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What is a ‘Copywriter’?

You’ve heard of and seen the word ‘COPYRIGHT’ – So, what is a ‘COPYWRITER’ It’s obvious when breaking down the two words that the key difference is ‘right’ vs ‘write’…. Right? Copyright: Copyright is effectively the legal ‘right’ to the original work of the inventor, maker or designer. i.e. an author’s work, a musician’s music, an artists artwork etc. Copyright is the protection of intellectual property, so in a nutshell it is the creator’s exclusive legal right to their own work. So what does a copyrighter do? They secure the above rights. I am not a copyrighter. ………………………………………………. Copywriting/copywriter: I can tell you that the term initially confused me… the easiest way to understand what a copywriter does is to break down the words and swap the order… >>>>> Write Copy That’s it and that’s the simplest way to understand the difference. A copywriter, writes copy or content (generally for business, marketing and advertising purposes). From there, you will find lots of different copywriters with distinctive styles, skillsets and varying niches. You can read more …