Self-employment for writers


If you’re based in the UK and considering breaking into the world of freelance writing, this two-hour Zoom session is designed to give you a feel for the challenges you’ll confront and help you make a success of self-employment.

Hosted by Phil Woodford, who has worked freelance for 15 years on behalf of a variety of clients, the call will provide you with practical advice and guidance on setting yourself up as a freelance copywriter.  Learn how to:

  • Identify different types of copywriting work available
  • Build your client base
  • Charge realistically for your services
  • Manage your relationship with clients
  • Cope with the pressures of running your own small business


Times shown are London BST.

11.00 on Friday 28 August 2020

15.00 on Tuesday 1 September 2020


£36.00 inclusive of VAT


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Phil Woodford

Phil is a highly experienced copywriter and former advertising creative director. He works freelance on behalf of clients in the UK and continental Europe, while also providing training in writing skills for people working in marketing, communications and design. Phil lectures at University of the Arts London and the private French university INSEEC U. He co-hosts a weekly news review show on Colourful Radio, broadcast from London.