The Copywriter's Toolkit: The Complete Guide to Strategic Advertising Copy Hardcover – Aug 20 2012
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“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
From the Back Cover
It doesn’t matter whether you’re a student, novice, or seasoned professional, this book will hone your copywriting skills. Beginning with strategy and technique, each following chapter focuses on writing for a specific medium: from print and broadcast through ambient and digital media.
Writing examples are shown using industry standard formats. You’ll quickly see how radio scripts differ from TV scripts, how television storyboards are best presented, and how print copy is typed up to facilitate typesetting.
Copywriters from global agencies share their writing secrets and offer copy tips for every medium. Special callout boxes will make major points easy to remember and simple to apply. Glossaries are listed in relevant chapters and checklists summarize the principles for fast reference.
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.See all Product Description
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strategies, techniques, formulas, checklists, and solid, practical advice. Many examples are explained through the use
of familiar ads. The format, while a wealth of information, is structured in a very clean and easy to use format.
Most Helpful Customer Reviews on Amazon.com (beta)
All in all, this book is worth more than just a semester. I highly recommend it to anyone in the field of creative advertising, student or otherwise.
I came across this little wonder while I was still an Ad student, and I still keep it handy for quick consultations. I learned so much from the book and, of course, her class. Her writing style is impeccable; therefore, this writing toolkit is easy to read (you'll never get bored nor distracted,) contains valuable and applicable information AND my favorite part is that you don't have to read it from beginning to end. You can pick up anywhere without "missing" anything. AMAZING!
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