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6 ridiculously awesome email copywriting tips that converts

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Email marketing has become an essential part of every company’s marketing campaign, especially when there are more than 3.9 Billion active email users. The task of promoting their business through emails is often handed out to freelance copywriters. As…
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5 Reasons Why Your Website Copy Stinks (and How to Fix It)

Your website copy content smells like last week’s fish. It’s so bad that most of your visitors make a snappy exit as soon as they get a whiff of it. But don’t worry, you’re not alone. Millions of businesses around the world are making…
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Creating a copywriting library: Invitation for guest bloggers

'Be a copywriter' is a specialist blog for copywriters by copywriters. It’s run by Copywriter Collective, one of the world’s largest agencies for international copywriters and advertising creatives, and has been written largely by our members.…
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You can’t be a copywriter unless you’ve worked in advertising—or can you?

By Gary Walder Can you be a copywriter without ever having worked for an advertising agency? A quick online search for a definition would suggest that copywriting and advertising go hand in hand. For example, Wikipedia states that a copywriter…
WHAT KIND OF COPYWRITER ARE YOU

What kind of copywriter are you?

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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…
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How to write slogans that work

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Slogans are the fundamental and, often, the most important piece of a company’s marketing campaign. Companies spend thousands of dollars on copywriters, trying to find the perfect combination of words to draw in and retain customers. Take…
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Pampered clients, the Mexican government and the toughest audience in the world

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We recently caught up with copywriter of many parts Simon D-T to mull over a career that has been many things but never boring. You've won innumerable international awards. What's the best ad of yours that never got made or never won an award. The…
Whats branding got to do with copywriting

What’s branding got to do with copywriting?

Branding is often seen as being all about how a product looks – its logo, packaging, design and stuff like that. But, alongside the designer or art director, the copywriter also has an important part to play. You couldn’t imagine a Coca…

Miriam Freelance Copywriter

Freelance copywriters – they’re everywhere. Or so the internet would have you believe. But there’s a world of difference between people willing to string a few sentences together for money and those whose writing is the product of a whole…
Five ways Fiverr can help you become a copywriter

Five ways Fiverr can help you become a copywriter

Fiverr is a website where people offer a service for $5. Any service. You can get a caricature of your cat for $5, a tarot reading or a report on your family history going back four generations. You can hire someone to pretend to be your girlfriend…

Work for one of the top 5 industries for copywriting and make a packet!

Focusing on a couple of core industries can be a wise strategy. If you can develop strength in one and become the expert of it, you could be more successful than if you bounce from industry to industry, never achieving skill beyond "adequate"…
Freelance copywriting does it make you happy

Freelance copywriting: does it make you happy?

It seems like the dream, doesn’t it? Quitting your day job to write full time? What could be better than that? Well, for one thing, a regular, guaranteed pay check. But you get to employ your skills, while sitting at home, in your pyjamas.…