Stealing is good. Or at least in copywriting.
Copywriters’ most precious possession is their “swipe file” – a collection of copywriting samples and templates from other ads. I personally have a “digital swipe file”, and an “offline swipe file” of actual direct mail ads. Since the principles of good copywriting are timeless, you can learn just as much from copywriters who only sent physical mail back in the day…AND from copywriters who only work in the digital world.
Here you’ll find my favorite copywriting samples, templates and techniques. Explore below and be sure to check out the mammoth Headlines That Sell resource.
You strike up a quick conversation and have less than one minute to explain yourself, your business, your goals and your passions.
Can you do it?
If you tend to stumble around on your words like I do, it may help to have a pre-written and memorized … Continue Reading
Businesses pay this woman between $1,500 and $9,500 to write their “About Us” pages.
That is Marian Schembari, and she’s a copywriter that specializes in About Us pages.
A $1,500 minimum seems like a CRAZY amount re-writing a single About Us page. So why is Marian able to charge such high prices?
I lured Marian to Austin with promises … Continue Reading
If you have a boss-ass camera that can take boss-ass pictures, then you can start a photography business!
This post is designed to show newbie photographers how to get their first paid gig. Let’s get started:
Well you’re in luck my greedy young friend, because your Uncle Neville has taken the liberty of going through every single step of the process, and giving you the templates along the way.
Quite honestly this post will be better than … Continue Reading
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
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Alright my little friend, let’s buckle up and learn about the relatively secret world of Direct Mail Marketing.
Most of the direct mail articles online talk about “clever” marketing. But you and I are greedy little monkeys that aren’t looking to “be clever”….we’re looking to make profit.
So this article specifically focuses on how to get your direct mail to … Continue Reading
They’re even MORE important if you’re an entrepreneur or freelancer that is responsible for your own time.
So let’s make your monthly goals below. There’s only room for 3 primary goals each month.
Year: … Continue Reading
Ok [NAME], let’s me and you put on our burglar masks and start stealing some ideas!
Today we’re going to break into the Storytelling vault where they keep … Continue Reading
Hi. I’m Neville. I’m a professional newsletter writer-er.
My words have been featured in literally hundreds of millions of emails.
I tell you this for two reasons:
1.) To brag.
2.) To show you that I’ve learned a thing-or-two through loads of experience, and this guide is my utterly complete guide to writing a newsletter.
Please grab a beverage, put … Continue Reading