How to keep your writing concise

How to keep your writing concise

When writing a press release, pitch letter, blog entry, microblog or tweet, being concise is important. You only have so many words to get your point across. As recently reported by PR Daily, here are some phrases and words to try to cut from your writing: 

  • As a matter of fact
  • As you may already know
  • At the present time
  • Basically
  • Because of the fact that
  • For all intents and purposes
  • For the purpose of
  • Generally
  • Given the fact that
  • In case you haven’t heard
  • In light of the fact that
  • In my opinion
  • In the event that
  • It has come to my attention
  • It is believed by many that
  • It is interesting to note that
  • It is well known that
  • It may be said that
  • Needless to say
  • Please be advised that
  • That said     

Do you have any other suggestions?