what is copywriting?
Thread poster: xap
xap
English to Chinese
May 31, 2007

hi,
i am going to write a paper related to copywriting, but it is totally strange to me.
is it a kind of translation?
how can i get some information and some specific examples about it?

[Edited at 2007-05-31 12:30]


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Wouter van Kampen
Thailand
Local time: 15:59
Danish to Dutch
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writing advertisements Jun 1, 2007

copywriter = someone who writes the words for advertisements

source:
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English

Sometimes the meaning is extended to "writing any kind of commercial texts" and even to writing texts in general. The latter is a mistake.

xap wrote:

hi,
i am going to write a paper related to copywriting, but it is totally strange to me.
is it a kind of translation?
how can i get some information and some specific examples about it?

[Edited at 2007-05-31 12:30]


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jmadsen  Identity Verified
Local time: 10:59
Link to explanation Jun 1, 2007

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Copywriting

Jørgen


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