Its Friday and I don’t have any Friday fun, so what is a staffordshire web designer to do. Well I have compiled some real quick copy writing tips.
If you read my copy writing article from earlier in the week then these five tips will help you to build up your knowledge and add even more power to your writing.
Tip 1: Use a word processor
If you don’t have a copy of Microsoft Word then download Open Office or use Google Docs. But whatever you do, use a word processor. It checks your spelling and grammar and makes it easy for you to edit and change your words without having to re-write all your copy.
Tip 2: For heavens sake write something
Don’t put it off, get started. If you wait for the perfect phrase to come it could be a long wait. Start writing and it will all begin to flow. The editing process will take care of everything else. If you are following the previous tip then its in a word processor and easily changed later anyway.
Tip 3: Proof read it
Catching all the spelling mistakes and grammar errors in your word processor doesn’t mean that it all makes sense. Always read through your work. If you can, wait an hour or overnight between finishing your article and proofing it.
Tip 4: Share it and get feedback
Once you have proofed, get someone else to read it over. Once you are both happy that their are no errors then move on to how persuasive the copy is. Would your friend buy the product? What would make them buy it?
Tip 5: Edit Aggressively
You’ve probably written twice as much as you needed to, so trim it down. If you can get your point across in twenty words then use twenty words. If you can trim that to eighteen and still have the same impact, then do it. Use as many words as you need to and no more.
There’s Still More
Another Web Design Tips article will be coming soon, next week sometime, so make sure you share this article, leave comments and check in next week.
Rake Mark Solutions, Web Design Staffordshire