Written communication skills are highly underestimated as a powerful tool within business in a whole host of industries and business sectors. This is especially true in today’s booming digital world and with digital communication becoming much quicker and terminology becoming shorter. No matter how professional you or your business comes across in person, you can also come across as unprofessional (and lazy) if yourself or anyone in your business is making any of these common writing errors, which are listed in the infographic below.
It’s vital for new business owners, entrepreneurs and start-up companies to get the smaller details right at the start, since it can make a world of difference when it comes to your company reputation and growing success. From big presentations, important business documents and your company branding to your social media, website content and employee communications, it really is important to pay attention to the little details.
There are many common writing errors out there that people are prone to making but can be easily avoided! They won’t take long to learn and it will save you a lifetime of annoyance and evil stares from colleagues and clients. Whether it’s you yourself making any of these common mistakes or you know someone in your company who is, they really can negatively effect the image of your business.
The infographic below, designed by the team at Walkerstone.com, is an ideal visual checklist that outlines eight of the most common writing mistakes and how you can go about avoiding them. Are you guilty of making any of these mistakes? Even if you’re a successful business owner, some of these mistakes might slip by you from time to time. Some of the most common writing mistakes that could be making you look unprofessional include – learnt vs learned, effect vs affect, bear vs bare, your vs you’re and a few others. Take a look at them below.