Make the right impact with native English copywriters

It can be tempting to use non-native English copywriter to write copy in English. But if you want your advertising and marketing to make a real impact you need writers who know all the nuances and subtleties of the language. That means native speakers only. Here…

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Translation? No thanks! International campaigns work better with transcreation.

Translation is great for getting a basic message across. But it can’t capture the real spirit of the brand you’re trying to promote. Nor does it take into account cultural differences between different target markets. So campaigns that work well in one region may flop…

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Crisis! What crisis? Why freelancers are the solution to growth for the world economy and your business

With European unemployment approaching 20 million – 12% of the available workforce – things aren’t getting any better any sooner in Europe. That goes double for Spain and Greece, where 1 in 4 people are now unemployed. Don’t even mention the young people fresh out…

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Collective internship vacancy: Marketing and communication intern

Here’s our copywriting internship description. Please pass it around if you know someone looking for an amazing learning experience. Company profile: Copywriter Collective is an agency for freelance advertising creative’s. From our base in the heart of Amsterdam, we represent about 140 copywriters, art directors…

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Ginette and Fabrique nominated for Dutch Interactive Awards

Ginette, one of our top Dutch copywriters, worked on the recent 9292 online campaign for Fabrique in the Netherlands, and the work has received a nomination for this year’s Dutch Interactive Awards. 9292 is a advisory site for planning public transport trips in the Netherlands, run…

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After 10 years in Holland, we’re finally the Dutch Copywriter Collective

That’s right, after 10 years operating in the Netherlands we finally have a new Dutch language website. We began life in Amsterdam representing English copywriters in the Netherlands, then across Europe. And not soon after we added Dutch copywriters to the website. Now Dutch copywriting…

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New company name: The Copywriter Collective

After 10 years as ‘The Collective of International Advertising Creatives’, we have decided to start 2013 by changing our name to ‘The Copywriter Collective’. It’s a small change but one we feel necessary to strengthen our brand and differentiate ourselves from the millions of other…

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A new website for The Collective!

Welcome to the new Collective website! We’re delighted to have a brandspanking, SEO optimised, easier to navigate, sexy website that presents us and our freelancers in a better light. We’d like to thank Raoul and Erik from Dutch Duo for their work building this WordPress…

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New freelancers join

New freelancers join: Here are the new freelancers to have joined The Collective in June. Bas van der Paardt – Dutch Art Director With 21 international awards and two creative directorships under his belt, Bas is an experienced pair of hands for even the most…

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