Get access to our library of educational videos and learn new skills to stay ahead of the media pack.

Questions or comments about Mediabistro
How-To Videos

Get answers:
Read the FAQs.

Contact us:
Tech questions

or call 212-493-4054

System requirements

Flash 7 or higher
Download the latest version

Our videos are optimized for high speed internet connections and may not be viewed properly by users with dial-up connections.

Back to Home > Courses and Seminars > How-To Videos > Copywriting


Courses | How-To Videos | Certificates | One-on-One Training | Corporate Training | Your Courses

1–12 out of 12 listings
Interactive Branding & Promotion: Blogging (15 Minutes)
Posted Nov 23, 2010
  Copyfitting 101 (18 minutes)
Posted Sep 2, 2010
The ins and outs of blogging for your brand  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Blogging, Copywriting, Web Design
  Make functional and beautiful page layouts in difficult circumstances  more details

Copywriting, Printing Tips, Client Relations, Type, Layout, Magazine Design, Stock Photography, Adobe Indesign, Photo Selection, Copyfitting
What Makes an Ad Effective? (15 minutes)
Posted Aug 27, 2010
  Don't Waste My Time!: Designing for Short Attention Spans (23:41)
Posted May 24, 2010
In this tutorial, you'll learn the basic strategies copywriters employ when forging great and memorable ads that stand the test of time.  more details

Copywriting, Advertising Copy, Taglines
  Make the most of the scant seconds you have to grab your audience  more details

Creativity, Copywriting, Color, Printing Tips, Layout, Magazine Design, Web Design
Design Police Report: 5 Web Design Crimes (27:30)
Posted Jan 12, 2010
  Gender Benders: Busting Design Cliches (36:45)
Posted Jan 8, 2010
These websites are guilty of heinous design felonies that alienate users.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Copywriting, Type, Pdfs, Web Design
  Aim for a gender-specific audience without falling back on cliched visual language.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Copywriting, Color, Type, Image Selection, Magazine Design, Stock Photography
History Lessons: Timeless Design Principles (29:24)
Posted Dec 23, 2009
  Who's the Package For?: Secrets of Packaging Design (27:27)
Posted Nov 12, 2009
What can today's media-makers learn from 1950s magazine design?  more details

Creativity, Copywriting, Color, Type, Layout, Image Selection, Magazine Design, Stock Photography
  Angela Riechers deciphers the branding messages today's products convey to their audience through packaging.  more details

Creativity, Branding, Packaging, Marketing, Promotion, Copywriting, Color, Type
Worldwide Comedy Club (29:19)
Posted Aug 21, 2009
  Rock-Solid Brands: Essentials of Brand Longevity (24:42)
Posted Aug 7, 2009
Aliyah Marr's latest inspirational tutorial focuses on the power of humor as a design tool. Her diverse array of hilarious examples drawn from the web includes text-only sites, prime-time TV spots,...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Copywriting, Web Design
  How does a brand stay strong for decades? Some well-known brands have remained virtually the same in their visual identity; others have had to adapt to social or cultural change in order to stay...  more details

Branding, Marketing, Promotion, Copywriting, Case Studies
The Designer's SEO Handbook (49:21)
Posted Apr 28, 2009
  Copywriting for Designers (28:12)
Posted Dec 12, 2008
SEO (search engine optimization) is a project that involves nearly every aspect of a website. Geoff Blake provides a handy SEO road map, addressing such topics as: keyword research and application,...  more details

Dreamweaver, Copywriting, Web Design, Adobe Creative Suite 4
  Designers can become more competitive by adding copywriting to their skill set. Nancy Hoffmann, a designer who has worked as a professional copywriter, understands how effective writing and...  more details

Creativity, Branding, Copywriting, Client Relations, Business Issues, Web Design