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24 Jul 2019

Why you should perfect your elevator pitch TODAY

Nicky Weelen explains why you need to have your elevator pitch ready and waiting.

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19 Jul 2019

I’m in a different world: adjusting to the freelance mindset

Sean Patrick Hand on the change in perspective that happens when you start working for yourself.

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17 Jul 2019

I hate you! How to handle negative feedback from a client when you’re a freelancer

What do you do when a client doesn’t like the copy you’ve produced? Rowan Martin explains.

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12 Jul 2019

The problem with jargon and technobabble

Alice Hollis on why remembering that not everyone understands, and uses, the same terms you do is important.

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10 Jul 2019

Five-minute focus on voice search

Sanina Kaur’s quick guide to voice search marketing

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05 Jul 2019

How to beat procrastination

Avoiding doing that task that’s been hanging around your to-do list for a while? Karen Evennett speaks to an expert who has a tip that might help you start it.

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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.

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.

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