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Writer's Workbench, Ltd.

Phone: (888) 366-8326Fax: (630) 369-3482View Additional Phone NumbersPO Box 816, NapervilleIL 60566-0816 Send email to Writer's Workbench, Ltd.View Additional Web Addresses

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Description

Writer's Workbench, Ltd, is a software development company which has created a program to assist students with writing essays and other professional compositions. Located in Naperville, IL, this company caters to schools and private consumers across the United States and internationally, both through online orders on their website and shipping orders of their software. The company started in 1988 and has continued to refine and update their program for each successive generation of computer program.

This company's program works with the Microsoft Word document editing program by analyzing a user's word choice and grammatical decisions, then presenting analytics to the user which demonstrate better choices for what they have written. There are 25 different analytic programs within the software which analyze different aspects of the user's writing, such as diversity of vocabulary, vagueness of vocabulary, active verbs, appropriate use of pronouns, proper punctuation, and effective transitions. Included is a process which guides users step by step through the analysis of their work, showing them the errors made and how they can improve the composition of their work by changing, adding, or removing words or punctuation. There is also a glossary of over 800 commonly misused words or phrases which users can access to determine whether they are using words appropriately.

The website for Writer's Workbench includes tutorials to assist users in effectively utilizing the program, and free trials of the program are available for schools and universities, who can also receive a discount on the program when ordering.

Visit the website for Writer's Workbench, Ltd, to read testimonials about the program, learn more about the different analysis programs including within the software, read tutorials about the program, and order the software for home or school use.

BBB Accreditation

A BBB Accredited Business since 08/01/2013

BBB has determined that Writer's Workbench, Ltd. meets BBB accreditation standards, which include a commitment to make a good faith effort to resolve any consumer complaints. BBB Accredited Businesses pay a fee for accreditation review/monitoring and for support of BBB services to the public.

BBB accreditation does not mean that the business' products or services have been evaluated or endorsed by BBB, or that BBB has made a determination as to the business' product quality or competency in performing services.

Reason for Rating

BBB rating is based on 16 factors. Get the details about the factors considered.

Factors that raised Writer's Workbench, Ltd.'s rating include:

  • Length of time business has been operating.
  • Complaint volume filed with BBB for business of this size.
  • Response to 1 complaint(s) filed against business.
  • Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business.
  • BBB has sufficient background information on this business.

Customer Complaints SummaryRead complaint details

1 complaint closed with BBB in last 3 years | 1 closed in last 12 months
Complaint TypeTotal Closed Complaints
Problems with Product / Service1
Advertising / Sales Issues0
Billing / Collection Issues0
Delivery Issues0
Guarantee / Warranty Issues0
Total Closed Complaints 1

Additional Information

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BBB file opened: 09/12/2007Business started: 04/01/1988
Type of Entity

Corporation

Incorporated: February 2001, IL

Contact Information
Principal: Mr. Gregory A. Oij (President)
Business Category

Computer Software Publishers & Developers, Tutoring, Training Programs, Computers Hardware, Software & Services

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