What do copywriters have in common with teachers?

Posted by on Feb 6, 2022 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

Quick Quiz: comparing copywriters with teachers I put Heather Dodd’s comparison of these two professions in an infographic. But, I left out four other things this teacher-turned-copywriter mentioned in her article on teaching and copywriting. Can you guess which four other things teachers and copywriters have in common? Write them down, and then click the button below. Or read Heather Dodd’s article ‘How I transitioned from...

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Empower your English

Posted by on Feb 6, 2022 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

There’s always something right about your writing. But maybe you’re not achieving the English-language targets you’ve set for yourself. As a copywriter-turned-teacher, I can help and support you in achieving your English-language communication goals. (I still write copy for businesses, but I have expanded my services to include teaching as well.) This could be the right moment to sharpen your skills. I’m here to help you...

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Easy SEO copy tips for products and services

Posted by on Sep 29, 2016 in Blog, Featured | 0 comments

Want to write better online product and service descriptions? Here are some helpful writing tips I received from Dutch SEO trainer Bob van de Vooren. This article handles the building blocks of good web copy. Much more is involved in writing for the web, but these tips will get you started.

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Mobile copywriting: cutting copy to convert

Posted by on Sep 29, 2016 in Blog, Uncategorized | 0 comments

You have a small rectangle in which to write a story. Your mission: fill this LED-lit object with simple and concise words that convert. The stopwatch ticks. Eyes focus on the centre upper half. Just like an agile whitewater rafter in the Grand Canyon, your (first) words manoeuvre and propel them further. Over the next paragraph, and the next. Until they reach the finish line. A finger presses a button. Whew. Mission completed within eight...

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When should you outsource your copy?

Posted by on Sep 28, 2016 in Blog, Featured, Portfolio | 0 comments

I follow a number of copywriters and one of them is well-known American copywriter Bob Bly (www.bly.com). I certainly enjoyed Bob’s last piece on “Should you write your own copy?” Bob explains that business owners and marketing managers who fit three criteria often produce copy which is better and more successful than professional copywriters. You are an excellent copywriter. You enjoy writing copy. You have the time to write...

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