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How to Live Overseas as a Copywriter — Filthy Rich Writer

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Want to be an expat copywriter? Find out exactly what the upsides and downsides are and how you can go about making it happen
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What a Freelance Copywriter's Day Looks Like — Filthy Rich Writer

What a Freelance Copywriter's Day Looks Like — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
If you're interested in copywriting because it offers so much flexibility, you're heading in the right direction. But you also need to find out just what that flexibility (and the freelance lifestyle) really entails. Read on...
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Build Your Copywriting Career for Maximum Flexibility — Filthy Rich Writer

Build Your Copywriting Career for Maximum Flexibility — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
If you want to be the kind of copywriter who can work when you want and where you want, you need to build the kind of career that allows for it. How? Read on...
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How to Rock the Copywriting Brainstorming Process — Filthy Rich Writer

How to Rock the Copywriting Brainstorming Process — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
How exactly do you come up with ideas for an ad? What's the magic behind it? Well, the magic is that there's a process—and here's what it is. (Read on...)
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How Soon Can You Make Money as a Copywriter? — Filthy Rich Writer

How Soon Can You Make Money as a Copywriter? — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
One of the first questions I get from new and aspiring copywriters is "I'm interested in getting into copywriting...but how long will it be before I start earning some money?" Ready for the answer? Read on...
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Copywriting Q&A: What to Say When You Don't Have Agency Experience — Filthy Rich Writer

Copywriting Q&A: What to Say When You Don't Have Agency Experience — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
It seems like every copywriter wants to work in an agency, but to work in an agency...you need to already need agency experience. Luckily, that's not quite true. Find out exactly how to answer when the "agency experience" question comes up with recruiters and creative directors.
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The Number One Spec Ad Mistake Copywriters Make — Filthy Rich Writer

The Number One Spec Ad Mistake Copywriters Make — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
You want your spec ads to sell you as a professional, but many new copywriters make a huge mistake that actually brands them as completely unprofessional. Read on to make sure you avoid this very common blunder...
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Why Staying in Touch with Old Colleagues is Crucial — Filthy Rich Writer

Why Staying in Touch with Old Colleagues is Crucial — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Want to get work? Then look to the people you've worked with before! The creative community in any town is small and you've got to stay in touch with people who can get you work later. Here's how...
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The Right Way to Barter Your Copywriting Services — Filthy Rich Writer

The Right Way to Barter Your Copywriting Services — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Bartering your copywriting services can be a great way to get other services without paying for them—but it can also be a great way to get yourself into trouble. Follow these simple tips and you're much more likely to have a great outcome.
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How to Deal with Job Rejection — Filthy Rich Writer

How to Deal with Job Rejection — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
It hurts when you're passed over for the job of your dreams, but there are a few tactics you can take to make the most of the situation—and maybe even come out on top! Read on...
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The Best Sites for Copywriting Job Listings — Filthy Rich Writer

The Best Sites for Copywriting Job Listings — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Looking for a copywriting job? Here are six resources (plus a few more) for finding your next dream position.
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5 Places to Find Photos for Your Copywriting Spec Pieces — Filthy Rich Writer

5 Places to Find Photos for Your Copywriting Spec Pieces — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
When you and your design partner have come up with a great concept, you need great photos to go with it. Here are five places you can find great cheap (or free!) photos.
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How to Negotiate Your Salary — Filthy Rich Writer

How to Negotiate Your Salary — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Discussing a job's salary with a hiring manager can be nerve-wracking—especially if they offer you less than what you want. Here's a guide to negotiating that makes it as easy and painless as possible.
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Why Copywriting and Content Need Separate Sections in Your Portfolio — Filthy Rich Writer

Why Copywriting and Content Need Separate Sections in Your Portfolio — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
As a copywriter, you'll probably get hired to write content at least a couple of times in your career. But be careful where you put those samples in your portfolio—it could seriously affect your future job prospects.
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What's It Like to Work in an Ad Agency? — Filthy Rich Writer

What's It Like to Work in an Ad Agency? — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Many copywriters dream of getting into a hot, hip ad agency. But what does that actually entail? What makes it different from other copywriting opportunities? Read on to find out...
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What to Look for in a Spec Ad Designer — Filthy Rich Writer

What to Look for in a Spec Ad Designer — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Finding great design partners is crucial for copywriters—especially when it comes to creating spec ads. Find out exactly what you should look for on your search. Read on...
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How to Build a Part-Time Copywriting Career — Filthy Rich Writer

Are you interested in copywriting, but not sure you want to do it full-time? Or do you want to do it on the side to bring in extra cash? Learn the exact steps you need to take to build up a thriving part-time copywriting business...
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Copywriting Q&A: Make Sure Computer Failure Doesn't Ruin You — Filthy Rich Writer

Copywriting Q&A: Make Sure Computer Failure Doesn't Ruin You — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
At some point, like it or not, your computer will die. But you need to make sure that when it does, it doesn't take the copy you've been working on with it! Read on to find out how to protect yourself from the inevitable...
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Should You Find a Copywriting Specialty? — Filthy Rich Writer

Should You Find a Copywriting Specialty? — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
You want to make as much money as you can, but does that mean you should specialize in a certain market or kind of client? Find out if that will help your career...or hurt it...
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Worried About Copywriting Going Overseas? — Filthy Rich Writer

Worried About Copywriting Going Overseas? — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
It's certainly not hard to worry about the economy or jobs. But should you worry about copywriting jobs going overseas? Here's what you really need to know...
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How to Deal with People Wanting Copywriting Freebies — Filthy Rich Writer

How to Deal with People Wanting Copywriting Freebies — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
When you're everyone's go-to writer, you can expect friends and family to ask for all kinds of writing help. For free. You don't want to make enemies of the people who love you most, so here's how to deal with the requests!
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New Productivity Tools and Apps — Filthy Rich Writer

New Productivity Tools and Apps — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Take your copywriting productivity to the next level with these useful (and fun!) apps and programs.
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The Right Way to Invoice Your Copywriting Clients — Filthy Rich Writer

The Right Way to Invoice Your Copywriting Clients — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
You'd thing that billing clients would be the most fun part of a copywriter's job, but most of us drag our feet. Here's a system and template to make it easier—and get those checks in much faster!
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How You Should Charge for Your Copywriting Services — Filthy Rich Writer

How You Should Charge for Your Copywriting Services — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
By the minute? By the hour? By the word? Find out the best ways to charge for your copywriting services—and find out which two ways will mark you as an amateur (and possibly even damage your career).
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How to Save Big with Professional Discounts — Filthy Rich Writer

How to Save Big with Professional Discounts — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Want to save some cash as you build your new career? Here are a few tips to nab yourself professional discounts and, of course, save a bundle!
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How to Nail an Ad Agency Copywriter Job Interview — Filthy Rich Writer

How to Nail an Ad Agency Copywriter Job Interview — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Many copywriters dream of working in an advertising agency—but have no idea what to say in an interview! Here's a tip that will show an agency interviewer that you're exactly what they're looking for.
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