I’ve talked elsewhere about new year business planning and how overcomplicated it can get. If you read that post you’ll know that I’m not into complex, overly-involved business plans. For … Continue Reading Setting business goals – an alternative approach
Don’t you just love this time of year? Christmas is over but the fridge is still full of leftover turkey, Easter eggs are already in the shops, and everyone from … Continue Reading New Year – New You! (As if.)
Oh my goodness, it’s almost Christmas. How did that happen? It’s been a busy few weeks. Now you know me, I’m not normally one to use my blog for a … Continue Reading Meet THIS MEG, and other fun stuff
Wow. I can’t believe we’re halfway through the Meet the Megs interviews already, but here we are. And standing here cheering us on is Meg Hapgood! More on her in … Continue Reading Meet the Megs – Meg Hapgood
Some of you might have heard of #ContentClubUK on Twitter. If not, I think you’d like it. To explain what you can expect, you’re basically encouraged by other professionals to … Continue Reading How to make your online content work for your audience
Anyone who works freelance knows what it’s like to get feedback on their work. You put your heart and soul into someone’s project. You research, you come up with ideas, … Continue Reading How to give great feedback to your freelancer
Like anyone who works for other people, copywriters work hard to come up with the end results you’re after. But also like anyone who works for other people, we sometimes … Continue Reading What your copywriter wants you to know. In the nicest way possible. Mostly.
OK so this is going to sound really corny, I know. But the more I think about it the more I really do think this is a good analogy (big … Continue Reading My business is like a tree. Oh yes.
A while back I posted about ten things every freelancer knows. But that got me to thinking… there are freelancers who don’t know those things yet. There are BRAND NEW … Continue Reading Ten things every NEW freelancer needs
I might be about to make myself unpopular. Especially given the torrent of consent emails currently overflowing from all our inboxes. But I think GDPR is pretty good. Yes, it’s … Continue Reading GDPR is good: Why GDPR is your friend
Yes, yes, I know. You’ve probably already seen some of the content of this video before. Here. If you haven’t seen it there, then maybe click that link and take … Continue Reading Ooh another video – briefing your copywriter
I’ve had some fresh testimonials from clients recently, so I’ll let them tell you what they think about working with me… Find out more about what I do, and … Continue Reading What my clients say…
A few weeks ago, over Easter, I uploaded a quick post onto LinkedIn. It was one of those (for me) really uncomfortable posts saying ‘I’m great, hire me’ rather than … Continue Reading Making the most of mistakes
No writer I know would say they write perfectly first time. And every writer I know would tell you that it’s easier to write something (however bad) and then work … Continue Reading How a copywriter edits
A copywriter can do wonderful things with words, but they’re not mind-readers. Investing a little of your time and effort to brief them thoroughly will help them write you the … Continue Reading Starting from scratch: Things your copywriter will want to know
1 That you really should get dressed every day. 2 The absolute thrill of each and every invoice being paid. 3 That fresh air is your friend. 4 To keep … Continue Reading Ten things every freelancer knows