The secret to writing a great press release is simple: don’t. Don’t set out to write a press release. Instead, create an article – one that will grab the attention of the readership you’re targeting. If a journalist or editor picks up your press release, and immediately sees something which he knows will interest his [...]
Press advert for data centre 2bm The essential thing with advertising is not to get too clever. Or obscure. Sometimes the best approach is to simply get the core benefits into the headline, then repeat them with some elaboration in the first sentence. Then build on that, focusing all the time on what’s in it [...]
For Seiko, I was asked to write a marketing pitch for their new range of auto-relay kinetic watches – watches that need no battery and which draw their power from the wearer’s own movement. The copy was so convincing, I even bought a watch myself!
Creative campaign for environmental cause The Chagos Islands lie in the middle of the Indian Ocean – the world’s largest coral atoll made up of 55 tiny islands in quarter of a million square miles of the world’s cleanest seas. The official name for the islands is the British Indian Ocean Territory, and they have [...]