The other day I made a new connection on LinkedIn. He is a young man, working in an adjunct industry to mine, interested in moving into the world of copywriting. After a bit of chatter back and forth he asked me for advice on how to learn all he would need to become a copywriter.
If there is one unifying element in freelancing it’s pricing, or at least, confusion about pricing. Not a day goes by that I am not being asked by another copywriter what and how I charge. The truth of the matter, though, (and I know you don’t want to hear this) is that price is based on the individual. Continue reading
I was on a LinkedIn group forum earlier today in which someone posted this question:
“Am I totally insane or has ethical behavior been thrown out the window?”
The author of this question was referring to ads and service providers seeking freelance writers to write college essays for pay. This sort of loosely defined “ghost writing” is becoming an increasing trend even on sites like Elance and iFreelance.com. Continue reading