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Old 25th July 2007, 12:33 PM   #1
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Default Ten Business Writing Blunders You Can Easily Avoid

Some tips on getting a clear message in your copy.

"Overloaded Sentences. Such sentences are bloated with excess words. The passive voice is a common culprit, adding unnecessarily to the word count. Redundancies are also to blame-verbose phrases can usually be replaced with one or two words, making your sentences concise and meaningful."

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Great! Thanks for sharing this one. Some food for thought. Sometimes we forget these rules. Just reviewed and it's helpful.

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Good article. It hit all the main points.

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Old 27th August 2007, 01:42 PM   #4

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Thanks. I've definitely been guilty of #4!!! Oh, wait...

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VERY helpful! Thanks so much, I needed this reminder!

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Thanks for the post. I am definitely guilty of the passive voice. I always seem to stumble on that one.

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Interestingly enough the article is filled with syntax errors and contains sentence fragments. LOL.

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Great common sense advice.... the pompous one... that's something I'm learning not to do.

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Old 31st October 2009, 12:08 AM   #9

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Thanks linda for the information, copywriting is an art its not that easy to write, I appreciate you disclose this vital information to all. I do some of the mistakes you mentioned in your article, let me correct it by now.

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Thanks Linda: This is good stuff.

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