Self-employment

12 Feb 2020

No, I don’t want to meet for coffee

Jo Watson politely on why she ‘ll politely refuse your invitation to meet for a caffeinated beverage.

Is your contract outisde of IR35?
12 Feb 2020

Should freelancers be nervous about IR35?

Danielle Auld summarises the changes to the laws around contractors and the organisations that hire them.

23 Jan 2020

How much should freelance copywriters charge?

Joe Hall’s thoughts on the perennial pricing question

08 Jan 2020

Avoiding feast or famine when you’re self-employed

How do you make sure you’ve got a steady stream of work coming in? Anna Metcalfe shares her ideas.

18 Dec 2019

Freelance writers! Don’t give up!

A pep talk for when freelance copywriting life is getting you down, courtesy of Libby Marks.

12 Dec 2019

How we deliver crazy-good client experience every time (a copywriter’s checklist)

Helen Dibble describes the copywriting process she uses to delight her clients.

22 Oct 2019

A simple business plan for freelancers

Alice Hollis shares a clear, quick and easy business plan template you can use for your copywriting business.

15 Oct 2019

Speed networking — is it worth it?

Speed networking a chance to meet like-minded business owners or death by pitching? Shaun Patrick Hand finds out.

25 Sep 2019

Freelance copywriting — the first month

Shaun Patrick Hand looks back on his first few weeks as a freelance copywriter.

Storm clouds
18 Sep 2019

It’s not me, it’s you! When to break up with a client

Sally Major’s thoughts on how to figure out if it’s time to part ways a client.

26 Aug 2019

Is there a point to LinkedIn groups anymore?

Fi Shailes laments the unhelpful changes LinkedIn’s made to its groups.

Red neon sign that says 'lift'.
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.

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