Turning Good Copy into Great Copy: Makepeace Reveals His Secret.

One of the reasons I like blogging is that I can post notes and articles I want to re-read someday, and I can call it work. Today’s pearl by Clayton Makepeace is something I surely want to read again. In it Makepeace tells the story of how he learned to mix the left brain and right brain to create the best ad. Here’s my summary of the copywriting points, without the wonderful story. Continue reading

How to Create a Killer Ad

In a recent post on Clayton Makepeace’s site, he discusses how he distinguishes good ad copy from bad ad copy. He’s got some great guidlines from his 37+ years as a copywriter. I won’t spoil the punch line, but remember that buyers make decisions by feeling and then use reason to justify the decisions. This is a must read for anyone who wants to improve his writing skills.

Click here for Clayton’s article, “How to Create a Killer Ad”.