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How to Avoid 7 of the Most Humiliating Proofreading Mishaps

While minor grammar mishaps won't get you into too much trouble, other proofreading errors can be both humiliating and costly.

How to Make the 'Just Following Up' Email Less Dreadful

Most sales and business professionals have had the experience of placing a sales call or email pitch and hearing nothing back. Here are some tricks to crafting the perfect 'follow-up' email.

6 Ways to Become an Outstanding Writer

Whether you’re the CEO of a venture-backed startup writing a letter to investors about the current state of business or crafting the perfect job description to hire your first employee, your ability to communicate through the written word matters.

Richard Branson Says He Writes His Own Blog Posts, And He's Read Your Comments

…Including the ones that say 'Richard Branson doesn't really read this.'

5 Ways I Used a Reverse Book Club to Write a Bestseller

An entrepreneur explains how she assembled a group of friends to meet every two weeks and help her write her volume.

How to Write Better Emails (Infographic)

Pay attention to keywords in subject lines, keep emails to 150 words or less, and other top tips on how to master your email life.

Ultimate Headline Formulas for Tweets, Posts, Articles and Emails

The blueprints exist to get the things you write clicked. Here are some surefire tips.

5 Big Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make With Their PR Efforts

Don't expect to look good in the media, or even be placed, if you are committing these errors.

The Secrets to Landing a Literary Agent

Entrepreneurs are full of lessons and advice, making them ideal candidates to write a book.

5 Ways Writing a Book Can Help Your Business

Gain credibility and give your business a boost by putting your experiences on paper.

Your Brain Likes Plain Old Paper More Than It Likes E-Readers

The physical act of turning pages may help us recall plot events, a new study finds.

5 Tips for Writing Faster and Better

How you can cast aside your writer's block and write more prolifically.

189 Words That Get Your Customer's Attention Every Time

Bottom line: Using these words can help you convert readers into paying customers.

Write Headlines That Make Your Customers Take Notice

Headlines are often the first thing customers read, and if they're boring, they'll move on faster than you can blink. Learn how to create attention-grabbing headlines.

Tom Hanks Seeks iTunes Stardom With Typewriter App

The typewriter obsessive, who once boasted a collection numbering 200, has created an app that mimics the look, feel and sound of the bygone gadgets.

2 Tips for Getting More People to Read Your Blog Posts

Here's a hint: It's all about social media.

An Expert Guide to Idea Curation: How to Get More Ideas for Great Content

How can we get more ideas more consistently? There’s inspiration everywhere. We’ve just got to keep our eyes open.

The 4 Elements of a Stellar Sales Piece

The most effective direct mail sales pieces follow a formula in format and length. Discover the secret to direct mail success.

The 3 Most Important Elements of a Great Blog Post

Entrepreneur and online marketing expert Neil Patel discusses what every successful blog posts needs.

Amazon Blocks Disney DVD Orders as Pricing War With Hachette Rages On

Amid divisive contract disputes, the Walt Disney Company is the latest multimedia giant to find itself in Amazon's crosshairs.

How to Find Inspiration for Your Next Blog Post

Online marketing expert Neil Patel offers some useful tips and resources for determining what you should write about online.

Why I Stopped Using 'Actually' and 'But' In My Customer Service Emails

Some words can detract from your message. Avoid them if you want to achieve more powerful and pointed communication.

To Write a Best-selling Business Book, Hold Nothing Back

It's one thing to author a smash hit, but it's quite another to pen a best-seller that stands the test of time on the business shelves.

5 Steps to Writing a Best-Selling Book

Author of book on inventing shares his secrets that landed his book near the top of an Amazon chart.

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