What You Absolutely Must  Do Before Writing Web Copy

What You Absolutely Must Do Before Writing Web Copy

B Y   T O M   T O R T O R I C I      More often than not, when someone sits down to write copy for a new website, they open a blank page and start typing. What they don’t seem to realize is that they’re starting with the last step of the process instead of the first...
Copywriting vs. Content Writing: Hey, What’s the Difference?

Copywriting vs. Content Writing: Hey, What’s the Difference?

B Y   T O M   T O R T O R I C I      We tend to use the generic term ‘content’ for all the assets on a website. But understanding the difference between copywriting vs. content writing starts with knowing their different purposes. At its most basic, copywriting is...
Convey Your Unique Approach With a Unique Ebook

Convey Your Unique Approach With a Unique Ebook

B Y   T O M   T O R T O R I C I      Want to draw attention online, stand out from competitors, and showcase your particular brand of expertise? Of course you do. Just about all companies have websites, and many have...
Marketers Need To Stop Thinking Like Marketers

Marketers Need To Stop Thinking Like Marketers

B Y   T O M   T O R T O R I C I      I mean it. Start paying close attention to how you research and make purchases You may often notice a curious disconnect between how we buy and how we (try to) sell. Go figure. For...
Content Tips That Have Nothing To Do With Content

Content Tips That Have Nothing To Do With Content

B Y   T O M   T O R T O R I C I   You could hire the best writer to create compelling, conversion-optimized text for your website. But if no one is reading it, then no one is being compelled – or converted. Overall, people don’t read anymore – but you already knew...
A Web Designer Sits Waiting for Their Client’s Content

A Web Designer Sits Waiting for Their Client’s Content

B Y   T O M   T O R T O R I C I    At first, the designer is glad to get a signed agreement for that new website. The client is glad they’re finally getting a new website. The designer is responsible for dozens of steps and details. The client is responsible for one...
Brand Storytelling With A Little Dose of Drama

Brand Storytelling With A Little Dose of Drama

B Y   T O M   T O R T O R I C I    Why have brand stories become such a popular marketing approach? Because, I suppose, humans are drawn more to stories than to marketing. Well, they’re drawn to good stories, at least....
A Blogging Strategy That Attracts the Right People

A Blogging Strategy That Attracts the Right People

B Y   T O M   T O R T O R I C I      Everyone says we need to blog regularly. Have you tried it? Yes? Have you gotten any traction out of it? No? Well, are you sure you’re writing about the correct topics? So many...
Copywriting Skills for Selling To Emotional Creatures

Copywriting Skills for Selling To Emotional Creatures

B Y   T O M   T O R T O R I C I    Your site can have a thousand bullet points of ‘logical’ product benefits. But if you ignore the rich inner feelings of that buyer staring at their laptop, you may still lose the sale....
An Atlanta Copywriter Shares 3 Surprising Secrets

An Atlanta Copywriter Shares 3 Surprising Secrets

B Y   T O M   T O R T O R I C I      Initially, this triplet of insights surprised even me. Why? It revealed missed opportunities on so many of the business websites out there. It was as if companies were...