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@CopywriteMattrs
Get Your
BOSS to PAY
for YOUR
COURSE
COPYWRITING
“Most of us have responsibilities, so
making rash decisions like randomly
leaving your job in the hope of
figuring out how...
The smart thing to do?
Develop your
copywriting skills
before you resign.
Get your boss to pay.
Use these tips to take a
copywriting course with the
full (financial) support
of your employer.
RESEARCH THE
Copywriting Course
1
There are 4 aspects you
need to consider.
Online copywriting
course or face-to-
face sessions.
1
2
How much time the
course requires. Will it
impact your workload?
What you will learn &
how you can apply to
your current job.
3
How much the
copywriting
course costs.
4
FIND OUT THE
Training Budget
(IF YOU CAN)
2
If your request is within the
allocated training budget, you
increase the chance of a YES!
Ask your boss directly or
play detective and ask
someone in the know.
Ask HR about
policies on partial
reimbursement if
you pay for the
course yourself.
ARM YOURSELF WITH
Answers
3
Maximise the benefits of the course
(to the company) with minimal
disruption to your current role.
Maximise the benefits of the course
(to the company) with minimal
disruption to your current role.
Prepare to answer
these...
Why is this copywriting course the
best choice?1
2
3
4
How will this copywriting course make
you more valuable to the comp...
Tip:
Don’t make this
request about YOU.
Talk about how the
company will get a
return on investment
(and how your boss will...
PRESENT YOUR
Case
4
Present the benefits of
writing more effective copy!
Greater
responses from
campaigns.
More
sales/brand
awareness/
engagement.
Enhancing the
company’s
reputation.
Savings on
outsourcing to
copywriters.
Helping you
achieve
more in less
time.
What if they say NO?
What if they say NO?
Don’t be afraid to ask why.
It might be a matter of timing, and you
can ask again later.
You might ge...
Need a hand to
get started?
Download a persuasive sample
letter you can use to secure the deal!
Get-Your-Boss-to-Pay
Sample Letter
copywritematters.co...
Download a persuasive sample
letter you can use to secure the deal!
Get-Your-Boss-to-Pay
Sample Letter
Click to get
your F...
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Want to do a copywriting course? Get your boss to pay!

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Handing in my resignation, to become a copywriter, was glorious. And it all began with a copywriting course. The sweetest part? My boss paid for it.

This sample letter will help you present your case for doing a copywriting course with the financial support of your current boss.

You win! They win!

To read more tips on getting that YES, read the full blog post: http://copywritematters.com/copywriting-course-get-your-boss-to-pay/

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Want to do a copywriting course? Get your boss to pay!

  1. 1. @CopywriteMattrs Get Your BOSS to PAY for YOUR COURSE COPYWRITING
  2. 2. “Most of us have responsibilities, so making rash decisions like randomly leaving your job in the hope of figuring out how to make money yourself is just not realistic.” - Yaro Starak Entrepreneurs-Journey.com
  3. 3. The smart thing to do? Develop your copywriting skills before you resign.
  4. 4. Get your boss to pay. Use these tips to take a copywriting course with the full (financial) support of your employer.
  5. 5. RESEARCH THE Copywriting Course 1
  6. 6. There are 4 aspects you need to consider.
  7. 7. Online copywriting course or face-to- face sessions. 1
  8. 8. 2 How much time the course requires. Will it impact your workload?
  9. 9. What you will learn & how you can apply to your current job. 3
  10. 10. How much the copywriting course costs. 4
  11. 11. FIND OUT THE Training Budget (IF YOU CAN) 2
  12. 12. If your request is within the allocated training budget, you increase the chance of a YES!
  13. 13. Ask your boss directly or play detective and ask someone in the know.
  14. 14. Ask HR about policies on partial reimbursement if you pay for the course yourself.
  15. 15. ARM YOURSELF WITH Answers 3
  16. 16. Maximise the benefits of the course (to the company) with minimal disruption to your current role.
  17. 17. Maximise the benefits of the course (to the company) with minimal disruption to your current role. Prepare to answer these questions:
  18. 18. Why is this copywriting course the best choice?1 2 3 4 How will this copywriting course make you more valuable to the company? In what areas will you perform better and how? Can you share, for the benefit of the company, what you’ve learned with others?
  19. 19. Tip: Don’t make this request about YOU. Talk about how the company will get a return on investment (and how your boss will end up looking awesome).
  20. 20. PRESENT YOUR Case 4
  21. 21. Present the benefits of writing more effective copy!
  22. 22. Greater responses from campaigns.
  23. 23. More sales/brand awareness/ engagement.
  24. 24. Enhancing the company’s reputation.
  25. 25. Savings on outsourcing to copywriters.
  26. 26. Helping you achieve more in less time.
  27. 27. What if they say NO?
  28. 28. What if they say NO? Don’t be afraid to ask why. It might be a matter of timing, and you can ask again later. You might get some specific requirements you have to meet or ways you can up your game to make a yes more likely.
  29. 29. Need a hand to get started?
  30. 30. Download a persuasive sample letter you can use to secure the deal! Get-Your-Boss-to-Pay Sample Letter copywritematters.com/ copywriting-course-sample-letter
  31. 31. Download a persuasive sample letter you can use to secure the deal! Get-Your-Boss-to-Pay Sample Letter Click to get your FREE copy! copywritematters.com/ copywriting-course-sample-letter

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