May 3 (Bloomberg) — Sara Horowitz, Executive Director at Freelancers Union, discusses the changing nature of permanent work. She speaks on Bloomberg Television’s “Bloomberg Surveillance.” (Source: Bloomberg).
Your level of writing success has a lot to do with how your readers react to your copy. People connect with the product or service because they relate to what you’re saying to them. They want to feel that your copy is specifically crafted with their interests and needs in mind. In other words, it should feel [...]
The online freelance copywriting industry is growing by leaps and bounds. More and more copywriters are realizing that finding online jobs is a lot easier than finding offline gigs. This, however, means more copywriters will be vying for the same jobs. The competition is getting stiffer, so your overall work ethic, attention to detail and [...]
Watch Tony Brignull - “Finding Inspiration as a Copywriter – 1 Minute to Leave Your Mark.” You never know where that gem, that hook is going to come from, which is exactly why what Brignull says is invaluable. This is the copywriting process at its best. Happy Writing! Stacey
In June and July of 2004 I committed to doing three things: (1) buy and read Bob Bly’s book The Copywriter’s Handbook, Third Edition: A Step-By-Step Guide To Writing Copy That Sells; (2) buy and read Steven Slaunwhite’s book Start& Run a Copywriting Business; and (3) start a freelance copywriting business by September 2004. And [...]
Have you been wondering whether or not you should become a part-time freelance writer while you look for full-time permanent employment? Or, perhaps you’ve been thinking about pursuing freelance writing jobs on a full-time basis. To be effective at either option, you will need some guidance. Before you make such a serious commitment, you’ll want [...]
If you asked freelance copywriters, even some new ones, to name the blogs that give them the most value in terms of their freelance professions, they’d probably name the blogs of the usual suspects: Seth Godin, Chris Brogan, Brian Clark, Brian Solis, Ann Handley, Darren Rowse . . . You know – some of the [...]
As a freelancer, and as with almost any kind of business ownership, there may come times when business is slow. If you experience a down-swing in your freelance business cycle, there are measures you can take to get through it. Below are three activities you can engage in to pay the bills and stave off the [...]