For this week's episode, I wanted to get back-to-basics and give you the nuts and bolts explanation of who I am and my philosophy of writing persuasive, direct-response copy.
I had done this already for someone else's podcast back in 2018 as a guest host. That someone was the great Jeff Goins, and he gave me permission to use that audio for this week's episode.
I have a ton of respect for Jeff and the work he puts out, so if you're not familiar with him, I recommend you check out his blog, best-selling books, and podcast. You'll find the links below.
If you're a regular listener of my podcast, this week's content will seem familiar, but I encourage you to jump in for a succinct review of the copywriting process; specifically, the P.A.S.T.O.R. framework. This universal framework (to sell products, services, or even ideas) gives you a starting point for every piece of copy you'll ever write.
- [01:55] Get to know Ray
- [02:56] Ray's career in broadcast radio
- [04:19] What is Direct Response Copy?
- [06:45] The value of good copy
- [07:29] What is copywriting and why does it matter?
- [08:26] Everything is copy
- [09:38] The P.A.S.T.O.R. Framework
https://trainwithray.com – If you're serious about becoming a stellar, in-demand copywriter, check out this page
https://goinswriter.com/hey – This is Jeff Goins's new podcast called Hey Creator which I highly recommend. While you're there, make sure you check out his blog and his best-selling books. This is the kind of stuff your entrepreneurial brain needs!
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