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Business Writing

In order to write effectively in a business setting, you'll have to become familiar with the conventions and expectations for several common documents. The purpose and content of a business document often affects the way it should be organized.

Specific Kinds of Writing

Business Letters

Business E-mails

Business Memos

Meeting minutes


Content & Context

Writing with Bad News

Writing with Good or Neutral News

Business netiquette


Legal Writing

The legal field also has its own conventions and expectations for effective documents.

Sample legal memo with comments

Sample legal memo 2

Writing a statement of facts

Guidelines for writing persuasive briefs