Self-employment

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

16 Mar 2021

Networking tips for freelance introverts

Lily Karenza suggests ways that self-employed introverts can take the pain out of making contacts and building business relationships.

22 Feb 2021

To niche or not to niche: a #ProCopyChat roundup

Specialist or generalist? Which is better? Andre Spiteri summarises some of the main issues in the niching debate.

03 Feb 2021

In defence of tiny email lists

Louise Shanahan on why there’s nothing wrong with a small, but beautifully formed, email list.

25 Jan 2021

Congratulations! You’ve survived 2020. Now what?

Ben McKinney looks back at last year and ponders what this one will bring.

03 Dec 2020

How to beat loneliness as a freelancer

Working for yourself can mean saying goodbye to office banter and regular social interaction. Lorna McGachie shares some ways to help make sure you don’t feel isolated.

25 Nov 2020

You must, you will, you are. How discipline can make you a better freelance writer

Jonathan Wilcock on why you should free yourself from the tyranny of unrealistic goals

04 Nov 2020

3 ways to create a strong competitive differentiator

Alice Hollis’ guide to finding what makes you and your business unique.

28 Oct 2020

Is business coaching right for you?

Katie Thompson’s views on whether business coaches are worth your time and money.

20 Oct 2020

Freelance mums are the best!

Alice Hollis waxes lyrical about the advantages of being a parent AND a freelancer.

14 Oct 2020

Don’t try this alone: why freelancers need friends

Amy Boylan runs through the many benefits of having buddies who are freelancers too.

13 Oct 2020

How to win over new clients when you have no experience (yet)

New to copywriting and don’t have any previous work to show potential clients? Louise Shanahan has some suggestions

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