Communication campaigns

Are biased decisions damaging your results?

15 Nov, 2019 Annual communication plans, Communication campaigns, PR planning, strategy, budgeting

People’s biases can cause massive errors in making business decisions, including communication decisions. Experts believe around 75% of major decision-making in business goes wrong due to unperceived biases. This article explains the most common biases in planning and decision-making, and how you can counter them. It is available to you in a convenient Kindle collection of 12 top articles on communication planning and strategy for only $11.99 including tax. Click here to buy.

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What’s the ideal number of people in your campaign team or committee?

15 Nov, 2019 Communication campaigns, PR management, Project management

A team’s output is so often affected by the number of team members. Yet this issue is seldom discussed. You need enough people for a good range of ideas, but not too many to bog down meetings with side issues. This article outlines the ideal number of team members.

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How to sell your Big Idea to decision makers

15 Nov, 2019 Communication campaigns, Creativity and innovation

You might have a wonderfully creative idea for your campaign – but just as important is winning over the decision makers to support your idea. Find out in this article the six tips for selling your Big Idea to decision-makers. It is available to you in a special Kindle collection of 12 top articles on communication campaigns for only $11.99 including tax. Click here to buy.

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Your past record or future potential – which angle is more persuasive for pitching a campaign proposal?

15 Nov, 2019 Careers, Communication campaigns

When you are presenting a business proposal, do you base your case on its potential or on your past record with similar activities? The answer has been revealed by recent research. This article explains which alternative you can use for better results. The article is available to you in a special Kindle collection of 12 top articles on communication campaigns for only $11.99 including tax. Click here to buy.

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How to use framing to shape your messaging strategy

15 Nov, 2019 Communication campaigns, Messaging

Frames provide a quick and easy way to process information to interpret a message. Developing an overall frame for messaging in a campaign gives you enormous power to focus attention and to influence the message receiver. This article contains practical guidelines and examples on developing effective frames. The article is available to you in a special Kindle collection of 12 top articles on communication campaigns for only $11.99 including tax. Click here to buy.

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How to create a strong message strategy in campaigns

15 Nov, 2019 Communication campaigns, Messaging

When you are developing a large communication campaign, you need to form an overarching message as well as supporting messages and ‘proof points’ that offer backup and more detail. This article details how you can do this, listing helpful examples from real life. The article is available to you in a special Kindle collection of 12 top articles on communication campaigns for only $11.99 including tax. Click here to buy.

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Use this easy 5-step formula for more effective campaign messaging

15 Nov, 2019 Communication campaigns, Messaging

When you write a proposal to win approval from senior management or a client for a communication campaign, you will benefit from using this formula to persuade decision makers. It’s quite a simple, but effective way to make your writing more persuasive. The article is available to you in a special Kindle collection of 12 top articles on communication campaigns for only $11.99 including tax. Click here to buy.

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Clearly define problems to reach best solutions

21 Feb, 2018 Annual communication plans, Communication campaigns, PR planning, strategy, budgeting

A crucial skill in communication and in business generally is being able to clearly define problems or opportunities before you act. If you don’t define problems clearly, your response may be fuzzy and superficial. This article provides an easily-understood way of defining problems and opportunities.

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Word-of-mouth marketing potent for communication campaigns

23 Jan, 2018 Communication campaigns, Marketing communication

While having a haircut recently, I was reminded of the power of word-of-mouth marketing campaigns. My barber Jacob, a part-time rapper and guitar player, said he doesn’t seek social media coverage to build up his fan base for gigs – he finds offline word-of-mouth more effective. This raises the question of word-of-mouth marketing’s value. The answer is a resounding “Very important.” Around 19% of an average US brand’s sales is driven by social conversations ...

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How you can simply become more creative

09 Dec, 2017 Annual communication plans, Communication campaigns, Creativity and innovation

Many people think creativity is an elusive skill. But you can learn business creativity by applying a simple, but clever formula. Included in this article are outstanding real-life examples based on the formula, which will help you understand and apply the formula for creative success. 

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