CUNY WriteSite CUNY WriteSite

Writing for Work Formats   Memos Clarity and Style

Clarity and Style in Business Memos

  • Business memos should be concise, informative, and formal in tone.
  • Headings, underlining, and boldfacing, when used sparingly, can help the reader to identify the main ideas.

Format and Organization

Generic Business Memo Example



CUNY WriteSite
Search | Index | Guide | Introduction | Writing Projects | Writing for Exams | Writing for Work
Grammar and Style | Net Library | Conversations | Campus Resources | Teachers and Tutors

2002 The City University of New York
All rights reserved.