Communication management






Beforedeveloping a persuasive sales message, there is specific questionsone need to answer. These questions include:

  • What is the service, product or service you intend to sell?

  • What is the audience?

  • What is the desired action the audience is expected to take?

Apersuasive message for a new universal remote for use with personalmedia center may read

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AccordingtoMaslow’sneed hierarchy, the decisions made by individuals are influenced byone of the five levels of needs in the hierarchy. This theory can beused in drafting persuasive messages by appealing to one of themotivation drivers proposed by Maslow to initiate action by theintended audience. For example, the second level of Maslow’s needhierarchy is safety and security. A persuasive message may entice anindividual that a house in a particular neighborhood is safer for hisor her family. Since safety and security influences decision makingin this level of need, the message can be effective in persuading theindividual to take a particular action.


Thereare several types of persuasive messages that can be used in bothprofessional and personal life. They include:

  • Sales messages

  • Favor requests

  • Claim messages and

  • Persuasive messages within an organization.


Theattention getting ideas that can be used to market a wirelesscomputer network include:

  • Personal experience

  • Offering solution to a problem

  • “What if” opening statement

  • Startling statement

  • A success story


Theadvice I would give a sales supervision having trouble in providingevidence for statement is a persuasive email would be:

  • To present data and statistics to support the statement.

  • Compare the product with other products in the market the audience may be aware of.

  • Be objective and avoid exaggerations that may disapprove the statement or weaken the statement.



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