Copywriting life

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25 Jul 2018

How to get rich on copywriting

Want to earn your living by writing copy? Honor Clement-Hayes explains how it’s done.

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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.

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.

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.

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30 May 2018

How to take time off without killing your business

Karen Marston’s advice on taking a break without having a breakdown.

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16 May 2018

Will this help you p-p-p-pick up your next project?

Katherine Wildman asks what makes you different, and what do you want your clients and peers to associate you with?

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05 Feb 2018

Perfectionism: how do I survive it as a copywriter?

Susan Hammond shares her ideas about how to make your perfectionism work for you.

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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