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16 Jul 2018

Is One Minute Briefs better than a CV?

Clare Jennings on how to show off your skills without the aid of a portfolio.

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11 Jul 2018

Why the job title “content manager” is a misnomer

How do you hire the content professional you actually need (instead of the one you think you need)? Irene Triendl has a few ideas.

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09 Jul 2018

Evaluating the way you work and how you deal with others

Gillian Jones’ suggestions for taking stock of what you do and how you do it.

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04 Jul 2018

How to write like a bloody person

No-nonsense advice from Andy Nattan on banishing jargon and corpspeak from business writing.

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04 Jul 2018

10 song lyrics that are also great copywriting tips

Kate Greenwood on what music can teach us about copywriting.

02 Jul 2018

Why procrastination isn’t (always) bad

Is Andrews explains why using delaying tactics (instead of plonking your backside in your chair and getting on with writing), can sometimes be a positive thing.

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27 Jun 2018

Five top tips for overcoming loneliness as a sole trader

Elizabeth Hibbert’s tips for overcoming isolation if you work on your own.

25 Jun 2018

Copywriting portfolios: why you need one and how to create it from scratch

Ruth Elvin’s guide to putting together the kind of copywriting portfolio that will help get you work.

20 Jun 2018

Are you getting these 19 common expressions wrong?

Sarah Townsend’s rundown of frequently made word blunders and mix-ups.

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18 Jun 2018

How to write engaging tweets for a variety of clients

Want to make sure your tweets are on-brand and get the results you’re after? Helen Bridal shows you how.

13 Jun 2018

Free webinar from #CopyCon18 sponsor GatherContent

Ellen de Vries wants to tell you about creating a content brief for any occasion.

11 Jun 2018

I worked with a content mill: here’s what I learned

What’s working for a content mill really like? Andre Spiteri spills the beans.

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