Lifestyle Design

The other day my wife and I were in a local health food store. The woman asked us, “Why are you buying the whole box of chocolate covered coconut bars?” “We eat them on the plane while we’re traveling.” “Where are you off to?” she asked. “Brazil,” we replied. “Really?” she asked. “For how long?” […]



How to Get Your First Real Copywriting Client in 14 Days or Less
I launched my freelance copywriting career on June 13, 2005. Much to my surprise, I landed three clients in the first two weeks. If you'd like to discover how I did it,  then click here now »

Copywriting Headquarters Abandons the Home Office

by Ryan M. Healy on July 5, 2012

After 7 years of working from home, I finally decided to get an office. Signed a one-year lease a couple weeks ago and moved into the office on Tuesday of this week. It’s only 6 minutes from my house, so it’s about as convenient as it could possibly be. So why did I get an […]



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This Ain’t My American Dream

by Ryan M. Healy on June 20, 2012

I’ve been a big fan of Switchfoot ever since The Legend of Chin came out back in 1997. They’ve got that rare combination of good music AND good lyrics. One of the things I’ve noticed is their songs often disparage our 21st Century lifestyles of status-seeking, bling, and excess. Take, for instance, the song “American […]



Web Copy That Sells! How to Write Direct Response Copy for Online Sales
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A Few Thoughts on Snow, Focus & Motivation

by Ryan M. Healy on February 3, 2012

I’m drinking a cup of coffee and typing at my computer. This is what I do eight hours a day, five days a week (the writing part, that is; I’m usually done with the coffee by 11 a.m.). Today is a little different because there’s a big storm system sitting over Denver. It’s dropping all […]



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As you may know, I spent most of September and part of October on Siesta Key beach in Florida. In spite of some of the challenges of working and traveling at the same time, I’d do it all over again. But there are a few things I’d do differently. The biggest failure on my part […]



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