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Tips To Improve Your Copywriting - Basic Writing Skills

Tips To Improve Your Copywriting – Basic Writing Skills

Basic Writing Skills 1. Blank Page Syndrome Every writer has experienced the frustration of sitting in front of a screen with an open blank document and the cursor flashing at you, like it’s mocking you. It’s often hard to get started because you’re worried about making mistakes. Try a timed session where you push yourself […]
How to Write a Copywriting CV

How to Write a Copywriting CV

For copywriters who’re looking to work for an employer, like a marketing agency or a public relations firm, having a polished CV is essential. Usually when a position is advertised, the decision maker who’s sifting through potentially hundreds of CVs will only look at each one for less than two minutes. They want to compile […]
Brochure Copywriting – What You Need to Know

Brochure Copywriting – What You Need to Know

Is Brochure Copywriting Still Relevant? Now that we’re firmly ensconced in the digital age, printed marketing material is sometimes categorised as having reached its used-by date. While it is true that ‘traditional’ forms of advertising like brochures are far less prevalent than before, they’re a long way from becoming obsolete. In fact, for many industries, […]
Offline vs Online Copywriting

Offline vs Online Copywriting

Do we really need offline copywriting anymore? Thousands of business entrepreneurs are joining the online marketplace every year. More and more consumers are embracing the speed and ease of shopping on the web. Traditional bricks-and-mortar shop owners are finding it harder and harder to compete with digital competitors with little or no overhead to worry […]
How to Succeed as a Digital Copywriter

How to Succeed as a Digital Copywriter

So, you’ve decided that you want to become a digital copywriter? To be successful, there are many important skills to master and considerations to address. However, none are more important than creating a positive connection between you and your audience. If you don’t, then your audience loses interest in what you’re writing, which will lead […]
What it Takes to be a Creative Copywriter

What it Takes to be a Creative Copywriter

Imagine you’re trying to explain what copywriting is to someone who knows nothing about the topic. If you’re looking for one word to summarise the skills required, the word ‘create’ would be an excellent start. Copywriting is all about creating. You need to create a headline, create a USP, create a connection with the reader. You […]
How to Build an Impressive Copywriting Portfolio

How to Build an Impressive Copywriting Portfolio

When you’re starting out as a copywriter, not having a portfolio can make you feel like you don’t belong in the profession – like you have no right to advertise your services, and that sooner or later you’ll be exposed as a fraud. Ok, so you have no copywriting experience. But even the highly paid […]
Direct Response Copywriting – The Dangers of Getting it Wrong

Direct Response Copywriting – The Dangers of Getting it Wrong

Direct Response copywriting is the most highly paid form of copywriting on the planet. The recognised experts in this field make hundreds of thousands of dollars a year, sometimes just for a single promotion. So, when a copywriter’s looking to find a niche, why wouldn’t you hone in on something so lucrative? ‘You need to […]
B2B Copywriter – What You Need to Know

B2B Copywriter – What You Need to Know

Making a Connection Copywriting, at its heart, is like any other kind of writing – a form of communication. You, as the writer, want to send information via your words to the reader – and make a connection with them so that you can get your message across. The ultimate degree of success of this […]