Tuesday August 11, 2020

12 writing rules for PR companies

Aside from grammar, spelling and format, there is another important consideration for press releases and corporate writing: style. Many companies get this wrong. Here are 12 rules to getting it right.

29th March, 2012
The rules on style

When it comes to writing a press release for a newspaper, the overall theme or format is important. Grammar and spelling are important, too.

But there is another consideration: style. Style includes language, diction and vocabulary. Although this may not seem crucial (and, in truth, it is less important than the actual facts being presented), poor writing styles can damage the effect of a press release or a submitted article.

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