The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 6/29/18

Jun 29, 2018 | Reading Lists

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. Every week I point you to articles and blog posts that I think will teach you something or spark an idea or two. The posts are about the intertwined tasks of reading and writing. Some weeks there are more pointers than others.

This week I’m pointing you to posts on simplifying complex subjects and improving your Amazon book pages.

From Ian Altman: 3 Ways Great Speakers Simplify Complex Subjects (Without Oversimplifying)

“It’s not as complicated as you may think. If you’re looking for ways to communicate complex ideas in clear, concise and interesting ways, here are three things to keep in mind the next time you’re on stage.”

From Joanna Penn: 5 Ways To Spice Up Your Amazon Book Pages

“There are many ways to market your books, but most marketing will drive readers to your sales page on the online bookstores, and there are ways you can improve it so they stick around and buy,”

Sources I Check Regularly

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

Alliance of Independent Authors

Ann Handley

Frances Caballo

Jane Friedman


Jerry Jenkins

Joel Friedlander

Joanna Penn


Michele DeFelippo

Penny Sansevieri

Daphne Gray-Grant

Becky Robinson’s Weaving Influence

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