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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…

How To Write Your Home Page

  Nine times out of ten, your Home Page will be the page the majority of your visitors land on. That’s why it’s so important to get it right. Before I ramble on, what…

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…

How To Write Natural Content

  When it comes to copywriting and writing content in general, the only way to be is natural. That sentence sounds strange because surely writing is natural. You would think so, but something bizarre happens to people…

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…

Why Pain Trumps Features When It Comes To Copywriting

  Selling shouldn’t be painful, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enhance your sell case with a little discomfort. When it comes to…

Copywriting That Dares To Be Different Wins

  As a business, it’s good to be the stripy elephant in the room. Why? Because you have to stand out. What’s the point in looking and sounding like every…

Stop Littering Your Copy With Playground Taunts

  Why is it, when growing up, someone always has something bigger and better than you? Their toy is better, they’ve seen the latest age 18 release at the cinema…

The Copywriter’s Green Cross Code

  If you’re a similar age to me and grew up in the UK, you’ll probably remember the government’s various public safety films that featured the likes of Tufty Fluffytail, ‘Charley says’, and the Green Cross Code…