Anyone who writes copy for a living eventually has to decide whether to go it alone (if they have not already done so). Based on the author's experience of running one of the most successful copywriting agencies in Europe, this book provides straight-talking, savvy advice on how to be a successful freelance copywriter.How do I make a living working for myself? What's the best way to find and retain clients? How much should I charge for my services? What are the pitfalls and how to you avoid them? How do I keep a work-life balance? These are just some of the key questions and issues tackled in this down-to-earth and practical book. It also includes interviews with, and advice from, other successful freelance copywriters.