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WHAT KIND OF COPYWRITER ARE YOU

What kind of copywriter are you?

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Whether you work freelance or for an agency, there are several different guises that we copywriters come in. 1. Business to consumer (b-to-c) copywriter This kind of copywriter is the type you’d see in movies, the wild and wacky guy (invariably…
cool ambient media executions

5 really cool ambient media executions

Seen as a non-traditional method of advertising, ambient media gets attention and it is extremely versatile. The term “Ambient Media” became commonly used in the advertising industry around 1999 when it was first coined. It is used as…
branding terms

Branding terms made simple

Brand When you say ‘brand’ most people think immediately of a logo: Ferrari, Gucci, Levi’s, Mars or whatever. But in reality a brand is much more than its logo. A brand is what you feel about a company and its products: speed, luxury,…
Whats branding got to do with copywriting

What’s branding got to do with copywriting?

Branding is often seen as being all about how a product looks – its logo, packaging, design and stuff like that. But, alongside the designer or art director, the copywriter also has an important part to play. You couldn’t imagine a Coca…

Miriam Freelance Copywriter

Freelance copywriters – they’re everywhere. Or so the internet would have you believe. But there’s a world of difference between people willing to string a few sentences together for money and those whose writing is the product of a whole…
Brand activation

Brand activation – wherever, whenever, however

Flash mobs, interactive billboards, neighbours’ days and a whole new world of online experiences through social networks. Brand activation is hot. Whether you’re Nike or Mercedes, no big brand avoid the battle for the hearts of consumers…
Secret branding advice they don’t teach in business school

Secret branding advice they don't teach in business school

While branding seems like something only the big name companies need to worry about, branding is actually happening to your business whether or not you realize it. As you advertise and interact with customers, you are creating an understanding…
Freelance copywriting does it make you happy

Freelance copywriting: does it make you happy?

It seems like the dream, doesn’t it? Quitting your day job to write full time? What could be better than that? Well, for one thing, a regular, guaranteed pay check. But you get to employ your skills, while sitting at home, in your pyjamas.…
Not the normal tips for being a freelance copywriter

Not the normal tips for being a freelance copywriter

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Maybe it’s the economy but there’s been a lot more interest in the idea of making money as a freelance copywriter over the last year or so. While being a successful freelancer isn’t something you can learn completely from a €5 ebook,…
get started as a freelance copywriter

How to get started as a freelance copywriter

What does it take to be a successful freelance copywriter? Apart from talent which you’re either born with or not, there are one or two things you can do for yourself. Here are five things that'll help you get started as a freelance copywriter 1.…
transcreation guide

An insider's guide to: transcreation

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In a series of three small articles, Claudine, freelancer in Translation, Transcreation and Copywriting, highlights the key features any freelancer should focus on to succeed in these areas. Part 2 is an overview of what a transcreation project…
copywriting guide

An insider's guide to: copywriting

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In a series of three articles, Claudine, a French freelancer in Translation, Transcreation and Copywriting, highlights the key features any freelancer should focus on to succeed in these areas. As representing the most creative side of these…