Here’s 3 things I think are great about co-working which I’ve been doing since pretty soon after becoming a freelance copywriter.Read More
The latest Tarantino film is one which requires a second viewing. Which is just like writing a blog post or long piece of copy - coming back to it after a good night’s sleep is always a good idea.Read More
Gary is a classic case of chew the meat and spit out the bones. You don’t have to agree with everything he says (in fact I would actively encourage you not to) to get something out of listening to him.
There are some things I find really valuable in what he says and some not so much. I take a look at them here.Read More
In an age where we are served information on an almost immeasurable scale through social media, the humble magazine offers curated content – articles, opinions, images – in a much more digestible package.
Here’s some reasons why even in a world of never-ending content I’ll still keep coming back to the magazine.Read More
I recently surpassed the 1 year anniversary of becoming self-employed. A small, slightly scary but ultimately liberating, one-man mission to write stuff and get paid for it.
Here’s some of the things I’ve learnt.Read More
How to wield your business card (and more importantly someone else’s) like a pro.
There’s no guarantee that the person you’ve given your card to will give it a second look. But that doesn’t matter. Possibly the best reason for having a business card is because it gives you an opportunity to ask for theirs.Read More
A fancy American marketing event came to London for the first time and I managed to get a free ticket. Copywriting got a pretty good rep.Read More
8 months ago, I decided to go self-employed. What possessed me to go down this route is perhaps the subject for another blog but for the next few posts I’m going to look at some of the lessons I’ve learnt so far. First up is How To Be Productive.Read More
The Brand Review will look at brands which I admire, who have effectively used copy and design to define their product/s and market them to a chosen audience.Read More
This is what I use to do my job. Macbook, Squarespace and more.Read More
Cloud 2 is a Bradford-based cloud computing and intranet tech company. In what appears to be great timing, they have also decided to enter a team into this year’s NASA Space Apps hackathon, which is being held at C4DI.Read More
Since starting up as freelance copywriter I've realised that quite a lot of people don't know what that is.
‘Soo, what is copyrighting?...’ they might ask.
If you happen to be a Copywriter, then this is probably familiar. On the other hand you may have been pondering this question yourself. If the person asking the question is really keen they will often take a wild guess.
‘So, is that sort of to do with intellectual property law or something?’ or 'So, do you put the little (c) next to stuff?'Read More