Tag: copy

Get The Basics Right

It seems bizarre. You could imagine something like this on a targeted email marketing campaign, but the advert went out to everyone on social media.  Beans on the Bix was retweeted 37,000 times, quoted over 68,000 times and received 131,000 likes. You will now appreciate why brand awareness increased by 40%, and, rather weirdly, there … READ MORE »

Is It Worth Jumping On The Bandwagon?

Bandwagon is normally used as a pejorative. It contains contempt for those who can’t think for themselves and instead merely follow others. There was a talk by a chap who thought he’d cracked the system when, in a previous recession, competing shops around his closed, leaving him as the only retail outlet selling his particular … READ MORE »

Eliminating Words That Serve No Purpose

Every word or phrase in the copy of a marketing email must serve a particular purpose, one that’s not covered by any other. Copywriting is that simple. If there’s no reason for it to be there, get rid of it. It’s unwanted weight. The difficulty some people find when doing so is identifying superfluous words, … READ MORE »

There’s Always Room For Improvement

If you’ve interviewed anyone for a post, you’ll be familiar with the rather trite self-aggrandisement of, ‘I am always looking for ways to improve my performance.’ I’m sure most of us have asked the follow-up question, ‘What have you done recently to improve your performance?’ Any of us could suggest, honestly, that we are always … READ MORE »

Say no to newsletters

We’ve said it before but that’s no reason for not saying it again. Email marketing is about exploiting all forms of interaction with your customers, actual or potential. Social media, forums, websites, counters etc should all be used to support email marketing. You might notice I’ve left out newsletters. Successful newsletters require a lot of … READ MORE »

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