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Need help at copywriting

Discussion in 'Copywriting' started by aguswgs, Jun 17, 2011.

  1. #1
    Hi all..

    I am newbie on copywriting.. I just want to know more about copywriting could somebody explaining about copywriting for me..

    thanks
     
    aguswgs, Jun 17, 2011 IP
  2. Perry Rose

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    *rolls eyes* Look it up, you dope.
     
    Perry Rose, Jun 17, 2011 IP
  3. Writer

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    1. Improve your grammar.

    2. Read a book on copywriting.

    Remember that copywriting is a specialized field. It deals with writing intended to promote a product, company or person.
     
    Writer, Jun 18, 2011 IP
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    If you want to work abroad you need to have one really good level of English and some experience in writing. A lot of people think that it is a piece of cake to write articles, but it really takes imagination and creativity.
     
    elfche, Jun 18, 2011 IP
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    If you want to learn copywriting, then you should check out this great blog: copyblogger.com. They have an amazing collection of articles about copywriting. So, go ahead and start reading, that's the only way to learn.
     
    wille13, Jun 19, 2011 IP
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    Hi, first, copywriting is basically about promoting one's business, idea, opinion, or self through the words. Meaning, you'll be creating different types of writeups such as direct mail contents, white papers, catalogs, sales letters, press releases, etc. (you name it!)

    practice makes perfect! it all begins with learning the basics and going further.. best regards on your copywriting career! i'd love to help you out if you need more info. :)

    - celine
     
    writersutrust, Jun 19, 2011 IP
  7. Crimebuster_of_the_Sea

    Crimebuster_of_the_Sea Notable Member

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    Hahahahaha good luck with that! Start off small - try writing normal articles first before branching out into the scary world of copywriting. It's like saying you want to be an Olympic swimmer before you've even got into the pool.
     
    Crimebuster_of_the_Sea, Jun 20, 2011 IP
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    The key to successful copywriting is capturing the interest of your audience, while also maintaining professionalism by providing error-free, informative content. Start by improving your grammar skills and then proceed to the art of persuasion and structuring paragraphs/articles.

    Hope this helps someone.
     
    Pheonix (T_T), Jun 20, 2011 IP
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    dpexpert1 Greenhorn

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    Informative content with good grammar, use of words to promote your opinion or idea, help in increasing search engine visibility & improve your web page search engine rankings :)
     
    dpexpert1, Jun 21, 2011 IP
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    This. lulz.
     
    John Galt, Jun 21, 2011 IP
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    KW KW KW KW density!!!!
     
    jbtooloo, Jun 22, 2011 IP
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    Copywriting is the use of words and ideas to promote a person, business, opinion or idea. Although the word copy may be applied to any content intended for printing (as in the body of a newspaper article or book), the term copywriter is generally limited to promotional situations.
     
    sousen, Jun 23, 2011 IP
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    That depends on what you want to achieve.

    I know a few blogs and books you could try.

    Send me an email at and we'll take it from there.

    Thanks,
    Razvan
     
    BehemothCopywriting, Jul 14, 2011 IP
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    What kind of website do you want to create? Is there any content? If you tell me the keywords I can write some articles. But what is the price you will pay?
     
    stefan007, Jul 17, 2011 IP
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    If you want some really good copywriting tips, you should follow Ted Nicholas...the man is amazing! He's the highest paid copywriter in the world! Who better to learn from?...
     
    pegre, Jul 22, 2011 IP
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    I recommend The Ultimate Sales Letter by Dan Kennedy
     
    iamawesome, Jul 31, 2011 IP
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    I agree with Wille13... Check out the copyblogger.com guides. Excellent articles...
     
    tonytooth, Aug 14, 2011 IP
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    If interested,

    creativecommons.org
     
    igloodesigns, Aug 14, 2011 IP
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    If you are a good writer, you should be able to pick up copywriting. The key is that you must understand that you're writing in a different style and to a different audience. This quote sums it all up: "A copywriter is a sales person behind the typewriter." (The Copywriter's Handbook, A Step-By-Step Guide to Writing Copy that Sells)

    If you get this, you get everything. You have to learn to communicate with the audience in a way that persuades them to buy the product or service that you are writing about. You must make an initial connection or you'll lose the audience's attention. People want fast solutions and they will leave any ad that doesn't fit into their perspective immediately. But at the same time, you're not writing to entertain them, but to sell your product or service.

    The key to being successful at copywriting is to learn from what you do. If you constantly read and continue to develop your skills, you'll find that you will become a great copywriter. Just keep learning and practicing. You'll get it!

    Good luck! :)
     
    chrishonda, Aug 14, 2011 IP
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    Hi,
    Welcome aboard.
    Copy writing is basically writing with a purpose to stimulate action from the reader depending on the Topic.
    I could be to get someone pick up the phone and call you, or sign up for your newsletter, or even make a purchase online.
    Its the kind of writing that drives sales and so would require some marketing knowledge to drive interest or need.

    I hope this will get you started
     
    jamila, Aug 15, 2011 IP