Category: Business writing

10 online courses to make you a better writer

There’s nothing like the convenience of online learning to help you fit personal projects around your busy schedule. And if you’ve had the same writing resolutions popping up on your list again after again – why not make 2019 YOUR year to make them happen. Your future self will... read more

How to write a media release

A media release – also known as a press release –  is the primary way for you to get your message into the hands of the media. It’s a format that journalists and editors are familiar with and, even if you pitch your idea to them over the phone or email... read more

Are you guilty of this kind of corporate-speak?

You see it in boardrooms across the nation. People marking off words during meetings in a surreptitious game of bullsh*t bingo. They are noting down classic phrases like: “game-changing innovations”, “corporate synergy”, “deep dive”, all while they “incentivise” people to “pick the low-hanging fruit”. In honour of... read more

5 common business writing mistakes – and how to avoid them

You only get one chance to make a first impression. So you better make it count. With the rise of text messaging and abbreviations used in social media, effective written communication is falling by the wayside. This could be happening in your blog posts, brochures, websites and even your advertisements... read more

How to be a better business writer

Do you spend eight hours a day in front of your computer at work? Maybe you’re sending emails. Perhaps you’re writing proposals or recommendations. The reality is that many of us spend much of our day doing some form of written communication. So it’s vital to understand... read more