Copywriting life

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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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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.

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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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.

06 Jun 2019

Freelance creatives! Spare a thought for your clients

Jonathan Wilcock on why he thinks empathy is the best policy.

28 May 2019

How does age add value to a copywriter?

Anna Metcalfe reflects on the advantages of choosing a copywriter with tonnes of experience.

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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.

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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.

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15 May 2019

How to find freelance copywriting work

Alice Hollis’ practical advice on finding copywriting clients.

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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.

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