Tag: copywriting

Create Winning Facebook Ads with These 7 Tips

June 22nd, 2017   •   no comments   

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What I’m going to share with you may blow your mind. Especially if you’re a consumer psychology geek like me.

Before I begin, let me share that I’m a huge fan of Digital Marketer and their Perpetual Traffic podcast. Each week, I’ll tune in and listen to their awesome podcast and learn something new about Facebook advertising or other dimensions of paid traffic.
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How to Craft Online Marketing Copy That Sells

April 25th, 2017   •   1 comment   

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The single biggest challenge faced by many online marketer and sales persons: They cannot write or design for nuts.

And that is a major problem in today’s copy-centric digital age.
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How To Craft Effective Copy Using the PASTOR Framework

March 22nd, 2017   •   no comments   

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Courtesy of Ray Edwards

Do you know that on the average web page, users have time to read at most 28% of the words during an average visit? Or that 20% is more likely?

With such a short attention span, every single word on your website needs to perform. Which means that you need to master the art and science of copywriting.
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What Movie Trailers Can Teach You About Marketing Content

December 27th, 2016   •   no comments   

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What do the movie trailer for Rogue One and marketing content have in common? (courtesy of Star Wars YouTube)

Do you enjoy watching movies? I certainly do.

What about the trailers, teaser ads, and other pre-publicity marketing materials which Hollywood Studios roll out? I’m sure many of them grip your attention like a vice – especially huge blockbusters like the Marvel and Star War series!
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Revisiting Advertising’s Golden Rule

November 29th, 2016   •   no comments   

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Courtesy of Perko’s

“Sell the Sizzle, not the Steak”

Everybody in the world of advertising would have heard of advertising guru Elmer Wheeler’s famous saying. It is considered by many to be one of the most beloved mantras in the world of marketing.
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12 Copywriting Tricks To Trigger Buying

November 23rd, 2016   •   no comments   

12 Copywriting Tips to Trigger Buying

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Copywriting is one of the most important skills a marketer should learn.

While a picture may paint a thousand words, it is the arrangement of text on a piece of content which triggers customer action. And hopefully lead to the sale.
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6 Linguistic Tricks that Stick

May 29th, 2015   •   no comments   

6 Linguistic Tricks That Stick

Can you guess what the above image is saying? (courtesy of Kritter5X)

Wonder why certain content dazzles and sparkles while others taste flatter than a day old beer?

The secret lies in how words are orchestrated to create a perfect symphony.
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Six Ways to Craft Killer Content in Marketing

April 7th, 2015   •   2 comments   

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Air Asia knows a thing or two about catching attention (source of image)

Let’s face it. We have all hit the content marketing wall.

Writers of all stripes and affiliations know what I mean. Your brain freezes. Your fingers stiffen. Your energy levels dip.

How are you going to deliver that compelling piece of customer-focused content?
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Content Rules: Book Review

December 9th, 2014   •   1 comment   

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Content is king! Content rules!

Yeah, we know that already. Thanks to the burgeoning growth of content marketing – the new “silver bullet” in a marketer’s arsenal – everybody is hopping onto the content marketing bandwagon.

However, how do we tap this rising trend? More specifically, what should you do to “create killer blogs, podcasts, videos, e-books, webinars (and more) that engage customers and ignite your business”?
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Six Qualities of Successful Bloggers

July 27th, 2014   •   no comments   


Have you voted for your favourite blogger yet? (from Singapore Blog Awards 2014)

Yes, it is time yet again for the Singapore Blog Awards. Organised by Omy.sg, this annual competition cum celebration of what’s new, hot and happening in the blogging scene is in its 7th year running, with over $30,000 worth of prizes to be won.

This year’s awards has a total of nine Editors’/Judges’ Choice categories and three new Followers categories. Other than the old favourites like Best Family blog, Best Food blog, and Best Photography blog, a Best New Blog award category has been created to acknowledge newbie bloggers who started their blogs in the past year.
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