Ten Report Writing Pitfalls: How to Avoid Them, and Sheryl Lindsell-Roberts, Ten Ways to Make Your Technical Documents Shout “Read Me!” Whether you are a student, or seasoned professional, this book will help you plan, create, and improve your business and technical writing. Readings, advice, and models from top experts to help writers improve their technical and business writing skills. Correspondence, ethics, proposals, email, reports, memos, letters, resumes, business writing, technical writing, business communication, technical communication. Business writing/Technical writing.

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For anyone who has written a resume and cover letter to apply for a job, a proposal to land an account, an e-mail to a colleague or a memo his or her co-workers, this book is for you. These everyday business documents may seem simple to write, but in reality are quite difficult to do well. This book will provide the instruction, advice, and necessary examples of how to compose effective business and technical writing. This book teaches effective writing for the work world, offering great advice from the best sources. The reading selections, written by seasoned professionals in the business world, teach professional writing as well. Covering topics including s the revision process, non-biased word choice, and audience analysis, the book is based on the premise that all successful writing consists of clear and effective prose. Yet, it points out the ways in which business and technical writing differs from the expository prose most readers have learned. Also included are discussion of specific documents, including resumes, letters of application, letters that sell, memos, e-mail, reports and proposals. Anyone who engages in business or technical writing.

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