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How to Launch a Freelance Copywriting Business: Creative Writing for a Living (Method Writing)

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Want to launch a freelance copywriting start-up? This practical copywriting book is ideal if you’re a writer, journalist, copywriter, content writer or homeworking professional who wants to adapt your existing writing skills to copywriting for business. "A godsend – highly recommended" – Malcolm Pryce, novelist.

It explains the nuts and bolts of how to start a freelance copywriting business from scratch, find clients, set up a work pipeline, handle time and money, and survive and thrive on the freelance frontline. "Cuts to the chase – Ben Robinson, copywriter"

Many writers have strong writing skills, but fall short in business skills. Or they’re unsure how to get started as a freelance and land their first commercial writing job. This essential guide explains where freelance writing fits into the business ecology, so you can adapt, position and sell your skills.

Work from home? Copywriting is the ideal flexible freelance job. Here’s how to get started.

Journalist, author, creative writing or journalism student? Discover a better-paid outlet for your professional writing skills.

New to freelance writing? Cut to the chase, follow the steps to launch your own writing business.

Teacher or need career advice for writers? Get up to speed with this growing creative industries niche. "Perfect for my journalism students" – Babs, journalism tutor.

How to Launch a Freelance Copywriting Business is the perfect professional roadmap for writer entrepreneurs.

But don’t take my word for it! Happy customers say:

“Jules’ book cut to the chase and provided me with all the information, advice, and tips I needed to launch. Within days of following her advice, I was landing clients and earning money as my own boss, in charge of my own time.” Ben Robinson, Red Robin Copy

"Clear, comprehensive, friendly and approachable down-to-earth manual… this book has it all. Highly recommended." Malcolm Pryce, novelist

About the author

Award-winning writing professional Jules Horne transitioned from BBC journalism to copywriting and creative writing 20 years ago. She teaches advanced writing skills at a UK university, runs her own copywriting, editorial and publishing business, and helps writers to build their professional skills and a sustainable livelihood.

What’s inside

★Creative Writing for Business
★Kit and Caboodle
★Training and Learning
★Build Your Business
★Business Concepts and Culture
★Day-to-Day Workflow
★Legal Nuts and Bolts
★Working for Yourself
★A Creative’s Guide to Business
★The Job of Writing
★SEO content and web basics
★Grow Your Business
★Starter Projects

★★★HOW TO LAUNCH A FREELANCE COPYWRITING BUSINESS will give you the business foundations you need to get your freelance writing career off to the strongest possible start. ★★★

More happy customers say:

"Wish I’d had this book a few years ago… it’s even more relevant now in these days of portfolio careers and the gig economy." Babs, award-winning novelist, university journalism teacher

"Digs deep into the nitty-gritty of the copywriting profession." Claire Wingfield, writer and editor

Favourite copywriting job:

Most unusual copywriting job:
Deep sea diving.

Special skill:
Making SEO web content sound stylish.

Top tip:
Just start.

PS See the How to Launch a Freelance Copywriting Business Companion Workbook for a step-by-step guide to take you through the process.

Publisher‏:‎Texthouse (February 19, 2018)
Publication date‏:‎February 19, 2018
File size‏:‎515 KB
Screen Reader‏:‎Supported
Enhanced typesetting‏:‎Enabled
Word Wise‏:‎Enabled
Print length‏:‎249 pages

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