The Writing Edge for Business Writers: 2/8/19

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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. Even though writing and storytelling and blogging and SEO aren’t your day job, you want to do them better.

You need to get the most value you can from your reading time. That’s why every week I pick the one post from the web’s multitudes that will help you get better. This week I’m pointing you to a post on learning from speechwriters.

From Lisa Rabasca Roepe: These techniques from professional speechwriters will help get your point across

“Whether you’re asking for a raise or trying to get some good ideas from a brainstorming session, these storytelling tactics from pros will keep your audience’s attention.”

Thanks to Smartbrief on Leadership for pointing me to this story

Here’s a link to my recent post titled “To write a better book, do these five things before you start writing.

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.

Ali Luke

Alliance of Independent Authors

Ann Handley

Frances Caballo

Jane Friedman

IngramSpark

Jenn dePaula

Jerry Jenkins

Joel Friedlander

Joanna Penn

Kindlepreneur

Michele DeFilippo

Penny Sansevieri

Daphne Gray-Grant

Becky Robinson’s Weaving Influence

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