Social media gets a bad press.

Twitter, particularly so.

But with all the huff and puff around social media, it does have some huge positives.

One of those is getting to connect with interesting people.

And also, discovering that there are very nice people out there in the world who are genuine, kind and supportive.

I’ve come across many such people by spending time on social media platforms like Twitter and Instagram and I look forward to connecting with many more.

Of course, it’s a bit weird to connect with people and never meet. I get that.

But with me talking at various conferences and speaking events these days, I’m actually getting to physcially meet more and more of the people I connect with online.

That’s really cool.

In fact, this latest episode of The All Good Copy Podcast is with two people who I met online initially but then got the chance to meet in person when I was doing a talk up in Edinburgh.

We caught up for some drinks after my gig and had a great time chatting about copywriting, marketing and countless other things we happened to have in common.

So, following that meeting, it’s my pleasure to have them both on the podcast.

It’s a great listen – especially if you’re at the beginning of your copywriting career. But there’s also some great advice on having your own website and how to manage your time as a copywriter.

I hope you enjoy it, and please be sure to share it if you do.

Listen on iTunes.

Listen on Spotify.

Listen on Soundcloud.

NOTES ON THE PODCAST:

Laura Parker is a freelance copywriter and editor based in Leeds. You can find out more about her by visiting her website at www.lauramarieparker.com

André Spiteri is a freelance copywriter based in Edinburgh. He specialises in writing for Fintech and you can find out more about him at www.maverickwords.com

Dave Smyth is the man behind both Laura and Andre’s website and you can find him on Twitter here.

You can find out more about Content Club UK by following the hashtag #ContentClubUK

Both Laura and I are speaking at this year’s ProCopywriters Conference in October. You can find out more and buy tickets here:

The Elephant in the Brain by Kevin Simler and Robin Hanson is available from Amazon here.

The Consolations of Philosophy by Alain De Botton is available on Amazon here.

Don’t forget, there are another six great episodes of The All Good Copy Podcastavailable in the archive with the likes of Brian Kurtz, Tom Albrighton and Vikki Ross.

You can find the archive here.

Author

Glenn Fisher is an author, copywriter, podcaster and speaker. After a number of years working in the local council, he left to become a copywriter and founded AllGoodCopy.com, a free online resource for direct response copywriters and marketers. For over a decade he worked with The Agora, a multi-million pound international financial publisher before leaving in 2018 to write freelance. His first book, The Art of the Click, has quickly become an Amazon bestseller and was shortlisted for the Business Book Awards. He is the host of the popular All Good Copy Podcast and regularly writes and consults for numerous businesses, brands and ad agencies. He lives happily with his partner Ruth and dog Pablo on the east coast of England.

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