Ready to ‘take the plunge’ into full-time freelancing? Although the following ten tips are geared toward copywriters, they contain information that can benefit any writer, especially when it comes to getting your new writing business started on the path to success. Tip 1. Write your goals on paper. You know that old saying—“If you don’t know where you’re going, any … [Read more...] about 10 Things to Consider Before Launching a Writing Business
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If you love writing, you may be considering launching a copywriting business to combine your passion with your income. If so, here are seven tips to help you get it off the ground. (And the best part? Many of these will work to launch or grow a variety of service-based businesses.) 1. Assemble a portfolio. It’s difficult for most people to hire a professional … [Read more...] about 7 Tips for Launching a Copywriting Business
If you’re a writer looking to chuck your full-time j-o-b so you can pursue your passion full time, becoming a professional copywriter may be exactly what the doctor ordered. (Or, maybe you’ve already dumped the day job, but you’re not quite as busy as you’d like. Or, maybe you’re looking for ways to improve your writing before you ditch your 9-5. This article is for you, … [Read more...] about Calling All Writers! 10 Reasons to Consider Copywriting.
Before I answer that question, let me dig into a little of the history of Love-Based Copywriting and how it came to be birthed into the world. (As a quick reminder, copy is writing promotional copy for businesses, not to be confused with protecting intellectual property or putting a copyright on something.) Back in the early 2000s, when the Internet was coming into its own, … [Read more...] about But Does Love-Based Copywriting Work?
I'm back with my crystal ball (aka angel snow globe) with a few predictions on copywriting trends to watch for in the wacky world of copywriting over the coming year. But, before I dig into those copywriting trends, let's define what copywriting is. Copywriting is writing promotional materials for businesses, nothing to do with protecting intellectual property or putting … [Read more...] about The Future of Copywriting: 5 Copywriting Trends to Watch For
If you’ve been following my blog, you probably understand the difference between fear-based marketing and love-based marketing. But did you know that if you're not in a love-based mindset, you're going to have a difficult time writing great love-based copy? Here's why: any fear-based emotions you experience around your business and/or your marketing will shine through in … [Read more...] about 3 Reasons Your Mindset Is Crucial to Writing Love-Based Copy
"Love-Based Copywriting Method" is the book that started the Love-Based Business movement. Before I wrote this book, entrepreneurs didn't have much of a choice on how they wanted to market themselves with their promotional copy (copywriting is writing marketing materials, nothing to do with putting a copyright on something or protecting intellectual property). They could … [Read more...] about [Video] The Story Behind the Story — “Love-Based Copywriting Method”
You've undoubtedly heard that direct response copywriting is, hands-down, the best way to make more sales online. But ... If you're among the conscious/mission-driven entrepreneurs of the world, then the thought of using direct response copy in your business may make you feel "icky." (Not sure what direct response copywriting is? Direct response copy is any copy … [Read more...] about A New Perspective on Direct Response Copywriting: How to Sell More with Love
It's fear vs love. Believe it or not, the opposite of love isn't hate. It's fear. All emotions basically fall under one of two categories -- love-based emotions of fear-based. Love-based emotions includes love, hope, joy, gratitude, peace, faith, trust, confidence, happiness, connection, forgiveness, openness, passion, freedom, harmony, honesty, beauty, compassion, … [Read more...] about What’s the Difference Between Being Love-Based and Fear-Based?