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20 Feb 2019

How to tell a copywriter their work sucks

Not sure how to give a copywriter negative feedback? Jonathan Wilcock has a few suggestions.

14 Feb 2019

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13 Feb 2019

Easily distracted? Try these simple tips to help you focus

Karen Evennett on ways to make it more likely that you can get in the zone when you want to get stuff done.

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07 Feb 2019

Let’s talk about how brilliant copywriters are

Why Anna Gunning thinks we should celebrate copywriting and give ourselves a pat on the back.

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06 Feb 2019

Get creative with these 4 easy-to-use social media tools

Lorna Al-Ani’s quick guide to the social media tools you should try.

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30 Jan 2019

The copywriter says no: five unreasonable client requests and how to handle them

How do you answer the tricky questions clients often ask, politely and assertively? Jenny Lucas has some suggestions.

25 Jan 2019

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23 Jan 2019

7 ways to stop writing the obvious

Lorraine Forrest-Turner’s guide to booting tired words and phrases out of your copy.

17 Jan 2019

Voicebox – the tone of voice workshop in a box

Katherine Wildman grills Nick Parker on Voicebox – his tone of voice workshop-in-a-box.

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16 Jan 2019

6 tips for writers pitching editors and agencies

Editors and agencies, how do you build up effective working relationships with them? Tony Hallett of Collective Content gives us his dos and don’ts.

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13 Jan 2019

My first 5 years as a freelance copywriter

Alice Hollis considers how her life has changed since she ditched the 9 to 5 and started her copywriting business.

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09 Jan 2019

10 business lessons I learned in a 9-line email from my child’s nursery

Jo Watson shares the marketing tips she got from an unlikely source.

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20 Dec 2018

How to cope when your writing’s rejected

Your writing’s not going to hit the mark all the time. Abigail Dillon shares some ways to deal with it when it doesn’t.

19 Dec 2018

My first six months as a freelancer

Matthew Dryzmala’s account of the start of his foray into the world of freelancing.

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