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)!
Nosey Neville wants to know:
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– “I have a personal blog, the link is https://cat-bounce.com”
– “I have 3 websites, here they are…..”
– “I only have a LinkedIn page, here’s the link to it https://www.linkedin.com/in/neville-medhora-654749/”… Continue Reading
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P.P.S. Example responses would include:
– “I drive a 2007 Toyota Camry”
– “I don’t even own a car. I take the … Continue Reading
For the summer I rented a place in San Francisco.
It’s across the street from Uber HQ, Square HQ, and Twitter HQ. Literally I can see tech nerds lunching on the Twitter rooftop from where I wake up in the morning:
With the help of my spy surveillance equipment, I was actually able to zoom in and hear some real … Continue Reading
They do things like:
Sure, these could all work, especially if used over a long period of time. The problem? These tactics take … Continue Reading
A “Leading Question” is when you ask a question that sneakily “injects” the answer you want.
They are frequently used by lawyers, marketers, and as screening for hiring.
In personal situations, Leading Questions can often escalate a simple question into a full blown argument. This is because leading questions “slyly imply” a certain … Continue Reading
“How much do 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 “data … Continue Reading
Over 10 years ago the famous venture capitalist Marc Andreessen published a guide for planning your career, and the main concept is focusing on becoming at least a double-threat.
Here’s what that means:
This is someone who only knows how to do one thing.
This is like going out into the real world with a dull knife.… Continue Reading
It’s Neville here, and I’m about to let my friend Sam Parr take over for a second to show you how to contact anybody…BUT…the reason Sam is such an interesting example is cause he’s a nobody…..
….yet he got the founders of all these companies to speak at his conference:
Pandora, NerdWallet, Coffee Meets Bagel, Teespring, Imgur, General Assembly, Getaround, … Continue Reading
A side project doesn’t necessarily have to be a side business. A side project can be….