Business Writing Resources

19 of the Best Business Writing Tools [Updated 2020]

Business writing can be challenging! Happily, there are new inexpensive or free business writing tools available to help you write better at work. ...

12 Best Business Writing Books [Updated 2020]

Because every business person needs to write well at work, there are hundreds of books specifically about business writing. I have a bookshelf and ...

Racist Terms to Remove from Your Writing

The heart-wrenching events of the last few weeks and resulting protests and social reflection have launched a collective awakening about racism in ...

The Pros and Cons of Asynchronous Communication [and Definition]

With the rise of mobile work, you may have heard the term “asynchronous communication” thrown around strategic planning sessions or the blogosphere. ...

How To Write A Business Memo [Free PDF Template]

A memo is a business document that communicates information internally in an organization. A business letter communicates information outside of an ...

The Costs of Poor Business Writing [Statistics, Examples, & Case Studies]

Writing is fundamental to business operations. While networking and negotiations set the foundations of corporate engagement, nearly all final ...

Remote Communication | How to Effectively Communicate

Remote work is rising in popularity, but it has suddenly become the global default due to COVID-19. Many workers in the United States and around the ...

How to Write a Performance Appraisal or Review

January is often the month that performance metrics are determined for the year. There are two sides to writing a performance evaluation: Presenting ...

Crafting Business Writing Goals for Performance Reviews

To accurately measure employee business writing, it is critical to link the business goals of the employee's key documents to specific writing ...

Business Letter Format

A business letter is a document you send to a reader outside of your organization. A memo is used internally in business. (Memo format.) Here is a ...

How To Enable Readability Measures in Microsoft Word 2007

The Readability Measures feature in Microsoft Word and Outlook are helpful tools to measure words per sentence, passive voice percentage, the Flesch ...

My Most Trusted Business Writing Style and Grammar Guides

I am often asked which sources I use for business writing style and grammar guides. These are my most trusted sources: Business Writing Format and ...