Found 17 topics tagged ‘Gaining Attention’

Why You Need to Stop Talking about Yourself

Imagine you’re at a party. There are plenty of new people you could meet and talk to. There’s a guy talking himself up. You know—all the work he has to do; his accomplishments; how great everyone thinks...

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Imagine you’re at a party. There are plenty of new people you could meet and talk to. There’s a guy talking himself up...

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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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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...

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

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Picture This When Writing Your Next Headline...

Whatever you do—don’t just imagine your headline on your page itself. Consider how your headline performs without the rest of your page to give it context. Does it make sense without an accompanying photo or intro text?...

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Whatever you do—don’t just imagine your headline on your page itself. Consider how your headline performs without the rest of your page to...

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Choose the Right Messenger

Great communication is not just about what you say but how you say it. Who says it also matters. You won’t always be the best vehicle for your message. It helps to know when someone else...

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Great communication is not just about what you say but how you say it. Who says it also matters. You won’t always...

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11 Tips That Will Help You Write Better Subject Lines

Don’t undercut a great email by hiding it behind a poor subject line. These few words have the power to make or break your broadcast. Inboxes are generally cluttered, un-fun places. You can either...

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Don’t undercut a great email by hiding it behind a poor subject line. These few words have the power to make or...

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