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Day 1: Monday – How to Encourage Your Reader to Take Action (and Why Sharing Tips Isn’t Enough)
Your ideal reader has gobbled up your blog post, and now he’s nearly finished. Just your final paragraph to read for dessert. How will you inspire him and make him feel happy about reading your post?
In today’s video you review the 4 roles of a blogger and you learn how to overcome your reader’s main objection to following your advice (which is critical if you want to motivate him to take action). At the end of the video you receive a short checklist for writing an inspirational paragraph.
Your action points for today:
- Watch the video (9min 1sec) below in which Henrietta writes a final paragraph
- Watch these two inspirational YouTube videos with Ira Glass: Ira Glass talks about learning how to tell stories (5min19sec) and On being creative (1min54sec) – the message in the videos is the same, but they’re so good, I recommend you watch them both 🙂
- Read the example final paragraphs in the PDF below the video
- Optional: Read my analysis of one of the most inspirational final paragraph ever written (by Jon Morrow)
Click here to download the PDF with 3 examples of final paragraphs (opens a new tab)
PS Here’s a link to the book mentioned in the video: Switch by Chip and Dan Heath (optional)
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