6/28/13: The Writing Edge for Business Writers

Jun 28, 2013 | Better Writing

You’re a businessperson. You may not think of yourself as a writer, but you know that writing well can boost your results and your career. Naturally, you want to do better. Here are some recent blog posts and articles that might help.

This week I’m pointing you to pieces on improving your writing, launching your book, Digital Natives and print, and building buzz.

From: Ray Edwards: 7 “Tricks” to Improve Your Writing Overnight
“No matter how bad (or good) your writing is today, it’s possible to improve it overnight.”

From Charlotte Ashlock: Front Row to a Book Launch
“I recently attended a book signing party for author Rob Jolles and was impressed by the number of best practices for other authors in the way Rob ran the event.”

From Digital Book World: Pew: ‘Digital Natives’ Love Print Media and Libraries, Despite What You Might Think
“Americans aged 16 to 29 like traditional media more than you might think, despite their heavy adoption of digital, according to a new study from the Pew Internet & American Life Project.”

From Molly Page: The First (And Most Important) Step to Building Buzz
“just this week we noticed that there are several differing opinions regarding the very best time to post on Facebook. We found a variety of competing theories. In the end we settled on one solid, though somewhat messy, conclusion.”

Sources I Check Regularly

I find the posts and articles that I share with you on The Writer’s Edge in many places. But there are a few that provide insightful pieces again and again. Here they are.

The CopyBlogger Blog


Digital Book World

Tools of Change for Publishing


Becky Robinson’s Weaving Influence