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How do I start freelancing on the side? I’ve always kept plenty busy with my main job, but I have some bandwidth right now for ~10 hrs/week and would love to make some extra cash. Where do I even begi… more

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How do you know if you are “good”? Maybe every good idea you had was something someone else said and you wrote up. Maybe it’s all luck and privilege

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What are some websites that you follow to track good copy examples?

I discovered MarketingExamined for example. I’m sure there are tons of others.

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Do you keep/put work you completed with last employers in a portfolio?

Context: I already have a freelance writing portfolio website. I was considering making a new tab for my professional… more

When you have an art CD correcting your copy with an exclamation mark cos it's exciting! 🫣🤦🏻‍♂️

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Freelance Copywriters: Do you charge by the word, hr, project or do you use a day rate? I stay away from per word projects. I typically charge clients by project, but agencies usually ask me for an ho… more

Never done freelance before so I’ve got no real gauge on what rates are like. What’s a reasonable daily rate for a CW with 4 years experience in the LA market? Would super appreciate any help/feedback… more

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I’m a copywriter in advertising, but I’m seriously considering a sabbatical to start a novel. Anyone have great resources for book building/novel structure guides?

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COPYWRITERS wanted: If you have oncology experience and are ready to make a change. Message me for details. We have almost all levels available.

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I’m relatively green to the game, only been a copywriter for about 6 months. I haven’t studied advertising or creative writing in a copy context so I’m not doing as well as I’d like. Any learning reso… more

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What age do copywriters retire and what do they do after for money?

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I have a prospective copywriting project that’s writing the copy for a physical product (a gift box for a brand) and I’m wondering if anyone has thoughts on how’d they approach quoting their fee. Woul… more

A potential client reached out about my rate. This always happens before we’ve had a conversation about their goals and what they really want done. But I was asked to provide my rates for social copy.… more

I want to start freelancing on the side, interested in getting more experience in long form content, specifically blogs. How much should I charge per word? I have 4+ years of copywriting experience an… more

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how involved are y’all’s partners in the writing process? realizing i usually write and present copy but never really ask their opinion bc they don’t seem interested in the process or ask. but thinkin… more

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Does finding work for a copywriter get more difficult after age 55 or 60? Do agencies tend to prefer younger creatives?

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I got a 7% raise yesterday and 'potential for a bonus', but I'm disappointed. Our ACD and junior copywriter left a year ago. Despite hiring another CW six months ago, my responsibilities h… more

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Any small/mid agencies in NYC u guys would recommend for a jr starting out? Thank u!

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My firm is looking for a Digital Copywriter for our London office. B2B experience needed. We’re an innovation consultancy w/good WLB, hybrid work & nice people. DM for referral 💪

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I feel like I am a bad filmmaker so I defer to my CD... But I find the output meh anyway. Maybe it's still me though - how do I test this?

am i just a shitty copywriter? or is it reasonable for people to expect me to spit bars faster than twista?

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In your agency when a video production takes place. Does the copywriter tweak the scripts first and give it to the director or do they both work together tweaking it?

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Wondering: what’s a good salary range for a copywriter with 10 years experience? Not at a senior role, but a manager. Curious; Lmk salary range and location (if applicable, since I know that can somet… more

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are freelancers only working with other agencies? i have a FT agency gig but am looking for freelance/contract work bc junior pay is rough. since i probably cant freelance for another agency im wonder… more

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Thinking of taking sketch writing to improve my script writing skills. Good idea? Any advice about which theater is best these days?

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Does anyone have any experience with the Denver Ad School or the Job Propulsion Lab? Both look like solid programs for getting a career in agency copywriting.

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Stg if I hear one more person say “high level”….

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I’m a Proofreader with five years of experience, but I’d like to branch out into copy editing and copy writing. Any tips for how to get started? My position very much limits any creative freedom over … more

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Any writers looking for opportunities in Oncology? Company I work for is searching for great Copy. I’ve been there 6 years and love working here. Message me for details.

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Copywriters, your side hustle? Extra points for “passive” income side hustles

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What’s the best way to show my work on my portfolio? My company creates educational video content, and I write the scripts for these videos. They’re essentially ~700-word articles read on camera to te… more

Forgive this very ignorant question, but what does CRM copywriting actually entail? What would a copywriter hired by an ad agency for CRM be expected to do on a daily basis?

Stupid question. Everyone talks about their book but do you showcase yours as a website like any other portfolio or what?

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New copywriter advice pls! For freelance, around how much time should it take to write one social reel post? (Writing caption + video overlays). Billing client by the hour and not sure how many hrs is… more

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What are some of the best books y’all have read on copywriting for an agency? I’m in the middle of Hey Whipple right now and it’s really interesting.

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New copywriter here. Is it possible to work as a “copywriter” & essentially do journalistic work? I didn’t go to J School because I didn’t want to work at a newspaper (I was naive to all the possi… more

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What would you charge for a 2,000-3,000 buyer's guide in the home garden market?

Any tips on buyer's guides in general?

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What’s the best way to present scripts - reading over all the action first and then going into VO, or reading each section of action and VO together? All my writers are doing it differently for the sa… more

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Write the wrong thing. When you don’t know how to say it right, start with what’s too obvious, too low-brow, too high-brow, too corporate, too flippant, etc. You’ll be surprised how getting all that … more

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