Copywriting Tips

18 Aug One Copywriting Tip: Six Words Can Do It All

Here’s a quick copywriting tip: Your prospective customers prefer to read short sentences. This is especially true when explaining detailed information. For example, how your service works or what your products can do for them.

I’m not suggesting you use fewer words than required. Far from it! Use as many words per sentence as you need. Just don’t use more words than you need. Why not? Simple. From a marketing perspective, long, meandering sentences lack impact and clarity. Those are essential components of effective marketing copy.

A whole story. In 6 words!

It’s amazing what can be achieved, using fewer words. Ernest Hemingway once wrote a 6 word story. Yes, a whole story. Not a sentence. Here it is: “For sale. Baby shoes. Never worn”.

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