A Blogger’s Secret Weapon to a 217% Lift

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Over the course of almost two decades, Jeffrey and I have worked directly with hundreds of content writers. Many of them were our secret weapons in many of our most exciting client success stories. Once the writers understood the personas they were writing for, had a clear sense of the narrative … [Read more...]

What Makes a Good Online Copywriter?

NaNoWriMo: the home front

Good Copywriters Are ... "What makes for good online copywriting?" Both marketers and copywriters have their reasons for asking this question. "Can you recommend a good online copywriter?" Ah. Unfortunately we have considerably fewer answers to that one (although we wish we were busting at the … [Read more...]

Comparing the Anatomy of B2B Landing Pages

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Last week, my partner and brother, Jeffrey and I were doing an in-house training for a large B2B marketing team. At the end of our training, we had them review a bunch of landing pages across the web to see how they could apply what they learned over the two day training. One source of inspiration … [Read more...]

Conversion Optimization 101: Copywriting Perspectives in Email Marketing

Sometime you have to flip your perspective

Last week's conversion optimization challenge was to take a look at the webinar invite sent out by WriterAccess.com with the subject line: Webinar Invite: Lessons Learned From 90,000 Content Orders.  The email contained two major obstacles and a handful of smaller obstacles. The major obstacles … [Read more...]

Content Marketing: Superheroes Teach the Art of Storytelling

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Last week, I visited ComicCon Austin with my 7 year old son. The people in costumes, the famous actors and characters were not what caught my attention. What fascinated me is the engagement that people had with these characters many of whom have been around for more than 50 years. That is the value … [Read more...]