[2021] Business Writing: Business Writing for Beginners

Be able to use business writing to write effective reports, proposals & more. Build your writing & communication skills!

4.50 (114 reviews)


5 hours


Jun 2020

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What you will learn

Be able to write with impact

Be able to make your writing look trustworthy and pro-grade

Be able to organize your ideas in an outline

Be able to research any topic and cite the research you've found

Learn why boolean searches are like digital lightsabers for a business writer

Be able to write effective headlines

Be able to proofread and format your pieces

Be able to maximize the use of Google Documents' more advanced features

Be able to write a sales proposal, data report, online article, proposal, and promotional video script step-by-step


Welcome to the brand new business writing course from Eazl and bestselling online instructor, Davis Jones!  Version 1.2 is Fresh as of January 2021!

Be able to communicate your ideas, impress your clients, and persuade your colleagues!

"After taking this course you'll be able to deliver information unambiguously, foster better working relationships, and achieve many professional goals at a faster pace." -Carlos P.

"The messages come alive with the animations" -Enoch A.

Whether you are writing an email to a colleague or a proposal for a client, you need to be able to communicate clearly. Employers need employees with strong written communication skills and, in a world where a majority of interactions happen online, your writing skills are often your main points of contact with other professionals. The skills you will learn in this course are both scarce and in-demand.

Do you want to make sure that your ideas are not lost because of poor writing quality? Do you need to speak on behalf of an organization and make sure you keep your readers’ trust? Do you need to convert potential clients into paying clients? Are you hoping to be a manager one day? If so, you need do you know how to organize your ideas and write about them effectively.

In this course, you’ll learn how to write:

  • Proposals

  • Data Reports

  • Sales or Marketing Copy

  • Product and Service Descriptions

  • Strategic Recommendations

  • Event Descriptions

  • Announcements

  • Press Releases

  • Research Papers

  • Essays and Academic Papers

  • Promotional Video Scripts

  • White Papers

  • Arguments and Position Papers

  • ...and more.

Write Like a Pro

You need to know how to communicate effectively and efficiently. After taking this course and applying what you’ve learned, you’ll be able to reduce the amount of time that it takes you to write high-quality, impactful content by 50 to 90%.

  • Something that used to take you a week to write will now take you two hours.

  • Something that used to take you two hours to write will now take you 20 minutes.

Next time someone important asks you to send them something in writing, you won’t have to worry about it--you’ll know how to get it done quickly and skillfully.

Award-Winning Production Quality & Tons of Resources

“I love the efficient presentation method.” Dario D.

“I like how Eazl fits very important discussions into small chunks of video… I believe that this helps me absorb the information and stay more alert than a traditional, long tutorial video might.” – Robert B.

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • write impactful sentences

  • organize your ideas

  • back your ideas up with research

  • turn ideas into outlines

  • write first drafts of your pieces

  • format your documents so they look great and send clear messages

  • proofread your writing

You’ll also learn business writing skills while using Google Docs, the cloud-based production software used by more than 4 million organizations around the world.

Not only that, you will meet a group of experts--each of them with a unique professional background that involves writing--who will give you their tips and viewpoints on issues that you will face when you write for business purposes.

Justin, an Eazl student, said he thought the interviews were “awesome” in his five star review of Eazl’s courseware.

The whole learning experience in Business Writing: One Pattern, Infinite Applications is engineered for you to be able to successfully communicate at work and in the real world. This course will help you make progress on your career goals.

Become an Eazl Scholar and Prove Your Skills to Employers and Clients (Optional)

Completion certificates are losing their power in the marketplace as more and more online educators offer them but don’t require any demonstration of learning in exchange. In order for your continuing education efforts to be meaningful, you need to begin focusing more on exercising and proving your skills.

If you choose to pursue scholarship through Eazl, you can optionally earn verifiable Skills Badges, which will enable you to prove your skills to employers and/or clients. You can learn more about this opportunity through links in the course.

Smart Professional, Employers, and Non-Native English Speakers will Love this Course

LinkedIn recently used their massive amount of data to find the most in-demand soft skills in the world, and they found that persuasion and collaboration are 2 of the top 3 most in-demand skills. You’ll develop those skills and many other communication-related skills in this course.

  • If you’re a student or someone who’s self-employed, you’ll love this course. For example, Maran B. said that, “As a student and stay-at-home mom looking to get back into the workforce after a few years, this course really helped me.“

  • If you’re an employer, having one of your employees take this class is a great way to affordably skill up your team--Tesla, Apple, and the World Bank are just a few of the employers that already use Eazl Courseware.

  • If you’re a non-native English speaker, you’ll love this course. For example, Sirin T. told said that, “as a German college student, I really suffer from not having enough hands on information to know about how companies actually work.” in his five star review of Eazl courseware.


We always work to keep this course's content fresh for you. Here are a list of upgrades:

  • Version 1.1 (Published on May 11, 2020)
    Added a new lecture centered around Google Docs formatting features. Thanks for helping us out with this, Saket!

  • Version 1.2 (Published January 2021)
    Fixed multiple resources that were broken, added new links to replace them. Thanks for the feedback, Hans!


[2021] Business Writing: Business Writing for Beginners
[2021] Business Writing: Business Writing for Beginners
[2021] Business Writing: Business Writing for Beginners
[2021] Business Writing: Business Writing for Beginners


What Pattern Can Be Applied to Almost Any Business Writing Project?

Business Writing: One Pattern, Infinite Applications (Course Trailer)

What You’ll Be able to Write: Reports, Proposals, Sales Copy, and More

Welcome to the Course. Can You Wield Achilles’ Spear?

Access the Business Writing Study Guide, Outline Bank, and Special Resources

Meet the Writers Who will Share their Tips with You in the Course

Learn How to Write Proper Sentences that Make an Impact on Readers

Ingredients You Can Use to Make Delicious Sentences

Examples of the Four Kinds of Sentences

The Big 4 in Punctuation: Commas, Hyphens, Dashes, and Quotes

How to Use Apostrophes, Colons, Ellipses, Exclamation Points, and Parentheses

SideBYSide: Proper Use of Dashes, Commas, and Quotes

Clear and Moving: How to Choose Words that Make an Impact

Voices from the Field: What is Quality Writing?

Get Ready to Become an Architect (of Ideas)

Written Architecture: How to Organize Your Ideas in an Outline

What are the Impactful Business Writing Ingredients?

How Your Message Becomes Sentences, Sections, and Paragraphs

Let’s Visualize How to Use the Five-Paragraph Pattern Effectively

Voices from the Field: How Do You Grab a Reader’s Attention?

Access the Business Writing Outline Guides and Tools Bank

Side By Side: How to Use the Outline Bank to Build an Outline

Coming Up: The Closest Thing On the Internet to a Lightsaber

How to Research Any Topic: Boolean Search Modifiers and Citations

Did George Boole Create Our Information Age?

How Boolean Searches are Real-life Lightsabers

How to Use the BOSS Method to Qualify a Source

Side By Side: How to Use Boolean Searches to Find High-quality Research Fast

Side By Side: Four Methods for Reverse Engineering Peer-reviewed Research

Learn How to Cite Sources in Business Writing in Minutes

Side By Side: How to Use the Eazl Citation Creation Machine

Voices from the Field: How Do You Perform Research Before Writing?

Let’s Scale the Boolean Mountain

How to Write Effective Topic Sentences and Well-structured Paragraphs

Liftoff! Let’s Launch Your Outline into Orbit.

How to Write Topic Sentences to Open Paragraphs

How to Write Opening, Body, and Concluding Paragraphs

Side By Side: Writing a Topic Sentence and Introductory Paragraph Step-by-Step

Let’s Write a Paragraph Using Dictation/Voice Command Software

Voices from the Field: What’s Your Writing Process Like?

Your Writing is a Home--Build it with Quality Materials

Make it Brilliant: How to Write Titles, Format, and Proofread Your Piece

What did Mark Twain Say to Write Instead of the Word “Very”?

How to Write Your Titles and Format Your Piece

Copy Editing: Take These Three Steps to Upgrade Your Piece

Voices from the Field: How Do You Use Formatting Tools When You Write?

Side By Side: Let’s Revise Together Step-by-Step (1) Clarity (2) Flow (3) Polish

Side By Side: Three Common Proofreading Upgrades + a Google Docs Skills Boost

Side By Side: Let’s Practice Writing Titles Together

Side By Side: Text Styles, Custom Colors, Rulers, and Bookmarks in Google Docs

Side By Side: How to Use Headers, Footnotes, and Page Numbers in Google Docs

Side By Side: How to Move, View Versions, Share, and Export Google Documents

Remember: “Don’t Bury the _____”

Let’s Write Five Pieces of Business Writing Together Step by Step

Introducing the Three-step ADR Writing Method

Example 1 (Sales Proposal): Creating the Outline for Your Proposal

Example 1 (Sales Proposal): Writing the First Draft of Your Proposal

Example 1 (Sales Proposal): Revising and Formatting Your Sales Proposal

Example 2 (Data Report): Let’s Build the Outline for a Formal Report

Example 2 (Data Report): Let’s Write and Format Our Data Report

Example 2 (Data Report): Let’s Have a Friend Proofread the Data Report

Example 3 (Online Article): Let’s Outline a Promotional Post Together

Example 3 (Online Article): Let’s Write and Revise Our Promotional Piece

Example 4 (Internal Proposal): Outlining an Internal Proposal or Recommendation

Example 4 (Internal Proposal): Let’s Save Time by Dictating Our Memo

Example 4 (Internal Proposal): Revising Our Internal Proposal

Example 5 (Promotional Video Script): Write a Script for a Persuasive Video

How to Earn Business Writing Skills Badges | Content Upgrade Journal


Miranda25 September 2020

This course was more in-depth than I was expecting. I learned great information in writing, formatting, and even Google Docs. I highly recommend this course.

Frank1 September 2020

A wealth of info here. Can see myself going back to the lessons to review. Excellent course - worth your time.

Richard13 June 2020

Davis and the team have done it again. fabulous course content and delivered well. There were a lot of takeaways from the course. I am getting addicted to learning with Eazl! Thank you Team Eazl.

Simon7 June 2020

Good resources supplied and like the structure so far. A much-needed refresher for me at this stage in my career and business. Writing business reports, case-studies, and documentation doesn't need to be boring I have learnt, this course is giving me the inspiration to write more and write more creatively.

Ana31 May 2020

This is a course that anybody who needs to write literally anything should take. Even writing an email will be faster after learning these useful tips and tricks. And, not to mention you will have amazing instructor! This is my third course with Eazl and I know I get only the best from Davis and his team.

Aduvie27 May 2020

I have just been tasked by my office to start writing articles for our Construction Clean Partners website. This course has helped me put my thoughts in order.

Oluwaseun24 May 2020

The course is very interesting. The templates are commendable. I will be back for the badge challenge....

Darryl21 May 2020

I might not be a pro yet, but I've gained some incredible new skills. Perhaps, like me, you want course content that is useful and engaging and helps you develop as a credible and trustworthy writer. This course offers useful tools and techniques to help me write persuasively: • make every word support my message, • format compelling titles, • organize ideas to impact readers, • advance from drafting to editing. I found out how a single method offers virtually unlimited potential for different types of writing, whether it be white papers, memos, reports, event descriptions, or any other kind of business writing. It's a method that helps me communicate my controlling and key messages with clarity, so my readers aren't confused. What's more, I discovered how to ignite the "lightsaber of the internet" and make my online search results precise, which is a real time saver. Plus, it's beneficial to listen to professional voices from the writing industry to gain valuable advice and precious insights from them. I'm pleased with the positive impact on my writing, and I'm confident you will be too.

Lohith14 May 2020

Thanks to Davis Jones for such an amazing course. Well organized course materials. Multiple voices, animation, and sounds.

David12 May 2020

This is a great course so far. Teaching me how to design my writing and re-enforcing prior knowledge. Thanks.

Chris11 May 2020

Clear description of course. Well organized course materials. Multiple voices giving input. Animation and sounds keep it interesting.

Saket9 May 2020

This course contains all the tools and knowledge base required to achieve an accepted and logical business writing. This is done through detailed research and strategically converting into learning content. Go Team EAZL!

Kunmi8 May 2020

This course is totally invaluable. The messages come alive with the animations and the facilitator demonstrate in-depth knowledge of the topics as a subject matter expert. I recommend this course to individuals, professionals and organisations, on business writing.

Carlos7 May 2020

It's a daunting task for instructors to create a course that is relevant, up-to-date , and fun to digest. Business Writing: One Pattern, Infinite Application is a gold mine because it achieves all these goals. After taking this course you'll be able to deliver information unambiguously, foster better working relationships, and achieve many professional goals at a faster pace. Please take this course NOW!!!

Ricardo6 May 2020

EAZL courses are fantastic! Thank you for sharing all knowledge!! I recommend all their courses! Thank you so much guys!


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