Make your writing clear, concise and consistent.
If your writing has errors or is hard to read,
• some of your readers don't notice,
• some readers notice, but don't care,
• some notice, they do care, and may wonder if you care.
Your most important reader may be a busy decision-maker who has little time or energy for documents that are hard to read. Can the quality of your writing influence your success?
University researchers have found that document quality can affect perception of product quality. (more >>)
Before you print it, send it, or publish it, get it checked by others, such as colleagues, friends or family (caution – they may be too polite).
Or you can go with people who are only interested in making your writing rock-solid.