I know that there are times when you’re faced with writing your own copy, perhaps because you don’t feel you can afford to outsource it (although you’d be amazed by how affordable it can be) or because it’s particularly close to your heart and something you want to write. I also know – because lots of you tell me via […]

Did you know that while eight out of ten people will read headline copy, only two out of ten will read the rest? I remember my jaw hitting the ground when I first read this figure early in my copywriting career. I realised then just how crucial a good headline is. It needs to grab attention and get people reading, […]

Getting it done

For a while now, I’ve been guilty of living by the old adage, ‘Do as I say, not as I do’. While reminding my clients how important it is to be consistent in their marketing efforts and to add fresh content packed full of value to their website, I haven’t been listening to my own advice because, of course, paying clients […]

Ssshhh…do you want to know a copywriting secret? The single most important thing that you can do to make sure that your copy speaks to your customers is to understand exactly who they are. When I work with a client, I always ask them to describe their ideal client to me – this is the person that is a perfect […]