Tools To Help De-Jargon Your Messaging

Note: There are no affiliate links included in this post.  In my war against jargon, I’ve come across a couple of tools that can help simplify our messaging quickly and easily. Neither are free, but they are affordable and you may find them well worth the cost. Both of these first options are AI powered copywriting assistance. They will take copy you provide and improve, expand, or, for today’s purposes, simplify it. Conversion.ai I use this software just about daily. Not only can it help improve messaging across the board, but it … Read more

Cialdini’s Universal Principles of Influence Expanded and Updated

Author, expert, and researcher Robert Cialdini has published a new and expanded edition of his seminal book INFLUENCE. His Six Principles of Persuasion are essential learning for us as marketers. He recently was interviewed by Roger Dooley of Neuroscience Marketing. I found it to be incredibly useful and interesting and I think you will, too:

Why Plain Language Is Imperative For Our Survival

I’ve been on a war against jargon for a long time. Recently, I’ve come across a couple of things that reinforce the fact that we need to stop using jargon along with overly ornate language. I’d like to share them with you here. We must understand that not everyone has a doctorate-worthy vocabulary level. Even for those who are exceptionally deft with language, messaging that is around 6th-8th grade level resonates because it is easy comprehend quickly. Many leaders employ this type of communication with great success like Steve Jobs, Elon Musk, … Read more

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