A Leader Among the Nation’s Copywriters
“When you look at the history of advertising, there has never been a time when the opportunities for copywriters were greater. There’s never been more different media to work in. There have never been more clients committed to hiring good copywriters. And frankly, there’s never been more money available for copywriters in royalties and bonuses.”
RICHARD ARMSTRONG is a leading freelance copywriter, topping the ranks of the nation’s A-listers. He specializes in writing copy for publishing, membership, and fund raising efforts.
His client roster contains some of the most iconic names in direct marketing: Boardroom, Rodale, Reader’s Digest, and many others.
Richard has won the Caples Award … multiple times. He is also a winner of the special Maxwell Sackheim Award presented by the Caples judges for a “distinctive achievement in direct marketing.” He has received an Echo Award, and been selected as a MAXI Award winner. In 1989 he won the Speechwriter's Newsletter Award for "Best Speech of the Year."
Richard's has written articles appearing in National Review, Washingtonian Magazine, Advertising Age, and many other publications.
In 2012, AWAI honored Richard as the "Copywriter of the Year," joining such previous winners as Dan Kennedy, Clayton Makepeace, Bob Bly, and Ted Nicholas.
Books by Richard Armstrong
- God Doesn’t Shoot Craps: A Divine Comedy
- Leaving the Nest: The Complete Guide to Living on Your Own
- The Next Hurrah: The Communication Revolution in American Politics