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Acronym city! 6 of 7 on proposal writing

Is the snow gone yet?  Thanks for returning to read more in our series about writing winning proposals!

To catch up, see parts 1 - 5:
» Writers write!
»
Passive is wimpy!
»
Capitalization is king!
»
Turn down that buzzing!
» Consistency!
 
The sixth topic on enexdi’s list of proposal-writing mantras:


»Acronym city!

No one wants to live there - not even government evaluators!

If you do employ acronyms, do so correctly:

• Spell it out and include the acronym in parentheses only once.  Use the acronym for any subsequent reference.

Example: Service-oriented architecture (SOA).  Next time you refer to it, use only SOA.

Coming soon:

» Less is more!





Posted By Doug Nocerino | 3/21/2014 12:51:55 PM
 

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