The Secrets of Successful Copywriting - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780434916115, 9781483163987

The Secrets of Successful Copywriting

1st Edition

Authors: Patrick Quinn
eBook ISBN: 9781483163987
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 1st January 1986
Page Count: 224
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The Secrets of Successful Copywriting focuses on basic principles in writing compelling copies for copywriters and provides informative insight on advertising. This field is, in every respect, uncompromising. The first and overriding principle of advertising is that it is all about selling and shifting product.

The topics covered include an elaborate discussion on the job of a copywriter; agencies and their clients; fundamentals about creating an ad; and copy philosophy. This book also discusses the importance of headline; copy proper; setting a good example; words, campaigns, research, and things; and radio and television. Final analysis, exercise conclusions, and getting and keeping a copywriting job are also presented in this book. This text also provides a glossary of advertising terms.

This book is essential for advertising students and those individuals aiming a copywriting career.

Table of Contents




Chapter 1 The Copywriter

Chapter 2 Agencies and Their Clients

Chapter 3 The Ad

Chapter 4 More about the Ad

Chapter 5 Copy Philosophy

Chapter 6 The Headline

Chapter 7 Copy Proper

Chapter 8 Setting a Good Example

Chapter 9 Words, Campaigns, Research and Things

Chapter 10 Radio and Television - The Bare Facts

Chapter 11 Almost Final Analysis

Chapter 12 Exercise Conclusions

Chapter 13 Getting the Job and Keeping it


Glossary of Advertising Terms


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About the Author

Patrick Quinn

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Professor of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University College Dublin

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