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How to Write Your Own Creative Brief

First of all, what is a creative brief?  A creative brief is a short document – preferably a single page – that summarizes the information that needs to be conveyed to the creative team in order to get the strategic message across to the target audience.  In an advertising agency, the account team writes one ...

How to Write E-Newsletters That Aren’t Annoying

There’s nothing more annoying than an e-newsletter that just regurgitates information that can be found on your small business’s website.  Or that offers zero incentive to be on the recipient list.  Or that is twelve pages long.  Here are a few tips for writing well in your e-newsletters: Write new content.  It has to be ...

Guerrilla Marketing Book Review – Writing Your Mission Statement

04.29.2010 · Posted in Books, Planning, Small Business Tools

Jay Levinson, in his book Guerrilla Marketing, recommends that marketers come up with a common direction to guide the messaging for a business.  As a small business owner, this is pretty much all up to you.  Levinson says to start with no more than seven sentences and whittle it down to seven words. I usually ...