from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. One who writes copy, especially for advertising.
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- n. a person who writes advertising copy (the text used in advertisements)
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a person employed to write advertising or publicity copy
But the punishment for being a good copywriter is to promote you to Creative Director.
In other words, the key to being a successful copywriter is to write effectively rather than correctly.
Runs the London marathon, raises 2 great boys, wrangles a great husband, works as a great copywriter, is actively and amazingly involved in incredible charity work.
It is hard to believe that Sam Szurek, 63, a copywriter from the Upper West Side who consumes two to three crossword puzzles each weekday and up to five with his wife on Sundays, didn’t know that The Atlantic Monthly was dropping its legendary brain-buster, The Puzzler.
Hiring a copywriter is a swell idea, but even if you hire the cream of the talent it's not necessary that they should write good content or write them the way you want the copy to be written.
The copywriter is the conductor, while you are the musician, playing to his tune.
For example, if you're an advertising copywriter specializing in the automotive industry, you might include terms such as "copywriter," "automotive," and "ad copy" into your profile.
"His name became synonymous with idiotic behavior, such as 'Don't pull a Cochran,' " says Ms. Mayes, 35, the copywriter who alerted him to his gaffe.
Armed with a degree in journalism, she worked as a journalist, copywriter, computer instructor, travel agent, waitress and baker before turning to fiction writing.
She has worked extensively as an editor, copywriter, and adjunct professor of creative writing.
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