Writer's WebWriting for a Specific Audience

The person, people, or company that you are writing to will dictate what you will write and how you will write it. Especially in the world of business, you have to pay special attention to your target audience because the diction, content, and style of your writing could potentially cost you your job or get you sued - or even get you promoted. You have to take into account the extent of your audience's knowledge and your relationship with your audience. Here are some tips on how to approach writing for different audiences:

To reiterate, despite who your target audience is, you must consider and focus on these main points when addressing them:

Works Cited:
Guffey, Mary Ellen. Business Communication: Process & Product. Mason, OH: Cengage Learning, 2008. Print.


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