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...

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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...

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Don’t Be a Hero (Make Your Supporter the Hero!)

I’m not saying don’t do heroic things. Keep that up! But when you’re telling your supporters a story of injustice, there’s only space for one hero—and it’s not you. Let me explain... Every story...

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I’m not saying don’t do heroic things. Keep that up! But when you’re telling your supporters a story of injustice, there’s only...

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One Email. ONE ASK.

Sometimes, the purpose of an email can be simply to inform. But often, we’re trying to get someone somewhere. An action page. A donation form. A video... When your email has a destination, be protective of...

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Sometimes, the purpose of an email can be simply to inform. But often, we’re trying to get someone somewhere. An action page. A...

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Find Common Ground

It’s not hard to preach to the choir. Or to mount an argument so agreeable that it won’t offend or challenge anyone. The business of wide-scale change-making affords us neither of these luxuries. Since you’re reading...

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It’s not hard to preach to the choir. Or to mount an argument so agreeable that it won’t offend or challenge anyone...

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This Little Trick Will Increase Your Conversion Rates

Whether your call to action (CTA) is a button or a link, don’t get too clever. Speak directly to your supporter and tell them exactly what you want them to do. In our tests, this always increases...

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Whether your call to action (CTA) is a button or a link, don’t get too clever. Speak directly to your supporter and tell...

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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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