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Manufacturing Consent: Permission Marketing in 2021

When NIKE was just a wee little baby back in the swingin’ 60’s of Oregon, U.S.A., Adidas was already collaborating with FIFA and the Olympics. But that didn’t stop NIKE from honing in on partnerships with personal athletes; the same partnerships we see today, only with of course, different athletes; later to become the biggest sports brand by far.

But what does this have to do with permission marketing? Permission marketing is more or less the manufacturing of consent. And when the NBA banned Michael Jordan’s NIKE Air Force 1’s, they manufactured the consent or hype, for every baller outside of the NBA to buy those shoes. In other words 99% of their market audience.

Marketing vs. Copywriting; Plus 8 Need-To-Know Industry Terms

“All copywriters are in a sense marketers, but not all marketers are copywriters.“ Take for example the loads of lingo you need to know and be aware of in the marketing scene if you’re to even work with them smoothly, let alone successfully. And as a copywriter entirely focused on the message, I like toContinue reading “Marketing vs. Copywriting; Plus 8 Need-To-Know Industry Terms”

Aristotle’s Newest Oldest Advertising Trend?

It’s Honesty… Here’s why: Honestly, nothing can be more comfortable from a buyer’s perspective than buying from a reputable and trustworthy source. Yet we’ve still seen advertisers over the decades move more towards social and psychological tactics in their copy and creatives, to the end of well, of course… increasing their sales. Obviously we wouldn’tContinue reading “Aristotle’s Newest Oldest Advertising Trend?”

If You’re Not Doing THIS, Your Company’s Copy Probably SUCKS..

All copywriters, well all good ones anyway serve to fulfill one purpose with their copy. That purpose? To get the readers to actually read the first sentence! Well, then what is the point of the first sentence? To get the second sentence read. And so on, and on, all the way down the slippery slideContinue reading “If You’re Not Doing THIS, Your Company’s Copy Probably SUCKS..”

How To Kill Your Customers’ Objections With Your Copy

One of the surest ways to make sure your copywriting converts is to kill upfront and centre any potential objections your ideal customers might have right there in the copy. Start this ad optimizing exercise by taking the top three counters or objections one might have regarding your product or service. Write these three pointsContinue reading “How To Kill Your Customers’ Objections With Your Copy”

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