Collection of helpful Copywriting Quotes by Neville

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David Ogilvy
  • A good advertisement is one which sells the product without drawing attention to itself.
  • Do not ... address your readers as though they were gathered together in a stadium. When people read your copy, they are alone. Pretend you are writing to each of them a letter on behalf of your client.
  • First, make yourself a reputation for being a creative genius. Second, surround yourself with partners who are better than you are. Third, leave them to go get on with it.
  • If you ever have the good fortune to create a great advertising campaign, you will soon see another agency steal it. This is irritating, but don't let it worry you; nobody has ever built a brand by imitating somebody else's advertising.
  • It is flagrantly dishonest for an advertising agent to urge consumers to buy a product which he would not allow his own wife to buy.
  • Never stop testing, and your advertising will never stop improving.
  • On the average, five times as many people read the headline as read the body copy. When you have written your headline, you have spent eighty cents out of your dollar.
  • Our business is infested with idiots who try to impress by using pretentious jargon.
  • Talent, I believe, is most likely to be found among nonconformists, dissenters, and rebels.
  • The headline is the 'ticket on the meat.' Use it to flag down readers who are prospects for the kind of product you are advertising.

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  • David Ogilvy
    • Gonna throw on red braces an' pre-vapo smokewear.
    • Gonna say sum shit, prolly smart.
    • Gonna die 1999.
    tbh, there is a limit to pushin' daisies up outta the sod & expectin' sunflowers.

    This it?


    Lightin' fuses is for blowin' stuff togethah.

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  • Profile picture of the author Eden A
    Thanks! that's some great quotes!
    Definitely going to read on David Ogilvy!
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  • Profile picture of the author Lana2303
    I liked this quote: "Remember: the buyer is not an idiot, he is your wife."
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    • Profile picture of the author OptedIn
      Originally Posted by Lana2303 View Post

      I liked this quote: "Remember: the buyer is not an idiot, he is your wife."
      This guy has some serious issues.

      "He not busy being born, is busy dying." - Bob Dylan • "I vibe with the light-dark point. Heavy." - Words that Bob Dylan wishes he had written.

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