TAGfreelancing | ProCopywriters | the Alliance of Commercial Writers - Part 2

  1. How to get a mortgage when you’re self-employedThe words "until debt tear us apart" stencilled on a brick wall in black capital letters.

    10 October 2018 by André Spiteri

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

  2. Rebecca Perl — ProCopywriters Member Spotlight RevisitedHead and shoulders shot of Rebecca Perl, founder of Messagelab Communications.

    3 September 2018 by Rebecca Perl

    “I love the fact that one day I can be writing a blog post about online mapping software, and the next day a video script for a charity app.”

  3. Sue Keogh — ProCopywriters Member Spotlight Revisited

    1 August 2018 by Sue Keogh

    “As copywriters, we bring all our experiences to the page, and I think it’s important to encourage people from all walks of life to get into the industry.”

  4. Laura Glover — ProCopywriters Member Spotlight

    23 July 2018 by Laura Glover

    “Write for every brand you can lay your hands on. Variety is vital, even if you eventually become a specialised copywriter in one field.”

  5. Sarah Turner — ProCopywriters Member Spotlight RevisitedHead and shoulders shot of Sarah Turner, Copywriter

    18 July 2018 by Sarah Turner

    “If you’re really good at what you do, you should get paid a shed load. It doesn’t matter if you’re 22 or 62.”

  6. Five top tips for overcoming loneliness as a sole traderPerson standing alone in a field.

    27 June 2018 by Elizabeth Hibbert

    Elizabeth Hibbert’s tips for overcoming isolation if you work on your own.

  7. How to take time off without killing your businessWaves on a beach at sunset

    30 May 2018 by Ben Locker

    Karen Marston’s advice on taking a break without having a breakdown.

  8. Five easy ways to keep your clients happy

    28 May 2018 by Richard Steele

    What do we want? Satisfied clients! When do we want them? Now! Richard Steele shows us how.

  9. Tom Rigby — ProCopywriters Member Spotlight

    21 May 2018 by Tom Rigby

    “Writer’s block is your mind’s way of telling you to take a break and free your mind. You have to accept that no amount of intently staring at the screen, banging your head on the desk or swearing loudly at no-one in particular, is going to work.”

  10. Will this help you p-p-p-pick up your next project?

    16 May 2018 by Katherine Wildman

    Katherine Wildman asks what makes you different, and what do you want your clients and peers to associate you with?

  11. Richard Steele — ProCopywriters Member SpotlightRichard Steele, copywriter

    14 May 2018 by Richard Steele

    “Write a blog if you want to express yourself. Copywriting is about communicating your client’s messaging in their audience’s language. You should be invisible.”

  12. André Spiteri — ProCopywriters Member Spotlight

    7 May 2018 by André Spiteri

    “Don’t let impostor syndrome bring you down. I’ve seen incredibly talented copywriters not reach their potential because of it, and it sucks.”