How To Share Your Success Story Without Sounding Like You Are Bragging
A great way to celebrate your achievements and capitalize on your successes is to share them with your clients, members, community leaders, and other influential decisionmakers. But how can you do that without sounding like you are bragging?
Tell the story of your success using one of these five approaches, which will work for newsletter articles, website content, and press releases.
Profile a Person Involved
Analyze a Trend
Explain How You Did It
Create a Top Ten List
Challenge the Conventional Wisdom
It is important for you to share your successes publicly, because success breeds more success. No one likes a show off, but if you use a strong, creative angle like those described here, you can tell your positive stories and successfully cultivate more supporters, clients, donors, and volunteers.
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Kivi Leroux Miller is president of Writing911.com, which provides free writing advice, tip sheets, e-courses, and in-person workshops for people who need to write well at work. She specializes in helping nonprofit organizations improve their newsletters, annual reports, and other publications.
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