Copywriting life

20 Dec 2017

Bloopers of a copywriting newbie: missing the target

Susan Hammond gives us the chance to learn from her (copywriting) mistakes.

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18 Dec 2017

My festive favourite

Simon Beasor explains why a passage from Dickens sums up Christmas for him.

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25 Oct 2017

Want a copywriting job? Here’s what I look for

Rebecca Nicholl’s quick guide to applying for copywriting jobs.

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18 Oct 2017

The Freelance Files: ‘great! I get to work at home!’

In the first instalment of The Freelance Files, Sanina Kaur sheds some light on what it’s really like to live life in the freelance lane.

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16 Aug 2017

ProCopywriters: what’s not to like?

Birgit Diggins shares some of the ways that ProCopywriters has helped her build her copywriting business.

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09 Aug 2017

True equality will take more than a smart suit and a show of confidence

Sarah Russell explains why gender inequality in copywriting isn’t just about women not being confident or speaking up.

26 Jul 2017

Can freelancers really work from anywhere?

Freelancers can work from wherever they want, right? Given her experiences, Julia Cameron’s not so sure.

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12 Jul 2017

10 words copywriters wish existed

Sophie Deal shares 10 words she’d love to have at her disposal.

26 Apr 2017

How can we shrink the gender pay gap in copywriting?

With male copywriters earning, on average, 29% more than women, we ask what can be done to shrink the gender pay gap.

11 Apr 2017

Anyone Can Write Stuff. Not Everyone Can Be a Copywriter

Anna McLouglin explores the skills that copywriters require and ruminates on why copywriting is such a challenging profession.

23 Feb 2017

Why free copy samples are terrible for copywriters and clients

Six reasons why free copy samples are bad for business.

15 Feb 2017

Copywriting – the most fun you can have with two fingers?

Copywriter Trevor Barrett shares his reasons for loving his work.

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