Business Writing: Is Your Business Writing Holding You Back?

Business Writing today calls for effective proposals, letters, memos, business plans, and e-mails.

Is Your Business Writing Holding You Back?

Find out quickly, easily, and privately.

Take the quick Business Writing test below.

Then receive a detailed explanation of the errors in each sentence. And, you will receive suggested ways you might have changed the sentences to make them shorter and more powerful.

In your mind or on paper, rewrite the five sample sentences to make them clear, concise, complete, correct, and conversational.

Each of the five examples contains at least three common errors that produce lengthy, ineffective, time-wasting sentences.

1. I am appreciative of all you hard work.


2. With this situation, there is involved an apparent reorganization of all fifteen departments in the company.


3. In a report to the company president, it was disclosed that profits were low and costs of sales were high.


4. Our manager made a recommendation that we sell the returned goods for half price.


5. It is therefore incumbent upon all employees to put forth their best efforts to overcome the minor problems that beset our company.

Did you identify all three errors in each sentence?

Did you eliminate at least seven keystrokes in each sentence?

Does your approach come close to the clear, concise, powerful writing that saves time, gets better results, and projects an image of a truly effective communicator?

Check your results.

Please complete the form below so I can send you the detailed explanation of the errors in each sentence. And, you will receive suggested ways you might have changed the sentences to make them shorter and more powerful.

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Go ahead! I know your curious to see how you did.

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