When it comes to attracting consumers through advertising, which words, phrases, and techniques are most effective?
Strategic Copywriting, a detailed how-to guide, introduces students to time-tested strategies for writing and designing successful ads. In this second edition, Edd Applegate explains the core principles that have guided advertising for decades, from knowing the audience to crafting a compelling message.
Next, proven techniques for producing specific kinds of advertising-whether for newspapers, magazines, or other print media, for broadcast radio or television, or for social media and online/mobile platforms-are addressed in step-by-step detail.
Throughout, Applegate walks readers through real advertisements from advertising agencies of all sizes across the United States to illustrate what works-or not-and why.