Writing for the Web

15/03/18 09:30

A 1-day workshop exploring how to research and create engaging content for a variety of web platforms. Best practice principles on how people read online. How to write engaging copy that people will read, share and act upon.

Your (web) copy has a huge impact on customer’s perceptions of your brand – both on and offline. Your (digital) copy is crucial to the way you inform, persuade and sell

This highly practical (online) copy writing course offers research-based best practice advice. Applying tried and tested copywriting techniques will dramatically improve your (online) sales and marketing performance. You can use the information you learn in everything from your printed flyers, brochures and leaflets to your web pages, email newsletters and social media.

You will learn from real-world case studies and re-writing exercises. This is an enjoyable way to learn and will help build your (online) copywriting skills. You’ll come away from the workshop energised and confident that you can transform your on and offline content.

Understanding Your Audience
• How to know what your audiences really think
• How people read both on and
• Adverts, offers and promotions – how to write this crucial material

Clarity and Persuasion
• How to attract their attention
• Design content and (web) pages that get your message across
• Front-loading your message
• Useful guidelines and exercises

Choosing the Right Language
• Choosing the right Tone of Voice
• Being concise
• The importance of grammar
• The use of jargon
• Constructing good quality paragraphs and sentences

Writing for the Web – Guidelines and Examples
• Home Pages
• Product pages
• Shopping cart and checkout pages (if applicable)
• FAQ’s and help pages
• Form design
• Email newsletters
• Social Media – Facebook and Twitter
• Copywriting for mobile devices

Writing for Print
• Adverts
• Brochures
• Flyers
• Direct Mail

Organisational Challenges
• In-house vs. Outsourcing– how to decide
• Bringing all stakeholders on-board
• Developing review and editing processes
• Maintaining quality standards

Attend this course, and you will be able to:

• Understand the power of quality copywriting
• Write compelling content that both communicates and persuades
• Attract the attention of your target audiences
• Explain the differences between copy for print and online
• Develop internal copywriting processes for organisation

This course is for anyone involved in curating or editing (website) copy and social media content. Typical attendees include marketers, managers, copywriters, social media editors and website owners.

Thursday, 15th March 2018

Venue: Landmark
99 Bishopsgate

09.30 - 16.30
(refreshments and lunch will be provided)

£299 + VAT per person

To reserve your place on this workshop please email emarriott@taforum.org ASAP

Cancellations must be made in writing to emarriott@taforum.org by Wednesday, 28th February 2018, we cannot offer a refund after this date.

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