Introduction Letters Are Important Business Letters

Monday, February 27th, 2017

For years now, the most requested letter samples and templates at my two main writing help websites are different types of “introduction letters” or “letters of introduction”. As usual, there is a lot of confusion as to exactly how one defines “introduction letters”; and how best to write them. Many ...

Why You Should Develop Your Practical Writing Skills…

Friday, July 29th, 2016

Did you know that the ability to write for practical purposes can be a very important and powerful ability? Really! Becoming proficient at letter writing, for both business and personal purposes, can help you advance in many different aspects of your life. As evidence of this, the following paragraphs describe a ...

How Not To Write A Letter

Thursday, October 29th, 2015

Just yesterday I was asked to review a letter that had been written on behalf of an organization with which I am involved. Sadly, if I was grading it, I would have to give it a mark of 6 out of 10, at best. This particular letter was addressed to ...

Personal and Business Letters – The Top Ten

Sunday, May 31st, 2015

As webmaster of a number of writing help websites, over the years I have come to understand that all written letters can be divided into two broad categories: personal letters or business letters. This article contains my definitions of both personal letters and business letters, and provides links to samples ...

7 Key Letter Writing Essentials

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

The main reason why I started my network of writing help websites more than a decade ago was to provide people with practical letter writing help. Even though I later branched out to cover a wider variety of writing-related and publishing-related subjects, letter writing is still the number one subject ...

9 Ways To Improve Your Business Letters

Wednesday, May 29th, 2013

I am regularly amazed at how often business people fail to follow basic guidelines when it comes to writing their business letters. If you want your business to thrive and succeed in the long-term it is critical that one of your primary business tools -- the business letter -- is ...