Category Archives: Copywriting

Don’t confuse your offer, have one clear and consistent message

Have you ever tried to listen to two conversations simultaneously? You might be able to hear them, but can you really listen and process the information? It’s hard to do, isn’t it? So why is it that some businesses try … Continue reading

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Crafting a successful offer

A good offer, which is compelling, persuasive and leaves the recipient with a clear notion of what they must do, can make all of the difference in the overall effectiveness of your direct marketing. In order to craft these highly … Continue reading

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Translate your features to customer benefits

Have you ever caught yourself thinking “so what” when somebody is telling you what makes their product or service so amazing?  This isn’t an uncommon reaction because most people are only telling you about the features of their product or … Continue reading

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Give your customers a reason to listen to you

Often, your business’s greatest competition isn’t from other businesses who want your customers but rather from life and the hectic pace of things. As you may be able to relate to, your prospects are probably very busy – and constantly … Continue reading

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3 killer content moves to convert buyers

By now, everyone knows effective content is essential for educating, engaging, and converting readers into customers.  This is an article that was published on the Content Marketing Institute website, written by George Passwater. The problem is that many businesses believe … Continue reading

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Write an attention grabbing headline

Put yourself in a situation where you desperately need help.  For example you are stranded on a motorway in bad weather with no mobile phone and only a marker pen and a flip chart to hand! How would you attract … Continue reading

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Marketing blunders

Despite our best intentions marketing mistakes can and do happen. And they aren’t limited to the ‘little guys’ either. Below are some examples of famous gaffs made by large companies with sizeable marketing budgets and highly experienced teams. It just … Continue reading

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Sales letter basics

The letter is usually the first thing that your prospect will read, even in you accompany it with a brochure.  You need to make it relevant.

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How to… write a great case study

Case studies are a common element of proposals, discussions and presentations.  Most people just produce them without having a strategy behind the development of them. You can use them on your website, even link to the client site if you … Continue reading

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The “simple” business card

Do you proudly deposit your business card into the hand of its intended recipient – or do you hand it over with some trepidation, hoping the other person doesn’t look at it too closely because you know it isn’t as … Continue reading

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