Self-employment

27 Oct 2021

Bottle your brilliance. Get more copywriting clients

Anna McLoughlin’s guide to making sure you know exactly what makes your copywriting business different

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05 Oct 2021

Pricing per word is $hit

Charging by the word conveniently ignores the value copywriters provide says Ruth Sedar

20 Sep 2021

When client relationships go sour

Jenny Lucas’ suggestions for spotting, and dealing with, badly behaved clients

07 Sep 2021

5 reasons being a digital nomad makes you want to shout ‘freedom!’

Richard King sings the praises of deciding what work looks like for you

28 Jul 2021

Find your why (not)

Jo Watson’s a vote for less ‘find your why’ and more ‘you do you’.

16 Jun 2021

Ghosting freelancers (part 2): ghosting referrals

Why Dee Primett’s not impressed by clients who ask for a referral, then go AWOL

17 May 2021

A to Z of things that freelancers don’t get paid for (and other benefits we lose out on)

Dee Primett’s handy list of things for freelancers to remember when they’re deciding what to charge for their work

21 Apr 2021

Need copywriting work? Try these 3 simple ways to get noticed

No new copywriting projects on the horizon? Give Joe Jeffries’ ideas for getting work a try.

07 Apr 2021

3 types of rejection to embrace as a freelance copywriter

Camilla Zajac on the (hard but helpful) lessons you can learn from being rejected by clients.

31 Mar 2021

Freelance websites: trends, issues and ideas to try

Corrina Keefe cast her eye over a selection of copywriters’ websites. Here’s what she found.

24 Mar 2021

Send me an email, FFS

Jo Watson explains why it’s best not to call her.

23 Mar 2021

Ghosting freelancers: it’s not scary, just rude

If you’ve decided you don’t want to work with me, at least have the decency to tell me, says Dee Primett

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