Death by writing: 10 deadly business words/phrases #WritingLegally

Posted on 09-30-2015 by
Tags: writinglegally , legal writing , Upgrading Your Skills , #writinglegally

No matter who you work for, you always want them to look good, maintain a good image. One thing that could make or break your company’s image is the writing it produces and sends out to clients. If it’s bad, chances are the business won’t be good either. According to Business Know-How, here are 10 deadly business words/phrases to avoid using and improve your company’s writing.

1. "Yours very truly" (also "Sincerely yours" and "Very truly yours")

 

2. "Respectfully"

 

3. "Please be advised ..."

 

4. "Kindly"

 

5. "I have forwarded..." "I am forwarding"

 

6. "Above-captioned" (also: "above referenced")

 

7. "Please do not hesitate to contact me."

 

8. "Please note that..."

 

9. "Enclosed please find."

 

10. "Under separate cover"

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