The Copywriter's Toolkit: The Complete Guide to Strategic Advertising Copy

The Copywriter's Toolkit: The Complete Guide to Strategic Advertising Copy

by Margo Berman
     
 

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Written from a real-world perspective by an award-winning copywriter/producer/director, this comprehensive guide is what every writer needs to create powerful, strategic ad copy. Focusing on strategy, technique, and the skills needed to write for different media, The Copywriter’s Toolkit book will sharpen your copywriting skills whatever your level.

Overview

Written from a real-world perspective by an award-winning copywriter/producer/director, this comprehensive guide is what every writer needs to create powerful, strategic ad copy. Focusing on strategy, technique, and the skills needed to write for different media, The Copywriter’s Toolkit book will sharpen your copywriting skills whatever your level.

  • Introduces essential conceptual strategies and key writing techniques for result-driven copy
  • Provides practical advice on writing for specific media including: print, radio, TV, websites, blogs, social media, ambient, digital, direct mail, product packaging, and viral marketing
  • Covers all areas of copy  development: on-strategy and on-target messaging; headline and slogan creation; brand personality and tone of voice; broadcast production conceptualization and print / digital typesetting consideration
  • Presents innovative visual examples from exciting multimedia campaigns, comments from copywriters at world-renowned agencies, inspiring radio scripts, TV scripts and storyboards, effective blog posts, imaginative package copy, and more 
  • Shares invaluable writing tips and insights from award-winning copywriters currently at global agencies 
  • Includes supplementary website an instructor’s manual, sample syllabus, PowerPoint presentations, and creative assignments, as well as student study aids, flashcards, podcasts and/or webinars by the author, and links to sample and featured campaigns, agencies, and related videos

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781444360813
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/19/2012
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
400
File size:
16 MB
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What People are saying about this

From the Publisher
“From strategy fundamentals to executional tips from some of the industry’s best, beginning writers and veterans alike will appreciate using The Copywriter’s Toolkit to help them get started—or even clear away the cobwebs.”
- Tom Denari, President, Young & Laramore

The Copywriter's Toolkit is one of the few books I have read that applies to the meeting room as much as the classroom.  I found the relationship between strategy and execution to be right on.  I highly recommend it.”
- Joe Zubizarreta, CEA, Zubi Advertising Services

“Berman has succeeded in explaining the entire, global, advertising ecosystem in one comprehensive, easy-to-read book.”
- Pippa Seichrist, President, Cofounder, Miami Ad School

Meet the Author

Margo Berman is a professor of advertising at Florida International University. She has more than twenty years of experience as an award-winning creative director and copywriter. She is the author of Street-Smart Advertising: How to Win the Battle of the Buzz (2010) and co-author (with Robyn Blakeman) of The Brains Behind Great Ad Campaigns: Creative Collaboration between Copywriters and Art Directors (2009).

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