7 Reasons You Should Should Ignore High School English

Typwriter with typed word "copywriting"

The word "grammar" in a dictionaryOne of the things most frequently said about copywriting is that you should “write like a real people speak.” More plainly, you should write in a conversational tone – like you are chatting with someone, or writing an email to a friend.

That means there are grammatical rules that should go out the window to make your copy read and perform better. (Isn’t that great).

Some of the no-nos from your high school English class that work particularly well when writing copy include:

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Four Tips You Can Use to Improve Your Online Writing

Man Writing at Desk

If what you want is to be a respected writer, there are guidelines you should follow to make yourself more in demand to potential clients. In this article, I highlight a few ideas that should boost your career as a freelance writer.

I’ve been writing professionally — at least writing has been a major tool in my toolkit — for more than four decades. I hope these tips help get your writing career started.

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