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27 Sep 2017

Don’t be a starving writer. Steer clear of the mills.

Ever wondered how much you’d have to work to make ends meet writing for content mills? Andrew Nattan’s worked it out.

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20 Sep 2017

Why does business writing have to be formal? We’re not robots!

Abbie Pullman wants to know why we still get all starchy and buttoned up when it comes to business writing.

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Kathy Sharpe, Copywriter
18 Sep 2017

Kathy Sharpe – ProCopywriters member spotlight

“I’ve realised that a lot of people don’t actually know what copywriting is. So I suppose it’s our job to bang the drum about how important it can be, and the benefits it can bring!”

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13 Sep 2017

Should you have a copywriting niche, or should you generalise?

To specialise, or not to specialise? Gillian Jones shares her experiences and views.

Business writing tips for easy and effective results by Robert Bullard
06 Sep 2017

Book review – Business Writing Tips for Easy and Effective Results

Anna Gunning’s thoughts on Robert Bullard’s collection of “170 punchy tips” for effective business writing.

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30 Aug 2017

The seven deadly sins of freelance copywriting

Andy Nattan’s handy guide to making sure you’re copywriter of virtue.

Sanina Kaur, copywriter
28 Aug 2017

Sanina Kaur – ProCopywriters member spotlight

“Develop a thick skin and don’t take things too personally if your copy gets
changed, it’s all part of the process.”

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23 Aug 2017

10 tips to help you write brilliant copy that sells

Tips from Timothy Woods to help you make sure your copy does what it’s supposed to.

James Walsh, copywriter
21 Aug 2017

James Walsh – ProCopywriters member spotlight

“Be patient. Don’t blog unless you have something to say. And don’t be a sycophant — Twitter’s great and all, but nobody likes a suck up.”

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16 Aug 2017

ProCopywriters: what’s not to like?

Birgit Diggins shares some of the ways that ProCopywriters has helped her build her copywriting business.

Gillian Jones, copywriter
14 Aug 2017

Gillian Jones – ProCopywriters member spotlight

“Make sure you’re paid what you’re worth. Place a value on what you do, or no one else will.”

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09 Aug 2017

True equality will take more than a smart suit and a show of confidence

Sarah Russell explains why gender inequality in copywriting isn’t just about women not being confident or speaking up.

Copywriter Sue Kelso Ryan
07 Aug 2017

Sue Kelso Ryan – ProCopywriters member spotlight

“Don’t see other copywriters as the competition; they’re your best source of
information and advice.”

A person standing in the sea looking at the horizon.
02 Aug 2017

Why you shouldn’t rely on content mills for long-term work

Gillian Jones explains why she thinks using content mills isn’t the best way to build your copywriting business.

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