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50 ways to fuel a conversation

The fine art of small talk (and connecting with newsletter readers).

Stephen Knezovich

Though this article is about face-to-face conversations, there are plenty of tactics that can be easily ported over to your newsletter. (e.g. “Take risks and anticipate success” and “Show curiosity and sincere interest in finding out about others” and “Be ready to ask open-ended questions to learn.”)

After all, what is an email newsletter if not a great way to start a conversation with someone?

Read This is curated by Stephen Knezovich. Each issue shares resources and insights to help writers launch, improve & grow their email newsletter. This issue links to a blog post by Tina Roth Eisenberg based on a tweet by Reads with Ravi summarizing tips from a book by Debra Fine.

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