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How to make $2000 an hour as a copywriter

How to make $2000 an hour as a copywriter

Or, the two essential skills every copywriter needs What does it take to be an awesome copywriter? A firm grasp of grammar? A bookshelf full of copywriting books? Or, a lever arch file packed with course notes? I’d argue it’s none of these.  In this article I’m going...

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2015 FREELANCE COPYWRITER SURVEY

2015 FREELANCE COPYWRITER SURVEY

A few months ago, we launched an anonymous Freelance Copywriter Survey to gauge how rates, working hours and challenges varied around the world.   [Tweet "The results of the 2015 FREELANCE COPYWRITER SURVEY!"]   We’re now (finally) ready to publish the...

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How to know if your copywriting is client ready

How to know if your copywriting is client ready

This post was written by TCCS member, Belinda Weaver   Sending your copywriting to a client is a nerve-racking experience. When you’re a newbie it can be down-right terrifying. I vividly remember handing over the first version of copy to my first paying...

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Tiger taming difficult clients (for kitten sized copywriters)

Tiger taming difficult clients (for kitten sized copywriters)

This post was written by TCCS member, Rebekah   If there is one thing in freelance life that is certain young copywriter, at one point (at least) you will find yourself covered in the second hand spittle of a difficult client. There will be moments where your...

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The newbie copywriter’s guide to invoicing

The newbie copywriter’s guide to invoicing

This post was written by TCCS member, Shauna Maguire   You know what my favourite part of my job is? Invoicing! There's nothing sweeter than finishing a job well done and sending off your invoice. But if our inbox is anything to go by, invoicing is something that...

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What no one tells you about being a proofreader

What no one tells you about being a proofreader

This post was written by TCCS member, Trish Arnott   It’s my firm belief that a copywriter cannot proofread their own work. That’s why over the years I’ve relied on awesome proofers and editors to help me polish and perfect my writing. This week one of my...

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How to be a happy and successful copywriter

How to be a happy and successful copywriter

This post was written by TCCS member, Brook McCarthy   All too often I hear from copywriters (both newbies and oldies) struggling to manage their business. They fret about clients, set themselves unrealistic challenges and struggle to ‘keep up with the Joneses’....

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Festive Copywriting Celebration

Festive Copywriting Celebration

We recently organised a festive gathering of copywriters in Sydney - it was much fun (By the way, what do you call a collection of copywriters? A gaggle? A colon? A grammar? ) Here's a photographic update from our Christmas Copywriter meal. [Tweet "Festive gathering...

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Stone cold sober: your guide to networking without booze

Stone cold sober: your guide to networking without booze

This post was written by TCCS member, Camilla   Do you booze when you smooze? Camilla Ruth investigates whether it's possible to network without getting a bit tipsy first. Hello. My name is Camilla and I don’t really drink that much. I’m so glad we could get this...

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