Freelancing

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13 Mar 2019

Freelance copywriter? How to learn the basics when you’re the boss

Amy Boylan’s recommendations for getting to grips with learning when you’re a freelance copywriter.

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06 Mar 2019

Why it’s worth joining a writing group

Claire Prentice on the life-changing magic of writing groups.

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13 Jan 2019

My first 5 years as a freelance copywriter

Alice Hollis considers how her life has changed since she ditched the 9 to 5 and started her copywriting business.

19 Dec 2018

My first six months as a freelancer

Matthew Dryzmala’s account of the start of his foray into the world of freelancing.

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10 Dec 2018

How to increase your day rates as a freelance copywriter

How can you charge more as a freelance copywriter? Leif Kendall has a few suggestions…

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05 Dec 2018

4 things I love most about freelancing

Sanina Kaur waxes lyrical on her favourite things about freelance life.

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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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