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03 Jul 2019

The freelancer’s choice: sole trader or limited company?

Is it better to be a sole trader or form a limited company? Mary Whitehouse runs through the pros and cons of both.

27 Jun 2019

My first twelve months as a freelancer

Matthew Dryzmala looks back on his first year as a self-employed copywriter.

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26 Jun 2019

How to write copy that doesn’t want to be written

What can you do when your creative juices have dried up? Steve Bilko has a few ideas.

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20 Jun 2019

Balancing motherhood with self-employment

Yvette Lamb shares her experiences of juggling the demands that come with being a mother and a freelancer.

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19 Jun 2019

Why do people insist on using certain words incorrectly?

Alice Hollis takes us through some of her word-related bugbears.

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13 Jun 2019

What I learned when I spilt coffee on my laptop

Andre Spiteri explains what he did when he thought his Macbook was a goner.

13 Jun 2019

Creative North review: the future of content

Anna Gunning gives us her take on the Creative North conference.

06 Jun 2019

Freelance creatives! Spare a thought for your clients

Jonathan Wilcock on why he thinks empathy is the best policy.

05 Jun 2019

ProCopywriters Survey 2019 – download now

Read our latest survey of 514 commercial writers for insights on income, aspirations, practices and outlook.

30 May 2019

Email marketing: strategies for improving open and click-through rates

How can you get more people to open your emails – and click the links inside?

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30 May 2019

Dark Angels review: finding a braver way to work with words

Rebecca Magnus’ thoughts about the Dark Angels writing course.

30 May 2019

How poetry and rhythm can help you write powerful copy

Richard Spencer from A Thousand Monkeys discusses how rhythm has a powerful effect on your copy.

29 May 2019

How to write content that ranks highly on Google – SEO essentials

Christina Brown shares her recipe for copy and content that is loved by readers and search engines.

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29 May 2019

A 12 step programme for email newsletters

Deborah Wroe shares some email newsletter basics.

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