Want to Make More Money as a Freelance Writer? Here are 10 Reasons To Consider Copywriting
Looking to chuck that full-time job for a life of full-time
writing? Or maybe you've already dumped the day job but
aren't quite as busy as you'd like to be. Why not take a
closer look at copywriting?Copywriting, also known as business or promotional
writing, can do more than put a few extra bucks in your
wallet - it can also help you develop as a writer.
Top 7 Things To Do Before You Hire A Copywriter
Now that you've decided to hire a copywriter, how do you go
about finding one? Here are seven things to look for to
make sure the match is a good one.#1 - Define your expectations.
Memorable Sales Copy -- How to Write it
Want to know the secret of creating MEMORABLE
promotional copy? Sales copy that actually stays with your
customers long after they've finished reading it?Then master the art of using words to create pictures in your
customers' heads.If you can describe your products or services in such a way
that it forms images in your customers' heads, well, then
you've just created something that will last long after the
marketing is over.
No-Holds-Barred Conversation with Dan Lok - Part 1
Question: If you were starting out and had no references or a substantial resume, how would you go about finding paying customers for your services?To answer your question, I'll assume you're a junior copywriter or marketing consultant.When I first started out and didn't know a soul, I'd open the yellow pages and cold-call the business owners.
Freelance Writers: Double Your Income
Freelance writers are a strange group of people when it comes to running their own businesses.They are outspoken and enthusiastic while selling their clients' products and services, but are hopelessly shy and reticent about blowing their own horns.
Three Tips For Magnetizing Your Copy
The difference between good copy and great copy is the number of actions it generates. The more actions the copy drives, the greater the copy is.
Are Long Copy Salesletters Scams?
A passionate debate is currently raging in the Copywriters Forum about long versus short copy. (If you haven't joined, do so.
Prevent Procrastination With Positive Pressure
My wife and I recently bought a house.It's currently being built and moving day is slated for December.
Its Not What You Say But How You Say It
Copy is all about words. Or is it?Copy is about using words to describe the benefits of your offer.
The Biggest Mistake Copywriters Make
Most of the sales pieces people ask me to rewrite seem to offer great products and services. In fact, some of their offers are so good, prospects would be crazy to turn them down.
How to Write Carrot-Wielding Copy!
A significant reason behind websites that fail is the lack of an effective direct response sales message. Such a message is comprised of three elements (it must be):Captivating (it captures the reader's attention)
Riveting (it pulls her into reading further)
Engaging (it calls her to act)How can you incorporate those three vital elements? If I were to answer that question adequately it would likely take me an entire book the size of an encyclopedia! But for now, let me give you a succinct explanation.
Headlines That Pull, Persuade and Propel!
When writing direct response copy, there are a few things that can maximize the responsiveness of your message. The first and most important element that can turn any website, salesletter or ad into an action-generating mechanism is the headline.
Want a Sticky Site That Sells? Forget Content!
An interesting debate is currently raging among copywriters, web designers and content developers about the differences, if any, between writing copy for the web versus writing content.According to prolific copywriter Nick Usborne of ClickZ.
Boost Your Conversion Rate In Three Steps
When I critique, edit or rewrite sales copy, I discover that many clients commit common errors. Granted, not all of them are writers.
Be Contagious... Spread The Word!
"Melissa" invaded our computers in late 1999, then "I Love You" in 2000. A year later, the "homepage.
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