The six main guidelines for writing for the web are: Be succinct: write no more than 50 per cent of the text you would have used in a hardcopy publication – reading from computer screens is about 25 per cent slower than reading from paper. We also know that users don't like to scroll: one … Continue reading Writing for the Web
1. Don't abbrev. 2. Proofread carefully to see if you any words out. 3. Be carefully to use adjectives and adverbs correct. 4. About sentence fragments. 5. When dangling, don't use participles. 6. Don't use no double negatives. 7. Each pronoun agrees with their antecedent. 8. Just between you and I, case is important. 9. … Continue reading How to rite right for business
We’re afraid to give instructions. Despite imperatives being the fastest and most direct way of giving someone instructions, they remain unpopular. Can you imagine writing “dogs are advised that they should sit down”? Of course not. “Sit” suffices. So, rather than saying “I should be grateful if you would please send it to me” just … Continue reading Please listen to these instructions!