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17 Oct 2018

Here’s what I learned as a first-timer, at the Copywriting Conference 2018

Bisma Hashmi shares her experience of this year’s Copywriting Conference.

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17 Oct 2018

How you can retire on £200 a month (or how and why clickbait works)

Fi Shailes shines a light on the inner workings of clickbait.

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10 Oct 2018

How to get a mortgage when you’re self-employed

Andre Spiteri’s helpful summary of the dos and don’ts of applying for a mortgage when you work for yourself.

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03 Oct 2018

Why ex-journalists make great copywriters

Nick Bez explains why he thinks former newshounds are the perfect people to write copy.

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26 Sep 2018

How to write great FAQs in 10 steps

Sabine Harnau’s guide to writing FAQs that are genuinely helpful for your clients and customers.

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19 Sep 2018

The Freelance Files: ‘work-life balance, where are you?’

Sanina Kaur explains why going freelance might not necessarily be the answer to all your work-life balance related woes.

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12 Sep 2018

The secret confessions of a successful copywriter

Sarah Townsend’s been a copywriter for nearly 20 years. So has she got this freelancing malarkey sussed? Kind of.

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07 Sep 2018

Copywriting and content design

What is content design? Is it just another name for copywriting? Or something totally different? Sarah Richards gives us her answer.

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05 Sep 2018

An hourly rate? Really? Are you sure?

Katherine Wildman says a polite but firm, ‘no thanks’ to charging by the hour.

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27 Aug 2018

The 5 most common B2B writing mistakes

Lorrie Hartshorn on how to avoid the B2B copywriting blunders that crop up time and time again.

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22 Aug 2018

15 tried and tested free (or dirt cheap) tools for copywriters

Andre Spiteri’s recommends a heap of apps that can save you time, energy and money.

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13 Aug 2018

What I’ve learnt after writing for 20+ years

Six things that Sanina Kaur has learned during two decades of writing.

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08 Aug 2018

What to do when you’ve lost your creative mojo

Lauren MacNeish has a few ideas about things you can try when inspiration’s in short supply.

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06 Aug 2018

A no-hoper’s guide to LinkedIn

John Espirian’s unorthodox guide to making the most of LinkedIn.

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