Writing for Promotional Communications
Learn how professional copywriters use strategies and words to win over their readers. Discover proven tools and techniques that will improve your writing's persuasive power. Fulfill your potential as a copywriter. Whether you're creating advertisements… brochures… sales letters… press releases… or web content… this comprehensive one-day workshop will teach you how to write dynamic, compelling copy that produces results.
Developing an effective communications strategy
Positioning your product or service
Developing a unique selling proposition
Distinguishing benefits from features
Unearthing creative benefits
Applying the AIDA principle to persuade your readers (Attention-Interest-Desire-Action)
Composing attention-grabbing headlines
Following — or breaking! — the 12 rules of promotional writing
Writing promotional copy for your website
Understanding the 8 steps to writing effective brochures
- Promotional communications specialists who want to polish their copywriting skills
- Managers, writers, and public relations specialists who need to get their messages across quickly and convincingly to internal or external audiences
- Anyone who edits the copywriting of others and wants guidelines to assess writing quality
Graham Young, MBA, is an independent writer, editor, and consultant with more than 30 years’ experience in business and government communications. He has delivered some 600 business writing and presentation skills workshops since 2000 and taught Business English at the University of Ottawa. His lively, informative professional-development workshops instruct participants how to communicate effectively on the job. In addition to his teaching experience, Graham also has a Teachers and Trainers of Adults certificate.
“It is helpful to understand the trends for “rule-breaking” for successful promotional copy.”
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