Freelancing

30 Nov 2017

Finding copywriting jobs – advice from a recruiter

CJ Walker of Firehead Recruitment offers a few simple tips for copywriters looking for work.

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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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27 Sep 2017

Don’t be a starving writer. Steer clear of the mills.

Ever wondered how much you’d have to work to make ends meet writing for content mills? Andrew Nattan’s worked it out.

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13 Sep 2017

Should you have a copywriting niche, or should you generalise?

To specialise, or not to specialise? Gillian Jones shares her experiences and views.

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30 Aug 2017

The seven deadly sins of freelance copywriting

Andy Nattan’s handy guide to making sure you’re copywriter of virtue.

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02 Aug 2017

Why you shouldn’t rely on content mills for long-term work

Gillian Jones explains why she thinks using content mills isn’t the best way to build your copywriting business.

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.

16 May 2017

Why are female copywriters paid 29% less than men?

Want to earn more and work less? Andy Maslen has a few suggestions for you.

11 May 2017

Returning to freelance copywriting after a break

Elma Glasgow shares the genesis of her decision to return to freelance copywriting after a few years away.

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.

07 Apr 2017

Are you freelance for tax reasons?

Catherine Every wants to know why freelance copywriters go freelance. Was the tax regime a driving force for you?

16 Mar 2017

Making tax digital: the biggest change to freelance tax for a generation

As the government plans to transform the tax system, is your business ready for digital accounting?

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