Biskom: PERSUASIVE MESSAGES and E-MAIL MESSAGES &WEB
GROUP 2:M. ANDRE TRRUDIANTO N.ANNA DEWI L.
Persuasive StrategyWhich methods?Direct Request Pattern Problem Solving PatternThe audience will do as you ask The audience is likely to objectNeed response only from people Need action from everyonewho are willing to actBusy audience and not read all of Audience read the entire messagethe messageOrganization’s cultur preference Logical Decisions expected
The techniques:Direct Request Pattern Problem Solving PatternUse the request, topic, or Use a directed subject line or aquestion reader benefitStart with the request Start with the problem you share-Asking immediately of - Describe the problem you bothinformation/service you want share- Give all detailed action - Give details of the problemrequested - Explain the solution to the- Ask for the action you want problem - Any negative elements are outweighed by the advantages - Summarize additional benefits - Ask for the action you want
How to Identify and Overcome objections? Phrase your questions nondefensively Ask follow-up questions If real objection remain, try these strategies: Specify how much time and/or money is required Put the time and/or money in the context of the benefits Show that money spent now will save money in the long run Show that doing as you ask will benefit cause or their group support Show that the sacrifice is necessary to achieve larger goal Show that the advantages will outweigh the disadvantages Turn a disadvantages into an opportunityOther Techniques To Make Messages More Persuasive Build Credibility : FACTUAL, SPECIFIC, RELIABLE Build Emotional Appeal : making the “WANT” Use the Right Tone : FORCEFUL but POLITE Offer a Reason to Act Promptly : TIME LIMIT, SAVING BENEFITS, COST of DELAY
The most common kinds of persuasive messages: Orders Be specific Tell the company what you want Doubled checked Collection letters Collection letters: ask customer to pay, in only one week or two apart Early letters: are gentle, assuming readers intends to pay but has met temporary reverses Middle letters: are more assertive by reminding some of credits term Late letters: threaten legal action if the bill is not paid Performance appraisals, Listing subordinate’s achievement and goals Specific and concrete terms Letters of recommendation Specific and backed up with specific example or evidence Summarized evaluation of someone
The Applying:Plan the Activities and Answer The PAIBOC questions• Identify the Problem• Analysis the Problem Purpose in writing or speaking Audience of the message Information must included in the message Benefits to support your message Objections expected from audience Context of message affection to audience’s response
Set up email messageso Some aspect of email formats are still evolving: - Subject - Documents Attachment - Time setting - Recipient field, and otherso In particular email treated as if they were informal letters, but some treat them as memos
The kinds of subject line used Should be specific, concise and catchy Subject Lines for Informative and Positive E-Mail Messages Good news to convey, put it in the subject line. Be as brief as we can Subject Lines for Negative E-Mail Messages The Negative is serious Readers need the information to make a decision Report your own errors Subject Lines for Persuasive E-Mail Messages The action asked shoul be specific and clearly
E-mail “netiquete” rules Never send angry message Use full caps only to emphasize a single word or two Send people only messages they need Find out how the recipients system works and adapt messages to it In responding to a message, if the quoted material is long , put your response first, than the original material In composing a message, use short line length Using of Attachment When we send a long text document A text document with extensive formatting A non text file (e.g., Power point slides, etc)
E-mail Writing Style: Highlight keywords Use meaningful subheading include bulleted list One idea per paragraph The main idea up front Use half printed page Avoid language that is extremely subjective and boastful Using The Blog Identify the audience Decide where the blog should live Start talking Linking to Web Sites or other blogs Emphasize Keywords Keep it fresh Watch the traffic closelyOther Technologies Use the Internet Fax, Phone, Instant Messaging, Videoconferencing
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