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All UpWrite Press products are based on the seven traits of effective writing and the writing process.
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The Seven Traits of Effective Writing
The seven traits are the qualities of effective business writing. By focusing on each trait, writers can improve their work.
|1||Strong Ideas are the capital of business, turning thoughts into profits.|
|2||Logical Organization ensures that those strong ideas can be understood.|
|3||Appropriate Voice means the message will be well received by the reader.|
|4||Precise Word Choice delivers the message most succinctly.|
|5||Smooth Sentences allow one thought to flow to the next.|
|6||Correct Copy means that the message is professional and trustworthy.|
|7||Polished Presentation provides a design that highlights the message.|
Once you learn the seven traits, you’ll hold the seven keys to business-writing success.