Join Judy Steiner-Williams for an in-depth discussion in this video Making reports reader-friendly, part of Writing a Business Report.
- Having a reader-friendly business report…is not the same as having a friendly business report reader.…However, you can probably have a more friendly reader,…if you make certain your report is reader-friendly.…As you've progressed through the report writing process,…you've made certain to provide all the parts…the reader will want and need to see.…You've shown the reader why you are recommending…your plan to solve the reader's problem.…And you've given the reader a visual image with graphics.…Certainly all of those will help…your audience understand the report,…and are part of a reader-friendly report.…
But now let's look at one final area…to help make certain the reader's first impression…of your report is a positive one.…Does it look easy to read?…Those visuals you included combine pictures…with written copy to allow the reader a break…from reading word after word.…But other reader-friendly elements also need to be used.…First, look at the Readability Index of the report.…Although various readability formulas are available,…
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- Examining types of reports: formal to informal
- Writing the cover or title page
- Writing an introduction and body copy
- Writing a strong ending
- Doing research
- Writing outlines
- Revising and proofreading<br><br>
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Business Writing Principleswith Judy Steiner-Williams1h 32m Beginner
Writing Recommendationswith Judy Steiner-Williams10m 52s Intermediate
1. Examining Types of Business Reports
2. Exploring the Parts of a Report
3. Preparing to Write
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