Whenever people learn I’m an English major, they always say, “That’s great! Every job requires you to know how to write.”

And while I’ve gotten a bit tired of that particular line, I have to say, it's true. But what if your last English class was years ago? While I can’t take you to Advanced Writing Composition with me, I can share this infographic from Ann Handley’s Everybody Writes. It’s got 12 great tips for improving your business writing.

The best part is, unlike me, you won’t have to take a final at the end.

Infographic courtesy of Visually. Photo of woman writing courtesy of Shutterstock.