What Makes an Effective Copywriter

If you really want to come up with an effective marketing campaign, the kind that really connects with your audience or readers and move them to action, it’s important that your copywriter understand what your business is about, your marketing goals and your target market. A good copywriter have to understand the values your business holds dear and what makes you unique.

Important details provide the foundation of your business branding but not everyone has the answers at the tip of their tongue. You might have a grasp on the generalities of your branding but the devil is in the details, and really effective copywriting needs those details.

This is where good copywriters really come into their own, helping you know more about the branding foundations you need to make your marketing really effective.

An Effective Copywriter Thoroughly Understands Your Business
The copywriting for your marketing campaign will often be focussed on a specific aspect of your business, like the products or services you are promoting. On the other hand, to sell the nuts and bolts of your widget it’s important to be familiar with the big picture of what your business offers like who is the ideal client you are aiming your message at, what stops them from making a decision and how do you uniquely solve their problems.

An effective copywriter will look beyond your specific products and services to what your business offers as a whole.

An Effective Copywriter Helps You Express the Solution
As a business owner you are passionate about your business and close to every aspect and decision. This closeness can be really useful but it can also hinder your ability to gain perspective and articulate the big picture to someone outside of the business.

A good copywriter doesn’t just take your word for it. They will reframe the questions so that you can provide the information they need to understand your vision.

An Effective Copywriter Provides The Voice of Your Business
Once you’ve articulated the foundations of your branding, a copywriter will start on the task of finding the voice of your brand. The voice of your brand is the tone and style of writing that will resonate with your target audience, speaking their language and bringing them on a journey of your making.

A good copywriter will bring your brand to life, creating a personality that will let your audience connect with.

Gene Dmitri

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