The Resource Business writing for dummies, by Natalie Canavor, (electronic resource)

Business writing for dummies, by Natalie Canavor, (electronic resource)

Label
Business writing for dummies
Title
Business writing for dummies
Statement of responsibility
by Natalie Canavor
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1942-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Canavor, Natalie
Dewey number
808.06665
Index
index present
LC call number
HF5718.3
LC item number
.C3647 2017
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
  • Learning made easy
  • For dummies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Business writing
  • Business communication
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Composition & Creative Writing
  • LANGUAGE ARTS & DISCIPLINES / Rhetoric
  • REFERENCE / Writing Skills
Label
Business writing for dummies, by Natalie Canavor, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=372&titleID=3014298
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organized; Part 1: Winning with Writing; Part 2: Applying Your Skills to Business Messages and Documents; Part 3: Writing to Present Yourself Effectively; Part 4: Evolving Your Writing for Online Media; Part 5: Extending Your Writing Skills; Part 6: The Part of Tens; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part 1 Winning with Writing; Chapter 1 Make Writing Your Not-So-Secret Weapon; Putting Good Writing to Work for You
  • Planning and Structuring Every MessageApplying the Goal-Plus-Audience Strategy to All Business Needs; Succeeding with email, letters, and business documents; Writing for the spoken word; Writing online: From websites to blogs to tweets; Special purpose writing; Taking the global perspective; Chapter 2 Planning Your Message Every Time; Adopting the Plan-Draft-Edit Principle; Fine-Tuning Your Plan: Your Goals and Audience; Defining your goal; Defining your audience; Brainstorming the best content for your purpose; Writing to groups and strangers; Imagining your readers; Making People Care
  • Connecting instantly with your readerFocusing on what's-in-it-for-me; Highlighting benefits, not features; Finding the concrete, limiting the abstract; Choosing Your Written Voice: Tone; Aligning tone with the occasion, relationship, and culture; Writing as your authentic self; Smiling when you say it; Using Relationship-Building Techniques; Showing active caring and respect; Personalizing what you write; Framing messages with "you" not "I"; Chapter 3 Making Your Writing Work: The Basics; Stepping into Twenty-First-Century Writing Style; Aiming for a clear, simple style
  • Applying readability guidelinesFinding the right rhythm; Achieving a conversational tone; Energizing Your Language; Relying on everyday wording; Choosing reader-friendly words; Focusing on the real and concrete; Finding action verbs; Crafting comparisons to help readers; Employing Reader-Friendly Graphic Techniques; Building in white space; Choosing a typeface; Keeping colors simple; Adding effective graphics; Breaking space up with sidebars, boxes, and lists; Chapter 4 Self-Editing: Professional Ways to Improve Your Work; Changing Hats: From Writer to Editor; Choosing a way to edit
  • Distancing yourself from what you writeReviewing the Big and Small Pictures; Assessing content success; Assessing the effectiveness of your language; Avoiding telltale up-down-up inflection; Looking for repeat word endings; Pruning prepositions; Cutting all non-contributing words; Moving from Passive to Active; Thinking "action"; Trimming "there is" and "there are"; Cutting the haves and have nots; Using the passive deliberately; Sidestepping Jargon, Clichés, and Extra Modifiers; Reining in jargon; Cooling the clichés; Minimizing modifiers; Chapter 5 Fixing Common Writing Problems
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781119369011
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
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f39a7f92-da11-4cdd-89ac-b69fb78421f4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)981912228
Label
Business writing for dummies, by Natalie Canavor, (electronic resource)
Link
http://link.overdrive.com/?websiteID=372&titleID=3014298
Publication
Note
Includes index
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organized; Part 1: Winning with Writing; Part 2: Applying Your Skills to Business Messages and Documents; Part 3: Writing to Present Yourself Effectively; Part 4: Evolving Your Writing for Online Media; Part 5: Extending Your Writing Skills; Part 6: The Part of Tens; Icons Used in This Book; Beyond the Book; Where to Go from Here; Part 1 Winning with Writing; Chapter 1 Make Writing Your Not-So-Secret Weapon; Putting Good Writing to Work for You
  • Planning and Structuring Every MessageApplying the Goal-Plus-Audience Strategy to All Business Needs; Succeeding with email, letters, and business documents; Writing for the spoken word; Writing online: From websites to blogs to tweets; Special purpose writing; Taking the global perspective; Chapter 2 Planning Your Message Every Time; Adopting the Plan-Draft-Edit Principle; Fine-Tuning Your Plan: Your Goals and Audience; Defining your goal; Defining your audience; Brainstorming the best content for your purpose; Writing to groups and strangers; Imagining your readers; Making People Care
  • Connecting instantly with your readerFocusing on what's-in-it-for-me; Highlighting benefits, not features; Finding the concrete, limiting the abstract; Choosing Your Written Voice: Tone; Aligning tone with the occasion, relationship, and culture; Writing as your authentic self; Smiling when you say it; Using Relationship-Building Techniques; Showing active caring and respect; Personalizing what you write; Framing messages with "you" not "I"; Chapter 3 Making Your Writing Work: The Basics; Stepping into Twenty-First-Century Writing Style; Aiming for a clear, simple style
  • Applying readability guidelinesFinding the right rhythm; Achieving a conversational tone; Energizing Your Language; Relying on everyday wording; Choosing reader-friendly words; Focusing on the real and concrete; Finding action verbs; Crafting comparisons to help readers; Employing Reader-Friendly Graphic Techniques; Building in white space; Choosing a typeface; Keeping colors simple; Adding effective graphics; Breaking space up with sidebars, boxes, and lists; Chapter 4 Self-Editing: Professional Ways to Improve Your Work; Changing Hats: From Writer to Editor; Choosing a way to edit
  • Distancing yourself from what you writeReviewing the Big and Small Pictures; Assessing content success; Assessing the effectiveness of your language; Avoiding telltale up-down-up inflection; Looking for repeat word endings; Pruning prepositions; Cutting all non-contributing words; Moving from Passive to Active; Thinking "action"; Trimming "there is" and "there are"; Cutting the haves and have nots; Using the passive deliberately; Sidestepping Jargon, Clichés, and Extra Modifiers; Reining in jargon; Cooling the clichés; Minimizing modifiers; Chapter 5 Fixing Common Writing Problems
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
Second edition.
Extent
1 online resource.
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781119369011
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
f39a7f92-da11-4cdd-89ac-b69fb78421f4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)981912228

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