Top persuasive writing tips – Audience, structure and content (Feb 2019)

Posted on: February 9, 2019 Top persuasive writing tips – Audience, structure and content (Feb 2019)

These top persuasive writing tips – Audience, structure and content. These were chosen by delegates of a Professional Marketing writing workshop in January. Audience Lawyers, accountants and surveyors focus on the technical content they want to share. Persuasive writing starts with a focus on the needs of the reader. Segmentation Use the marketing concept of segmentation […]

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What’s right to write? Highlights from a persuasive writing for business development workshop

Posted on: February 2, 2017 persuasive writing tips

Last week I was joined in London by accountants, tax advisers, surveyors, lawyers and business development folk for the first public workshop on persuasive writing for business development.  Writing topics of interest At the outset, I asked the delegates to share their areas of interest or concern and their main questions. The themes that emerged […]

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Business development writing for lawyers – 13 top tips for writing for impact

Posted on: July 11, 2016 Business development writing for lawyers

Academic writing. Technical writing. Professional writing. Lawyers are generally good writers. But business development writing by lawyers? That’s a different can of worms. I recently ran some workshops on business development writing for lawyers – providing guidance and coaching on how to achieve impact and response. We considered a variety of writing tasks – for […]

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Five favourite thoughts on fantastic writing – from a business development writing workshop (2015)

Posted on: March 18, 2015

I thank my lucky stars for days like today. I spent the morning with bright marketers from the professions, honing our writing skills and sharing ideas. Whilst I can’t convey the fun and energy at the business development writing workshop, I can share some of our favourite thoughts. After considering writing basics and good grammar, […]

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11 top tips on marketing and business development writing in the professions

Posted on: April 30, 2014

Earlier today I ran a sold out half day “Marketing and business development writing workshop”    http://www.pmforum.co.uk/training/ in London with participants from across the professions in the UK. As always, I asked the delegates to tell me the most useful idea that they picked up during the session and here are their views: Plan – Take […]

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