31 May 2015

Copywriters, unite!

#copywritersunite on Tuesday 16 June in London: a chance for copywriters to brave physical socialising, armed with only obscure Twitter bio photos.

28 May 2015

Is it EVER okay to swear in marketing copy?

Doug Kessler challenges us to think about why swear words are a no-go zone in marketing copy.

26 May 2015

There’s more to being a freelance copywriter than just writing good words

Marketing, accounting, project management…it’s a wonder freelancers have any time to spend on actual copywriting.

22 May 2015

For the love of God, can we all stop saying ‘passionate’?

David McGuire argues that copywriters caught using the word ‘passionate’ should be openly mocked.

21 May 2015

Cheeky Nando’s – a copywriting message behind the meme

The Nando’s meme shows how using jargon or the vernacular can alienate large parts of your target audience.

21 May 2015

Setting up shop: lessons from the copywriting Twitterati

Jenii Lowe asked the copywriters of Twitter what advice they would give to a freelance copywriter who’s just starting out.

20 May 2015

5 ways the Pro Copywriters’ Network can help you

Five chunky reasons why you should become a member of the Professional Copywriters’ Network.

20 May 2015

Betti Moser

“I think jargon gets such a bad name because people use it to disguise the fact they have nothing to say.”

18 May 2015

How to get paid on time, every time

Caroline Gibson sets out some practical steps you can take to make sure you’re paid for your freelance copywriting work on time.

15 May 2015

Thank you to our 1,500 members

Over the last few days we’ve been watching our directory of copywriters reach the milestone of 1,500 members.

12 May 2015

Copywriting is alive

We believe copywriting is in great shape. The profession is alive with possibility – there are so many ways to write, so many writers to learn from.

11 May 2015

The push and pull of writing for new parents

Heidi Stephens on the challenges of copywriting for parenting brands and how the baby landscape is changing.

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