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08 May 2019

Facing a personal crisis when you’re self-employed

Karen Bright explains how she coped when devastating major life events made it difficult for her to stay on top of her workload.

03 May 2019

Call for speakers at CopyCon 2020

We’re looking for speakers for our 2020 event. Submit a proposal before 31 May 2019.

ProCopywriters Blog

25 Apr 2019

Steve Howe — CopyCon Speaker Spotlight

“The best copy comes from customers themselves. Take what your customers are actually saying, and put it in print.”

24 Apr 2019

Do puns have a place in advertising?

To pun or not to pun? That’s the question Jonathan Wilcock’s asking.

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22 Apr 2019

How to cheat your way to error-free content

Sanina Kaur’s guide to tools to help make sure that there aren’t any embarrassing mistakes in your writing.

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18 Apr 2019

We need to talk about copywriting

Juliette Mitchell explains why she’s not sure that ‘copywriter’s’ the best term to describe what she does.

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17 Apr 2019

Have you tried the black cab exercise?

Alice Hollis shares a simple exercise that can help you get to the bottom of the emotions driving your clients and customers.

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10 Apr 2019

Is your writing going to be translated?

Claire Burn’s guide what you need to think about if your work’s going to be translated into another language.

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03 Apr 2019

How words get people to trust you — and why it’s so darned important to be consistent

Katherine Wildman on why using the same specific and up-to-date messaging in your branding is a must.

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27 Mar 2019

The murky world of content mills

Rowan Martin reflects on her experiences of getting copywriting work through content mills.

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20 Mar 2019

How to treat your guest bloggers ‘like a lady’

Fi Shailes on how to get the best out of guest bloggers.

14 Mar 2019

Membership fee increase (for new members only)

From the 1 April 2019 we’ll be increasing the membership fee to £90 for Pro members and £6 per month for Basic members.

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13 Mar 2019

Freelance copywriter? How to learn the basics when you’re the boss

Amy Boylan’s recommendations for getting to grips with learning when you’re a freelance copywriter.

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06 Mar 2019

Why it’s worth joining a writing group

Claire Prentice on the life-changing magic of writing groups.

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