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Write Copy, Make Money by Andy Maslen

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Sarah Turner

www.turnerink.co.uk

Your background

How long have you been working as a freelance copywriter?

Since 2005.

What were you doing before that?

I was a marketing manager.

What was the event or motivation that led to your decision to move into freelancing?

I was made redundant and was sort of wondering what to do next. A couple of ex-colleagues started working for other companies and asked if I’d come in and help put their corporate brochure and a website together. And that’s how it started.

What sort of business or marketing plan did you have when you started out?

Ha ha. None at all. I still don’t. I do have a To Do List. Does that count? No, seriously. I didn’t have a business plan. But I very quickly worked out how many billable hours ...

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