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Green shoots in soil.
23 May 2019

What I learned in my first month as a freelance copywriter

Shaun Patrick Hand looks back on his first few weeks in the world of freelance copywriting.

19 May 2019

Want to feature in a book of the ProCopywriters blog?

We’re publishing a book of our blog. Want to be included? Read on!

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16 May 2019

We need to talk about late payments

What do you do when your clients don’t pay on time? Sally Major has a few ideas.

Silhouette of a mountain at sunset
15 May 2019

How to find freelance copywriting work

Alice Hollis’ practical advice on finding copywriting clients.

Hot air ballooms
09 May 2019

14 tips for working with a copywriter

Matthew Dryzmala’s guide to what to expect when you work with a copywriter, and how to get the best out of them.

A woman resting her head on a man's shoulder.
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.

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.

A red ballpoint pen lying on a page of writing.
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.

Juliette Mitchell, copywriter
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.

A bird's eye view of a London black cab
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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