Learn how to write brilliant business blogs – for the price of a Starbucks coffee

HTWB BizBlogs new ad Feb-15A quick note to let you know I’ve slashed the price of the Kindle version of…

“How To Write Brilliant Business Blogs.”

So now, which is the better value?

A large latte?

Or 300 pages of tips and advice on how to transform your business blogging from good to great?

USA just $3.99

UK just £2.65

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How to write a reference or recommendation letter

HTWB recommendation smallUnless you’re about 12 years old or less, sooner or later you will be asked to write a reference or recommendation for someone – whether it’s a colleague, employee, student, friend, or even a whole company. If you Google “how to write a reference” you’ll find loads of advice, as I did just now. But unsurprisingly the available advice tends to be a bit starchy.

So: what makes a reference letter or email help your referee stand out from the crowd? [Read more…]

Top 10 books to help you write better

how to write better,howtowritebetter.net,writing help, help with writing,EnglishWe’ve gathered together our best books and ebooks on how to write better and related topics by your favorite columnists and guest posters here on HTWB, in this updated bookshop … browse and enjoy! It’s a good selection and consists of all the very best of our respective experience and skills, neatly packed in book form for you to benefit from. All print books are available in Kindle and/or other digital formats, too. [Read more…]

How to write a good questionnaire

How to write,questionnaire,questions,answersWriting the bare bones of a questionnaire should, some say, be left to the industrial psychologists and other scientific experts who know how to get inside our brains and wriggle around in there to extract useful information.

I don’t agree. (Now there’s a surprise, huh.) Why? [Read more…]

20 top tips on how to write proper

write,proper,funny jokesMany thanks to my good friend Susie C. for inspiring these excellent top tips on how to write proper, so we writers don’t do the job badder than we normally do:

1. Always Avoid Annoying Alliteration.

2. Prepositions are not words to end sentences with. [Read more…]

Health professionals: how to write patient information at local level

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Patient information written inhouse
can be hard to understand

For reasons I won’t bore you with, I have quite a lot of experience of medical writing and the quality of written information for patients – in my experience in the UK and North America at least – is, er, variable to put it mildly. [Read more…]