Clear Writing for a Complex World

7 Strategic Tips for Effective Financial Writing

September 20, 2016 | By Nancy Breuer

You did it! You persuaded your team to write about finance issues without relying on arcane finance terms. Now they use clear English instead. Nice to...

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Better Communications Acquired By The Ariel Group

September 15, 2016 | By Deborah Dumaine

Better Communications is excited to announce that we have merged with The Ariel Group. This will enhance our mission of using communication to drive...

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9 Tips for Successful Social Media Writing

August 23, 2016 | By Nancy Breuer

“We need to increase our social media presence. We need to get out there more.”

Right. What could possibly go wrong?

Even cursory reading of the business...

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Build Your Personal Brand: The Power of Concise Writing

August 10, 2016 | By Marijo Barry

What does your business writing say about you? Does it show you’re a clear thinker? A problem solver? A trustworthy leader? Every time you write, no...

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Have You Given Up Hope that Your Team’s Writing Can Ever Improve?

August 04, 2016 | By Nancy Breuer

Perhaps you have tried to teach someone a multi-step process by using a multi-step process of your own: describing the steps over and over, coaching, and...

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3 Business Communication Trends You Should Know

July 28, 2016 | By Adam Halwitz

Today’s business happens on screens—and often on small screens, consulted while the reader is in the midst of several tasks. How are you supposed to keep...

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How to Use Data the Right Way in Sales

July 19, 2016 | By Nancy Breuer

If you’re a numbers person, you may believe that numbers speak for themselves—they’re crystal clear and sparkling, right? Yet numbers, especially...

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Tired of Rewriting Your Team’s Work? Read This!

July 07, 2016 | By Karin Anell

Here we go again: you’ve spent a lot of money and time training your team in basic communication skills. You still find yourself endlessly reviewing and...

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How to Drive Action Through Your Writing

June 28, 2016 | By Adam Halwitz

How many of your e-mails do you read—really read? And of those, how many inspire real action? Lots are unwanted. Lots are long. The subject line helps you...

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For Effective Sales E-mails, Write Subject Lines That Pop

June 22, 2016 | By Karin Anell

E-mail marketing—it’s easy, right? With the click of a button you can reach an infinite number of prospects. The crux, of course, is not getting...

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– Linda, former Director of Training, Bank of New England/Fleet Bank

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