Business Communication Essentials, 7th Ed.
Chapter 5. Completing Business Messages
Here are common correction symbols used in editing business letters, memos, reports, and other written communications.
According to Dean Evans (photo, left), "Poorly written or edited copy will adversely affect how people view your content.
I am excited to announce Error Quests, a new product we just released.
Lynn Gaertner-Johnston (photo left), founder of Syntax Training, emphasizes the importance of proofing an important piece by first printing it:
I regularly receive e-mails that end with the slogan "Please consider the environment before printing this message.
If writing isn’t taught well enough or often enough these days, editing is hardly taught at all.
In thinking and writing about groups working on revising a document, I’ve become increasingly convinced that “revision” may be an artificial separation.
“The true proof-reader,” wrote John Wilson, head of The University Press in Cambridge, Mass.
Take this interactive proofreading quiz to see how well you do.