Why 80% of the Words on Our Webpages Are Wrong: Learn the #1 key to high-converting copy (Part 2)

This article was originally published in the MarketingExperiments email newsletter

In Part 2 of our series on high-converting copy, Flint McGlaughlin shares six common but deadly mistakes copywriters make on webpages. He gives strategies to correct those errors and teaches viewers how to ease the customer through organic friction in the buy process.

Watch this replay of a YouTube live interactive session to learn a step-by-step evaluation process you should apply to your copy before hitting the “publish” button.

(You can view part 1 here.)

Here are some key points in the video:

  • 1:17 Our video producer’s puppy visits the studio
  • 7:48 Transparent Marketing – you can access the free PDF here: https://marketingexperiments.com/valu…
  • 14:13 Several headlines optimized showing quantitative conversion results
  • 23:26 Live optimization – HR website
  • 27:00 Don’t use impersonal language with stacked prepositions and modifiers
  • 32:00 Don’t use an untrustworthy tone
  • 34:18 Don’t have a me-centric structure
  • 37:54 A list of the 6 deadly copywriting errors
  • 42:20 Don’t use qualitative modifiers (use quantitative)
  • 48:20 Don’t make vague claims
  • 50:29 Don’t neglect using transitional words
  • 56:51 How to evaluate copy step-by-step for maximum effectiveness

Related Resources

Email Messaging Online Certification Course – Optimize email messaging and copywriting to achieve maximum clickthrough

Copywriting: 3 tips for optimizing your next direct mail campaign

Email Copywriting: How a change in tone increased lead inquiry by 349%

Why 80% of the Words on Our Webpages Are Wrong: Learn the #1 key to high-converting copy (Part 1)

Why 80% of the Words on Our Webpages Are Wrong: Learn the #1 key to high-converting copy (Part 2) was originally posted by Video And Blog Marketing

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