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Testimonial – Thomas Pritchard

I found the Copywriting Apprentice course a thorough preparation for a career in copywriting. Above all, the superb individual support offered by the tutors, and detailed assignment feedback, allowed me to develop my skills, knowledge and confidence throughout the course. Covering a wide range of skills that a copywriter may need, I now feel confident… Continue Reading

Freelance copywriting : why that big contract may not be a good idea

A guest blog by Gill Pavey of Wordhouse Writing Services You know how it is when you start out. You’ve had months of small, one-off jobs but there’s no guarantee the flow will continue. On top of that, these clients have asked for your most basic (lowest fee) services so the jobs haven’t made a… Continue Reading

Is pro-bono the passport to copywriting experience?

One of the biggest challenges for any new copywriter is building a client base. If you’ve never been self-employed before, the thought of finding someone prepared to pay you to write can be daunting … if not downright scary. Gaining experience is a perennial problem and not just for copywriters. It’s something both job hunters… Continue Reading

Testimonial – Tiffany Lee

I was fortunate enough to already have a position as a copywriter for an e-commerce company. However, my role was limited and did not possess a true understanding of what it meant to be a copywriter. The Copywriting Apprentice proved a great confidence booster. The material, exercises and great feedback from Joy proved very instrumental… Continue Reading

Are you a freelance copywriter or an employee?

If you’re a freelance copywriter, you might think this is a stupid question. But there’s a good reason for asking. And that’s because the tax man’s interpretation of your status might not be quite the same as yours. Firstly, it’s worth knowing why it matters. If a company has employees it has to pay employer’s… Continue Reading

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