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  Bill Cummine - Simple Copywriting  
Thereís no doubt in my mind that anyone can become a copywriter. While it does take a certain amount of creativity and craftsmanship, the fact is that most copywriting comes from learning the skills behind the practice. Anyone has the capacity to learn those skills and all it takes is time and focus. In fact, no one says you need to have years and years of training as a professional writer or have a Masters degree in English. You just need to know the basic principles behind the technique and practice. Repetition means success, because through repetition you can reinforce good behaviours and pick out the bad. 

Sometimes, copywriting can be difficult. Writerís block can hit anyone at any time and you canít always reach your total audience. Thankfully, if youíre worried about writerís block, knowing that a few minutes of research on your subject can get your brain firing again. If youíre worried about reaching an audience, then as long as you learn to apply good techniques to your work, you wonít have anything to worry about. By utilising principles that you can integrate into your own writing, you can ensure that youíll reach a wide audience for whatever you want to tell them.

So what exactly is copywriting? The most relevant way to describe it is that copywriting involves writing an article or an advertisement for the purpose of getting the reader to respond to your offer. Essentially, you are selling a product, service, or even an idea with your words. Some copywriting is more informational in nature, but even those articles typically encourage some sort of action or urge the reader to continue to do research. This comes down to you utilising techniques and using your own passion about any subject to elicit a response. You can do that. Anyone can.
The last aspect of the copywriting technique involves the editing process. Sometimes, you will be the one writing the articles, and sometimes, you might be editing them. By checking grammar, original content, extra words, spelling errors and even the style, youíre helping yourself in the future. Part of being a working writer means that you understand the editing process, and there are plenty of ways you can learn how to edit works.

Overall, copywriting can be a fun way to make money that puts your personal passions and talents to work. Copywriting doesnít care what your major in college was. Copywriting cares about your passion for a subject and for your ability to advertise. So if you take the time to learn and practice, Iím sure that you will see how rewarding copywriting can be.