Is copywriting the career for you?

copywriting - blocks with wordFor many people, copywriting is a second career. And like any other life-changing decision, you have to make sure it’s the right one for you.

You’ve probably been scouring the web trying to find out what it’s like to be a copywriter and what’s involved. Realistically, nobody can predict your future and tell you that copywriting is the career for you, or whether you have what it takes.

Becoming a freelance copywriter – what’s involved?

Most copywriters are freelancers. This means they are self-employed and responsible for their own earnings, tax, National Insurance, etc. That’s not something to take lightly. As a freelancer, you have to make sure you earn enough to pay your bills and feed your family. You also have to keep records and do all the boring stuff like that. You’ll find some useful information on setting up as a freelancer on the ‘startups’ website.

Have I got what it takes to be a copywriter?

If you have a love of the language and enjoy writing, you almost certainly have what it takes to become a copywriter. There’s a big difference between being able to write well and writing great copy, though. The Copywriting Apprentice course will teach you all the necessary techniques and styles you’ll need become a copywriter.

But what if you don’t have what it takes? Well, unlike other courses, we have a failsafe built in. Everyone enrolling on the Copywriting Apprentice must do a pre-course assessment. This might sound daunting, but it’s not. All you have to do is write 1000 words about yourself and your ambitions. This is assessed by a tutor and it means we can be sure you have the necessary English language and writing skills you’ll need to become a copywriter. And if you don’t, your financial investment is protected because all your money is refunded.

Advice costs nothing

If you want a no-obligation chat about a copywriting career, don’t hesitate to call us on 02392 503 742. We will tell it like it is and are happy to answer your questions.

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