Found 24 topics tagged ‘Best Practice’

How NOT to Write a Thank-You Email...

For several years, I drove a strategy at Animals Australia to send ‘thank-you’ emails to action takers that were jam-packed with followup asks. This is not an uncommon approach. And on the surface, it’s easy to...

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For several years, I drove a strategy at Animals Australia to send ‘thank-you’ emails to action takers that were jam-packed with followup...

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A Beginner’s Guide to Split Testing

Think of split testing (or AB testing) like a deathmatch for ideas. It’s the best tool we have for figuring out what works and what doesn’t. When you run a split test, two or more versions of...

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Think of split testing (or AB testing) like a deathmatch for ideas. It’s the best tool we have for figuring out what works...

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How and When to ‘Hide’ Content

One of the hardest lessons to learn as a communicator is knowing what not to say. In a medium that forces us to compete for the attention spans of our audience, more is most definitely less...

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One of the hardest lessons to learn as a communicator is knowing what not to say. In a medium that forces us...

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6 Ways to Make Headlines Click-Worthy (Not Click-Baity)

On the surface, it looks like the purpose of a headline is to introduce the content of a webpage. But of course—you know that’s not it at all! Your headline’s strategic function is to gain buy-in...

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On the surface, it looks like the purpose of a headline is to introduce the content of a webpage. But of course—you...

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Please, Abandon Your Action Lists

As changemakers, it’s our job to dream up all the ways our supporters can get involved to help our cause or win our campaign. However, we can do better than simply listing these actions. Action lists...

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As changemakers, it’s our job to dream up all the ways our supporters can get involved to help our cause or win...

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Avoid These 4 Mistakes When Embedding Videos

On-page videos can be your best friend and your worst enemy. At the same time. Know the pros and cons so you can take full advantage without annoying your supporters. Why on-page videos are...

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On-page videos can be your best friend and your worst enemy. At the same time. Know the pros and cons so you...

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