ABOUT THIS BOOK
Persuasive Copywriting: Cut Through the Noise and Communicate With Impact

£19.99

PERSUASIVE COPYWRITING: CUT THROUGH THE NOISE AND COMMUNICATE WITH IMPACT

PAPERBACK by Maslen, Andy

£19.99

ISBN
9780749483661
IMPRINT
KOGAN PAGE LTD
 
 
EDITION
2ND REVISED EDITION
PUBLISHER
KOGAN PAGE
FOR DELIVERY
IN STOCK
FORMAT
PAPERBACK
PAGES
296 pages
PUBLICATION DATE
03 JAN 2019

DESCRIPTION

Enhance your copywriting skills with psychology-driven techniques to create stand out copy that taps into consumer decision making and sells, using this second edition of the ultimate copywriting survival guide for the 21st century - essential to every marketing or creative professional's bookshelf. With many professionals now developing their skills on the job, it is notoriously difficult to benchmark successful copy. This book provides a step up for those who already know the basics of writing copy, and are seeking more advanced, psychology-driven techniques to gain the competitive edge. With practical insight into human decision making and consumer engagement, it will inspire the clear-cut confidence needed to create, quantify, and sell stand out copy in a cluttered marketplace. Complementing the 'how to' perspective of copywriting, with impressive interviews from leading ad agencies and copywriters across the globe, this second edition addresses the everyday issues faced in a multitude of roles, including: -Practical advice to measure and benchmark effective copy -Guidance on creating and critiquing briefs -New chapters on how to weave copywriting skills into the wider industry -Storytelling and content marketing -The impact of evolving channels like mobile and social media Practical, inspiring and extremely digestible, Persuasive Copywriting is the only vibrant, all-encompassing guide to copywriting that you need.

CONTENTS

Section - ONE: Copywriting in context; Chapter - 01: Creativity - A genuinely marketable skill?; Chapter - 02: The right and wrong way to judge copy; Chapter - 03: The impact of new channels - From mobile to social; Chapter - 04: Blood brothers or ugly sisters - How do copy and content fit together?; Section - TWO: Motivation versus reason - Tapping into your customer's deepest drives; Chapter - 05: Harnessing the power of emotional copywriting to persuade your prospects; Chapter - 06: Three big ideas you should use for copy before highlighting the benefits ; Chapter - 07: A powerful process for developing customer empathy through copy; Chapter - 08: Copywriting hacks - Flattery will get you everywhere; Chapter - 09: The ancient Greek secret of emotionally engaging copy; Chapter - 10: Copywriting and connecting on social media; Chapter - 11: Creating calls to action - Top tips to bring home the bacon; Section - THREE: The pleasure principle - Making your writing more enjoyable and compelling; Chapter - 12: Balancing pleasure and profit - Five techniques to write fantastic copy; Chapter - 13: How to engage your imagination and free your creativity; Chapter - 14: Tone and technique in copy - Finding your voice (and that of others); Chapter - 15: The definitive guide to when grammar matters in copywriting; Chapter - 16: Injecting life into your sales pitch - An age-old method