The Adweek Copywriting Handbook

Author: Joseph Sugarman
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 111842879X
Format: PDF, Docs
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Great copy is the heart and soul of the advertising business. In this practical guide, legendary copywriter Joe Sugarman provides proven guidelines and expert advice on what it takes to write copy that will entice, motivate, and move customers to buy. For anyone who wants to break into the business, this is the ultimate companion resource for unlimited success.

Ca hvertising

Author: Drew Eric Whitman
Publisher: Red Wheel/Weiser
ISBN: 1601638876
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Barely one in a hundred businesspeople knows these facts about creating powerful advertising. Do You? FACT! Sixty percent of people read only headlines. Your headline must stop them or your advertising will likely fail. FACT! Captions under photos get 200 percent greater readership than non-headline copy. FACT! Ads with sale prices draw 20 percent more attention. FACT! Half-page ads pull about 70 percent of full-page ads; quarter-page ads pull about 50 percent of full-page ads. FACT! Four-color ads are up to 45 percent more effective than black and white. New York’s biggest ad agencies use dozens of these little-known secrets every day to influence people to buy. And now—thanks to Cashvertising—you can, too. And it won’t matter one bit whether you’re a corporate giant or a mom-and-pop pizza shop. These techniques are based on human psychology. They work no matter where you’re located, no matter what kind of product or service you sell, and no matter where you advertise. In fact, most don’t cost a penny to use. Like a wild roller-coaster ride through the streets of Madison Avenue, Cashvertising teaches you the tips, tricks, and strategies that New York’s top gun copywriters and designers use to persuade people to buy like crazy. No matter what you sell—or how you sell it, this practical, fast-paced book will teach you: How to create powerful ads, brochures, sales letters, Websites, and more How to make people believe what you say “Sneaky” ways to persuade people to respond Effective tricks for writing “magnetic” headlines What mistakes to avoid...at all costs! What you should always/never do in your ads Expert formulas, guidance, tips and strategies

The Copywriter s Handbook

Author: Robert W. Bly
Publisher: Holt Paperbacks
ISBN: 9781429900157
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The classic guide to copywriting, now in an entirely updated third edition This is a book for everyone who writes or approves copy: copywriters, account executives, creative directors, freelance writers, advertising managers . . . even entrepreneurs and brand managers. It reveals dozens of copywriting techniques that can help you write ads, commercials, and direct mail that are clear, persuasive, and get more attention—and sell more products. Among the tips revealed are • eight headlines that work—and how to use them • eleven ways to make your copy more readable • fifteen ways to open a sales letter • the nine characteristics of successful print ads • how to build a successful freelance copywriting practice • fifteen techniques to ensure your e-mail marketing message is opened This thoroughly revised third edition includes all new essential information for mastering copywriting in the Internet era, including advice on Web- and e-mail-based copywriting, multimedia presentations, and Internet research and source documentation, as well as updated resources. Now more indispensable than ever, The Copywriter's Handbook remains the ultimate guide for people who write or work with copy. "I don't know a single copywriter whose work would not be improved by reading this book." —David Ogilvy

Ogilvy on Advertising

Author: David Ogilvy
Publisher: Vintage
ISBN: 0804170053
Format: PDF
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A candid and indispensable primer on all aspects of advertising from the man Time has called "the most sought after wizard in the business." Told with brutal candor and prodigal generosity, David Ogilvy reveals: • How to get a job in advertising • How to choose an agency for your product • The secrets behind advertising that works • How to write successful copy—and get people to read it • Eighteen miracles of research • What advertising can do for charities And much, much more.

Advertising Secrets of the Written Word

Author: Joseph Sugarman
Publisher: Delstar Pub
ISBN: 9781891686009
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Joseph Sugarman has been recognized worldwide for his ability to create persuasive advertising copy that turns a prospect into a customer. ADVERTISING SECRETS OF THE WRITTEN WORD is a comprehensive textbook that teaches you the step-by-step techniques you can follow to write advertising copy - the same lessons taught at his exclusive $3,000 seminars. The entertainingly illustrated book provides insights into the skills it takes to be a great copywriter & how to develop them. It then takes you into the thought process of ad creation, providing a very disciplined procedure that anybody can follow. A chapter reveals the "psychological triggers" & how they can be used effectively to "cause prospects to exchange their hard-earned money for your product or service." The book also presents many personal stories, advertising examples & many of Sugarman's own ads along with the reasons for their success or failure. Ray Schultz, editor of Direct Magazine says, "There is no better model for copywriters or magazine editors than Joe Sugarman." Quotes by Richard Thalheimer, President of The Sharper Image, Jack Canfield, co-author of Chicken Soup for the Soul & Vice President Albert Gore are shown on the back cover.

Persuasive Online Copywriting

Author: Bryan Eisenberg
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780971476998
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Writing for the web. Web word wizardry. Web writing that works. What does that mean? Your online copy must persuade - it's integral to getting your visitors or readers to register, subscribe, qualify as leads, and yes, even buy from you. It's writing that must earn its keep. And to effectively manage the quality of your online writing, you need to understand what works, why it works and how to make it work better for you.Whether you are the marketer responsible for the bottom line or the writer creating the copy, Persuasive Online Copywriting provides the tools you need to get results.Bryan Eisenberg, Jeffery Eisenberg and Lisa T. Davis are Future Now, Inc., an agency Specializing in online conversion since 1998. In addition to offering seminars and workshops, the trio's publications include The Marketer's Commom Sense Guide to E-Metrics, an ROI Marketing column for ClickZ and GrokDotCom.

How to Write Great Copy

Author: Dominic Gettins
Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers
ISBN: 0749448628
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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In our visually dominated age, there is an even greater reason for copy to be beautifully and sharply written, to have impact and immediacy. Dominic Gettins spent many years writing copy and training others to do so. In this slim elegantly written guide, he clearly demonstrates his ability to get his message across and shows readers how to do the same. He articulates the uncodified knowledge copywriters and art directors use when writing ads for readers to apply to any communications they have to produce.The techniques and principles can be applied to any form of promotional writing, in national press, newsletters, press releases, direct mail shots, posters, TV, radio, and even internal reports and memos. He presents these in the form of 8 essential rules: 1.Know your target market; 2.Do research; 3.Answer the brief; 4.Be relevant; 5.Be objective; 6.Keep it simple; 7.Know your medium; 8.Be ambitious.

Copywriting

Author: Mark Shaw
Publisher: Laurence King Publishing
ISBN: 9781780670003
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Writing copy is often assumed to be a natural talent. However, there are simple techniques you can employ to craft strong written content with ease. With insightful interviews from leading copywriters, as well as illustrated case studies of major brands, this new, expanded edition teaches the art of writing great copy for digital media, branding, advertising, direct marketing, retailing, catalogs, company magazines, and internal communications.

Ogilvy on Advertising in the Digital Age

Author: Miles Young
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing USA
ISBN: 1635571472
Format: PDF, Mobi
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From Miles Young, worldwide non-executive chairman of Ogilvy & Mather, comes a sequel to David Ogilvy's bestselling advertising handbook featuring essential strategies for the digital age. In this must-have sequel to the bestselling Ogilvy On Advertising, Ogilvy chairman Miles Young provides top insider secrets and strategies for successful advertising in the Digital Revolution. As comprehensive as its predecessor was for print and TV, this indispensable handbook dives deep into the digital ecosystem, discusses how to best collect and utilize data-the currency of the digital age-to convert sales specifically on screen (phone, tablet, smart watch, computer, etc.), breaks down when and how to market to millennials, highlights the top five current industry giants, suggests best practices from brand response to social media, and offers 13 trend predictions for the future. This essential guide is for any professional in advertising, public relations, or marketing seeking to remain innovative and competitive in today's ever-expanding technological marketplace.

The Copywriting Sourcebook

Author: Andy Maslen
Publisher: Marshall Cavendish International Asia Pte Ltd
ISBN: 9814312134
Format: PDF, ePub
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It’s OK knowing the theory, but when it’s 9am and you have just been given until lunchtime to write some copy for a new sales email, landing page, press ad or brochure, what you really need is a shortcut. This book takes the grind out of planning and writing almost any type of copy by providing step-by-step advice on the best layouts, approaches and styles to suit everything from an email subject line to recruitment ad, direct mail letter or website. Prepared by one of the best copywriters in the B2B sector, this book also provides the reader with templates for 13 of the most common copywriting tasks for maximum effectiveness and speed.