Freelance copywriting

Freelancing – Dream Job or Worst Nightmare?

  Wouldn’t it be great if you could work freelance? No more 9 to 5, no demanding boss, no more commuting, no more pointless meetings… But hang on, freelancing means…

6 Reasons Why Your Business is Failing

  Starting up your own business is exciting and scary in equal measures. All too often you dive in without a second thought (especially if you’re working freelance or provide…

How to Attract a Constant Stream of Clients

  Ask any freelancer what’s the most frustrating thing about their business and they’ll probably say the inconsistent level of work. One minute they’re drowning under an…

Managing Freelance Writing Help

    The chances are you don’t have the time or energy to produce all the content your company needs. Whether it’s website copy or articles for your blog, writing and research take time so it can be more cost effective…

What a Copywriter Does (Other Than Write)

Have you ever wondered what a copywriter actually does? Obviously they write, but there’s a bit more to it than that. The interview Before any words can be written the…

Why Knowledge is Stifling Your Writing

    I have never encouraged anyone to write about their own business. The quality of the marketing collateral you produce is key to your business’s success. I know you’re sitting there reading this…

Long Live the Lifestyle Business

“Ah, it’s great you’ve found yourself a nice little job.” Argh! That’s the type of comment I had to deal with all the time when I set up my copywriting business 7 years ago. Yes, I was…

Freelance Hero Worship – is there room for it in business?

  At every stage of your life you’ll have a hero. I’ve flitted from Hartley Hare…

How Copywriters Should Conduct Client Interviews

This post first appeared on our sister blog, Freelance Copywriter’s Blog.   As a freelance copywriter you will, at some point in your career, have to interview a client. Ideally, you’ll be doing it…

Surviving the Freelance Way of Life

Go on, admit it, you’d love to ditch your boss and escape the 9 to 5 way of life. Becoming a freelancer is the dream of many, but what’s it really like on the…