2018 07 02 01 b5c4e230 5fc6 0136 0fd9 063bd7b5133d

The Art of Copywriting & the Power of Words


Next Available: Wed, 21 Nov 5:30PM
2.0 hours
Book Now (http://weteachme.com/l/w4ynBysr)

Description

Brands connect with their markets through content. These are stories -- ones that move and touch the core of a person's being -- that reach out to your audience. Every day, tons of advertisements and marketing touch points relay their messages via different media, clamoring for attention from their targeted customers. More often than not, those with the most compelling content are the ones that get retained in the public's mind, often going viral because their stories are so interesting enough not to be passed on to others.

To achieve this, you have to know that copywriting is not as simple as posting a social media status or coming up with an About page on your website. There is an art of conveying your message, whether it is about how you started your company or a new product or service you're offering or your day-to-day inspiring messages, in a way that has a lingering effect to the senses. 

Copywriting or content marketing is a focal point for many businesses on how they successfully reach out to their audience. Effective storytelling, may it be in oral or written form, is an art that you can master, which you can later use in getting your message across, generating the kind of response you want, and bridging your brand to your public.


About the Speaker/s


Ophelie Lechat

Digital Strategist @ntegrity

Ophelie Lechat is a senior digital strategist at ntegrity, a digital consultancy focused on the not-for-profit and for-purpose sector. She was previously Head of Content, then Head of Operations, at SitePoint, one of the web’s biggest resources for developers. Before that, she worked as a marketer at Flippa, a research journalist for Radio-Canada, a news host and reporter for CIBL Radio-Montreal, and a freelance writer and communications strategist. She lived in Montreal and Vancouver before making the big leap to Australia in 2011.


Georgina Laidlaw

Copywriting Specialist

Georgina Laidlaw's primary focus as a copywriter is to unite your brand with your audience through carefully chosen words appropriate to both the medium and the interaction. That includes developing product language style guides and lexicons, writing and consulting on product microcopy, and training product teams to write branded interface text that enhances interactions. She works on creative digital, print and voice content projects with cool clients like REA, Culture Amp, Aconex, CyRise, and others.


What to Expect


Arrive at the venue around 5:30pm for a half hour of networking while you enjoy pizza and beer. The event kicks-off at 6:00pm where one or two speakers will each give a 20-minute presentation. Afterward, there will be a fireside chat with both speakers, where the audience can ask questions, and the event will close at 7:30pm.


About Masters Series by WeTeachMe


At WeTeachMe, we believe that learning should be inspired and impassioned, and run by the people for the people.

In 2016, WeTeachMe officially became the biggest school in Australia, one giant leap towards our fundamental goal of becoming the biggest school in the world. To achieve this, we create tools that empower thought-leaders and everyday people in all corners of the globe to share knowledge and make it easier for teachers and learners to connect. Our goal is to spark curiosity.

In accordance with this purpose, we have formed a new creative program to help us spread our message. Masters Series by WeTeachMe is where we help share the gifts, knowledge, and experiences of those who have achieved the unimaginable in their life, risen above all odds and have persevered where others could not.

It is on this stage that we elevate and celebrate the curious, and where we invite the best and the brightest, the industry movers and shakers, the well-known and the influential to share their learnings and experiences because their stories are important. From creating thriving companies to challenging what humanity is capable of, we invite you to join us in celebrating the curious amongst us. At WeTeachMe, we believe that it is the curious who change the world.


Strategic Alliance Partners


MYOB 

MYOB loves supporting startups. As one of the original Australian startups, we believe in giving back to the community that helped us grow. We’re proud to back the Master Series by WeTeachMe for entrepreneurs. 

SitePoint

SitePoint is a Melbourne, Australia-based hub for web developers to share their passion for building incredible Internet things. SitePoint is for web professionals, by web professionals: developers, designers, programmers, product creators and entrepreneurs alike. We love our rich and engaged community and our contributors, who are truly leaders in their field. 

Entrepreneur's Organization

EO is the only global network exclusively for entrepreneurs. EO helps leading entrepreneurs learn and grow through peer-to-peer learning, once-in-a-lifetime experiences, and connections to experts.


Media Partners


Digital Marketers Australia 

Digital Marketers Australia is a community of like-minded digital marketers who discuss growth strategies in online marketing. They cover everything from paid media like Facebook advertising, Google display/AdWords, native ads, and affiliate marketing, as well as free strategies including SEO and content marketing.


Content Partners


Written & Recorded

Written & Recorded is a content creation agency specialising in copywriting and audio production that was born out of a love for great content.

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What you will learn
  • Lessons from experience.
  • How others have conquered their challenges and fears.
  • One actionable thing that you can take away and apply to your own business and life.
What you will get
  • Hear from 1-2 incredible Founders who will share their journey of challenges and triumph.
  • Your chance to ask questions directly to the speakers and connect with them.
  • Meet like-minded people on the same journey.

What to bring
  • Laptop, tablet or notebook and pen for note-taking.
  • Prepared questions for our speakers.
  • Business cards.
What to wear

Come as you are.

Appropriate for

startups, Founders, aspiring entrepreneurs, those looking for a tribe, and anyone curious.


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Masters Series by WeTeachMe

Vendor since 2012

At WeTeachMe, we believe that learning should be inspired and impassioned, and run by the people for the people.

In 2016, WeTeachMe officially became the biggest school in Australia, one giant leap towards our fundamental goal of becoming the biggest school in the world. As we walk this journey, we create tools that empower thought leaders and everyday people in all corners of the globe to help spark new ideas and make it easier to connect teachers and learners and ignite curiosity.

In accordance with this purpose, we have formed a new creative program to help us spread our message. Masters Series by WeTeachMe is where we help share the gifts, knowledge, and experiences of those who have achieved the unimaginable in their life, risen above all odds and have persevered when others couldn't.

It is on this stage that we elevate and celebrate the curious, where we invite the best and the brightest, the industry movers and shakers, the well-known and influential members of our communities to share their learnings and experiences in an unwavering effort to help those who are searching for answers. From creating thriving companies to challenging what humanity is capable of, we invite you to join us in celebrating the curious amongst us for we believe that it is the curious who will change the world.

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