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Better Than Money

“We must not be free because we claim freedom, but because we practice it.” – William Faulkner My friend Paul...

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What Marketers Do When Recession Looms

I've written before about what marketers and business owners can do in rough markets. Looking at what's going on right now, maybe I should...

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What Copywriters Should Know About Copyrights

It’s embarrassing the number of I’ve times had to explain: “copywriting” and “copyrights” have next to...

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How to Ace Any Job Interview

Interviewers will tell you, they hire based on qualifications… experience… results… and so on and so forth, blah blah,...

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What’s the Secret to Selling Bad Products?

Copywriters are hired guns. We usually don't create the products we sell, just get hired to sell them. So how, pray tell, are you supposed...

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Advice to a Young Writer

“If I had to give young writers advice, I would say don’t listen to writers talking about writing or themselves.” –...

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Ego-Butter: How to Give a Copy Critique

I’ve gotten a few copy critiques in my day. I crave them, no matter how harsh, because that’s what makes the writing better....

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How To Get Started

I got a note from a reader who aspires to a copywriting career and wanted to know how best to get started. You can imagine, I get that...

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10 “Speed-Copy” Secrets

The better you get at writing good copy, the more clients will want access to your time. In the beginning, you'll want to give it to them....

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How Much Money Do You (Deserve To) Make?

“Money,” Woody Allen once said, “is nice to have — if only for financial reasons.” Or as one of my...

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