Press release is a written official statement about a particular matter forwarded by its promoters to the media for coverage. You should be efficient in formatting a press realease. As you know that AP Style is the best formatting guide to format a press release. So, it is better to choose this particular style for making your press release efficient and productive. What AP Style Suggests? The first and foremost point is to ask yourself that the information you got has value in it or … [Read more...]
AP Style Guide
Most of the newspaper, magazine and other online publication writers prefer AP Style for their publications. So, do you want an effective or effecient publication? Do you want to make your write-up a perfectly acceptable write-up?
Then, you can follow this AP Style Guide to make your writing error-free; to access acceptable grammar, spelling, usage and punctuation.
Usually, in most of the areas, you do not need to write down the exact time. But there comes some important occasions, for which, you have to specify the time of day. What AP Style Time Suggests? 1. In the areas where you have to mention the time of day, you should use figures for that. If you are referring noon or midnight then, you have to spell out the whole word (i.e. noon or midnight). 2. You should not capitalize the abbreviations a.m. (for ante meridiem) and p.m. ( for post … [Read more...]
Percent is parts per hundred. It is a Latin word which means ‘per hundred’. What AP Style Percent Suggests? According to AP Style, you should not use the symbol (%) for percent. It is necessary to spell out the whole word and use figures with it. For example, • 20 percent of the students were absent yesterday. • Do you want me to give you 30 percent of my shares? > If there is more than one figure in a sentence then, you should repeat the word ‘percent’. For example, • He … [Read more...]
The word United States can be used as a noun or an adjective within sentences. What AP Style US Suggests? 1. If you are using ‘United States’ as a noun, you should capitalize it by giving a space between ‘United’ and ‘States’. For example, • There are a few top universities in the United States. 2. You can use U.S. (as an adjective) without any spaces between both letters. For example, • A U.S. citizen asked me to join his local company. Note: According to AP Style, you … [Read more...]
A title is an identifying name. There are a few rules to write down the titles. Continue reading the post to get those important points. What AP Style Titles Suggests? 1. Capitalization: If there is a formal or professional title, you should capitalize the title that should precede a person’s name. For example, • I have an appointment with Dean Smith Leo. 2. Lowercase: If the titles are not formal, come after the name or are set off by commas then, you should remember to write … [Read more...]