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Should Your Business Hire a Grant Writing Firm?

Grants are a great source of funding for businesses seeking to train new/existing employees, expand their capacity, or research and develop innovative technologies for commercialization. Unlike loans, grants are interest-free and don’t have to be repaid, making obtaining certain grants more competitive. The quality of your proposal can be one of the main reasons your...

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6 Things You Should Never Include in a Pitch Deck

If you’re creating a pitch deck for your up-and-coming business venture, you probably have a pretty good grasp of what to include (If not, check out our blog post on creating a pitch deck). But do you know what information should be left out? Look no further. We have a list of 6 things you...

Should entrepreneur's use a thesaurus?

Should Entrepreneurs Use A Thesaurus For Their Writing?

You need to draft a spectacular newsletter or write an informative blog post for your business. You need to impress your clients and investors with your impressive writing skills. Should you reach for your thesaurus? We say yes! But with caution. Here’s why: Thesauruses are great resources for changing up repetitive sentences and paragraphs. You...

How to Create a Pitch Deck

How to Create a Pitch Deck That Works For You

As an entrepreneur, you’ll likely need to create a pitch deck at one point in your career. Pitch decks are brief, visual presentations that help others, namely investors, learn more about your business. Creating a pitch deck is a great exercise in learning to summarize the key points of your business concisely, but it is...

5 Business Writing Blogs You Should Follow in 2021

Content marketing is a huge industry. It generates $44 billion in revenue annually. Effectively utilizing content marketing and smart writing could mean the difference between bang or bust for your small business. To see how the best do it, follow these 5 blogs. Not only will you gain inspiration for your own content marketing, but...

The Best Formula for Writing a Positioning Statement

Writing a business positioning statement is an important step in any entrepreneur’s journey. However, it doesn’t have to be hard. Here’s how to get it done. What is a Positioning Statement? A positioning statement is a sentence or two that clearly articulates the unique value a brand offers to its target market that its competitors...

What is a Style Guide and Why Do I Need One?

What Is A Style Guide? These days, most businesses are writing and posting content across multiple channels. Blog posts, articles, emails, newsletters, official reports, social media—these are all staples of an engaged, well-developed brand. However, with so much going on, business writing can vary from situation to situation and may confuse readers. This is where...