Found 24 topics tagged ‘Persuasive Writing’

Finding Common Ground: Old and New Supporters

How can you simultaneously meet the needs of both long-term and fledgling supporters in ways that don’t patronize or confuse anyone? Let’s apply common ground messaging theory to answer this question. Triggers: Long-term supporters value long-term...

2 minute read

How can you simultaneously meet the needs of both long-term and fledgling supporters in ways that don’t patronize or confuse anyone? Let’s apply...

Find out more
Keep reading
What’s a “Crisitunity”?

We have Homer Simpson to thank for the term that perfectly describes a communication model that turbocharges action requests with urgency. Because of this, it’s been adopted by all the most successful online action platforms...

2 minute read

We have Homer Simpson to thank for the term that perfectly describes a communication model that turbocharges action requests with urgency. Because...

Learn this
Learn this
Say More (by Saying Less)

Knowing how much or how little to say starts with being clear about your objective. Rarely is it our job to turn readers into subject-matter experts. Mostly, we’re in the business of motivating people to action. If...

2 minute read

Knowing how much or how little to say starts with being clear about your objective. Rarely is it our job to turn readers...

Learn this
Keep reading
Engage Your Reader’s Emotional Brain

Inboxes aren’t often exciting places. Neither are the majority of web pages, if we’re honest. This can work to your advantage. Your content will stand out when you can reach your supporter’s emotional brain. This is...

6 minute read

Inboxes aren’t often exciting places. Neither are the majority of web pages, if we’re honest. This can work to your advantage. Your...

Read this
Keep reading
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...

3 minute read

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

Learn more
Learn more
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...

Quick Quick read

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

Find out more
Read this