Critical Elements of a Professional Business Letter – Biz Coach

If you need to convey important information in business, you'll get more attention by writing a professional business letter than an email, according to Biz Coach Terry Corbell.
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SEATTLE - Aug. 1, 2020 - PRLog -- If you want strong results from your written communications, remember first impressions are lasting impressions.

To achieve maximum success in your career, it's vital to know how to write professional business letters, says Biz Coach Terry Corbell.

He says that's true whether you're trying to sell a prospect, assure a customer or to lodge a complaint.

There are 19 points to remember:

1. Proper stationery

2. Business-like font and size

3. Planning the components

4. Using an economy of words

5. Professional wording

6. Effective tone

7. Addressing the letter

8. Salutation or greeting

9. Block style

10. Highlight the subject matter

11. First paragraph

12. Giving criticism

13. Avoiding starting paragraphs in first-person

14. Structure your salient points

15. Call to action

16. Express gratitude

17. Closing

18. Double-check

19. Before mailing, put the letter aside

For a full explanation of each of the 19 points, see:

With proven solutions for maximum profits, Terry Corbell is a business-performance consultant. He is a profit professional with more than 30 years experience — has been a full-service, confidential business-performance consultant since 1992.

His clients have ranged from high-tech to professional service firms, and for the public sector.

At The Biz Coach (, his business-coaching topics include Marketing/Sales, Human Resources, Operations, Planning, Finance, Tech, Career Tips, Leadership and Public Policy.

As a business resource, the site also provides breaking-business video reports on events and trends from The Wall Street Journal, CNBC and other world-class news sources.

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