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Writing copy that sells without seeming "salesy" can be tough, but is an essential business skill. How to Write Copy That Sells is a step-by-step guide to writing fast, easy-to-read, effective copy. It's for everyone who needs to write copy that brings in cash - including copywriters, freelancers, and entrepreneurs.

In this audiobook, you'll find copywriting techniques for email marketing, web sites, social media, sales pages, ads, and direct mail.

You'll also discover the universal hidden structure behind all persuasive copy; how to avoid the most common copywriting mistakes; a simple technique for writing copy that's easy to read; how to write powerful short copy for social media; sample headlines, bullet points, and openings; and much, much more! How to Write Copy That Sells is your indispensable guide to creating fresh, fast, effective copy that generates sales like magic.

©2016 Ray Edwards (P)2019 Tantor

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Buy the print or kindle version. The narration is trash.

First of all, I appreciate the author’s expertise on the subject matter. I’m grateful that he went to the trouble to share his trade secrets to other writers. I have great respect for this book, and it is the best instructional/guidance book I have read so far on copywriting. That being said, the random, strangely long, and ill-timed pauses in narration nearly caused me to collapse in a frothy hate seizure. 10 minutes in, with my blood pressure soaring, I had to buy the Kindle version. Please do not waste your money on the audible version of this particular book.

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This book should be called "How to Launch Anything

A handbook for digital marketers for sure! This is the best and most actionable book on copywriting.

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Must Buy

Any copywriter or marketer must read this book! You can pay thousands for a copywritting course for the amount of value this book brings! Thank you Ray Edwards!

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Looooads of great and actionable information

The book is totally full of great information and is structured well. The only issues I have is that the material most likely better suited for a physical book, and that the summaries at the end of each chapter often feel like a faithful repetition of the chapter itself. But all in all still a clear recommendation!

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Exceptional Reference Book

Great book well read. However it's not the best book for audio consumption. it's full of lists, checklists, and items you will want to reference while writing, You'll want a hard or digital copy. Audio makes a great reinforcement or overview, but this is a reference book you'll want to return to.

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Effective and can be applied immediately

The writer helps you step by step to achieve amazing copies. I would love some written pdf to accompany the speech

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Excellent Ideas and Strategy

Easy listen 🎶 authors voice was pleasant loved the strategies layed out here this is a must have my favorite part of the book is digging I to the psychology of the reader who is reading 📚 your sales ad or flyer .

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Helpful, practical, and action-oriented.

Ray Edwards offer helpful, practical, and action-oriented ideas, tactics and strategies for growing your business with copy. Ray’s a master copyrighting, and he reveals his secrets in this book. Read it and take action!

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Lots of Lists but Solid

Although this is list-oriented (21 points on this or that), the book moves along well. It works in audio, but I'll likely get the paperback to use as a reference copy. A solid guide for first-time copywriters.

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I Am Now Equipped toOffer Copy Services for Website Clients

The wealth of wisdom and structured detail was mind blowing. You will certainly have to put in some practice to sharpen this valuable and necessary skill. Simply a life changing book for my digital services business.

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  • 09-29-20

i strongly recomand it!

i love the fact that it gave me confident advices that work in any market

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  • 09-24-20

Packed with useful, useable info from the start.

This book contains a ton of value for anyone starting out in e-commerce. Pretty much zero waffle or up-selling - refreshing for this genre.

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  • Anonymous User
  • 01-20-20

loved every word. thank you

this book will change your ability to write ads. it will open your eyes to something that was always in front of us, movies for example, and how we can use it for our advantage. enjoy

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  • Jonathan L
  • 10-06-20

Full of practical and informative advice

Jam packed with key tips and many examples that you can implement right away. Recommended for all those wishing to learn more about copywriting.

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  • Bradley
  • 09-29-20

Selling insights

Really enjoyed the book and as a consultant I write copy all the time but have not been trained in marketing. This book has helped with insight into the topic

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  • Kindle Customer
  • 05-28-20

great book

this is a great book. the narrator does a great job to make it feel human and the tips in here a real quality tips that everyone can use. it's like he said: copy is sales in an ad

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  • Nicole Brown
  • 05-16-20

Sales advice that won’t disappoint

Copy writing has always been the scariest part of business to me. After listening to this book I am not only motivated but excited to see what I can come up with.