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Dr. Julie Miller

Dr. Julie Miller, founder and president of Business Writing That Counts!, is a business writing expert, author, speaker, and trainer. Over the past thirty years, Dr. Miller and her team of certified business-writing trainers have helped more than 750,000 professionals achieve their personal and professional goals by reducing writing time while increasing productivity.


Her “lean” writing philosophy challenges you to think about writing and writing production in a completely new way.


Her goal remains to increase her clients' bottom line by eliminating bad writing. The company specializes in working with corporations, organizations, and educational institutions to improve the quality of written communication.


Passionate about improving the quality of writing so that reputations, contracts, and relationships are saved and enhanced, Dr. Miller delivers her powerful messages through webinars, seminars, and speeches. In addition, she regularly speaks to MBA and Executive MBA students at a variety of universities around the country.

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A popular columnist for numerous print publications and websites, Dr. Miller has been featured in The Seattle Times. Her national best-selling book, Business Writing That Counts!—sold in over ten countries— and now in its sixth printing, details a numbering system that she and her certified writing trainers have taught to over three-quarters of a million people. Geared toward busy people who need to produce a polished product quickly, the book is full of practical tools, an e-biz section, apropos quotes, and some very funny writing.

Dr. Miller serves on two boards at the University of Southern California and is a member of the Bellevue, Washington Rotary. She was awarded the Women Business Owners (WBO) Excellence Award, the Helen Thayer, Woman of the Year Award, and been voted Volunteer of the Year twice for her work with the YMCA.


She currently serves as Trustee chair for Cascadia College, and as a board President for the Bellevue Arts Museum. Additionally, she sits on two advisory boards: City University's Entrepreneurship program, and Collective Changes: Economic Empowerment and Leadership Mentoring Program for Women.

She has recently penned a new book, Secrets of Self-Starters: 48 Amazing Stories to Ignite the Self-Starter in YOU! that profiles self-starters all across the country.


Dr. Miller earned her doctorate in Leadership Studies at Seattle University and undergraduate and graduate degrees from the University of Southern California.


Though her team of certified writing trainers and coaches live around the country, Dr. Miller calls Seattle, Washington her home. 


Dr. Miller is a dynamic keynote speaker and results-oriented consultant and trainer who concentrates her efforts in:


  • Providing high impact business-writing training and consulting so companies can grow and establish themselves as leaders in their industries

  • Improving processes within organizations so that they achieve “lean writing” and thus deliver better, clearer written communication to their clients in less time

  • Achieving significant cost and productivity results in companies ranging from software companies and financial institutions to public utilities and consulting firms

Dr. Julie Miller

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