A Copywriter’s Guide to the Best Copywriting Formulas

copywriting formulas

Where to Start? There are many copywriting formulas out there all claiming to elevate your copy, sell, convert and make your copy catnip to any reader, driving them straight to your perfectly crafted CTA (call to action) but which formula should you choose and why? Maybe you already have one or two go-to formulas that … Read more

Email Copywriting Best Practice – How to Create Copy That Converts

email copywriting

Email is still a key marketing tool that delivers your message straight to the customer and allows you to convert that message into sales success. Email marketing campaigns, when well executed, deliver results. In 2019, active email accounts surpassed 5.6 billion (source Statista) and according to figures in 2018 from SaleCycle, 59% of respondents say marketing emails influence their purchase … Read more

How To Write a Mission Statement that Resonates and Inspires

Writing a compelling mission statement for a business is about far more than just vanity. Mission statements, when written well, set out your stall. They are there to communicate the reason that a business exists. Mission statements should clearly and concisely outline the aims, culture, values and ethics that drive *who* that business is. It … Read more

Direct Mail – Trash or Treasure?

Direct Mail

Direct mail has gained something of a bad reputation over the years, as it’s often perceived as annoying and outdated junk mail. The rapid growth in email marketing as a direct, easily measurable modern alternative, left many of us wondering if direct mail now was a thing of the past? So has direct mail lost … Read more

How to Write Headlines That Sell

How to Write Headlines

In this article, I’ll explain the importance of a strong, compelling headline, and how to write headlines that sell. Whatever medium you are writing headlines for, the primary objective is to attract the reader. Headlines are important. They are your opening pitch, with the ability to attract, repel, or simply go unnoticed. A powerful headline … Read more

Intelligent Redundancy – When Redundant Words Make Copy Powerful

The first rule drilled into our heads when learning proper writing etiquette is avoiding redundant words. However, in the field of copywriting, redundancy can make your copy more powerful. Intelligent Repetition and Redundancy Repetition and redundancy both involve repeating words, but do so in different ways and to different effects. Repetition restates a word or … Read more

Imperative Sentences – Using Commanding Language in Your Copy

The goal of any good piece of copy is to engage the audience and provoke an intended response. Imperative sentences are a useful tool that maximizes the odds of audience response. But what are imperative sentences? And how can you correctly implement them into your copy? Defining Imperative Sentences An imperative sentence conveys instructions or … Read more

How to Write a Fundraising Letter

I’ve worked with many charities over the years ranging from animal protection to child welfare, and sight and hearing loss. Each charity has its fundraising challenges, but all have the same goal – to engage donors with their stories and campaigns and hit their fundraising targets. This is vital to their work as without funding … Read more