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What does anyone know about Juice these days? Was approached and I'm thinking about it.

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Any of y’all pursuing screenwriting? Unfortunately only took one course in college and I just graduated. Wish I experienced more of it. Any suggestions or insight from your own experiences?

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Freelancers beware! Watch out for Publicis—specifically Digitas. After a few weeks there, and a a couple of quiet days (client is taking their time w/comments, etc) I was told that even though I was b… more

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Area 23 is looking to hire writers. Maybe you’ll want to be one of them. I spent the better part of a year wondering if I should be one of them. I didn’t know if I wanted to work in healthcare. Or, i… more

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Anyone else have pandemic burnout? 🔥 Work at my agency has been very intense for the last 18 months and I feel like the adrenaline has long worn off. I'm performing as normal, but amongst the nev… more

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Ideal word count for a manifesto? (Note: I understand this depends on the brand/mood/idea, but IDEALLY, where do you land? What’s a good rule of thumb?)

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Are puns always bad? I like them as cheat codes for making boring things slightly more entertaining. I don’t want to spend hours thinking for a line for a social post we are just doing to fill up a c… more

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Junior struggling with my confidence in my abilities. I’ve always loved expressing myself in writing and I think it’s definitely a strong suit of mine. I’ve realized I don’t think I’m great at long fo… more

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My art director has been exporting banners for over 2 weeks now and does not have time to help out on any creative concepting or visual ideas on other projects, is this normal?

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Is “make it more impactful” specific enough feedback from your CD?

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Curious what you all think of this line from Health and Human Services. Regardless of what you think about the vaccine itself, is the "viral" reference clever or tone-deaf considering how bizarre this whole virus/vaccine situation has been? I’m personally rolling my eyes, but maybe I’m thinking too far into it lol.

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Anyone know of going freelance copywriter rates in Tennessee?

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Any mid-level copywriters looking for work? We had another writer leave and are looking to fill the position. It's a small shop with incredible creative leadership and fun food accounts. Trust me,… more

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Did you have trouble balancing between chasing better work/agencies and finding peace where you were at when you were new? I’ve been freelancing (at some great places) since ad school got out in March… more

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Why are copywriters better conceptual thinkers than art directors?

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Saw Leo Burnett praise their new McDonalds work as “impactful”. It’s just another way to show they deliver using the Golden Arches. I feel it’s so plaid out. Very on brand, but getting so old. Thought… more

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What is the going rate to write one page bios for a few Executives at a $15B firm? Thx in advance!

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Hi, I've been in Public Relations for 20 years, what is the best way to pivot into Copywriting? I've done a lot of PR writing (press releases, pitches, backgrounders, etc), but not Copywriting… more

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What books have you read that really changed the way you write? I don’t mean necessarily non-fiction or ‘how to’ books—but writing that influenced your writing or prose that inspired you.

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Periods at the end of brand taglines: Yes or no? Sentence case or title case? Just wondering what the consensus is lately.

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Copywriters, what books, articles, Ted Talks, etc have helped you level up your brand films/spots? Would love to share your recos with my Scad students. Thanks so much.

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I work as a salaried employee for a large holding company under a team dedicated to one client. I have been here just under two years. I never work. Like NEVER to the point that it’s become a bit of … more

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Have you ever been fired for performance, but felt like you were giving it your all? Putting in the late nights, weekend hours, being a team player, etc, but somehow you are fired. After being let go … more

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Any tips on being a good mentor for junior writers?? First time having someone under my wing.

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Hello! I’m looking for a freelance copywriter for a few hours a month on branding and website copy. If you like Fishbowl, you will like this brand. DM with your book and I will send more details!

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Anyone else hate the verb "to wordsmith" with the fire of a thousand suns?

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Anybody know of a good copywriting course for a junior looking to get into the creative side of advertising? I’ve passed along great books on writing (junior, hey whipple, etc) but wondering if there’… more

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Was told that I need to add "my unique touch" to my ideas... Something that when people see it, they can tell it's from me. Which is really strange to me cuz I've been trained to be … more

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Any tips to get better at scripts (story arc, dialogue, etc)? Haven’t had any exposure to scriptwriting before advertising and want more structured training vs learning on the job. Thanks!

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How many things are you working on right now where part of the strategy/truth is about “getting back to ‘normal’ “? I love the Heineken spot and the Dos Equis one, but how close are we to tiring this … more

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Thoughts on pursuing a new role at another agency when you might be on the verge of being promoted into the same role at your current one? I wasn’t really looking but a former coworker mentioned my na… more

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How do you stay up to date on creative openings? I try to keep as up to date on new business wins and check on LinkedIn (job posts and searching for posts about openings), the Avail List and connect w… more

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Not sure who needs to hear this, but…

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Writers: someone I started dating and like so far texted me “alot” today. She wrote it twice, so I know it’s not a mistake. This is so petty, but it’s a rough one for a writer. WWYD????!!!!

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Looking to hire freelance copywriter asap - building out a marketing experiment with 24-30 landing pages to test startup ideas. Need a copywriter to co-develop with us a standardized copy guide + hel… more

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Thoughts on Digitas Ny for creatives? Their website doesn’t seem up to date.

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Anybody made the move to freelancing? Infinitely happier? Enough money after taxes? Asking for a friend.

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