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How to Find a Mentor — Filthy Rich Writer

How to Find a Mentor — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
You may be able to further in your copywriting career with a mentor. But how do you find one? Here's a step-by-step plan for finding someone to help answer your career questions and maybe even help you get ahead.
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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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How to Find a Mentor — Filthy Rich Writer

How to Find a Mentor — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
You may be able to further in your copywriting career with a mentor. But how do you find one? Here's a step-by-step plan for finding someone to help answer your career questions and maybe even help you get ahead.
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How to Live Overseas as a Copywriter — Filthy Rich Writer

How to Live Overseas as a Copywriter — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
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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How to Learn from the Copywriting Greats — Filthy Rich Writer

How to Learn from the Copywriting Greats — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
The best way to learn anything is to study the masters—here's how to find who's writing the ads that you love the most.
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The Anatomy of a Good Ad — Filthy Rich Writer

The Anatomy of a Good Ad — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Discover exactly what copywriting elements make an ad effective and how you can use these elements to create your own excellent ads!
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The Hottest Industries for Copywriting — Filthy Rich Writer

The Hottest Industries for Copywriting — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Find out what industries are doing the most hiring for copywriters right now—but be sure to read the second part of this two-part answer!
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How Much Do Copywriters Make? — Filthy Rich Writer

How Much Do Copywriters Make? — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
You want to get into a career that can make you some nice money, but just how much can you make as a copywriter? Find out how to figure out what you can earn at your experience level and in your city.
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8 Keys To Creating An Emotional Connection Between Products And People

8 Keys To Creating An Emotional Connection Between Products And People | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Woodshop's Sam Swisher and Trevor Shepard outline eight elements that help brands forge that all-important emotional connection.
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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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How to Get People to Return to Your Copywriting Portfolio Site — Filthy Rich Writer

How to Get People to Return to Your Copywriting Portfolio Site — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Most people who visit your site won't contact you—and they'll leave and never return. They'll forget about your site or lose your URL and there goes your chance at getting that business. Here's one way to help get potential clients to come back...
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25 Copywriting Career Resolutions — Filthy Rich Writer

25 Copywriting Career Resolutions — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Don't want to come up with your own resolutions? Great! Here's a list of 25 things to do to advance your career and/or enhance your creativity.
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How the Creative Project Process Works — Filthy Rich Writer

How the Creative Project Process Works — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
How does a copywriting project actually get started? And what happens after that? Find out exactly how a project goes from idea into execution!
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3 Ways to Instantly Upgrade Your Copywriting Portfolio Site — Filthy Rich Writer

3 Ways to Instantly Upgrade Your Copywriting Portfolio Site — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
You've worked hard on your portfolio site—your ads are great and you're ready to show it off. Or are you? Find out three ways to improve your site, lightning-fast!
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How to Know If You'll Be a Successful Copywriter — Filthy Rich Writer

How to Know If You'll Be a Successful Copywriter — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Interested in getting into copywriting? Find out if you've got what it takes to build a successful career.
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Why You Need Your Own Standalone Portfolio Site — Filthy Rich Writer

Why You Need Your Own Standalone Portfolio Site — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Portfolio listing sites can be great assets for copywriters. But they should definitely not be the links you send to potential employers! Find out exactly why you need your own standalone portfolio website.
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Where to Start with Learning Copywriting (And With Anything) — Filthy Rich Writer

Where to Start with Learning Copywriting (And With Anything) — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Embarking on a new project or challenge is overwhelming, not least of which because it can be hard to know where to start. Read on to find out exactly how to get started with copywriting—or anything!
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