On the Art of Writing Copy: Third Edition

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What Are You Planning to Write? YOU HAVE IT ALL RIGHT HERE Everything You Need to Write More Powerful, More Profitable Copy It’s the MasterWork by the World’s Master Copywriter. If you have any interest in the power of the written word or any control over what those words are supposed to accomplish you’re about to choose the right book. Herschell Gordon Lewis, internationally recognized as the number-one copywriter in the world, has made this book his magnum opus. In these pages, you’ll find: How to write ""killer"" e-mail copy. How to avoid spam filters and still sell with power. Simple, effective rules for letter writing. When to use envelope copy and what to say. How broadcast copy differs. Why some of the old rules don’t work any more. How to write an effective guarantee. It's all here for you in simple, straightforward language. TWO HUGE BONUSES! Bonus 1: Here are hundreds of examples, some excellent and some so stupid you’ll wonder how they ever made it into print, on the air, or through the computer. Bonus 2: Here are more than 100 specific rules copy professionals use to grab and sell readers, viewers, and listeners. Far and away the most complete, most comprehensive, and, yes, the most useful handbook and guide to copywriting ever published, this will be the most thumbed-through book on your shelf because by any criterion it’s The Bible of Copywriting. Enjoy it. Use it. Profit from it.

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Herschell Gordon Lewis is one of the leading copywriters of the past half-century. He is author of 26 books, including Marketing Mayhem, The Advertising Age Handbook of Advertising, Selling on the Net, and Sales Letters That Sizzle. Mr. Lewis has written for many trade publications, including Direct, Direct Marketing Magazine, Selling, 1 to 1, Direct Marketing News, and is the copy columnist for Catalog Age. He also has addressed advertising and marketing audiences around the world. In 2003 he was inducted into the Direct Marketing Hall of Fame

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...a book for writers, written by one of the greatest advertising copywriters of all time. -- Ray Schultz, DIRECT, Sept. '03

...you’re in the company of an absolute original. This is his best yet and that...is no mean feat. -- Jane Revell-Higgins, Publisher, ECMOD

A practitioner is nuts not to acquire this classic--and memorize it! -- Denny Hatch

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