Category Archives: Tips

Screencast Tutorials

Techsmith (the people who make SnagIt) have launched a website focussed on their new screencasting tool. It’s worth a look if you’re interested in web content development and/or technical documentation. Screencast.com is targetted at professionals who want to share multimedia content online. Screencast.com does not resize your video! You retain the original quality of content. […]

9 Business Proposals Writing Tips

Depending upon how much you enjoy writing, writing sales proposals can be a joy, purgatory, or something in between. However, if you sell a complex product or one that involves the delivery of professional services, learning how to write effective selling proposals can be critical to your success. Some proposals are written in response to an […]

How to Write Your first Request for Proposal

Developing an RFP takes patience. Responding to an RFP is an expensive and time-consuming piece of work, too. Only a comprehensive RFP will make it easy for potential vendors to draw up their proposals and save your own time in the long run. Download Now for only $19.99 [ Learn more about these Proposal Templates ] Crafting […]

1 Minute Writing Tip – Persuasive Case Studies

What is a marketing case study? A Case Study is a type of marketing document that describes the problem statement, solution, and benefits of deployed solution. One critical value to prospects on the buyer’s journey is that it quantifies the success of the solution; for example, by implementing RoboCRM, we increased sales by 25% in […]

Free Tools for creating PDF Versions of Word files

I often get asked if there is a FREE tool for creating PDF versions of Word files. Or any MS Office files for that matter! So, here is a roundup of some of the best freeware and shareware products our there. 1. PDF Creator: http://sourceforge.net/projects/pdfcreator/ This works like a printer in Windows. In other words, […]

4 Mistakes in the Vendor Selection Process

Matthew Gnabasik in his book “Smart Choices: Selecting and Administering A Safe 401(k) Plan” provides some good advice on common mistakes in the vendor selection process. Download Now for only $19.99 [ Learn more about these Proposal Templates ] The 401kHelpCenter.com site have paraphrased some of them. Not Asking Enough Tough Questions: You decide to ask for […]

11 Techniques to Increase Page Views on Your Blog

Darren Rowse is a must read for anyone interested in making money from blogging. “At least one commenter on the previous post noted that they are happy with a low page view count because it could mean people are leaving their blog by clicking on an advertisement and thereby earning them money. While there could […]

Recommended Reading on Content Development

You might want to look at Ron Scheer’s approach based on two user-based principles: 1) Making information easy to find, and then 2) Easy to understand and use. Also, take a look at his newsletter. saywhatyoumean.com Heather Martin provides top-notch online copy, print and ezine articles, web search engine optimization content, corporate communications, and much […]

Copyright free articles for your website

Hi Folks, I’ve has a few requests to reprint articles on my www.klariti.com and www.ivanwalsh.com sites. FWIW: You can print, publish, distribute, and post all articles on these sites providing you include the byline with each article. These free articles are available for you, providing you follow these guidelines. 1. Author’s credits are left intact. […]

Is Information Architecture worth it?

Let’s start out and define Information Architecture. One definition of Information Architecture is “the organization, labelling and structuring of data for content-based applications such as websites. This emerging field has become more prominent in recent years as websites have grown increasing complex and users demand more friendly navigation systems. Information Architects organize content, such as […]