Tips to Publishing

If you want to become a better copywriter, the first thing you need to do is be willing to work at it. Becoming a better copywriter takes practice and dedication, but don’t worry it’s worth every minute.

Let’s start with some food for thought:

  • Writing is straightforward but it’s not easy
  • To get a bigger client list you have to get really good
  • Until you publish your work you’re just dabbling in writing
  • You cannot practice unless you are disciplined, and have the ability to persevere
  • Stop making excuses!

Before you make the decision to take your copy writing to the next level answer a few questions:

  • Why do I want to write?
  • Who do I want to write for?
  • Have I found my voice, my tone, my style?
  • What am I willing to give up to better my craft?

Great now here are some tips to help you become a better copywriter and take you from amateur to professional.

  • Write every single day – don’t miss any!
  • Make sure that what you write is clear, concise, and effective
  • Don’t be lazy – if you are going to write then write and write intelligently
  • Stop worrying about whether you are a good copywriter and just continue writing
  • Don’t focus on getting published; just write and eventually you will get published
  • Write things that are worth writing, don’t write for fame
  • Write about what you believe in that way you can write with conviction

Now it’s time to begin to build a platform to market yourself on so that you can build your clientele.

  • Be intentional and you’ll get noticed * To create a broader audience you must narrow your focus
  • Learn from other copywriters – what works, what doesn’t, what made them successful
  • Make sure you are always engaging your readers
  • Intentionally grow your traffic through the use of a blog
  • Don’t be afraid to guest post your writing on other people’s blogs
  • Expect some people to react negatively to what you write, even hate you – don’t worry, just ignore them

If you need help with your actual writing there are many excellent sites, groups, and forums that can help you. Share ideas, ask questions, and learn. Being a writer means you have committed yourself to a lifetime of learning. It’s exciting, rewarding, and it can be financially lucrative for the best copywriters.

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