“Best training investment”

Feedback from Nottingham’s Distinct Recruitment agency, about yesterday’s copywriting course:

“A great interactive session. I’ve taken away some in-depth, tangible skills to be able to bring my adverts to life. The course gives a great opportunity to give yourself a USP.”
Joel Stevenson

“An insightful course. Lots of relevant information which was put to practical use during the day.”
Claire Fletcher

“Mitch and Jackie’s training was fun, interesting and very helpful in allowing me to write better copy for ads.”
Jo Sanderson

“Great session with Mitch and Jackie. Loads of ideas and stuff to put into practice.”
Arran Jaiswal

“Mitch and Jackie are a fab duo. They create a great environment for criticism to be received well, and provide feedback that is vital.”
Lauren Hulme

“Best training investment we’ve made in years.”
Ryan Jaiswal


Spot on.

“Thanks Jackie Barrie for helping me to come up with a new exercise to engage the audience in my lunchtime talk today. It worked brilliantly and really got people involved.

I’ve asked Jackie for ideas for exercises several times and they are always spot on.”

Andy Lopata in Hong Kong (on Facebook)

“Really chuffed”

About case studies I wrote for a client:

“Thank you very much for all your work. I’m really chuffed with the final output.”

Good copywriter

About this issue of Writing Without Waffle

“Great newsletter Jackie, I enjoyed reading top to bottom whilst smiling in the knowledge that’s what a good copywriter can make you do…”

Jeremy Chadwick, Yellowdot


“I have seen Jackie speak at two different events on two different topics and both times the content was pitched at exactly the right level and tailored specifically for those particular audiences.
Jackie demonstrates her expertise in a way that is clear, engaging and memorable ensuring that people leave with valuable takeaways they can implement immediately.
I look forward to using her tips and techniques in my own business asap – thanks Jackie!”
Mel Sherwood, Pitch and Presentation Specialist (on LinkedIn)

Calling Scottish recruiters

Look what you missed out on in Edinburgh and Glasgow this week…

”Learning from Mitch and Jackie was an absolute joy. I loved the format of the course, the one-to-one tuition and all the conversational tangents. I can’t wait to get back to work to apply what I have learned.”

Mary Palmer

“Mitch and Jackie were great. Mitch definitely not as scary in person as he is online. Course was fantastic. Great one-to-one support has given me a completely different perspective on ads.”

Stuart McKenna

”Great course and will add real value to my desk.”

Gordon Coyle

”The course is not what you might think it is. It applies to all areas of persuading people to engage with you. It was expertly delivered.”

Gillies Kleboe

”Perfectly paced and easy-to-apply tips from two industry experts. I will be using these tools straightaway.”

Steve Guest

”Great session. Mitch and Jackie made the course very interactive which really helped the group stay engaged throughout.”

Isabella Derham

“Fantastic course by Mitch and Jackie. Tailored advice and support specific to my sector. I’ve learned so much today. Excited to put it into practice.”

Joanne Sullivan

”Jackie and Mitch are highly knowledgeable about copywriting and recruitment advertising. The course is fantastic – I highly recommend it.”

Louise Millar

”If you recruit for mythical beasts, or candidates that are hard to find, this course is for you.”

Paul Card

”Mitch and Jackie really helped me create more engaging copy that my business can use, not just in job ads, but emails and LinkedIn messages too.”

James Blackwell

“Great course. Insightful. I wish there were more training programmes available within the industry to help us improve.”

Graeme Harper

“It was a fantastic experience and [we] are just about to head in to meet with our MD to deliver our glowing feedback. The training course was even  better than I had expected – so much good practical advice in there which was exactly what I was looking to get out of it.”

And there’s some more feedback after London’s course:

“I keep re-reading the materials and am still finding useful tips I missed the first few times.”

Robyn Allen

Copywriting for Journalists

Here are some of the comments from the journalists who attended yesterday’s Copywriting for Journalists course in London, on behalf of Journalism.co.uk:

“Jackie talked us through the skills of copywriting in a thorough and entertaining way, providing lots of skills and tips and techniques to start us on the copywriting journey.”
Charlie Webb

Great introduction to copywriting. I now have the confidence to go out and get work.”
Ellie Robinson

“Comprehensive, engaging and informative course with practical advice and a wealth of hints and tips.”
Katie Holmes

“A very useful and targeted course by someone whose years of hands-on experience clearly shows.”
Nick Bezuidenhout

“Relaxed training course suitable for journalists. Understands skills journalists have and takes it from there.”
Angela Rumsey

“Really great grounding on copywriting. I’m crammed with inspiration for my next work!”
Maddy Everington

“Interesting and practical course that gives you great advice and useful, usable skills.”
Stacey Meadwell

“Interesting and engaging with practical skills and knowledge to set up your copywriting business.”
Emily Sheridan

“Thank you so much for an excellent course. It really gave me something to think about, and I came home and instantly wrote copy for my website that I am much more happy with than all previous attempts!”
Charlie Webb via email

“I just wanted to say how much I enjoyed your course two weeks ago. It was a really insightful day which has given me renewed inspiration for my copywriting – thank you so much! The sun is finally coming out again here in Lisbon and I’ve been using many of your tips at work, especially the title creation and SEO ones.”
Maddy Everington via email

Nice things people have said about me, my products and my services

This unsolicited feedback is included with permission, and is presented in no particular order. Thank you to all my lovely clients for their comments since I founded Comms Plus in 2001.

For free resources, hints and tips about copywriting, marketing, social media and networking, please visit jackiebarrie.com.

Jackie Barrie, speaker, trainer, copywriter, and author

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