What I’m Working On Now

Photo of some of Quentin Pain's books

November 5, 2021 in 

(last update by Quentin Pain: November 2021)

This page shows what I’m currently working on, plus updates from time to time on other projects I’m involved with.

The Power Of Attention

Without attention the world dies. Here’s a 6 part series on how to get attention. It’s another of my guides for copywriters to help get win more clients, and win more customers for their clients.

There’s loads more guides on the Science of Copywriting.com blog, so if copywriting is your thing, sign up to the Science of Copywriting Newsletter and get your fill every week.

How To Create A Copywriting Agency

After the success of my two David Ogilvy Elements Series, I’ve taken it a step further with a new series on creating a copywriting agency from scratch. You can follow along starting with part 1 here:

Around 40 years ago, advertising supremo David Ogilvy created an ad to show off his advertising agency. It worked, and Ogilvy & Mather became one of the 4 highest paid agencies on the planet (140 offices in 40 countries). He followed that with more of the same (thus following his own advice to go with the winners).

I expanded on those ads to give readers a clearer picture of the principles behind Ogilvy’s success so we can all benefit.

COPY – The Book

I started work on a new book in July 2020. I completed the first draft early December, and then went through three stages of editing and proofing. The book was published on Amazon during the Spring of 2021.

It’s designed for all copywriters, but beginners and intermediates will benefit most by discovering advanced ideas to help them stand out significantly from the crowd.

I also kept a daily personal diary for this book called The COPY Diaries. Link below.

The ICA

There are organisations for pretty much every industry in the world. This one’s dedicated to teaching copywriters how to write more persuasively in an ethical way. Join now and you’ll get a years membership of ProCopyClub (my premier copywriter training program) included.

The Science of Copywriting

On 8th May 2017 I started a Facebook Group called The Science of Copywriting, then later added two more groups, the first of those, to help copywriters find work, and the second to help them critique their copy. The total membership of all three groups is now over 85,000 members. Click the link below to join the original group: Science of Copywriting. It’s free.

What am I reading?

I’m a fanatical reader and I stay up to date by reading everything I can on people, business, marketing and strategy. To this end, I figured it might be useful to put up a list of books I’ve read, plus those I’m reading now. Here’s the page: https://quentinpain.com/books

Connect with me…

If you’d like to get in touch, please connect on LinkedIn here: https://www.linkedin.com/in/quentinpain

Or Facebook here: https://www.facebook.com/thequentinpain

Or Twitter here: https://twitter.com/quentinpain

Quentin Pain

PS. This page was inspired by Derek Sivers’ Now Page Movement

About the author 

Quentin Pain

Quentin Pain started his first business, a courier company aged 23. He sold it 4 years later and used the profits to start a recording studio. A couple of albums later, he started two software companies, the last one being Accountz, which he grew from zero to 36,000 customers and retired from in January 2013. His current company is ProofMEDIA, a specialist digital consulting business. He's also a published author (including a Dummies title), and has won many awards including the IAB Small Business Mentor of the Year. Copywriting is his speciality and he runs 3 groups on Facebook under the Science of Copywriting brand, which combined has nearly 90,000 members. Quentin is also Founder of the International Copywriters Association.

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