EP 34: How to launch your email copywriting business and write a ‘welcome’ email series to promote it

Podcasts, Uncategorized on April 12, 2022

Email is one of the most important channels for generating new leads. While some say email is ‘dead’, nothing could be further from the truth. Just ask Liz Green. Liz is an email copywriting expert and is flat-chat with work and booked out weeks in advance. There are secrets to her success and she reveals the best of them in this podcast episode.

In this episode, I talk to Liz about:

  • How her family business failed and how that led her to the copywriting life
  • Why copywriting is an exciting business for women of a ‘certain age’
  • Why having a writing degree didn’t help her find writing work
  • How life experience makes her a better copywriter
  • How to pre-assess a client to weed-out tyre kickers and time wasters
  • How she chose her niche and why it works for her
  • How to plan, write and execute a welcome email series for your copywriting business (she provides a step-by-step guide for what to write, when to send it and who to send it to)
  • The briefing process she uses to uncover gold nugget content that makes writing a breeze
  • Her copywriting process, how she uses it to qualify her leads and why she rarely has to barter on pricing
  • Why she uses a double opt-in approach for all her sign-ups
  • How copywriters can write a nurture sequence to promote their business
  • Topics to cover in a copywriter’s newsletter
  • How to survey your audience for your client to get the best brief