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Would you do a writing test during and Interview?

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How am I supposed to get awards, when the cd and senior cw keep stealing my ideas. Anyone have a solution to this?

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Any copywriters here working for Apple? Currently considering a role and keen to hear about any and everything - culture, WLB, comp etc

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Have you ever proposed an idea and then someone else just rips off that idea like they came up with it?

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Do creative directors have the power to ignore their copywriters and go with their own ideas?

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A recruiter in my DMs said that the industry is hot right now and they’re seeing senior level copy folk getting very lucrative offers. I’m very curious—if you’ve gotten a pay bump recently what was it… more

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Any freelance social copywriters here interested in a sweet gig with a global hospitality brand? 40 hours/week max (or you get overtime), weekly pay, health benefits.

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I’ve been asked by a client to coach their team on how to structure and write scripts for their corporate event content (e.g. panel discussions). I’ve happily had a crack at helping them but it’s a bi… more

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Clients that write well and want to outdo your entire copy during revisions: Is it fine to just slightly tweak their copy and call it a day? Trying to gauge if they want to see their copy come out vic… more

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Writing user journeys for a UX project is kind of like writing the world’s most boring Choose Your Own Adventure Novel.

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Very silly intern question but what are brandlines? Are they any different than taglines or straplines?

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What do you do when your art director just cannot concept?

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Curious: Are most copywriters expected to write social posts that include all the technical aspects of the medium: hashtags, @ mentions and card titles? Being asked to up our game on this. But is that… more

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Hi friends. Freelance Senior CW (7-8 years) here, currently negotiating a 2 month freelance contract at mcgarrybowen. They want my hourly rate which is always tricky in my opinion. My typical day rate… more

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Hello! I am looking to grow my freelance copywriting portfolio. I would love any advice on ways to bring in new clients. I have extensive experience in copywriting for various industries and various d… more

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Hi! What are some books you'd recommend to learn more about conceptualizing?

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My work: We have multiple long form copy projects coming in and they are all really high priority and important for our agency! You've been specifically requested to work on all of them, so your s… more

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Hello copy comrades, I’m going for a copy job at a tech company and I’m curious about the type of compensation I can expect to receive. I’m about 7 years into my career, with a solid book and a coupl… more

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Curious on your thoughts around long form sales pages. I have an opportunity to work with a company that uses this as their marketing bread and butter. This is very different than the marketing I’m us… more

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What is the most impressive thing you can have on a copywriting portfolio? I want to know so I can see which projects to invest more in

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What website or app do you freelancers use to get clients?

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Vent: I have hit a wall in current role at current company due to massive changes, office politics I suppose and misunderstanding of a future I thought i had here...anyhoo I really need some part tim… more

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What is your proudest award achieved as a copywriter and what did you do differently to achieve it?

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What is the most important skill a copywriter must work on in the beginning of his career? No vague answers please.

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What is the fastest way to become a creative director in your own opinion?

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I am providing oversight for copywriter one year out of school. He is...not it. Even the jr art directors are writing better copy. How do I approach this??

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To any copywriter reading this. Can you share what an amazing portfolio looks like. I want to see what I'm lacking.

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What’s a copywriters role on set? I feel like idk how to contribute or what to do?

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Seems like there is at least one copy error in my projects that gets caught late. I’m trying my best but I’m the only writer at my agency. It sucks making errors but what I’m doing is not sustainable.… more

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Thoughts on portfolio school? Is it worth it, or is there a better route?

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If your partner could support you, and you didn't like your job, would you take like a year off to try and write a book or focus more on a passion project? 🤔

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I keep hearing about huge hiring sprees at agencies right now. Is that still the case for Jrs and Mids? Or more senior talent? I got out of school a week before lockdown and freelanced the whole time … more

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I currently work at a very small agency as it's sole copywriter. We don't particularly have that interesting of clients and quite frankly, my agency does not really hold copywriters to any hig… more

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What are some specific yearly career goals you’ve set for yourself that helped you become a better writer and advanced your career?

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Maybe it’s my experience, but I’m rarely asked to go on a shoot. Which kinda bothers me. We somehow make it work so that the necessary ppl (budget wise) go and I give them what I’ll need from the set.… more

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What’s your most used copywriting cliché? I’ll say mine: “We do ____ so you can do ____” or “We do _____, so you don’t have to”

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In-house copywriters, how good is the pay? Feel lost trying to find out if it’s worth it!

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I’m helping my friend put together a brand book for his startup. I’ve seen this go so many diff ways, but besides the design-related stuff, what exactly is important to include? Do I include a brand m… more

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How to build unpublished work portfolio? And does it help?

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