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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 to Avoid a Freelance Work Dry Spell — Filthy Rich Writer

How to Avoid a Freelance Work Dry Spell — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Freelancing gives you a lot of freedom...but also a lot of risk. How can you ensure that you've always got work (and paychecks) coming in? Read on...
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7 Signs You Need to Upgrade Your Online Copywriting Portfolio — Filthy Rich Writer

7 Signs You Need to Upgrade Your Online Copywriting Portfolio — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Your copywriting portfolio site is essential to getting you work with potential clients and bosses. But if you've built it and haven't touched it for a while, there's a good chance it's woefully (and detrimentally) out of date. Here's what to look for...
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When Stealing is Good Copywriting — Filthy Rich Writer

When Stealing is Good Copywriting — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Believe it or not, as a copywriter, you should actively be looking to steal from your competitors. (And other people, too.) In fact, this is the key to creating some of the best work you'll ever do. Just what do I mean? Read on...
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5 Things Creative Directors Wish Copywriters Knew — Filthy Rich Writer

5 Things Creative Directors Wish Copywriters Knew — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Most creative directors are smart and some are even brilliant—but none of them are mind readers. Here are five major things every creative director wishes their copywriters knew. Read on...
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Can You Break Your Contract as a Contract Copywriter? — Filthy Rich Writer

Can You Break Your Contract as a Contract Copywriter? — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Contracting can be a great gig for a copywriter—guaranteed work and income! But what if you need out of that contract early? Is that even possible? Read on...
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Top 10 Misconceptions About Copywriting, Part 1 — Filthy Rich Writer

Top 10 Misconceptions About Copywriting, Part 1 — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
There are a lot of mistaken ideas (and misinformed opinions) out there about copywriting. Find out the 10 worst misconceptions...and then learn the truth! Read on...
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How to Deal with Bad Feedback in Creative Reviews — Filthy Rich Writer

How to Deal with Bad Feedback in Creative Reviews — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
As a copywriter, part of your job is to incorporate the feedback you're given in reviews. But what do you do when that feedback isn't helpful? When it's actually not even useful? Find out exactly how to get the feedback you need. Read on...
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How to Write Copy That Will Be Translated — Filthy Rich Writer

How to Write Copy That Will Be Translated — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
In today's global economy, you'll find that often your copy won't remain solely in the language you write it in. And in that case, you need to know a few things to make sure it can be translated well. Want to learn? Read on...
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Write Copy That Makes Your Clients' Product Epic — Filthy Rich Writer

Write Copy That Makes Your Clients' Product Epic — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
You need to set your client's product or service apart from the competition—and there's one tactic that both sets it apart and actually inspires your target audience to buy it, use it, and love it. Want to know what it is? Read on...
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The Mistake Copywriters Make With Their Print Portfolio — Filthy Rich Writer

The Mistake Copywriters Make With Their Print Portfolio — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
A great print portfolio is crucial for a successful copywriting job interview, but there's one mistake that many copywriters make—and that makes them look terrible to prospective employers. Find out what that mistake is and how to avoid it...
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Filthy Rich Writer – Tips, Tools & Training for New & Aspiring Copywriters — Write copy, make money, be happy!

Filthy Rich Writer – Tips, Tools & Training for New & Aspiring Copywriters — Write copy, make money, be happy! | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Learn everything you need to know to create a successful (and fulfilling!) copywriting career. Get tips and training for mastering agency, in-house and freelance work.
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How to Write Effective Copy for Non-Profits — Filthy Rich Writer

How to Write Effective Copy for Non-Profits — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Copywriting for non-profit organizations is deeply fulfilling—and also deeply challenging. How do you convince someone to donate, volunteer, or support the cause? Read on...
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The Definition of Content Strategy — Filthy Rich Writer

The Definition of Content Strategy — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
What's content strategy? How does it relate to copy? Or content? And, for that matter, what's content marketing? Read on to find out all of the answers...
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The 3 Keys to Loving Your Job — Filthy Rich Writer

The 3 Keys to Loving Your Job — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
For some people, the idea of loving your job sounds like a pipe dream. But there are three traits elements that very clearly and demonstrably affect job satisfaction and can, yes, even mean job love. Ready to hear what they are? Read on…
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Job Definitions Copywriters Need to Know — Filthy Rich Writer

Job Definitions Copywriters Need to Know — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
When you get a copywriting job, you need to know who you're working with. What's a traffic manager? What does the traffic acquisition team do? Read on for these answers and more...
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How to Write Funny and Clever Copy — Filthy Rich Writer

How to Write Funny and Clever Copy — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Many people think that the key to being a great copywriter is being funny. That's not the whole truth, of course, but how do you actually write clever work when that's what you're tasked with? Read on...
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How to Make Copywriting Work for Extroverts — Filthy Rich Writer

How to Make Copywriting Work for Extroverts — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Sure, writing is a solitary job. But there are certain tactics extroverts can take that will allow copywriters to make the most of their careers and build solid success. Ready to learn how? Read on...
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6 Habits of Highly Successful Copywriters — Filthy Rich Writer

6 Habits of Highly Successful Copywriters — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
If you want to be successful, find out what successful people do and do the same! So here are six habits to cultivate and help ensure your copywriting career success! Read on...
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How Copywriters Can Deal With Problems With Graphic Designers — Filthy Rich Writer

How Copywriters Can Deal With Problems With Graphic Designers — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Your designer should be your perfect partner—the yin to your yang. But what do you do when they change your copy, exclude you from conversations, or don't show you work before reviews? Those are all major problems, and here's exactly how to deal with them...
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How to Convey Urgency With Your Copywriting When Things Aren't Urgent — Filthy Rich Writer

How to Convey Urgency With Your Copywriting When Things Aren't Urgent — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
You certainly want to encourage your target audience to take action as soon as possible—but how do you encourage them when it's not imperative that they do so? Read on for the key...
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Copywriting Q&A: The Problem With Creativity — Filthy Rich Writer

Copywriting Q&A: The Problem With Creativity — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
New copywriters often worry that they're not creative enough to be successful. But the truth is, they're worried about the wrong thing. Find out what they need to focus on instead...
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Use Copywriting to Make Your Audience Anxious — Filthy Rich Writer

Use Copywriting to Make Your Audience Anxious — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
You love your target audience! But sometimes you can make your copy even more effective by making them...a little uncomfortable. What do I mean? Read on...
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What Most Press Release Writers Miss — Filthy Rich Writer

What Most Press Release Writers Miss — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
Adding press release writing to a copywriter's toolkit is a great idea, but there's one big misstep that lead to big problems. Find out the one (big!) thing that most press release writers miss...
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What is Content Marketing? — Filthy Rich Writer

What is Content Marketing? — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
In general, content writers aren't paid well. (Sad, but true.) However, there *is* an area of content that's both paid well and growing: content marketing. Learn more about it here...
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Copywriters' Mindreading for Fun and Profit — Filthy Rich Writer

Copywriters' Mindreading for Fun and Profit — Filthy Rich Writer | Breaking Into Copywriting | Scoop.it
What if you could get inside your target audience's head, and then use those thoughts in your copy to disarm all of their objections to purchase? Well, you can—and here's how...
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