Posts Tagged copywriter

Playground Marketing: What Comes Around, Goes Around

Playground Marketing: What Comes Around, Goes Around

April 23, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Copywriting,Young Copywriter Series   |   Comments Off on Playground Marketing: What Comes Around, Goes Around»

Moderator's Note: Here's the second in a series of Young Copywriter guest posts. This one is from our returning champion, Shelby Blanchard Stogner, who specializes in giving a voice to growth-minded companies. She can be reached via the contact form ...

Lessons from Legends: What Grover and David Ogilvy Taught Me About Great Copywriting

Lessons from Legends: What Grover and David Ogilvy Taught Me About Great Copywriting

March 10, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Copywriting,Young Copywriter Series   |   Comments Off on Lessons from Legends: What Grover and David Ogilvy Taught Me About Great Copywriting»

Moderator's Note: I'm proud to present the first in a series of Young Copywriter guest posts. Our first is from Shelby Blanchard Stogner, who specializes in giving a voice to growth-minded companies. She can be reached via the contact form on ...

The Best Marketing Research Is Free?

The Best Marketing Research Is Free?

February 06, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Copywriting,Research,Slideshow   |   Comments Off on The Best Marketing Research Is Free?»

You can spend a ton on marketing research--or absolutely nothing at all. Does one approach work better than the other? ...

Digging for Diamonds as a Virtual Research Assistant

Digging for Diamonds as a Virtual Research Assistant

January 23, 2011  |   Posted by :   |   Copywriting,Corporate Messaging,Research,Slideshow   |   Comments Off on Digging for Diamonds as a Virtual Research Assistant»

Do you enjoy doing your own research? Or run from it like the plague? Regardless, you'll enjoy our new guest post from virtual research assistant, Christine Cavaliero (aka 'The Lady in Red'). Her experiences might help guide your own career ...

Which Sales Message Works Best: Stats or Stories?

Which Sales Message Works Best: Stats or Stories?

Which approach sells better, from the heart or from the head? Don't answer so fast. The real answer may surprise you. To prove my point, I'd like to share an article from direct response writer John Forde. Take it away, John... ................................................. Carnegie ...

Corporate Writers: It’s Time to Reinvent the Wheel

Corporate Writers: It’s Time to Reinvent the Wheel

August 31, 2010  |   Posted by :   |   Copywriting,Corporate Messaging,Corporate Writing,Slideshow   |   9 Comments»

The profession of corporate writing is broken, and we have no one but ourselves to blame. True, we're charged to do more work than ever before, in less time and with fewer resources. But our response isn't working. Instead of ...

Part II: Experience is the Enemy of Corporate Writers

Part II: Experience is the Enemy of Corporate Writers

August 12, 2010  |   Posted by :   |   Copywriting,Corporate Messaging,Corporate Writing,Slideshow   |   6 Comments»

Recently, I claimed that placing too much value on industry experience can do a corporate writer more harm than good. And I called into question the practice of some companies that hire corporate writers based solely on industry experience. Which begs ...

The #1 Way to Win More Corporate Writing Clients

The #1 Way to Win More Corporate Writing Clients

July 26, 2010  |   Posted by :   |   Corporate Messaging,Corporate Writing,Slideshow   |   4 Comments»

Not one in 100 corporate writers knows this secret. But those who do will beat other corporate writers for more work every time. So what's the secret? It's so simple, it shouldn't be a secret at all. If you're going to ...

The Einstein 9: The Secret to Better Corporate Writing?

The Einstein 9: The Secret to Better Corporate Writing?

July 21, 2010  |   Posted by :   |   Copywriting,Corporate Messaging,Corporate Writing,Slideshow   |   17 Comments»

Of all the tips, tricks and secrets I've learned through the years to become a better corporate writer, leave it to Albert Einstein to have the winner. In nine words, he sums up what has driven my corporate writing since ...

3 Ways Corporate Writers Can Attract New Clients

3 Ways Corporate Writers Can Attract New Clients

July 11, 2010  |   Posted by :   |   Copywriting,Corporate Messaging,Corporate Writing,Slideshow   |   14 Comments»

Lately, I’ve been getting lots of questions from freelance copywriters who want to make the move from small-business clients and local design/creative firms to midsized and larger corporations. I’ve spent nearly 30 years working for these plum accounts ...