Copywriting can be a very lucrative career. All you need is a laptop and some fingers to type with. There are no licenses, formal training or barriers to entry. It’s all about how well you can persuade with your words.
The incredible thing about copywriting is that it doesn’t have to be a full-time career….it’s more of “skill” that can be applied to whatever industry you’re in (or whatever business you own). Copywriting is all about communicating ideas from one brain to another brain. Which often means you can learn to sell an idea, or a product. It complements every other skill that you have.
Here’s a collection of my best posts related to copywriting, careers, skills and productivity. Explore & enjoy. Be sure not to miss my massive resource on How To Become a Copywriter (with no previous experience)!
If you go to a job interview, there’s a “gatekeeper” who can either recommend you for a position…..or throw your resume in the trash.
Basically the words that come out of your mouth dictate if you get a dream job or get kicked out the door.
This is essentially “verbal copywriting!” So we brought in an expert to talk about … Continue Reading
Hiring people is a funny thing:
You usually have to hire them when you’re at your maximum capacity already.
It’s a cruel irony.
However there’s ways to … Continue Reading
Soyouwanna get your first freelance writing gigs eh?
Well my young little guppy, lets get you on the right path!
Let’s start you off by making you a single goal:
Now that we’ve got a specific goal, we can start building towards that goal. Trying to make just $100 as a … Continue Reading
“How much do a copywriters make?”
Good question. Normally anything you hear is self-reported, and varies by a wide range. (Example: some freelance copywriters make $1,000,000+ per year, and others make $20,000/year).
But that’s WAY too broad. So we decided to put on our … Continue Reading
Since I’ve never had a real job, people frequently ask me “What do you do?” What the they’re secretly wondering is “How the F*#% do I make money??”
So I went ahead and made a tell-all video complete with numbers and examples.
Watch the video, but first:
1.) Grab a tasty beverage.
2.) Watch in full screen.
3.) Block out … Continue Reading
Oh snap, you’ve officially become torn between holding down a job or starting your own business.
What to do??
I’ve seen this conundrum play out hundreds of times, and hopefully this experience can help guide your decision. Read on my friend…..
Note from Neville:
I wanted to show everyone how to write a kick ass cover letter….so I’m bringing in someone who’s read thousands of resumes, thousands of cover letters, and acts as the gatekeeper between thousands of people and the jobs they’re hunting for. Denise Renee.
Denise Renee can tell you which cover letters suck, which are amazing, and … Continue Reading
BARK BARK BARK!
Both of those statements above didn’t make a lot of sense did they? That’s because you’re not a dog or a computer.
If I said, “Hello there” instead, you would’ve easily understood what I was saying. It’s just a matter of communicating something in the right way.