Freelancing

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21 Nov 2018

My big fat freelancing life

Helen Say shares 16 surprising lessons she’s learnt in the 18 months since she started out as a freelance SEO copywriter.

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12 Sep 2018

The secret confessions of a successful copywriter

Sarah Townsend’s been a copywriter for nearly 20 years. So has she got this freelancing malarkey sussed? Kind of.

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05 Sep 2018

An hourly rate? Really? Are you sure?

Katherine Wildman says a polite but firm, ‘no thanks’ to charging by the hour.

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22 Aug 2018

15 tried and tested free (or dirt cheap) tools for copywriters

Andre Spiteri’s recommends a heap of apps that can save you time, energy and money.

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13 Aug 2018

What I’ve learnt after writing for 20+ years

Six things that Sanina Kaur has learned during two decades of writing.

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08 Aug 2018

What to do when you’ve lost your creative mojo

Lauren MacNeish has a few ideas about things you can try when inspiration’s in short supply.

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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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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.

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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28 May 2018

Five easy ways to keep your clients happy

What do we want? Satisfied clients! When do we want them? Now! Richard Steele shows us how.

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09 May 2018

Professional social networking should be about showcasing, not showboating

Elizabeth Hibbert on how to make sure your social media content isn’t a load of charmless puffery.

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