In response to the opening thread, one tip that is very important for effective writing is giving attention to to proper spelling and grammar
and of course the ever important punctuation
. Sadly I have read a variety of blogs and even "News Articles" (Yahoo) who often make a variety of grammar and spelling errors. If a company or an individual writes a blog or an article but has spelling and punctuation errors, they lose credibility and in addition the attention span will wane. Avoiding spelling errors and poor grammar
is definitely essential to effective writing.
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