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Classroom to Copy #22: From Daycare Teacher & Bartender to Financial Copywriter: Carolynn Ananian’s Journey podcast Mar 26, 2024

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[00:25] Introducing former daycare teacher and bartender, Carolynn Ananian, who pivoted to a successful career in financial copywriting.

[01:12] Carolynn reveals why she explored numerous jobs before landing on a copywriting career.

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Classroom to Copy #21: Former Junior College Teacher Siti Zahidah on Becoming a Public Relations Manager & Copywriter podcast Feb 26, 2024

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In this episode, you will discover:

  • [0:00:42] Zahidah’s background as a former Junior College teacher who taught General Paper in Singapore for 8 years
  • [0:01:39] Her current job as a Public...
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Classroom to Copy #20 Former Pastor & VP Joshua Lee Henry on Becoming a Financial Copywriter (Instead of a College Professor) podcast Jan 22, 2024

Joshua Lee Henry always wanted to be a teacher. 

He was once a mega-church pastor… and he walked away from two PhD programs…

But now, he’s a multimillion-dollar financial copywriter and copy chief.

How did he do it, and why?

That’s what I wanted to find out in the...

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Classroom to Copy #19: Kristy Chadwick on Overcoming Burnout & Finding Community through Copywriting podcast Dec 26, 2023

In this episode, you will discover:

[00:48] Kristy Chadwick’s journey from working in a bank… a law office… a theme park… to stumbling into teaching – PLUS why she...

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Classroom to Copy #18: Melanie Warren – From Teaching 9th-Grade Algebra to Becoming Tony Robbins’ Copy Chief podcast Nov 28, 2023
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In this episode, you’ll discover:

1:03: Melanie’s background as a former 9th-grade algebra teacher with a huge caseload of IEP students… and all the cool strategies she used to get...

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Classroom to Copy #17: Celebrating Copywriting Wins with Ex-Teachers Charlotte & Ben podcast Oct 24, 2023

When my friends Ben Henken and Charlotte Ellis posted about their latest copywriting wins on the Copy Chief forum, I knew I had to get them back on Classroom to Copy to celebrate and share HOW they did it. 

It took a long time to schedule this across 3 different timezones...

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Some exciting news + Episode 16 of Classroom to Copy podcast Aug 29, 2023

Before we get to part 2 of my Classroom to Copy episode with Sean MacIntyre… I have some exciting news to share with you.

I had to keep this one to myself for a long time, because I don’t like to count my chickens before they hatch… or before the dotted line has been...

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Classroom to Copy #15: Sean MacIntyre’s Journey From Grading Papers & Waiting Tables to Becoming a Top Agora Financial Copywriter (Part 1/2) podcast Aug 23, 2023

He’s one of the top financial copywriters (the best-selling backend copywriter at Agora in 2020)… 

And as you’ll see in today’s episode, he wears a mind-boggling number of hats too for several businesses – spanning Texas to Japan! 

As promised, meet Sean...

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Classroom to Copy #14: From Teaching in China to Writing Financial Copy with Alex Perry podcast Jul 26, 2023
 

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  • Introducing Alex Perry, my fellow financial copywriter.0:02
    • Alex’s unique teaching background and teaching background.
    • Her journey of becoming an English major.
    • Her journey into direct...
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I’m back on Copy Chief Radio. Here’s why Kevin Rogers and I think teachers make great copywriters. podcast Jul 12, 2023

Don’t just take my word for it – here’s what Kevin Rogers, my mentor and one of the greatest copywriters in the world, says about teachers:

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The realization hit me like a brick to the noggin’…

“Teachers make great copywriters for the same reason comedians...

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Classroom to Copy #13: Former Special Ed Teacher Chris Orzechowski On How to Build a Multi-Million-Dollar Copywriting Empire podcast Jun 28, 2023

Today, I’m interviewing a very special guest. To me, he represents the next step in the teacher-turned-copywriter journey, and so much more. He’s where I want to be in the next 3 to 5 years. He’s none other than THE Email Copywriter himself, Chris Orzechowski.

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Classroom to Copy #12: A 30-Day Gameplan For Getting Closer to Your Copywriting Dream As a Teacher podcast Jun 21, 2023

 

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>> The first 3 steps you need to take BEFORE using this 30-day game plan…1:49

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