Process Design Tips From DHL

As a process designer, I’m always looking at how other companies design their processes, in particular how they manage exceptions, errors, and unexpected actions, typically an ‘edge case.’ Download Now for $9.99 – Buy Here! [Learn more about these templates here] Last month I bought two computers. One Toshiba laptop, the second an Alienware desktop, […]

How to Structure a Business Case Study

In this tutorial, we describe how to structure a business case study, typically the type of document that will form part of a marketing effort. Unlike other business documents, such as white papers, the structure of a case study is a little different. The difference is two-fold: one is that the sequence is not linear. […]

How To Gather Information for Your Case Study

Use the following questionnaire to capture the necessary information to write your case study. This questionnaire is designed to help case study writers work with their clients to gain a deeper understanding of how the implementation solved their specific problem. It suggests a series of questions you can ask your client to learn more about […]

5 Benefits of Writing Case Studies

According to market research firm Gartner, case studies are the first reference document decision-makers turn to when researching a new product. In addition, case studies are sought out very early in the buying cycle. For this reason, small businesses owners should consider developing a library of case studies to capitalize on the appetite for such […]

How to Use Clichés To Your Advantage

Most people wag their finger and tell you cliches are bad – Google clichés in writing! – but I have a certain warped affection for them. Here’s why. Where do clichés come from? One of the occupational hazards of being a writer is that you see things that others don’t. Y’know, like clichés? Let’s look at […]

How to Write Your First Case Study

If you’ve no budget for marketing but an hour to spare, write a case study. Here’s why. Case studies are one of the most effective tools you can use to promote your products and services, especially if you are on a limited marketing budget. 6 Case Study Templates for only $9.99 How to Write a Great […]

The Secret of Warren Buffett’s Business Writing Style

‘The business schools reward difficult complex behavior more than simple behavior, but simple behavior is more effective.’ Warren Buffett. 15 White Paper Templates for only $19.99 How to Write an Executive Summary that Generates Interest Your Executive Summary should excite the reader and help them understand the key results and conclusions in your business document, […]

How To Write Proposals That Get Accepted By Difficult Evaluators

What’s your success ratio with proposals? 25% is the average. Very few get over 50%. I help government agencies to evaluate proposals. Most bids that come across my desk make the same errors, use the same flawed strategies and are never accepted. And the next time, they repeat the same mistake. Here are some ways […]

20 Case Study Writing Tutorials

Twenty articles to get you started with your case study writing. It’s all here. Case Study methodology, SWOT, grounded theory, interviewing SME, Media Kit, Marketing Plans, how to promote your products and services, raise its market profile, and construct, format, design and publish your document.

3 ways to use Case Studies for Positioning

How do you justify the expense of writing case studies? Well, it must show that it gives you an edge over your competitor, a better foot-hold in your market, or help define your marketing strategy. Here are four examples to show how this might work for you. 3 Ways to Use Case Studies For Strategic […]

How to Write Case Studies about Medical Products

The most effective case studies on medical products are 500 to 800 words and focus on how the product improves the treatment of patients. Success stories on how the product increased productivity, saved money, improved regulatory compliance or reduced manual processes are very popular. Writing Case Studies about Medical Products How to get started? The […]

10 Case Study Writing Tactics

What’s the hardest thing about writing a case study? What I’ve seen is that, while the writing is easy, those involved in the writing process often don’t know what’s required of them. They want to help, but how? For example, the technical guys may not be able to explain the technicalities to the business analyst, […]

How to Write Short Case Studies to Generate Leads

Marketing is about credibility. The more people trust your brand, the more likely they’ll buy your products. Seems true, right? One way to increase the credibility of your marketing is to let satisfied customers ‘promote’ your products for you. Case studies are ideal for this. You can use them as stand-alone advertising tools or embed them into your media kit to increase their lead-generating power.

6 Lessons Learned From Top Performing Case Study Writers

This is part one of a three-part series on how to profit from case study writing. Let’s start! Brochures and other promotional materials have their place in the sales process, but for building relationships that win the hearts and minds of prospects, try case studies – they are much more effective because they offer quantifiable […]

How To Write a Case Study Analysis

To prepare your case study analysis, you need to understand the four parts that hold the case study together. Once you have grasped how to structure your case study, you are then in a better position to refine this document and make the sections flow more smoothly from one topic to the next. Your case […]