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How to write great headlines

There’s only one rule: grab the reader’s attention. Your headlines or subject lines need to interest or intrigue a reader – and in most cases, tell them what the text is about. The headline’s job is to signpost information, or to stop the reader moving to another page or hitting delete. Read more

How jargon really doesn’t help

As copywriters, we already have first-hand experience of how certain sectors’ obsession with ‘process’ and using impenetrable, jargon-heavy language is strangling the common sense out of, well, just about everything. So how pleased we were, when this brilliant but worrying article appeared on the BBC News website. Read more

A week learning from Writers

My name is Joe Santamaria and I’m sixteen years old. I have spent five days work experience at the Writers copywriting office in Bristol. I hope I can pass onto you as many of the ins and outs of my week here in this blog as possible. Read more