16 Manuscript Format Guidelines

Daily Writing Tips

Posts By Email Grab The RSS Home Archives About Contact Tests Book 16 Manuscript Format Guidelines by Simon Kewin If you submit manuscripts to publishers or agents, you’ve probably come across the demand that you use “standard manuscript format” (or “SMF”) for your submissions.

GO GREEN IN THE OFFICE: 4 guidelines for a brighter future

Dumb Little Man

The most difficult tasks are those which require changing the company´s attitude and guidelines towards internal and external environmental issues. The post GO GREEN IN THE OFFICE: 4 guidelines for a brighter future appeared first on Dumb Little Man.

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Guidelines for correspondence

Laughing all the Way to Work

Recently at an admin meeting I went over these guidelines with our team and wanted to share them with you. When addressing correspondence you should ensure you have the correct date, name, title and full address. It is worth the check to make sure this information is correct. I have worked in many offices and it has never failed that some very strange spellings of my boss's name has appeared on a letter. Do you think they are going to take those letters seriously?

Listen and Be Present: An Excerpt from “Guidelines”


Here are some of my favourite “guidelines” for living a more purposeful life, as supported by numerous best-selling authors. One of the ways you can be more present is to be a more active listener, which is why I love this next guideline. What is Guidelines? To help with this, I’ve created a new ebook, called Guidelines , that summarizes the main lessons learned from 30 best-selling self-help books.

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How to Create Guest Post Guidelines for Your Blog | Men With Pens

Men With Pens

If reaching people is what you want, you’ll find plenty of advice on guest posting right here at Men with Pens, including great tips on accepting guest posts to your blog – like this post on submission guidelines from Ann Smarty. Do you have guest post guidelines?

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Setting Guidelines To Get Organized

Get Organized!

Organizing Tips | Organizing Products | Organizing Services Wednesday, April 29, 2009 Setting Guidelines To Get Organized When it comes to organizing, its best to set guidelines for a project - guidelines that will not only help define what you want but also help determine a projects time line and framework. How do you set guidelines to get organized?

To Outline or Not to Outline, That is the Question

Daily Writing Tips

If you want to write for Daily Writing Tips check the guidelines here. Posts By Email Grab The RSS Home Archives About Contact Tests Book To Outline or Not to Outline, That is the Question by Guest Author This is a guest post by Idrees Patel.

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STEM careers – How to Find the Best Job

Dumb Little Man

Below, there are several essential guidelines on how to search and apply for STEM openings as a fresh graduate. Guidelines for STEM graduated students 1. You have now graduated from a STEM university; congratulations!

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Content Marketing Focuses on Value Not Length

Productivity Bits

Blogging content length content marketing Copy Writing GuidelinesCopyright © 2011 Productivity Bits. Visit the original article at [link]. Guest Post. C ontent length is a big question mark that nags almost all bloggers every now and then. This question is generally asked about all types of content. The essence of content marketing is to attract targeted audience by providing valuable information.

Don’t Quite Your Day Job – 6 Tips to Launching a Startup

Dumb Little Man

The essential guideline to holding down a day job while successfully building your own startup business is to remember the simple fact, that it’s your day job that is currently keeping you afloat not holding you back.

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Spotting Dangerous Habits in the Workplace Before Accidents Happen

Office Dynamics

It is important to have a set of safety guidelines in place to ensure these potential hazards are addressed quickly. Frequent Reviews of Workplace Safety Guidelines. Do your employees know the current workplace safety guidelines? If there is a lack of understanding of safety guidelines, rules are being broken, or corners are being cut, there should be some red flags raised. Good housekeeping isn’t just for your home.

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Must Read Tips for Skype Interviews

Dumb Little Man

That's great news if you're familiar with online communication, but there are a few guidelines you should follow to ace your interview. With modern technology, being in the office isn't always a necessity for the interview process.

Navigate Controversial Topics In The Workplace

Office Dynamics

If your workplace rules prohibit certain things, then you should follow those guidelines. Imagine this scenario: You wander into the break room at lunch time to heat up your leftovers and perhaps grab a few minutes with a book or on social media.

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3D Printing Industry Forecast to Reach $12.5 Billion in 2018

Small Business Labs

Lack of manufacturing experience and guidelines. "Big Three" strategy consulting firm Bain and Company is forecasting the 3D printing industry will continue its rapid growth and reach $12.5 billion in revenue in 2018.

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6 Clear Steps to Resolving Team Problems

Office Dynamics

Establish guidelines about processes. No team exists without some problems. No relationship exists without some problems, whether small or large. It is important to the team relationship not to let problems tear down the team and reduce the team’s effectiveness.

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Don't Blame Your Reader When Saying No

Business Writing

In his first draft, he blamed the reader, writing, "Had your request complied with our guidelines, I may have been able. In a recent business writing course, someone was writing a message to say no to an employee''s unworkable request.

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Eating 7 Of The Best Weight Loss Foods Will Help You Start Shedding Pounds

Dumb Little Man

This may be a common problem for many individuals especially if they do not know the proper guidelines to start with. Have you been longing to shed off some pounds for a while but do not know exactly where to start?

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7 Ways to Create A Productive Workplace

Productivity Bits

Here are some guidelines on creating a productive workplace environment. A company should always secure the productivity of their business. Because a loss in productivity can be a major problem. In order to achieve an efficient workplace for your company, you should build the morale and productivity of your employees. You must also minimize complaints and disruptions so everyone can focus and concentrate on doing their work effectively.

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How to Destroy your Credit Score in Ten Days

Dumb Little Man

The key is to follow credit card guidelines, and use credit cards in the right way. It is unavoidable: your credit score and fiscal history have a profound impact upon your financial goals and objectives.

How to Choose a Good Topic for A Speech

Ian's Messy Desk

Once you have identified what type of speech you will be making, follow these guidelines in choosing a specific topic: Choose a topic you know well. Image via Wikipedia. At some time, the path to personal success is going to have a stop to give a speech.

7 Hacks to Write Faster

Productivity Bits

Blogging Productivity Copy Writing Guidelines hacks to writing how to write writing skills Note: This is a guest post from Nicole. If you want to make money as a writer, it pays to not only write well, but fast. This is especially true if you are just starting out and working your way up from low paying, flat rate gigs.

3 Tips to Ensure Remote Workers are Accountable

Office Dynamics

With a few guidelines and clear communication, letting your employees work remotely may boost your productivity and help your business succeed. Working remotely and other flexible schedule options are becoming increasingly popular in work settings.

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Five Ways to Respond to Social Media Challenges and Criticism

Andrea Kalli

Challenges were issues within registered guidelines and by established PR representatives.

The Language Police

Daily Writing Tips

The systematic censorship Ravitch describes stems from “bias and sensitivity” guidelines provided by state textbook selection committees and other groups.

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There’s A Style Guide for That

Daily Writing Tips

Here’s a sampling of instructions in authors’ guidelines for just four specialized journals, each recommending different guides: Journal of Aging and Physical Activity. Manuscripts that do not conform to APA guidelines…may be rejected without review.

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Everything You Need to Know About Choosing The Right Business Structure

Small Business CEO

If only it were so cut and dry when starting a business, we wouldn’t have all these headaches with paperwork, legal stuff and guidelines to deal with.

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10 Techniques for More Precise Writing

Daily Writing Tips

Before : “They will collaborate in the creation of new guidelines.”. After : “They will collaborate to create new guidelines.”. Here are ten ways to produce more vivid, direct, concise prose by replacing wordy phrases with fewer words and reorganizing sentences.

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What Would They Do Without the Administrative Assistant?

Office Dynamics

Any professional should do this but I highly encourage administrative professionals to: Create a set of guidelines about how to do your job when you’re not there. Good luck with putting together your job guidelines. Hello! I hope you enjoy today's Monday Motivator.

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3 Types of Scare Quotes

Daily Writing Tips

The guidelines set forth the separate responsibilities for management and so-called “front-line” units.

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The Five Faces of the On-Demand Economy

Small Business Labs

These "faces" - much like the pirate's code - should be seen " more as guideline than actual rules "   The reason these faces are important is they show how differently ODE workers view ODE work.

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How to create an assistant handbook

Practically Perfect PA

Miscellaneous/other , helpful documents such as templates, contact lists, marketing guidelines.

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40 PowerPoint hacks for assistants

Practically Perfect PA

CTRL + G to open the grids and guidelines dialog box. Here is the next blog post in my series of tech hacks for assistants. Yup, we are looking at PowerPoint today. I LOVE PowerPoint.

Guest Posting 101: 5 Things Every Guest Poster Should Know

Tips From T. Marie

I needed to set official guidelines for guest posting here. As I was pulling the new guidelines together, I realized that this wasn’t only going to benefit me, it could be a great benefit to those looking to guest post as well. Many of my guidelines are similar to other blogs. If you are someone looking to submit guest posts to established blogs, here are 5 guidelines that will apply anywhere: Know the type of material and subjects covered.

3 Tips for Transitioning to Overtime Compensation Compliance

Small Business CEO

By now you’ve heard the news: The Department of Labor issued revised overtime compensation guidelines earlier this summer. The decision will impact an estimated four million Americans and increase the salary threshold for overtime exemption from $23,660 to $47,476 annually.

Reclaim Your Weekends!

Simple Productivity Blog

If you want to guest post on this blog, check out the guest post guidelines. This post was written by a guest author. Wrike is the leading provider of social project management software that helps thousands of companies efficiently get things done together in real time.

Rules About Treatment of Numbers

Daily Writing Tips

When a number consists of or includes a fraction, spell it out or use numerals according to the guidelines above, but numbers with decimals should be styled as numerals.

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The Health and Safety Dilemma: Why Businesses must comply with UK Law

Small Business CEO

Why Businesses Must Pay Attention to Health and Safety Guidelines. As a general rule, the prevailing health and safety culture in the UK has often been regarded as overbearing.

Tech Choices for the On-the-Road Office

Office Dynamics

These guidelines are just enough to let drivers feel productive until they can pull over and reach for a smartphone. These days, many employees and entrepreneurs find themselves working outside the traditional office and on the road at least some of the time.

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7 Proofreading Steps

Daily Writing Tips

Be sure to conduct a thorough proofread of all documents before they are printed for distribution and of all Web pages before they go live, using these guidelines. Proofreading is the last line of defense for quality control in print and online publishing.

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Intrinsic vs. Inherent

Daily Writing Tips

A reader wants guidelines for the use of these two words: I’ve read every explanation I can find but I’m still trying to clarify how to best choose the appropriate context in which to use the word intrinsic versus inherent.”.

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