- By Jimmy Cox
- Published 11/1/2010
Are you looking to improve your sales? Whether you have a brick and mortar business or an online business, you certainly need to do some sales letter copywriting every now and then. Let this article help you improve your marketing and writing skills. There are many ways that you can become better in this field, even if you are not a copywriter to begin with. The great thing is that there are both paid and free options for you for this kind of education. All it takes is finding the right authoritative source so you will know that you are getting the right knowledge, information and tips for you to have better copywriting skills. I have listed below five sources of excellent sales letter copywriting training and information to help you with your sales and your business. 1. Listen to interviews of great copywriters. There are websites that cater to copywriting and Internet marketing. These two are connected because they both try to reach out to their target market and get them interested enough to try out their products or services. Internet marketers have relied on copywriting to help them become successful online. Look for a podcast interview of top copywriters like John Carlton who has been in the business for more than 20 years. 2. Try some training courses.
If you do not have the time to enroll in a writing class, you can always purchase a training course that are usually in digital format. You can either download a course or bu
y a book or a set of DVDs. What makes this a great option is that you can study at your own time and leisure. You will not feel pressured to improve at a fast pace because there are other people who are doing it with you, if you are in a class. 3. Join a copywriting seminar. If you are the type of person who thrive and learn faster in the company of people who have the same thirst for knowledge, then attending a writing seminar is best for you. Find a respectable copywriter who is offering such a seminar and enroll. This can be quite expensive especially if the venue is located in another city or even a country. But you will be learning first hand with the help of a skilled copywriter. 4. Get a one-on-one coaching. This can also be expensive especially if you want a top copywriter to coach you. But there are good copywriters out there who would charge much less for the same service. It is just that they are not as famous as the others but they still possess the same skills and knowledge. 5. Learn on your own.
However, if you do not have the luxury of having a big budget for seminars or courses, there are still some free options. The only drawback is that you will have to find the right info on your own and formulate your own modules. One approach is to read the blogs of some copywriters. There are many of them who are freely writing tips about improving sales letter copywriting skills. There are also free ebooks on this topic that you can download. While these may not be as the same quality as the training courses, these are at least a good start for you.