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Wrong Words Make Bad First Impression

Posted by Phil Jamieson   Oct 26, 2010 10:41:00 AM

Making sales today is tough business. Finding jobs is even tougher. And though everybody is allowed a mistake here and there, the gatekeepers to both sales and jobs are clamping down on proposals and resumes, and even speech patterns. They're saying to themselves more and more, "Make the first pass easier by simply eliminating the ones with mistakes." So you want to avoid mistakes! Here are some more tips on making the right choice in words:

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Topics: errors, misused words, proposals

Writing for Business -- Create a Professional Image

Posted by Conni Eversull   Jun 18, 2010 10:48:00 AM

I recently had a conversation with Rick Roberge who told me what a great service our company provides. Rick, a sales coach and trainer, said he believes that every salesperson who writes proposals, e-mails, letters, etc., should incorporate proofreading as a standard part of their business writing process.  Rick then went on to write a blog post about this topic.

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Topics: writing guidelines, business writing, proofreading, proposals, grammar, writing style, writing

Misplaced Modifiers

Posted by Julie DeSilva   Mar 16, 2010 4:00:00 AM

We often use words or phrases to describe words within sentences, and we determine the meaning of sentences by placing these descriptives next to the words they point to or "modify."

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Topics: proposals, white papers, modifier, modifiers, misplaced modifiers

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