Haris Halkic: Hi Melissa, thanks a lot for agreeing to share some tips on copywriting and your background. Let’s start with how you got started in copywriting? Please tell me more about your story.
I’ve been a writer all my life, but it wasn’t until after college that I started copywriting. To be honest, I hadn’t even heard of a copywriter before I started freelancing at a PR Firm and started writing press releases and product descriptions.
Haris Halkic: How did you transition to freelance copywriting from your previous job? What’s your best piece of advice for someone who is employed and wants to become a freelance copywriter?