More than that, you need to appeal to human logic and emotions.
Their ethos is what can help your arguments sound persuasive. You can write one body paragraph to explain your position, and another paragraph – to describe counterarguments of your opponents and why you disagree. Do they agree or disagree, and what are the chances to change their opinion? Remember the formula: one paragraph = one argument one reason why you think like that.
Or, you are welcome to write 2-3-4 paragraphs with arguments and counterarguments to persuade readers. And make each reason logically connected to your thesis statement.
You may end it with a question for readers to think about.
First and foremost, you need to understand the basic principles of persuasive writing and know the five elements of persuasion.