LinkedIn Profile Pointers

Do you, like many other professionals, struggle with creating your LinkedIn profile? Composing a LinkedIn profile often poses uncertainty about how to effectively showcase your assets and stay ahead of the competition, which is why many professionals procrastinate when it comes to creating and updating their LinkedIn page. The writing process itself can also be…

What Is Grammar Anyway?

National Grammar Day is a U.S. holiday that comes every March 4th. Most people do not know and probably do not care about this holiday that pales in comparison to other late winter/ early spring festive holidays such as Mardi Gras, St. Patrick’s Day, Easter, and even Groundhog Day. However, when it comes to academic…

Quick and Easy Writing Improvements

Whether you are writing for personal or professional purposes, these simple improvements will perk up your presentation. When your writing is precise, polished, and to the point, your message will be better delivered and received. The following pointers will improve your business content, blog posts, resumes, bios, and academic writing. As you will see, most…

How to Avoid Plagiarism: An Overview on Citations for Students and All Writers

What Is Plagiarism? Plagiarism occurs when a writer copies another author’s work or fails to credit the author by citing the original source. Citing (referencing or crediting) a source of information documents and provides readers with information on the original author and publication. Any research or writing directly quoted, paraphrased, or referred to, aside from…

Writing Effective Newsletters

  A newsletter is a valuable way to communicate with clients and prospective customers. Whether in online or print format—or both—newsletters are the perfect forum to portray your company as knowledgeable, current, and active.  The length and format of a newsletter can be customized to your company’s needs, and there are plenty of online and…

How to Write a Compelling Bio

Bios serve an important purpose for professionals and business owners, offering a snapshot of the individual behind the success. Think of a bio as your own advertisement or infomercial that makes you come to life as a professional with an individual personality and voice. An extended “business card” of sorts, a bio provides an introduction…

The 3 Steps of Successful Writing: Prewriting, Writing & Rewriting

Do you know how to make the task of writing more manageable by following the 3 steps of successful writing? Do you prewrite, write, and rewrite so your writing is the best it can be? The process of writing is no easy feat. Whether the writing is for academic or professional ambitions, writers of all…

How to Promote Your Business with a Letter of Introduction

A letter of introduction is an effective way to present your business, products, and services to potential clients, whether sent as an email or mailed correspondence to targeted audiences. Below are points to remember when composing your letter of introduction so it yields the result you want: new customers! You only have one chance to…

Effective Vision and Mission Statements: The Why and How

Creating effective vision and mission statements should be at the top of every business’s to-do list; however, many business leaders become overwhelmed by even the mere thought of sitting down to compose them. If you have persevered to compose vision and mission statements, congratulations, but there is still something to consider: Are they concise, direct,…

Five Easy Ways to Improve Your Writing and Get Impressive Results

Here are five easy ways to improve your writing. When most people write, content becomes the key focus, whereas style, usage, and presentation— the very tools that prove necessary to clearly and effectively convey the content— are often forgotten. When a reader is distracted by poorly written, disorganized writing, the purpose and message of the…

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