(Check out Part 1 right here.) One of the fastest ways to transform your website and marketing materials to attract your ideal clients like magnets is to add in your personality. (And yes, this applies even if your goal is to build a business bigger than you, personally—your personality is still important. No matter what, people want to do business with people … not … [Read more...] about The Importance of Personality Part 2: Let’s Add It to Your Writing
The Importance of Personality Part 1: Is Your Website Dreadful?
As a marketing expert, there’s one thing that makes me cringe again and again: Dreadful websites. And I don’t mean “ugly,” when I use the word “dreadful.” They can be pretty enough. They can have very nice graphics, and artfully placed (while sparse) copy. So, why do I say, “dreadful”? Because, despite being pretty, they have absolutely no personality. Boring … [Read more...] about The Importance of Personality Part 1: Is Your Website Dreadful?
But Does Love-Based Copywriting Work?
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?
The Future of Copywriting: 5 Copywriting Trends to Watch For
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
[Video] The Story Behind the Story — “Love-Based Copywriting Method”
"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”
5 Steps to Writing Effective Headlines in a Love-Based Way
Today, I’m devoting an entire blog post to writing headlines. Maybe right now you’re wondering, “WHY, Michele? What's the big deal around headlines? Are they really that important?” Honestly? Yes. First off, if you've ever dealt with any kind of marketing copy—written it yourself, or hired someone else to write it for you—you've probably wondered whether it's really going … [Read more...] about 5 Steps to Writing Effective Headlines in a Love-Based Way