Public Relations Tactics

Write this Way: Tips for becoming a better writer

Publication Date: 2/2009

Source: SO01 Public Relations Tactics
Product Code: 6C-020909
Organization/Author/Firm: Ken Jacobs
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Some PR professionals are fortunate enough to not only be great writers, but also to find the process easy and enjoyable. If you’re one of them, you can skip to another article in this issue of PR Tactics.

But if you’re like me, you need and use every available tool, tip and trick to make your writing effective and to make the process as painless as possible.

Here are some better writing reminders that I’ve used over the years and still use today. Some suggest an overall approach to writing; others are specific tips to help you avoid common errors.

If you’re in the early stages of your PR career, you may find a new nugget of information that will help you with the document you’re struggling with now. If you’re a seasoned writer, these tips can serve as valuable reminders in case you’ve fallen off the wagon of better writing.