Written methods have a habit of being more concise and more explanatory as employees of a business can spend more time focusing on getting the meaning across. It consists of formal letters, memos, posters, flyers etc. Essentially, poor business writing is costly and could lead to disastrous events. A Los Angeles Business journal article explained that billions of dollars are lost due to insufficient writing skills within a business. For example, if a customer does not understand an email, marketing device, or proposal by a company because of wrong grammar or awkward style and tone. The piece that customers had come across poorly written might paint an unwanted picture of how a company runs its business and the image of the business from the view of customers.