by Kevin Ryan
Write Up The Corporate Ladder
Amacom, July, 2003.
Paperback, 246 pages.
Corporate writing can be one of the most lucrative careers available to writers. In this book professional freelancer and college writing professor Kevin Ryan teaches writers what it takes to create effective business correspondence and how to excel at the corporate level. Ryan is also president of The Executive Writer, a consulting firm whose clients include Lucent Technologies and Procter & Gamble. Ryan covers topics important to business writers: standards, the "Plan Than Write" method, using formats and templates, writing clear and concisely, editing, proofreading, and writing brief memos and emails. The book also contains interviews with top business writers such as Richard Bolles, Suze Orman and Rhonda Abrams. Interviews with executives from major corporations like AT&T, Cisco Systems and Citigroup help show clearly how corporate writing impacts big businesses. Write Up The Corporate Ladder will help writers build their confidence and skill levels so they can approach corporate writing opportunities and manage complex assignments. This is the perfect book for the writer looking to enhance his business writing skills and for anyone looking to advance his career in corporate America.
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This review was published in the January-February, 2004 of The Internet Writing Journal.
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