Best copywriting course ?

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Hey warriors,

I would seriously like to learn the ropes of good copywriting.

Could you tell me what is , in your opinion, the best copywriting course available. I saw a a lot of promotion for john carlton's new program a month ago but it's like 800 $.

Any good alternatives ?
  • Profile picture of the author Loren Woirhaye
    Have you read the classic books on copywriting? There are
    a bunch of them.

    Buy and read some of those. In France you might be able to
    find something by Christian Godefroy, one of the all time greats.
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  • Profile picture of the author Scott Murdaugh
    I second reading books... And that thread is a great starting point.

    I'm also a big fan of Paul Hancox's "Super Power Copy"... I really think he explains the nuts and bolts and little intricacies involved with writing persuasive copy extremely well.

    He's a fellow Warrior, I bought it through a WSO he ran (not sure if he's still offering it) and I think it was worth every penny.

    Books are cheap and a great resource though.

    Good luck!


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    • Profile picture of the author salonmar
      I like Dan Kennedy style.
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  • Profile picture of the author boris s
    Thanks for the book list thread Loren.

    And scottspfd82, "super power copy" does look good (and it's only 57$, not 800!)
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  • Profile picture of the author Franck Silvestre
    Yanik Silver's free ebook is pretty good as well. He is a Dan Kennedy's student, and the 14 points copywriting are all what you need to start.

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  • Profile picture of the author Richard Kent
    The classic "tested advertising methods" from John Caples is also a book that must be read.
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    • Profile picture of the author Chaz Foxx
      Honestly Bud,

      You cant go wrong with John Carlton Simple Writing Course.....

      Or Clayton Makepeace... All though the The Ultimate Sales Letter by DK is a great start as well
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  • Profile picture of the author garyk1968
    Just see what you can find from these guys;

    Robert Collier
    Claude Hopkins
    Maxwell Sackheim
    Gary Halbert

    I always keep books as every time I come to write copy I have to re-absorb the information to get the 'mind-set' if that makes sense.

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  • Profile picture of the author Sonam22
    I have found a couple courses online but they are rather expensive. Is it worth it? Are there other beneficial classes I can take other then general writing/journalism classes at a local college?
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