Writing for Newsletters

Writing for Newsletters



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Writing for Newsletters

Course Description

This course has been designed to help you develop your newsletter writing skills.

Course Objectives

By the end of this course, delegates will be able to confidently write newsletters for internal and external use that are interesting, relevant and readable.

Course Content

The importance of company news
What do people actually want to read?

Style and tone
What is the primary message?
Formal vs informal newsletters
Selecting a style and tone
Creating eye catching headlines

Industry and company news
Making internal news interesting, relevant and readable
Potential news ideas - awards, diary events, industry trends, appointments
Making information come alive

Feature writing
Choosing topics for features
How to structure features
Keeping features on-message
Reporting on company events
What to include and what to exclude
The importance of photography
Using photos to increase your readership
Reporting on events
Using interviews and quotes
Involving your audience

Writing newsletters
Deciding the look and feel of your newsletters
Prioritising news and information for your readers
Getting the right balance between industry news, company news, features and interviews in your newsletters
Regular columns
Encouraging feedback and involvement from readers

Measuring reader response
Measuring how successful your communication has been

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