How to write an effective press release
A press release is the raw material from which a story is written up, usually by a journalist. Whether it’s about a community fundraiser, the launch of a health service or the opening of a produce market, it’s the press release’s job to provide facts and stimulate interest.
Tips to simplify and effectively communicate complex ideas
It’s every writer’s dream to be able to produce sentences that simplify complex ideas in this manner. But how do you get to the essence of what you are trying to say, so that you can encapsulate it in a simple form?
A quick guide to developing a winning tender strategy
A tender process is a bit like a long and tiring journey – if you reach your goal it seems like it was all worth it, but if you don’t, you’ve wasted your time.
Should you hire a professional tender writer?
A professional tender writer can bring a fresh eye to your business, teasing out information that will contribute to the success of your bid, and save you a lot of time in the process.
Tips to help engineers better communicate their ideas to non-technical professionals
While many engineers enjoy networking and sharing ideas and knowledge, every great communicator in the industry is surrounded by scores of engineers that struggle to engage with audiences because of ineffective communication.
Tender writing 101: The drafting process for major tender submissions and proposals
A tender writer uses core processes and systems to ensure each document addresses the needs of the client and the requirements of the tender.
Upcoming transport infrastructure projects make for exciting times in tender town
It’s been a busy year for companies that tendered for transport projects in Sydney and throughout Australia in 2014. There were big wins for some of the major players while others had a year they would rather forget.
Walking 200 kilometres in two months: crazy or caring?
Walking to and from work more than five times a day might seem like an odd concept, but that’s how Andrew Whitelaw explains it.
The role of a tender writer during the different stages of a tender submission
The day-to-day role of a tender writer is to work with subject matter experts to convert technical information into persuasive, easy-to-read content, so the client easily understands the benefits of the proposed solution.
Better writer tip #5: Work on your interview technique, but only if you want to write great stories
You’ve got a great angle on story, it’s exclusive and your editor loves it. Now you just have to nail the interview with your subject and the story writes itself. Easy, right? Wrong. Interviewing someone is hard. So, here are my top tips for conducting better interviews.