Online Class: Marketing Copywriter 101

This course was designed to give you the skills needed to begin a career as a marketing copywriter.

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  • 12
    Lessons
  • 26
    Exams &
    Assignments
  • 228
    Students
    have taken this course
  • 8
    Hours
    average time
  • 0.8
    CEUs
 
 

Course Description

Marketing is the practice used by businesses to create awareness for products or services, as well as to sell those products or services to consumers.  A marketing copywriter understands the concept of marketing, stays up-to-date on marketing trends, and writes copy to create awareness for companies, products, and services. 

This course was designed to give you the skills needed to begin a career as a marketing copywriter.  You will learn:

 

  • Job requirements and qualifications
  • Industry terms copywriters need to know when working with clients
  • The basics of marketing
  • How brands are created, as well as the importance of developing a brand message
  • How to write compelling and effective copy
  • How to write website copy
  • About relationship and social media marketing
  • How to write blog posts
  • About inbound marketing, as well as integrated marketing campaigns
  • SEO and how to write optimized copy
  • How to create print marketing collateral
  • How to get started working as a marketing copywriter
  • And more

 

Any student interested in working as a marketing copywriter, will get the foundation they need to begin to build a career as a marketing copywriter.   You do not need to have a background in marketing or writing to be successful with this course. 

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  • Self-Paced
  • 6 Months to Complete
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  • Accredited CEUs
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Course Lessons

Average Lesson Rating:
4.9 / 5 Stars (Average Rating)
"Extraordinarily Helpful"
(386 votes)

Lesson 1: Introduction to a Career as a Marketing Copywriter

This lesson will introduce you to aspects of a career in Marketing Copywriting. The purpose of the course is to teach students what they need to know to begin an entry-level career as a marketing copywriter. Additional lesson topics: Persuasive Copywriting: Using Psychology to Influence, Engage and Sell Cambridge Marketing Handbooks ; What Does a copywriter do?; Content Marketing: Tips + Tricks to Increase Credibility Marketing Domination Volume 6 53 Total Points
  • Lesson discussions: Reasons for Taking this Course
  • Complete: Lesson 1 Assignment
  • Complete Assignment: An Introduction
  • Assessment: Lesson 1 Quiz

Lesson 2: Introduction to Marketing

This lesson contains a quick and basic introduction to marketing. Marketing is a science that contains endless variables, strategies, techniques, terms, and trends. Additional lesson topics: Introduction to Marketing: Definition and Applications; Marketing Strategy 55 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 2 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 2 Quiz

Lesson 3: The Importance of a Company's Brand in Marketing

In this lesson we will discuss aspects of the branding. When you are writing marketing copy, it is critical that you convey the company, product, or service's brand in everything you write. Additional lesson topics: Why Brand Building Is Important; The Importance of branding; How to use content writing for better brand awareness; The Difference Between Marketing and Branding 55 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 3 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 3 Quiz

Lesson 4: Introduction to Writing Copy

Even the most skilled copywriter can have difficulties finding the right words, and it can be especially challenging when you are first starting out. However, while nobody can teach you to actually create marketing copy, you can be taught the science of what makes marketing copy effective and what does not. Additional lesson topics: David Ogilvy's Several Tips for Writing Copy That Sells; Several Ways to Write Damn Good Copy 60 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 4 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 4 Quiz

Lesson 5: Working with Clients to Create Concepts and Copy

Just as it is important to get to know your target market when you write copy, it is also important to get to know your client as well. Your client knows his or her company, product, and industry better than anyone else you could ask or any research can provide. Additional lesson topics: The Ten Commandments of Writing Copy That Wins Clients; How I Write Copy in Seven Steps; Several Questions You Need to Ask Every Copywriting Client; Did Your Client Change Your Copy? Here's What to Do 55 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 5 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 5 Quiz

Lesson 6: Writing Copy for Marketing Campaigns

In this lesson, we are going to start to discover how to write effective copy for marketing campaigns. Additional lesson topics: Writing Great Copy For Your Email Marketing Campaigns; Different Types of Copywriting; How to Write a Marketing Email: Several Tips for Writing Compelling Email Copy; The seven types of B2B copywriter: which one is best for you? 52 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 6 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 6 Quiz

Lesson 7: Writing Copy for Websites

Website copy must answer all the questions a visitor might have, give them the information they are looking for, and provide them with a next step to take to get more information or become a customer. Additional lesson topics: 75 Resources for Writing Incredible Copy that Converts; Tips for Effective Website Copywriting; Several Simple Tips for Writing Persuasive Web Content 52 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 7 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 7 Quiz

Lesson 8: Search Engine Optimization and Copywriting

Although your job as a copywriter will never be to manage the search engine optimization for your clients' websites, creating optimized copy is critical to any company's SEO campaign. You may be asked to work with an SEO company or another part of your client's team to ensure the copy you write is optimized for results. Additional lesson topics: The Evolution Of SEO Trends Over Several Years; What Is SEO / Search Engine Optimization?; Keyword Research; SEO Copywriting: How to Write Content For People and Optimize For Google 52 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 8 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 8 Quiz

Lesson 9: Relationship Marketing Via Social Media and Blogs

In this lesson, we are going to discuss the various social media platforms that businesses use to market their products and services. Additional lesson topics: Four Tips for Customer-Centric Copywriting; How to Create Unforgettable Interface Copy; Relationship Marketing 52 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 9 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 9 Quiz

Lesson 10: Printed Marketing Collateral

Printed marketing collateral refers to marketing pieces printed by a commercial printer, then distributed to consumers and customers to share a brand's story and build brand awareness. Additional lesson topics: 5 Must Follow Rules for Writing Better Copy; Good and Bad Brochure Copywriting: A Tale of Two Marketing Brochures; Ten Types of Print Collateral Material 52 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 10 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 10 Quiz

Lesson 11: Inbound Marketing

Marketing trends occur when the marketing behavior of a business proves to be an effective and profitable way of connecting with consumers and customers. Inbound marketing is one such trend that has turned into a science over the past handful of years. Additional lesson topics: Inbound Marketing vs. Outbound Marketing; Several ways to be a good marketing copywriter 47 Total Points
  • Complete: Lesson 11 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 11 Quiz

Lesson 12: How to Work as a Copywriter

In this lesson, we're going to reveal what you need to get started working as a copywriter, no matter if you choose to work for someone else or step out on your own. 352 Total Points
  • Lesson discussions: End of Course Poll; Course Comments; Program Evaluation Follow-up Survey (End of Course)
  • Complete: Lesson 12 Assignment
  • Assessment: Lesson 12 Quiz
  • Assessment: The Final Exam
937
Total Course Points
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe what a marketing copywriter is and what a career would entail.
  • Describe what marketing is.
  • Determine the importance of a company's brand in marketing.
  • Determine how to write appropriate copy for your project.
  • Summarize working with clients to create concepts and copy.
  • Summarize writing copy for marketing campaigns.
  • Describe writing copy for websites.
  • Describe search engine optimization and copywriting.
  • Summarize printed marketing collateral.
  • Describe inbound marketing.
  • Describe how to work as a copywriter.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 

Additional Course Information

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Course Title: Marketing Copywriter 101
Course Number: 9770481
Lessons Rating: 4.9 / 5 Stars (386 votes)
Languages: English - United States, Canada and other English speaking countries
Last Updated: July 2021
Course Type: Self-Paced, Online Class
CEU Value: 0.8 IACET CEUs (Continuing Education Units)
CE Accreditation: Universal Class, Inc. has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET).
Grading Policy: Earn a final grade of 70% or higher to receive an online/downloadable CEU Certification documenting CEUs earned.
Assessment Method: Lesson assignments and review exams
Instructor: Dana Kristan
Syllabus: View Syllabus
Course Fee: $85.00 U.S. dollars

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Student Testimonials

  • "I thought this course was rather challenging, which is great! Copywriting is something that I think I will pursue but for now it will help me market my own business." -- William B.
  • "This course was extremely helpful, and insightful about the skills required to become a Market copyrighter. Overall, I rate this course a 10/10 for satisfactory." -- Shaun C.
  • "This is a great class. For me, the last assignment was quite difficult. I learned a lot!" -- Connie W.