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18 Dec 2017

My festive favourite

Simon Beasor explains why a passage from Dickens sums up Christmas for him.

30 Nov 2017

Finding copywriting jobs – advice from a recruiter

CJ Walker of Firehead Recruitment offers a few simple tips for copywriters looking for work.

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30 Nov 2017

Why is branding important for freelance copywriters?

Leif Kendall suggests that branding can give you a head start when it comes to finding clients you love.

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22 Nov 2017

Copywriter? Or actor?

How do you capture the right voice in your copy? Rebecca Nicholl suggests taking inspiration from the acting world.

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15 Nov 2017

The essential checklist for writing call to actions that convert

Not sure how to create effective call to actions? Sanina Kaur explains how.

A worm's eye view of 4 skyscrapers in Calgary, Canada.
01 Nov 2017

Direct response copy: why you should go old-school

Could direct response copywriting help you sharpen your skills? Glenn Fisher thinks so.

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25 Oct 2017

Want a copywriting job? Here’s what I look for

Rebecca Nicholl’s quick guide to applying for copywriting jobs.

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18 Oct 2017

The Freelance Files: ‘great! I get to work at home!’

In the first instalment of The Freelance Files, Sanina Kaur sheds some light on what it’s really like to live life in the freelance lane.

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16 Oct 2017

Copywriting Conference 2017 – was it any good?

Dawn Kofie gives us her take on Copywriting Conference 2017.

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10 Oct 2017

Depression, copywriting and me

Debbie Stokoe shares her experiences of depression and describes how copywriting played a part in her recovery.

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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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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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