Copywriter

What Do Copywriters And Annoying Kids Have In Common?

  Copywriters are just like annoying kids. Why? Exactly. Huh? OK, let me go back to the beginning. My kids are all grown…

Why Are Professionally Written Words Best?

  Words. You use them every day. You send emails to customers, create marketing materials, produce content for your website…the list is endless. How much thought are you giving to the words you use?…

Contractions In Your Marketing Copy – Right or Wrong?

  Should you use contractions in your marketing copy? That is a question that causes divisions. One camp thinks the use of contractions…

How To Make Your Content Irresistible

  Before I launch into this post about how to make your content irresistible, I want to point out I’m making a few assumptions: You are a fair writer with a good grasp of…

Copywriting Done In-house Can Be Unsanitary And Flamboyant

  Hang on a minute; writing is writing, right? It doesn’t matter what format it takes – advertising, marketing, fiction, and academic – its just words on…

How To Hire A Copywriter

  Hiring a copywriter – or rather the right copywriter for you – can be a lengthy process. Not only do you want to be sure the person you’ve found has the right skills (i.e. is a…

A Feature Is Not A Benefit

  Not so long ago, I wrote a blog post about features and benefits. I was back on my soapbox again talking about the difference between features and benefits. Just to remind you: A…

Features and Benefits – Yet Another Review

  Features and benefits are something I’ve looked at many times in the past. Why am I writing about them again? Simply because I am still seeing advertising and marketing…

Why Writing Copy Is a Lot Like Cycling Up a Mountain

  Having returned after a two week cycling holiday in Gran Canaria, I was reminded of…

Why Copywriters Make Great Listeners

  “Most people do not listen with the intent to understand. They listen with the intent to reply.” – Stephen Covey   A note to all copywriters out there – if you’re not prepared to listen, your…