Melissa Williams On How To Get Into The Mindset Of The Reader

san diego copywritingHaris 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.

Melissa Williams: 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?

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How To Make Money Writing With The Right Mindset – Interview With Rose Womelsdorf

Haris Halkic: Hi Rose and thank you so much for agreeing to share your best tips on copywriting and your background. Let’s start with how you got started in copywriting. Please, tell us more about your story.

Rose Womelsdorf: Hey, Haris!

Likewise, thanks for reaching out to me and having me on for an interview. Chatting about writing is one of my favorite things to do, so I’m happy to oblige.

The first time I realized that “copywriting was a thing,” I was a sad, discouraged senior at Johns Hopkins University, wondering what on earth I was going to do with my degree in creative writing & theatre when I graduated.

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Freelance Copywriter Jessamine Marie On Working With Agencies And The Right Mindset To Succeed

Haris Halkic: Hi Jessamine, thanks a lot for agreeing to share your best tips on copywriting and your background. Let’s start with how you got started in copywriting? Please, tell us more about your story and the company you own.

Jessamine Marie: I am a former leader of Business Strategy and Relations within the Finance sector. For more than 15 years much of my work was writing focused, from contract builds to project rollouts. My company, Connect-Norfolk was born out of my love of writing and the successes it brought me along with my desire to propel other organizations into the spotlight through well-written prose that would speak truth to their brand.

Haris Halkic: How did you transition to freelance copywriting from your previous job? What’s your best advice for someone who is employed and wants to become a freelance copywriter or has already started but is still struggling?

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Freelance Copywriter And Book Author Chris Worth On How To Build A Sustainable Copywriting Business

Haris: Hi Chris, thanks a lot for agreeing to share your best tips copywriting and your background. Let’s start with how you got started in copywriting? Please, tell us more about your story.

Chris: I’m from a very, very small place, and wanted to live my life in a much, much bigger one. So I dropped out of school early and travelled a lot – ended up in Tokyo completing cargo documents for import and exports, what these days you’d call “microcontent”!

I learned about international trade and technology products – real down-and-dirty stuff, battery packs and adapter plugs – which led to a job in Hong Kong with a large technology trade publisher. Another couple of years later I joined the ad agency Ogilvy & Mather in Singapore. Yet more years on I won WPP’s “Atticus” award, which took me to Paris! In those years I wrote something like 200 campaigns, many of which ran in multiple markets in different languages.

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