9 Copywriting Tools to Write Better Than Me
If you’ve started copywriting as a career choice. You’ll find that it can be difficult to create quality content daily, without a toolbox.
Not impossible… Aggrivating.
I’m going to give you my best copywriting tools today. You can thank me after you’re writing is efficient.
Answer the public
Brainstorming sets your ideas in motion. This is the foundation of any article you’re writing.
Answer the public tackles the “blank stare” problem of copywriters, by giving you content ideas in 3 seconds. Take your broad keyword and give it to the seeker (answer the public) to get your content topics for the next year. Honest.
I focus my writing on the hottest content. Viral information, posts with the highest engagement and shared like crazy should be your focus.
My next tool performs for top marketing brands and for good reason. It helps them discover content that executes results online. Buzzfeed, Ted.com, and Yahoo all use this one tool to spy on their competitors.
BuzzSumo allows you to find your top influencers online and connect with them. Isn’t that awesome? Any time you connect with your industries influencers you gain a huge advantage. Talk to any good marketer and they’ll tell you their content was an idea given by their influencer. By patterning your content after these industry leaders you’ll boost your copywriting success.
The Ultimate Save-For-Later Technique
If you’ve completed the first two tools, you’re ready to find your facts and tidbits. Your head will ache, your thoughts race and yet your mind goes blank…
“I know what to write about. But, how do I find helpful related content to write it?”
We’ve all be there, the struggle is real trust me. That’s why using GetPocket is such a life-saver. GetPocket is a virtual “save-it-for-later” tool for articles, videos and social media posts.
Use pocket anytime you’re surfing the web and an article pops at you. When a video related to your niche excites you, save it to your pocket. It’s a huge relief when your creative juices start flowing for your next article and pocket has captured 3 resources.
GetPocket lets you tag each pocket save for quick access when you’re browsing- you don’t know when you’re going to need those stats from that marketing survey. Save it so you have it.
Feedly Your Favorite
Failing to keep updated on industry news isn’t the game you want to play. It’s Dangerous… And costs you money. Classier and cleaner than BuzzSumo, but as fulfilling is Feedly.com. Watch your favorite feeds and discover leaked sources.
Feedly helps you keep every feed in one place for wicked quick delivery.
My Top 3 Monitored Feeds:
♦ Jeff Goins
The past 4 years, these feeds have saved my copywriting dignity. At my whits end I’ve turned to Feedly to resurrect my message.
Blog Idea Generator
Your endgame is to put words to screen for your audience to read. Experts say, “80% will read your headline, 20% will read your body copy.” This means you’ll spend a most of your time working on your headline.
Right?.. I hope so.
Your headline needs to rock so hard that your reader must read your body copy, at the risk of losing star power. HubSpot’s idea generator will turn 3 nouns into endless blog topics. With Titles… Yup, it’s the easy way to generate headlines and topics.
That’s pretty good. Yes?
I’m betting you’d like to master copywriting. Add this next weapon to your arsenal and you’ll be closer to your goal. This will analyze and tweak your headline for better results.
Write Better Headlines
Get Proven Inspiration with Swipe Files
Take your edit to the next level with Slick Write. No longer will your copy lack purpose and be full of stylistic mistakes. You’ll run wild with this app. Proven to boost your writing skills from zero to hero.
And, It’s free…
Paste your final piece from Hemingway into “slick write,” for your last push for perfection.