Effective Online Communication

12 topics | 47 minutes

Prerequisite: Advocacy

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Formatting for Skim Readers: Essential Tips

Here’s an important piece of digital communication that you’ve probably never read: Few of us pay attention to stuff like this. And not because it doesn’t contain important information. It does. You’ve probably never...

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Here’s an important piece of digital communication that you’ve probably never read: Few of us pay attention to stuff like...

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What Makes a Good ‘Hero Image’?

A ‘hero’ image is one that carries the most visual weight in your layout. Usually accompanying your headline, this is the image that greets your reader when they hit your page. If your page doesn’t have...

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A ‘hero’ image is one that carries the most visual weight in your layout. Usually accompanying your headline, this is the image...

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How NOT to Use Bold Type...

Bolding the odd word or phrase can help skim readers catch key ideas you don’t want them to miss. It’s also great for SEO. But in order to preserve impact, use bold words sparingly. It’s tempting to...

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Bolding the odd word or phrase can help skim readers catch key ideas you don’t want them to miss. It’s also great for...

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How to Write Statistics for Impact

A well-placed stat will add weight to your writing—particularly when it’s referenced with a credible source. When working with numbers, all care must be taken to not misinterpret or over-simplify the data. There are therefore good reasons...

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A well-placed stat will add weight to your writing—particularly when it’s referenced with a credible source. When working with numbers, all care must...

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Excite Yourself

(Not in that way). Do you ever find yourself staring at your screen, wishing the thing you are trying to write was done already? We’ve all been there. If you just about sent yourself to sleep composing...

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(Not in that way). Do you ever find yourself staring at your screen, wishing the thing you are trying to write was done...

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Write Your Own Communications Guide

Your organization and its communication style is unique. Defining it will consolidate expertise, build confidence, and help you and your co-communicators hone an effective voice. Here are some things you might like to include in your own...

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Your organization and its communication style is unique. Defining it will consolidate expertise, build confidence, and help you and your co-communicators hone an...

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