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Your Campaign Failed? GREAT!

by Scott Martin

“The problem with most copywriters is they don’t think in terms of selling,” says David Ogilvy in his video titled We Sell or Else. “They’ve never written direct response. They’ve never tasted blood.” When Ogilvy says, almost enthusiastically, “they’ve never tasted blood,” he’s talking about failure. Ogilvy founded one of the…

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The Problems You Face as a Marketer… And They’re Serious

by Scott Martin

man screaming at computer

On the “most difficult tasks on the planet” scale, I place marketing toward the top. It’s not as difficult as brain surgery or growing grass in Phoenix in July. But successful marketing is certainly more difficult than memorizing entire Shakespeare sonnets or contemplating the origin of the solar system. Marketing—specifically…

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7 Tips for Writing Effective Short Copy

by Christina Gillick

Long copy versus short copy… which converts better? The answer is often debated, but there’s only one truth when it comes to copy length. It depends. Depending on your product, target market, advertising medium, goals of your copy, and a million other factors, the length that’s most effective will vary.…

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Is Copy Dead? The Surprising Answer …

by Scott Martin

Poke around the Internet and you’ll find articles and blogs detailing the death of copy and, much to my chagrin, copywriters. Writing in USA Today, Michael Wolff states: “We just don’t look at advertising, respond to it, or believe it, as much as we once did, wherever it appears. Maybe…

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10 Tempting Reasons to Take Your Copy Seriously

by Scott Martin

The top copywriters earn more than top doctors. This may seem crazy as doctors save lives and copywriters put words on a page—but it’s true. According to an article in Forbes, the top paying medical specialty is orthopedic surgery with an average annual salary of $464,500; next was invasive cardiology…

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10 Reasons to Use TONS of Copy on Your Landing Pages

by Scott Martin

You’ve heard the old cliché, “A picture is worth a 1,000 words.” If this saying were true in marketing, every landing page would comprise blocks and blocks of photos with very little copy. Oh wait! That’s Pinterest, not a landing page. You’ve probably noticed, the overwhelming majority of web pages…

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