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How I survived my first five years of freelancing.

Almost exactly five years ago I sat down at my desk for my first day as a full time freelancer. I had nothing. No work. Not a drop. I’d left my PAYE job before Christmas, my part-time lecturing gig had just finished til the next academic year and the freelance writing work I’d been doing […]

Running a business is about human connections.

Whenever I’m asked by new copywriters how I get clients, my answer is always the same: build networks and give value. In this year’s ProCopywriters survey, 88% surveyed said they get most of their work via word of mouth. EIGHTY-EIGHTY PERCENT 👀 Being recommended like that means doing consistently great work, yes. But it also […]