An intelligent, no-nonsense and extremely readable guide to the logic of selling via catalogue and web. Flicks & Clicks is full of sound advice from someone who really knows what she's talking about. Paul Cunningham, Managing Director, Aspace Very comprehensive - everything you need to know about selling off the page, whether catalogue or web. Tim Curtis, Managing Director, Lands' End Europe I wish a book like this had been available when I started out in this industry. It would have saved me many costly mistakes and I might be retired by now. It will be a reference work for years. Nick Alderton, Managing Director, Peter Christian
About the Author
Mel specialises in strategy and copy for catalogues and websites, and heads up the multi-channel copywriting agency Words That Sell (www.wordthatsell.co.uk). She has written for some of Britain's biggest names in home shopping, including Cotton Traders, David Nieper, Donald Russell, House of Bath and Turtle Mats. Several of her clients, including Aspace, Lyco, Muddy Puddles and Stocksigns, have won national 'Best Catalogue' awards. Mel also runs copywriting training courses for clients including Bradshaws Direct, Davy's Wine Bars, Kew Gardens and the University of Bedfordshire. Before turning to copywriting, Mel was an executive in leading London advertising agencies, helping to create TV, press and radio advertising for brands such as Immac (now Veet), Melitta Coffee, Cornetto and Carte D'Or Ice Cream. She also worked at Ogilvy & Mather Direct where she learned the principles of direct marketing. Mel is a popular speaker at industry events such as ECMOD and the Catalogue Exchange Summit and is on the judging panel for the ECMOD 360 European Catalogue and Website awards. She is also an official Ambassador for Women's Enterprise.