There was much excitement this week when we discovered the Copywriting Apprentice blog had been listed at number 10 in Feedspot’s Top 20 Apprentice Blogs. There was much surprise too because we hadn’t nominated the blog or entered any awards.
The 20 top blogs were selected and ranked on four criteria:
So what does that mean to the Copywriting Apprentice? Well, it’s a great honour, of course, and we will proudly display the badge on the blog. An accolade of this kind is a great endorsement for a company or organisation.
But for us, it is the recognition that is really gratifying. When the blog was started, we wanted to create a valuable resource for would-be copywriters. We wanted honest and open articles to provide an insight into life in the industry.
Too many websites and even training companies paint an unrealistic picture of life as a copywriter in an attempt to sell their services. We don’t do hype and false promises. If you’re planning a copywriting career, you could be bitterly disappointed when reality strikes. I fear you won’t be earning mega bucks for a couple of hours work … in-between sipping cocktails on a tropical beach!
The Copywriting Apprentice blog covers every aspect of life as a freelance copywriter – warts and all. With guest blogs by new-to-the-industry and experienced copywriters, this blog is an accurate representation based on professionals’ experiences.
So, a huge THANK YOU to Feedspot for the recognition and for the honour. And of course, our thanks must also go to all to all the copywriters and other professionals who have given up their time to contribute to this blog.