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10 Steps to Successful Business Writing

By  Jack E. Appleman

10 Steps to Successful Business Writing

In the business world, the ability to write well is a basic necessity. In many respects, you are what you write because your coworkers, clients, vendors, and other associates may encounter you most often in the form of your written words.

Whether you are a seasoned CEO or someone who struggled with high school English, you can propel your writing ability to a higher level with just 10 easy steps. Each chapter offers a variety of specific examples and plenty of practical pointers you can use immediately. There are also tools to help you master common situations like "Stuffy vs. Straightforward Words and Phrases" (page 28) an "Tips for Making PowerPoint Slides Most Effective" (page 160).

No matter what level of writing proficiency you currently have, 10 Steps to Successful Business Writing can help you grow and improve. Put the power of simplicity into your next written document by taking a step forward today.

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Jack E. Appleman

Jack Appleman, APR, CBC, is a prominent writing instructor, coach, and author who is committed to helping individuals achieve better results with their writing. He is driven by the belief that everyone can significantly improve their text by following a series of straightforward steps. Jack’s workshops, webinars, and coaching sessions have helped thousands of working professionals become more confident and proficient writers.

 As principal of the Monroe, New York–based Successful Business Writing, Jack brings more than 25 years’ experience as a corporate trainer, professor, and public relations professional. He is a frequent speaker and has published several articles on the importance of good writing. He’s also contributed to several articles in the Wall Street Journal. In 2015, Jack received the Charles T. Morgan Award for lifetime excellence in corporate training from the Association for Talent Development’s Northern New Jersey chapter.

 A professor since 2001, Jack teaches technical writing at Southern New Hampshire University. He received the accreditation in public relations certification from the Public Relations Society of America and the Certified Business Communicator designation from the Business Marketing Association. Jack also has a BA in communication from Ohio State University and an MS in journalism from Ohio University. He is studying for a PhD in organizational communication at the State University of New York at Albany. He can be reached on Twitter @writecoachJack and by email: jack@successfulbusinesswriting.com.

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