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INTRODUCTION
RULE #1:Spend Time Prewriting
RULE #2:Choose an Appropriate Organization Method
RULE #3:Transform Prewriting into an Outline
RULE #4:Use Appropriate Headings and Salutations
RULE #5: Write a Strong Introduction
RULE #6:Use the Body of Your Writing to Present Supporting Information
RULE #7:End with an Effective Conclusion
RULE #8:Use an Appropriate Closing
RULE #9:Adapt Your Writing to Deal with Multiple Audiences
RULE #10:Learn about Your Audience
RULE #11:Establish a Positive Impression with Your Audience: Tone
RULE #12:Establish a Positive Impression with Your Audience: Voice
RULE #13:Choose Words with Your Audience in Mind
RULE #14:Use the Correct Format
RULE #15:Remember the Human Element
RULE #16:Understand Your Audience’s Level of Understanding, and Write to It
RULE #17:Know What You Want to Say Before You Say It
RULE #18: Choose the Right Words
RULE #19:Eliminate Ambiguity
RULE #20: Avoid Unclear Pronoun References
RULE #21:Be Brief
RULE #22:Don’t Repeat Yourself
RULE #23:Learn the Most Commonly Confused Words, and Use Them Properly
RULE #24:Learn the Most Misused Words, and Use Them Properly
RULE #25:Don’t Use Words That Aren’t Really Words
RULE #26:Don’t Use Words or Phrases That Might Offend Your Reader
RULE #27:Understand Positive and Negative Connotations to Choose Words Wisely
RULE #28:It Doesn’t Always Pay to Be Wise
RULE #29:Don’t Sound Like a Robot
RULE #30:Formality versus Informality
RULE #31:Avoid Colloquialisms
RULE #32:Don’t Bewilder Your Readers with Jargon
RULE #33:Remember the Parts of Speech
RULE #35:Noun/Verb Agreement
RULE #36:Active versus Passive Voice
RULE #37:Sentence Fragments and Run-on Sentences
RULE #38:Verb Tense Shifts
RULE #39:Double Negatives
RULE #40:Don’t Make Spelling Mistakes
RULE #41:Use Punctuation Marks Correctly
RULE #42:Don’t Overuse Capital Letters
RULE #43:Get E-mails in Order
RULE #44:Perfect Your Business Letters
RULE #45:Get Your Memos into Shape
RULE #46: Write Agendas That Lead to Better Meetings
RULE #47:Professional Proposals Get Noticed
RULE #48:Details Matter in Reports
RULE #49:Thank You Letters Are Good Business
RULE #50:Be Precise When Writing Instructions or Directions
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Business Writing

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