Tag: James Altucher

Ten (not so typical) books every copywriter should read

Ten (not so typical) books every copywriter should read

*Sigh* A list of books? Really? I know the feeling. Almost every time you see one it’s the usual suspects. Ogilvy on Advertising. Influence by Ciladini. A bit of Hemingway to prove you’re cultured. Don’t get me wrong. All those books and authors are great and you should read them. But there is absolutely no need […]

June 20, 2018 | By | Reply More
Five books to buy a copywriter for Christmas

Five books to buy a copywriter for Christmas

If you’re a copywriter wondering which books you should ask for this Christmas, or if you’re searching for the best books for copywriters… Help is at hand. Here you’ll find five recommendations that will help inspire and influence anyone who writes to sell. In fact, influence is actually the title of the first pick… Influence by Robert Cialdini Most copywriters […]

December 13, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Reading List: August 2013 – Altucher, Lethem and Kafka

Reading List: August 2013 – Altucher, Lethem and Kafka

Weirdly, the book I’ve spent most time with recently isn’t on my copywriter reading list for this month. It’s a book called Skippy Dies by Paul Murray. So, how come it hasn’t made it? Well, the first two thirds are great. A really noisy, messy novel that’s full of life. But I’ve really struggled with the last […]

August 6, 2013 | By | Reply More
James Altucher on Choose Yourself, copywriting and living with puppets

James Altucher on Choose Yourself, copywriting and living with puppets

I read a book called Choose Yourself. It made me think, which I guess is the best thing a book can do. The author is a chap called James Altucher. As well as being a successful author, he’s also a well-known blogger, a super-intelligent entrepreneur and a well-respected investor to boot. When I got in […]

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