The Difference Between Academic Writing And Business Writing

On 13 April, 2017, in Business writing, Communication skills, E-mail etiquette, STTS, by STTS Training Pte Ltd

In all my years of teaching business writing skills, I’ve often been asked the question, “Why don’t they teach us this before we leave college or university?” Yes indeed, why not? There is a huge difference between academic and business writing.  Here are some of the main ones: Academic writing is formal, often using the […]



Plain English For Better Business Writing

On 7 April, 2017, in Business writing, Communication skills, E-mail etiquette, STTS, by STTS Training Pte Ltd

   Article written by Shirley Taylor  FREE CHECKLIST! Scroll down to receive my special checklist ‘Top 10 Reasons Why Your Writing Style May Not Be Working And What You Can Do About It’.     Do you think using big words and long sentences will impress your readers? Do you think using a long phrase is […]



3 Small Writing Mistakes That Ruin Your First Impression

On 24 February, 2016, in Business writing, STTS, by STTS Training Pte Ltd

Article written by Shirley Taylor    FREE CHECKLIST! Scroll down to receive my special checklist 'Top 10 Reasons Why Your Writing Style May Not Be Working And What You Can Do About It'.    Let’s face it – everyone makes mistakes, and no one is perfect. However, very often email is your first point of […]



5 Business Email Habits You Need To Stop Right Now

On 5 February, 2016, in Business writing, Communication skills, STTS, by STTS Training Pte Ltd

Article written by Shirley Taylor    FREE CHECKLIST! Scroll down to receive my special checklist 'Top 10 Reasons Why Your Writing Style May Not Be Working And What You Can Do About It'.    Email has become an integral part of most people’s day. We use it for family and friends, co-workers, clients, and more. […]



The Changing Language Of Business

On 18 January, 2016, in Business writing, Communication skills, E-mail etiquette, STTS, by STTS Training Pte Ltd

Article written by Shirley Taylor FREE CHECKLIST! Scroll down to receive my special checklist 'Top 10 Reasons Why Your Writing Style May Not Be Working And What You Can Do About It'. The English language we use today, both orally and in writing, is very different to the language used several decades ago. However, I often […]