Category Archives: Life as a copywriter

If you’re thinking of becoming a copywriter, these posts will help you understand what you can expect from your career.

Why copywriting and weather don’t always get along

The last four weeks have seen an unusually long stretch of wet and windy weather. And some of it has been quite extreme. Thousands of people lost their power in the run up to Christmas, and some didn’t get it back until after the holiday. On top of that we now have hundreds of flood… Continue Reading

Why a Copywriter Needs Terms and Conditions

A guest blog by Joanna Brown of The Word Hen Like many freelancers, I started copywriting by working for friends and then friends of friends. Payment was often in kind and jobs were arranged through a quick phone call. As my reputation and experience grew, I started to receive commissions from strangers – some individuals,… Continue Reading

Privacy & security – a real-life problem for a freelancer

There’s no doubt you have to be security-conscious in today’s online world. Things like viruses, phishing emails and hacking are everyday events. And you have to guard against them. But can you take privacy too far? Consider this … You are a freelancer. You live and work alone. A not uncommon situation. You’ve password protected… 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

How to be a freelance copywriter when you’re a mum

  A guest blog from Hannah Martin from Talented Ladies Club There are few careers that work fairly easily around the demands of a working mum from home. Luckily freelance copywriting is one of them. While you may need to do a bit of juggling at times, if you’re passionate and determined you can find… Continue Reading

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