Tag Archives: The new copywriter

A copywriting apprentice no more

A guest blog by Gill Pavey of Wordhouse Writing Services The mystery of the missing blog … This guest blog was written over a year ago. It, and the email it was attached to, vanished into cyberspace unbeknown to both the Copywriting Apprentice team and Gill Pavey. A chance remark uncovered the loss in February… Continue Reading

Keeping Your Chin Up – 6 Tips to Boost a Copywriter’s Confidence

A guest blog by Southampton copywriter, Deborah Beard Confidence and self-belief.  If we’re being completely honest, these are the skills that always seem to evade freelancers in most industries. It takes time, sure, but everyone, even the most successful of freelancers, would tell you that the little voice of doubt often screams louder than your… Continue Reading

Why it’s fine for your business plan not to go to plan

Guest blog by Debbie Thomas of Grangewood Copywriting It was time to launch my copywriting career. I’d invested energy thinking about and creating a detailed business and marketing plan. I’d resisted the temptation to try it out in numerous fonts, formats and colours and convince myself it was constructive activity (surely it’s not just me?).… Continue Reading

10 top tips on starting life as a freelance copywriter

A guest blog by freelance copywriter, Caroline Roodhouse of the Word Bird I’m sure there’s no right or wrong way to begin life as a copywriter. I certainly wasn’t armed with a perfect plan. I’d developed a rather healthy network of business acquaintances from previous experiences so I felt confident there was at least a… Continue Reading

Five lessons from my first year as a copywriter

  A guest blog post by Joanna Brown of The Word Hen As my copywriting business approaches its first birthday, I find that I’ve exceeded my targets – don’t get too excited, I had very modest targets!  Perhaps modest expectations are the first lesson! Well, here are another five. Don’t become a copywriter because you… Continue Reading

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