Self-employment

23 Sep 2020

These people will be nightmare clients, guaranteed

Mark Garner’s advice on how to avoid clients who’ll make your life a misery.

11 Aug 2020

Starting a business during a pandemic

Alice Solaiman describes what it’s been like building a business during lockdown.

28 Jul 2020

What my dog teaches me about customer focus

Anna Metcalfe explains the links between dog agility and tuning into your customers.

18 Jun 2020

Am I better off as a sole trader or limited company?

Libby Marks lays out the pros and cons of being a sole trader vs setting up a limited company.

Getting referrals
14 May 2020

Boost your client list through referrals

You want your clients to mention your name when copywriting comes up. Sally Ormond shares her ideas about how to make that happen.

05 May 2020

Repeat after me: “My own business is at least as important as my clients’ businesses”

Megan Douglas’ suggestions for getting round to the business-related tasks that always slide to the bottom of your to-do list.

14 Apr 2020

How this editor weighs up freelance enquiries

Collective Content’s quick guide to what editors are looking for in a freelance writer.

31 Mar 2020

Keeping your copywriting business profitable during the coronavirus outbreak

Thora Fitzpatrick’s ideas about how to help make sure your business stays afloat during the coronavirus crisis.

12 Feb 2020

No, I don’t want to meet for coffee

Jo Watson on why she’ll politely refuse your invitation to meet for a (caffeinated) drink.

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.

Become a member

Join ProCopywriters

From just £6 per month you could have a profile on ProCopywriters. Find work, network and get support from your peers.

Become a member
Learn online

Members-only webinars

Every month we get an expert, an author or a professional trainer to deliver a one-hour presentation on copywriting, marketing or digital media.

Browse events
Menu