Dan Sparks On Why Your Copywriting Business Isn’t Just About Writing

dan's copywriting businessHaris Halkic: Hi Dan, thank you for agreeing to share some tips on copywriting and your background. Let’s start with how you got started in copywriting? Please tell me more about your story.

Dan Sparks: It started in 2017, I was writing fiction and nonfiction on the side while at my corporate job. I was immersed in being a better writer and writing a book. So I was in some writing groups on FB and I started getting targeted ads for AWAI and their copywriting course. I read through the sales letter and was hooked. 

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How To Make Money Writing With The Right Mindset – Interview With Rose Womelsdorf

Haris Halkic: Hi Rose and thank you so much for agreeing to share your best tips on copywriting and your background. Let’s start with how you got started in copywriting. Please, tell us more about your story.

Rose Womelsdorf: Hey, Haris!

Likewise, thanks for reaching out to me and having me on for an interview. Chatting about writing is one of my favorite things to do, so I’m happy to oblige.

The first time I realized that “copywriting was a thing,” I was a sad, discouraged senior at Johns Hopkins University, wondering what on earth I was going to do with my degree in creative writing & theatre when I graduated.

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Can You Become A Great Copywriter?

I have to tell you something. When I first found out about copywriting, I thought it was a scam.

I thought most of the people were just exaggerating, overstating their income while keeping it a secret that they still live with their parents.

It seemed too good to be true.

Now, let me tell you one thing: 

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Interview With Freelance Copywriter Ben Masters On Choosing The Right Clients

Haris Halkic: Hi Ben, thanks a lot for agreeing to share your best tips on copywriting and your background. Let’s start with how you got started in copywriting. Please, tell us more about your story.

Ben Masters: In a former life, I was an English teacher.

After 20 years I was beginning to get a little jaded, and I decided to take time off for good behavior. It meant that I could recharge the batteries, and catch up on my reading.

I soon got a little twitchy, and found myself helping friends with editing and writing for their companies.

Copywriting was something I had thought about, and they encouraged me to go for it.

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How to write emails for maximum effect

As a reader of my emails you’ll notice that I don’t write like a book author.

I just write like I talk.

That’s way easier for me & it enables me to bond with my audience.

Make your emails sound like a talk you would have with someone sitting in front of you.

Of course, since the reader can’t respond, it’s not a real conversation.

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