If you need to learn how to develop more polished business communications, we’ve got the courses for you. Master the basics of grammar and document design. Learn to write e-mails that command attention. Hone your editing skills. Develop and use style guides to make your documents look more professional. Create marketing copy that connects with readers, grabs their attention, and convinces them to act. Learn to compose blog posts and web pages that are easy to read and meet user needs. Practice drafting and revising targeted, well-structured correspondence, presentations, proposals, and reports. Master the art of writing the white paper. Our courses will help you get your messages across with style.
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This course is designed for writers who want to learn how to write effective web content. Students will learn how to focus on the reader, se... More »
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