Video – The art of storytelling

In today’s video I explore the art of storytelling. Why stories are so powerful in communication. How stories can be used to persuade. How to structure a great story. And how to tell a great story. So here’s this month’s video – the art of storytelling. (Video script - 12 Read More

By |2021-04-16T09:48:45+01:00April 16, 2021|

Seven secrets of great business writing (Video)

(Video script – 10 minutes) I often design and deliver training courses and workshops on writing – for professional people (lawyers, accountants and surveyors) who have to get to grips with writing articles, blogs and social media posts as part of their personal promotion. And for marketing and business development Read More

By |2021-03-31T15:54:14+01:00April 29, 2020|

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 Read More

By |2019-02-09T12:21:49+00:00February 9, 2019|

Book Review – Persuasive writing (how to harness the power of words) by Peter Frederick

I review lots of books on persuasive writing (see the list below) to identify those that will prove useful to the lawyers, accountants, surveyors and marketers who attend my writing courses. As the importance of good quality content increases, there is continuing demand for those who can write persuasive copy Read More

By |2016-01-16T14:11:31+00:00January 16, 2016|