What is a Copywriter? - A content writer or something else?
I find this odd but very interesting, which is the reason I wanted to share it with you.
Copywriters (known as continuity writers in broadcasting) are used to help create direct mail pieces, taglines, jingle lyrics, web page content (although if the purpose is not ultimately promotional, its author might prefer to be called a content writer)
The reason I used "bold" on content writer is due to the fact that I call myself a content writer. I write tons of information on a daily basis, both for free and for money. I get paid to write content. - However, I would never call myself a copywriter, as a copywriter, in my opinion, is a person who is extremely talented on writing sales letters. (I've hired multiple copywriters in the past to write sales letters for my products.)
I often don't think that I possess the necessary skills to write a good enough sales letter, which is the reason I hire others to do it for me. - That basically means, that I would never call myself a copywriter. I am a content writer.
What do you guys think? - Are these two the same? - What would you call yourself?