Skill Booster

Strong Sentences

Make every word count.

That’s how you write a hard-working sentence. Since sentences are the building blocks of any message, they are a great place to focus your editing process.   

Follow these tips to fine-tune your sentences:

Try this:

How can you simplify and shorten this message? 

The XYZ Tool gives the customer the ability to successfully complete the task with speed and ease. In addition, the tool makes it possible to automatically document a log of job execution steps, thereby providing an accurate record of the way the work was executed—which can be helpful for future analysis.  

There’s no one “right” way to edit this passage, but there is so much room for improvement! See how many variations you can create.