Copywriting Skills

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forms of viral advertising

Viral advertising: what’s it all about?

Long gone are the days of gaining most of your advertising business from print ads. The newspaper isn’t the go-to source for driving your business anymore. These days advertising has gone viral and the ways to promote services, business and…
The Future of Advertising

The Future of Advertising: Eye opening!

How often do you hear people complain about the amount of commercials that they see or the level of sponsorship that you come across just about anywhere in the world? This is quite simply because many of us feel quite suffocated by the high…
writing sales emails - best practices

Writing sales emails: dos and don’ts

Have you just begun writing emails? Do you want to feel confident when emailing a client? Don't worry! Here are the 10 tips for writing sales emails: DO 1. Focus on a single sales message Have a very clear purpose before you even begin.…

How to write copy for posters

The general rule when writing copy for posters is “less is more”. The executions below demonstrate great (and some not so great) examples of the art. Occasionally, a poster will need a fair bit of copy especially for something like an event…
WHAT KIND OF COPYWRITER ARE YOU

What kind of copywriter are you?

Whether you work freelance or for an agency, there are several different guises that we copywriters come in. 1. Business to consumer (b-to-c) copywriter This kind of copywriter is the type you’d see in movies, the wild and wacky guy (invariably…
tips for writing radio commercials

Top 10 tips for writing radio commercials

Writing radio commercials can make a refreshing change to the copywriter’s routine. With no pictures to help you get your message across you have to think in a slightly different way but the creative opportunities this opens up can make the…
Top tips on writing for social media

Top tips on writing for social media

Writing for social media is one of the most important things you can do to take advantage of the new media revolution. This is also important if you are just blogging for fun or intend to monetize your blog in the future. Read the top tips…
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How to have some fun as a copywriter

As any copywriter will tell you, writing advertising and corporate copy is an unremittingly joyless occupation. But sometimes it’s possible to have a little fun by playing a few games with the copy, headlines, and even the concepts. Here's…

Extreme advertising: are advertisers pushing the limits of what and where you can advertise?

All advertisers understand the importance of making a connection with their audience. Without a connection, consumers will not respond to the advertisement, rendering it ineffective, no matter what the message is. In our advertisement-saturated…
cool ambient media executions

5 really cool ambient media executions

Seen as a non-traditional method of advertising, ambient media gets attention and it is extremely versatile.The term “Ambient Media” became commonly used in the advertising industry around 1999 when it was first coined. It is used as…
how to manage tone of voice

How to manage tone of voice

Knowing how to manage tone of voice is one of the copywriter’s most powerful tools. Choosing the appropriate words, varying the length of sentences, following or not following formal grammar rules… all these things can be used to tailor…

The ten worst slogans ever?

We first brought you the ten best, now here are what could be the ten worst slogans ever. What do you think?"Probably the Best Beer in the World" (Carlsberg Beer) How you would hope to sell some Carlsberg when you're just not sure how good…