Business

15 Aug 2019

Behind the scenes of a copywriting business

Catherine Every on the tools that help make sure everything in her freelance copywriting business runs smoothly.

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24 Jul 2019

Why you should perfect your elevator pitch TODAY

Nicky Weelen explains why you need to have your elevator pitch ready and waiting.

Stop sign with street signs for Homework Avenue and Procrastination Park above it
05 Jul 2019

How to beat procrastination

Avoiding doing that task that’s been hanging around your to-do list for a while? Karen Evennett speaks to an expert who has a tip that might help you start it.

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03 Jul 2019

The freelancer’s choice: sole trader or limited company?

Is it better to be a sole trader or form a limited company? Mary Whitehouse runs through the pros and cons of both.

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20 Jun 2019

Balancing motherhood with self-employment

Yvette Lamb shares her experiences of juggling the demands that come with being a mother and a freelancer.

30 May 2019

Email marketing: strategies for improving open and click-through rates

How can you get more people to open your emails – and click the links inside?

Green shoots in soil.
23 May 2019

What I learned in my first month as a freelance copywriter

Shaun Patrick Hand looks back on his first few weeks in the world of freelance copywriting.

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16 May 2019

We need to talk about late payments

What do you do when your clients don’t pay on time? Sally Major has a few ideas.

Poppies
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.

A toddler colouring in a picture of an angel.
09 Jan 2019

10 business lessons I learned in a 9-line email from my child’s nursery

Jo Watson shares the marketing tips she got from an unlikely source.

The words "until debt tear us apart" stencilled on a brick wall in black capital letters.
10 Oct 2018

How to get a mortgage when you’re self-employed

Andre Spiteri’s helpful summary of the dos and don’ts of applying for a mortgage when you work for yourself.

27 Jul 2018

Dangerous words: how copywriters can avoid getting sued

Sarah Adams of PolicyBee explores some of the legal risks that copywriters can face.

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